Hotels, Travel & Parking



Coming to the Utica area for a Boilermaker event? You’re in luck! Utica sits in the Mohawk Valley in Central New York, which is easily accessible and full of great accommodations, restaurants, and activities for the whole family.

View information on local hotels, things to do, and parking below.

Recommended Hotel in Utica, NY

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica logoDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica (Official Flagship Hotel of the Boilermaker)

102 Lafayette Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 724-7829


Other Lodging Options

Delta Hotels by Marriott Utica
200 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 797-8010

Home2 Suites by Hilton
119 N Genesee St
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 733-1000

Hampton Inn Utica
180 N. Genesee Street, #172
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 733-1200

Best Western Gateway
175 N. Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 732-4121

Days Inn by Wyndham
150 North Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 797-8743

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
23 Wells Avenue
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 724-2726

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Utica
71 N Genesee St
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 798-9600

For additional lodging options, visit Oneida County Tourism or the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce.

While you’re in town, be sure to check out our local restaurants. Long known for outstanding Italian cuisine, the Utica/Rome area offers a host of great options for your dining pleasure. From unique entrées like “Chicken Riggies” and “Utica Greens” to baked delights like Half Moons, be sure to plan your dining experience while you’re here so you don’t miss a thing!


Carmella’s Cafe

8530 Seneca Turnpike
New Hartford, NY 13413

Babes Macaroni Bar & Grill

80 N. Genessee Street
Utica, NY 13502

Before and after the race, take in all the unique attractions the Mohawk Valley has to offer! From fun activities for children to stunning hikes and nature walks to historic sites, there is truly something for everyone.

Area Attractions and Events

Boilermaker Walk presented by Slocum-Dickson Medical Group
Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 12 p.m.

MVCC Utica
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501

F.X. Matt Brewing Company

830 Varick Street
Utica, NY 13502

Utica Zoo

1 Utica Zoo Way
Utica, NY 13501

NY Power Authority Energy Zone

35 Utica Zoo Way
Utica, NY 13501

Where can I park for the Boilermaker 15K Race?

There is some street parking near the start line in the area surrounding ECR International and near the finish line at the FX Matt Brewing Company. Space is limited to public streets. There is no special reserved parking, so check your options early.

Where can I park for the Boilermaker 5K Race?

Runners can use the west parking lot at ConMed on Chenango Road in Utica and then ride the shuttle to the 5K start or park at/around Murnane Field and walk to the start. Roads start closing at 5 a.m., so please plan accordingly, use parking spots., and avoid parking in no-parking zones.

What hotels are available?

We recommend our official Boilermaker race hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica at 102 Lafayette Street in Utica, New York. Call (315) 724-7829 for reservation information.

All nearby hotels are at least three miles from the Boilermaker start line. Both the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica and the Delta Hotels by Marriott Utica are approximately 0.3 miles from the Boilermaker finish and easily walkable. Shuttles are available to take runners from the finish area to the start.

Can I take a shuttle to the start of the Boilermaker 15K?

Yes! Birnie Buses will transport runners from the finish area to the 15K Race start line from 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM. Arrive early for the shuttles. Don’t plan on taking the last shuttle to the start. Pick-up locations are:

  1. Near the Finish Line at the corner of Court Street and State Street
  2. Near the rear of the Post Race Party area on Whitesboro Street

If you’re interested in listing your organization on this page, email marketing@boilermaker.com.



SDMG Stacked web-01
GPO web-01

Boilermaker Road Race
PO Box 512, Utica, NY 13503


Website designed by McGrogan Design