Plan your Visit

Parking

Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Fletcher Opera Theater

Parking Accessibility for Duke Energy Center

Public Events – Both lots located directly across South St. have accessible spaces.

 

Parking deck located on corner of Salisbury and South Street has plenty of accessible spaces.

 

Shuttle Service – Golf carts are also available for those with Mobility issues. They normally park near the accessible parking spaces both outside and in the parking deck. Patrons will be transported close to the entrances of the theater.

 

Drop Off Area – Located in the brick area in front of Lichtin Plaza. (Driving on the Plaza is strictly prohibited.)

 

Accessible parking for the Daily Box Office is located on South Street in front of the Center.

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

Durham Performing Arts Center

Parking for DPAC

 

More Than 3,000 Parking Spaces Just Minutes From Our Doors

 

Convenient parking is easy with four parking decks surrounding DPAC. In total there are more than 3,000 spaces within 1/10 to 1/4 mile walking distance from the theater.

 

We also offer a Courtesy Shuttle for guests with mobility impairments or guests uncomfortable walking from our nearby parking areas. Guests who wish to park near the Courtesy Shuttle or require accessible parking should request first-level parking from the parking attendant in the East Deck. .

 

Parking Decks – DPAC

American Tobacco South Deck
705 Willard Street
Durham , NC 27701

 

$6 per car (Cash only)
Located southwest of DPAC, 4/10 mile (about 8-10 minutes)
Outside of Durham Bulls baseball game days/nights (games take place April thru September), the South Deck offers the quickest entry and exit times for DPAC events. Also convenient to American Tobacco restaurants including Tyler’s Restaurant and Taproom and Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers.
Parking for events opens two hours prior to show time.

 

Corcoran Street Parking Deck
101 Corcoran Street
Durham , NC 27701

 

$5 per car (Cash only)
Located northwest of DPAC, 2/10 mile (about 4-6 minutes)

 

American Tobacco North Deck
305 West Pettigrew
Durham , NC 27701

 

$6 per car (Cash and credit cards accepted)
Located west of DPAC, 2/10 mile (about 5-7 minutes)
Parking for events opens two hours prior to show time.

 

American Tobacco East Deck
250 South Mangum Street
Durham , NC 27701

 

$6 per car (Cash and credit cards accepted)
Located south of DPAC, 1/10 mile (about 3-5 minutes)
Parking for events opens two hours prior to show time.

 

For guests with mobility impairments or guests uncomfortable walking from our nearby parking areas, DPAC has a new expanded Courtesy Shuttle from the American Tobacco East Deck. This move brings the Courtesy Shuttle closer to DPAC, along with more than 90 dedicated parking spaces for guests with handicap placcards. Guests who wish to park near the Courtesy Shuttle or require accessible parking should request second-level parking from the parking attendant in the East Deck.

 

When you arrive at the East Parking Deck, look for special DPAC logo signs with a Handicap Symbol directing you to the new reserved parking area on the second floor of the deck. Once parked, take the elevator down to the Shuttle Stop where there are benches to sit on while you wait. Our Courtesy Shuttle will bring you close to the entrance of DPAC and will return you to the East Parking Deck after the show.

 

Please note:

This service is not designed for guests who use a wheelchair. For parking information for guests who use a wheelchair please email: customerservice@dpacnc.com


Church Street Garage
109 South Mangum Street
Durham , North Carolina 27701

 

$5 per car (Cash only)
Located northeast of DPAC, 1/10 mile (about 3-5 minutes)

Durham Performing Arts Center