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Photograph of the front facade of the Festival Theatre

THEATRE MAPS & GUIDES

FOUR DISTINCT STAGES


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 $20. Parking is only $15 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 $20 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.

 

 

Located in the heart of downtown at 99 Downie Street, N5A 1X2, this one-time vaudeville theatre has been rejuvenated but still retains its old world charm.

The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level. 

The City of Stratford offers metered parking around the downtown core. For more information, including Special Access spaces, view the City of Stratford's parking page and parking map.

For Motor Coaches/Buses, please do not load/unload or park in front of the theatre. Loading zones are available on the north side of George Street.

 

 

Located right by banks of the Avon River at 111 Lakeside Drive, N5A 7K5, the Tom Patterson Theatre is being officially reopened in the 2022 season.

Paid parking is available in our Water Street Lot. The cost is $20. Parking is only $15 when pre-booked along with your auditorium ticket order.  Special access parking (with a valid accessible parking permit) is available, however spaces are limited and should be purchased in advance. If you are attending a Lazaridis Hall Forum event, parking may be available at the day-of rate one hour prior to the event - simply drive up and request access from the attendant.

Limited free parking is also available just off Morenz Drive on a first-come, first served basis.

 

 

Located in downtown Stratford at 34 George Street East, N5A 1A5, the Studio Theatre opened during the 50th season celebrations in 2002. 
The theatre has special access seating available on the main floor just a few feet away from the stage. Entry to all seating (except wheelchair seating) is by steps leading upward from stage level. The auditorium is steeply inclined, and reaching the back rows may be challenging for those with restricted mobility.

The City of Stratford offers metered parking around the downtown core. For more information, including Special Access spaces, view the City of Stratford's parking page and parking map.

 

 

PARKING MAP

City of Stratford parking guide and details
General and Special Access Parking

Municipal parking is free of charge in all metered spaces (designated or not) for individuals with accessibility permits. 

More info on General and Special Access parking can be found on the City of Stratford's website. Please note that overnight street parking is prohibited in Stratford. 

City Core Parking Map

PLEASE BE AWARE of construction on Huron and Ontario Streets. Visit our Getting Here page for more information.

Taxis and Transit
  • City Cab: 519.272.2222
  • Radio Cab: 519.271.4242
  • Stratford Taxi: 519.272.0101
  • City Buses: 519.271.0250 ext. 264
Bus Parking 

City by-laws prohibits the idling of vehicles for more than five minutes while the vehicle/motorcoach is parked or standing (for loading and unloading) in the city of Stratford.