Located at 55 Queen Street, the Festival Theatre began in 1953 as a tent standing over a wooden thrust stage.
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. The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level.
Paid parking: Queen Street lot (below the Festival Theatre, at Lakeside Dr): $12 when reserved in advance, or $15 day of show. Buick Drive lot: (next to the Festival Theatre): $20, limited availability, day of show only.
Special Access Parking: Available in Buick Drive lot. $10 with valid permit. Limited availability, so we recommend reserving with your tickets. Limited spaces may also be available in our Buick Drive special access lot for patrons without a disability permit. These cost $20 and are only available from the attendant onsite if space permits.
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.