Located at 55 Queen Street, N5A 4M9, the Festival Theatre began in 1953 as a tent standing over a wooden thrust stage.
The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level.
Paid parking is available in our lower Queen Street Lot (below the Festival Theatre, at Lakeside Drive). The cost is $25. Parking is only $20 when pre-booked along with your auditorium ticket order. Special access parking (with a valid accessible parking permit) is available in our Upper lot next to the Festival Theatre. Spaces are limited and should be purchased in advance.
Parking may also be available in our Upper Lot for patrons without a disability permit. Cost is $25 and is only available day of show if space permits.
Limited free parking is available along the circular drive in Upper Queen's Park (Richard Monette Way), adjacent to the theatre, and on both sides of the Avon River.
For Motor Coaches/Buses, load and unload in Upper Queen's Park (Richard Monette Way). Please do not remain in loading zone longer than 15 minutes.