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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

Rideshare? Train, plane, automobile? However you arrive, we want to make it easy for you to get here and get settled for your performance.

We're looking forward to seeing you!

Our theatre is located in the heart of historic Over-the-Rhine in downtown Cincinnati, in close proximity to major highways and public transportation stops. Just 2 miles north of the Ohio River, we are easily accessible from the surrounding suburbs as well as Kentucky.

You can easily walk from the theatre to nearby restaurants and bars, coffee shops, shopping, mass transit, and parking. You’ll find us between E. Central Parkway and 12th Street, just a few blocks from Washington Park, Music Hall, and Fountain Square.

 

 

Parking

On-street metered parking
Download the City of Cincinnati’s CincyEZPark app to pay for metered street parking using your smartphone.


12th and Vine surface lot
At the NE corner of 12th and Vine Streets. Entrances/exits on 12th and Jackson Streets.

Gateway Garage
On the SE corner of 12th and Vine Streets. Visitor parking 5 pm-3 am Mon-Fri, and all day/night Sat and Sun. Daytime weekday parking is for monthly passes only.

Mercer Commons Garage
Entry on Vine Street between 13th and 14th Streets. Vehicles exit to Mercer Street.

Washington Park Garage
Located beneath the northern end of the park. Entrances/exits on Race Street at 13th Street and on Elm Street across from Music Hall.

Accessible parking

Limited first-come, first-served accessible parking is located in front of the theatre’s main entrance at 1127 Vine Street.

Additional parking for those with disabilities is available at the 12th and Vine surface lot and the Gateway Garage.

We’re happy to discuss parking options with you—please call our Box Office at (513) 421-3555.

Directions

From I-75 South
Take the 7th Street exit; follow 7th Street to Vine Street. Turn left onto Vine Street. ETC is between Central Parkway and 12th Street, on your left.

From I-71 South
Take the US-42/Reading Road exit; follow signs for Reading Road/US-42 S. Turn slight left onto East Central Parkway/US-42 S. Turn right onto Vine Street. ETC is between Central Parkway and 12th Street, on your left.

From I-75/I-71 North
Take the 5th Street exit; follow 5th Street to Vine Street. Turn left onto Vine Street. ETC is between Central Parkway and 12th Street, on your left.

From Columbia Parkway/US-50W
Take Columbia Parkway/US-50W. Take the Eggleston Avenue ramp toward US-71N. Keep left at the fork onto E. 3rd Street. Turn right onto Eggleston Avenue. Turn right onto Broadway. Turn left onto E. Central Parkway/US-42S. Turn right onto Vine Street. ETC is between Central Parkway and 12th Street, on your left.

From I-471
Take I-471 North into Cincinnati. Keep right at the fork. Turn left onto US-42/Reading Road. Turn slight left onto E. Central Parkway/US-42S. Turn right onto Vine Street. ETC is between Central Parkway and 12th Street, on your left.

Alternative transportation

For short commutes in downtown and Over-the-Rhine, Bird electric scooters (use their app to find the closest to you) and Cincy Red Bike stations are convenient micro-transportation sharing options. A Red Bike station is across from the theatre at the corner of 12th and Vine Streets.

 

Other transit options:

Photo credits | masthead, Vine Street at Night (J. Miles Wolf); Accessibility, Phil Fiorini and Robert Nathan Pecchia in Fly By Night (Ryan Kurtz); Tickets, Bryant Bentley and Burgess Byrd in Detroit ’67 (Ryan Kurtz); FAQs, Darnell Pierre Benjamin & Bryant Bentley in Detroit ’67 (Ryan Kurtz).