Parking Information

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. .

DPAC’s Most Popular Parking Options

American Tobacco East Deck

250 South Mangum Street
Durham , NC 27701
  • 624 spaces - including 10 handicap spaces
  • $5 per car (Cash and credit cards accepted)
  • Located south of DPAC, 1/10 mile
  • 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 us at: [email protected]

American Tobacco North Deck

305 West Pettigrew
Durham , NC 27701
  • 1,320 spaces - including 13 handicap spaces
  • $5 per car (Cash and credit cards accepted)
  • Located west of DPAC, 2/10 mile
  • 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 North Deck. This improved service now brings the Shuttle right into the North Deck, minimizing walking for those that are uncomfortable with the distance from this parking area to DPAC. The Courtesty Shuttle has moved to the American Tobacco East Deck. Scroll down for more information.

Please note:

American Tobacco South Deck

705 Willard Street
Durham , NC 27701
  • 1,149 spaces - including 18 handicap spaces
  • $5 per car (Cash only)
  • Located southwest of DPAC, ¼ mile
  • 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
  • 658 spaces - including 8 handicap spaces
  • $3 per car (Cash only)
  • Located northwest of DPAC, 2/10 mile