PLAN YOUR VISIT

PRE-PAID PARKING

Locations available:

Novel Riverwalk Garage. The Straz Center has secured 319 parking spaces in this garage adjacent to the Barrymore Hotel that will be available to our guests every Monday-Friday after 6 p.m. and all day every Saturday and Sunday. The least expensive rate for major Straz events is available only by pre-purchasing your parking at strazcenter.pmreserve.com.

Royal Regional Lot. This parking lot is the most affordable option - around $3 - with 60 of its 315 spots available for pre-paid parking. It is a six-minute walk to The Straz.

Rivergate Tower. It has the most available spaces - up to 600 - and is the least congested upon arrival and exit. Pre-pay to park here, then take a six-minute stroll along the Riverwalk or three blocks down Ashley Drive to The Straz.

Poe Garage. This is a close, pre-paid parking option with 160 of its 900+ spots available for pre-purchase.

Check strazcenter.pmreserve.com
to see if this option is available for your event.


LEAVE-YOUR-CAR-AT-HOME RECOMMENDATIONS

Lyft or Uber

Lyft (www.lyft.com) or Uber (www.uber.com) is perfect for guests who want to avoid parking issues or enjoy an adult beverage or two at the show.

Pirate Water Taxi

Dine at a restaurant on the river and take the Pirate Water Taxi to The Straz. The 34- to 46-passenger Pirate Water Taxi stops seven days a week at fixed locations along the Tampa Riverwalk, Davis Islands and Harbour Island, including a stop in front of the Straz Center. You can call (813) 390-3711 for a pick-up; some stops require a reservation. Visit https://www.piratewatertaxi.com/buy-straz-shuttle-tickets/ or call (813) 223-7999 for rates and pick-up times.

Downtowner – Free, green ride service

Downtowner vehicles operate seven days a week in Tampa’s downtown business district which includes the Channel District, River Arts District, the University of Tampa area, and the non-gated north end of Harbour Island. Rides can be requested through the Downtowner app (www.ridedowntowner.com) or by hailing a vehicle on the street. For more information, visit www.tampasdowntown.com under Getting Around or call the Tampa Downtown Partnership at (813) 221-3686 for more information.

Taxi rides

Taxi rides for two or more people are only $4 per person within the In-Town Zone (Downtown, Channel District, Ybor City, Harbour Island, Davis Islands and Hyde Park). Taxis can be hailed from all hotels and taxi stands throughout Downtown Tampa, or call Yellow Cab at (813) 888-5008 or United Cab at (813) 253-2424 for service.

PARKING RECOMMENDATIONS

Novel Riverwalk Garage

109 W. Fortune Street, Tampa, FL 33602
(next to the Barrymore Hotel parking lot)
The Straz Center has secured 319 parking spaces in this garage that will be available to our guests every Monday-Friday after 6 p.m. and all day every Saturday and Sunday. The least expensive rate for major Straz events is available only by pre-purchasing your parking at strazcenter.pmreserve.com (event parking rates at the garage will vary depending on Straz and nearby city events). Please call SP Plus parking at (813) 221-2754 for information.

Armature Works/Pirate Water Taxi (exclusive Straz option)

1910 N. Ola Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602
For our upcoming 2018-2019 Broadway season*, park at Armature Works and enjoy the river by taking an exclusive, Straz-only Pirate Water Taxi to The Straz.

Parking at Armature Works is free Monday-Thursday. On Friday-Sunday, parking is $5, but guests will receive a $5 voucher to be used for food or drink at any of the vendors within Armature Works (1 voucher per vehicle). In addition, guests can present their show tickets to receive a free appetizer at Steelbach restaurant (1 appetizer per couple, reservations required) or a free drink at Fine and Dandy.

Roundtrip fare on the Pirate Water Taxi is only $6 per person (this rate also applies to Pirate Water Taxi season passholders). Pre-show departures will be from the Armature Works/Ulele dock, and you may pre-purchase your departure time by visiting bit.ly/Straz_PirateWaterTaxi (ticket is required for boarding). Return trips are first-come, first-served until all guests are returned to the Armature Works/Ulele dock.

*Seven shows only: The Play That Goes Wrong; Hello, Dolly!; A Bronx Tale; Hamilton; Dear Evan Hansen; Anastasia and Come From Away.

Royal Regional Lot

1200 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 274-8179
On weekdays, we recommend arriving after 6 p.m. Parking is available any time on Saturday and Sunday. The Royal Regional Lot is a 0.3-mile (6-minute) walk to the Straz Center and currently charges only $2/day. This daily rate is subject to change and may increase during special downtown events. We recommend downloading the Parkmobile App for hassle-free payment (www.parkmobile.com). Alternatively, you can use the first-come, first-served on-site parking Pay Stations.

Rivergate Tower Garage

400 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL  33602
 
We recommend this garage for an inexpensive option that avoids the congestion immediately surrounding the Straz Center.  The least expensive event rate (currently $7.00) is available only by pre-purchasing your parking at strazcenter.pmreserve.com. 
 
The garage is only a short, 6-minute walk to the Straz Center along the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk or along Ashley Drive (access from the garage to the Riverwalk may be unavailable during major Curtis Hixon Park events).  Please call SP Plus Parking at (813) 221-2754 for information.

William F. Poe Garage

800 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Visit www.tampagov.net/parking or call (813) 274-8179 for rates and information.

Times Building Lot

1000 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Located across the street from the Straz Center stage door on MacInnes Place. This privately-owned lot opens two hours before most major Straz Center events. Call 717 Parking Enterprises at (813) 228-7722 for rates and information.

Barrymore Hotel

111 W. Fortune Street, Tampa, FL 33602
This lot is open to the public for many major Straz Center events. Call (813) 223-1351 for rates and information.

TECO North Lot

111 E. Cass Street, Tampa, FL 33602
This lot is open to the public after 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 24 hours a day on Saturday and Sunday. Call 717 Parking Enterprises at (813) 228-7722 for rates and information.

Straz Center Valet Parking

Located in the Straz Center Arrival Plaza off of Tyler Street. Current valet rates are $18 for off-site and disabled parking and $25 for on-site. Valet rates are subject to change without notice.

On-Street Parking

Street parking, using parking Pay Stations or the Parkmobile App (www.parkmobile.com), is available near the Straz Center on Fortune Street (in front of the Barrymore Hotel), Doyle Carlton Street (from Fortune Street to W. Laurel Street), Tyler Street (bordering the library), Ashley Street and near Water Works Park. The meters/spaces are free weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends. Some meters/spaces have a 4-hour time limit.

Fort Brooke Parking Garage

107 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
There are approximately 500-600 parking spaces available and the garage is roughly a 15-minute walk to the Straz
Center. You can walk north on Ashley Drive or take a more leisurely stroll on the Riverwalk to the Straz Center.
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