Directions and Parking to Palmer Events Center

Palmer Events Center Location:

The Palmer Events Center is located at 900 Barton Springs Rd.
Parking is available at the Palmer Parking Garage, adjacent to the facility with two entrances (from Barton Springs Road or Riverside Drive).

Cost: Parking is $7

Directions

From the South, I-35

Take I-35 North
Exit Riverside Drive and go West (left)
Travel West on Riverside Drive to South 1st Street, then

  • To enter the parking garage from Barton Springs Road (South side entrance):
    Turn South (left) on South 1st Street
    Turn West (right) on Barton Springs Road
    The Palmer entrance will be on your right side, just past the Palmer marquee
  • To enter the parking garage from Riverside Drive (North side entrance):
    Continue West on Riverside to the traffic circle and turn around to return in the eastbound lane
    The Palmer entrance is just past the Long Center on the right side

From the North, I-35

Take I-35 South
Exit Riverside Drive and go West (right)
Travel West on Riverside Drive to South 1st Street, then

  • To enter the parking garage from Barton Springs Road (South side entrance):
    Turn South (left) on South 1st Street
    Turn West (right) on Barton Springs Road
    The Palmer entrance will be on your right side, just past the Palmer marquee
  • To enter the parking garage from Riverside Drive (North side entrance):
    Continue West on Riverside to the traffic circle and turn around to return in the eastbound lane
    The Palmer entrance is just past the Long Center on the right side

From the South, MOPAC (Loop 1)

Take MOPAC (Loop 1) North and exit Barton Spring Road
Travel East on Barton Springs Road to Lamar Blvd, then

  • To enter the parking garage from Barton Springs Road (South side entrance):
    Continue on Barton Springs Road past Dawson Road
    The Palmer entrance is on the left side, just before the Palmer marquee
  • To enter the parking garage from Riverside Drive (North side entrance):
    Turn North (left) on Lamar Blvd
    Turn East (right) on Riverside Drive
    The Palmer entrance is just past the Long Center on the right side

From the North, MOPAC (Loop 1)

Take MOPAC (Loop 1) South and exit W 1st Street/W Cesar Chavez Street
Follow Cesar Chavez to Guadalupe Street and veer right onto South 1st Street
Travel South on the South 1st Street Bridge across Lady Bird Lake to Riverside Drive, then

  • To enter the parking garage from Barton Springs Road (South side entrance):
    Continue South on South 1st Street to Barton Springs Road
    Turn West (right) on Barton Springs Road
    The Palmer entrance will be on your right side, just past the Palmer marquee
  • To enter the parking garage from Riverside Drive (North side entrance):
    Turn West (right) on Riverside Drive
    The Palmer entrance is just past the Long Center on the right side
    Continue West on Riverside to the traffic circle and turn around to return in the eastbound lane
    The Palmer entrance is just past the Long Center on the right side

Motorcycle Parking:
There are dedicated parking spaces for motorcycle and scooter parking within the Palmer garage.
(Please do not park motorized vehicles on any Palmer sidewalks or in designated bicycle parking areas.)

Bicycle Parking:
Bicycle parking is available at bike racks located outside both the North and South entrances to the parking garage.

Other Transportation:
Capital Metro has provided the following bus stops near Palmer Events Center. Please call Capital Metro directly with any questions regarding their routes. The may be reached at (512) 474 1200.
Bus stops near Palmer Events Center:

South 1st Street and Riverside
South 1st Street and Barton Springs Road
300 Barton Springs Road
Congress and Riverside
Congress and Barton Springs Road

Taxi Cab information:
Yellow Cab Austin      (512) 452-9999
Austin Cab Company (512) 478-2222