Coming to Northampton for the Hot Chocolate Run? Make a day of it!

Come on Friday or Saturday and enjoy the restaurants, shops, galleries and performances offered in Northampton. Or come Sunday morning for the event, and stay for lunch, a coffee, and holiday shopping! Please visit the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commercefor information about shops, restaurants, and events in our area.

Location & Parking

The start line is at the intersection of Crafts Avenue and Old South Street in Downtown Northampton. Please note that the street will be closed during the event. The GPS coordinates for the start line are: 42.31702, -72.63108.

Free parking is available at metered spots and in city-owned parking lots throughout downtown on Sundays. Please note that the parking garage is NOT free, will fill up early, and is slow to exit after the event.

This year, there will be accessible parking in the Hampton Lot across from the Brewery. Please be prepared to show placard to attending police officer to gain entrance.

Online Event & Parking Map

Printable Event Map


Many of the following hotels are less than one mile away from the event.

Autumn Inn

Econo Lodge Hadley

Visit the Hampshire Hills Bed and Breakfast Association for a directory of local bed and breakfasts.

Hotel Northampton

Fairfield Inn & Suites Northampton