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TPAC is located in the James K. Polk Cultural Center at 505 Deaderick Street in downtown Nashville, occupying an entire city block between 5th and 6th Avenues and Deaderick and Union Streets. Also housing the Tennessee State Museum, the cultural center adjoins the 18-story James K. Polk State Office Tower.

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Book TPAC parking ahead of time for
the smoothest possible show experience.


Pre-paid parking vouchers are date specific and cannot be exchanged for another date or refunded. Vouchers are only available for events scheduled during the current month. Please verify your performance date before confirming your purchase.

Find more parking close to TPAC at lazparking.com

GPS Coordinates: 36.165254, -86.781614

Free self-parking is also available from 6:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. in the state lots behind the Supreme Court Building (off Charlotte Avenue, between 7th & 8th Avenues) on performance nights.

Directions to TPAC
Directions to War Memorial Auditorium

Park It! Downtown
Find parking with this interactive service from the Downtown Partnership.

Other Downtown Parking

Accessible Parking
Accessible parking is designated by the City of Nashville on both sides of 6th Avenue, between Deaderick Street and Charlotte Avenue during the times of TPAC performances. Accessible parking is available on the north side of 6th Avenue 24 hours, 7 days a week. For performances in Andrew Jackson Hall, patrons with special needs may prefer to be dropped off on the corner of Union Street and 6th Avenue. For performances in the Polk and Johnson Theaters, patrons with special needs may prefer to be dropped off in front of the main entrance to TPAC in the loading zone area on Deaderick Street, near the corner of 5th Avenue.

Eagle Parking
Valet Parking
Valet is provided courtesy of Eagle Parking for ticketed events at TPAC. The drop-off and pick-up areas are located on 6th Avenue by the marquee entrance to TPAC near the corner of Deaderick Street.

The following points are a general guide to valet service availability. However, due to the varied nature of events at TPAC, please call us at (615) 782-4040 if you have questions about valet service specific to your event.

  • The current valet rate is $20.00, payable to the Eagle Parking attendant upon arrival, or inside the lobby at the Jackson Box Office.
  • Valet is available for most publicly ticketed events at TPAC (Andrew Jackson Hall, James K. Polk Theater, Andrew Johnson Theater).
  • Valet is typically only available for ticketed events at War Memorial Auditorium when there is another concurrent event inside the main TPAC building.
  • Due to weekday parking restrictions, Valet services are not available for weekday matinee performances.
  • Eagle Parking attendants begin accepting vehicles at 90 minutes prior to the ticketed event.
  • Due to size restrictions in our parking garage, Eagle Parking Valet may refuse valet service to vehicles that will not fit in the parking garage spaces. This includes, but is not limited to large passenger vans, H2 Hummers, and lifted trucks/jeeps.
  • Because events dismiss patrons all at once, there is sometimes a volume delay for retrieving vehicles after the event. We appreciate your patience while the valet attendants work through the volume.
Prepaid Valet Parking:
Go ahead and pay for your valet service at the same time you purchase your tickets. Vouchers can be used for any publicly ticketed event at TPAC where Eagle Parking is operating valet service. Click here to purchase today!

Price and location are subject to change.

Lyft is providing exclusive discounts for TPAC patrons, so consider taking a Lyft to the show! New users can get two free rides (up to $10 each) when you sign up for Lyft and use code TPAC20. If you already have Lyft, save 15% off one ride to or from TPAC with the code TPAC15.

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