Parking & lodging
Unfortunately Grace Church does not have a parking lot.
Sunday Parking: On Sundays street parking is free, safe, and easy, except when there are parades on Broad Street a few Sundays per year. Meters are not enforced on Sundays.
Weekday & Saturday Parking: Parking can be challenging around Grace Church in Newark on weekdays and Saturdays when meters for street parking are active. No parking whatsoever is allowed on Broad Street on weekdays between 6am-9am and 4pm-6pm and is strictly enforced by towing and ticketing.
Paid Parking Lot: The easiest option on weekdays and Saturdays is to park in the lot across the street from the church at 2 Court Street for approximately $16 for the day.
Metered Parking Spaces: Metered parking spaces on Court Street across the street from the church are usually easy to find even on weekdays and Saturdays and have a 2-hour limit. Metered parking spots on Broad Street have a limit of 1-hour, but there is no parking allowed on weekdays and Saturdays between 6am-9am and 4pm-6pm and is strictly enforced by towing and ticketing. (Note: The pole at the front of the parking spot has an arrow pointing to the correct meter and a letter that must be pushed on the meter.) A convenient app named ParkMobile may also be used to pay metered parking on your mobile phone with a debit or credit card.
Free Parking on Weekdays & Saturdays: Some free street parking can be found on Nevada Street as well as University Avenue (but be sure to read the signs on each side of the street when there is no parking for street cleaning).
There are several great options for lodging near Grace Church in Newark.
Hotel Indigo (7 minute walk along Broad Street to church)
Boutique hotel in 1912 former National State Bank building
Courtyard by Marriott (5 minute walk along Broad Street to church)
Closest, though standard, hotel to Grace Church
Tryp by Wyndham (15 minute walk along Broad Street to church)
New trendy modern hotel
Airport Hotels (10 minute drive to church)
Easy access by transportation to airport and church, though industrial surroundings