During calls at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts you will need to park in a pay lot or ramp in downtown St. Paul. We do not recommend parking at meters as they have a two hour limit and your calls will exceed two hours. Following is a list of suggested lots and ramps. Driving directions assume you are exiting I-94 at 5th Street.
Traveler’s Insurance Company Lot (385 Washington Street)
$10-15 flat event rate
Surface lot about ½ block from the Ordway Stage Door. Go straight through the light at 5th Street and 7th Street West. The entrance to the lot is on your left side just past the intersection. Please note: if there is no attendant on duty, the lot is NOT open for special event parking.
Kellogg Parking Ramp (129 W. Kellogg Blvd.)
$10-20 flat event rate
Underground ramp with pedestrian exit next to the front doors of the Ordway. Proceed straight through the light at 5th Street and 7th Street West. Make the next possible right turn onto Washington Street and pass the Ordway. Make the next right onto Kellogg Blvd. The entrance to the ramp is immediately on your right side off of Kellogg.
River Center Ramp (150 W. Kellogg Blvd.)
$10-20 flat event rate
Surface lot and underground ramp across Kellogg Blvd. from the Ordway. At the intersection of 5th Street and 7th Street West turn right onto 7th Street West. Make the next left turn onto Kellogg Blvd. The entrance to the ramp is ahead on your right.
Lawson Ramp (11 W. 5th Street)
Pay based on amount of time parked in ramp
Above ground ramp about 2 ½ blocks from the Ordway. Proceed straight through the intersection at 5th Street and 7th Street West. Continue straight ahead through the subsequent intersections at Washington St., Market St., and St. Peter St. The entrance to the ramp is on your left side past St. Peter St., next to the Starbucks.
Smith Avenue Parking Ramp (145 Smith Ave.)
$5 – $20 flat rate event parking
Above ground ramp about 3 blocks from the Ordway. When exiting I-94 eastbound onto 5th Street, make the first right turn onto North Smith Avenue. The ramp entrance is ahead on your right.
Science Museum Ramp (120 W. Kellogg Blvd., enter via Eagle St.)
Pay either for amount of time parked in ramp or special event rates on select dates.
Above ground ramp about 1 block from the Ordway. When exiting I-94 eastbound onto 5th street, make the second right turn onto W. 7th St., the next left onto Kellogg Blvd., and an immediate slight right onto Eagle St. Proceed straight through the light at Chestnut St., then follow the signs for a left turn into the Science Museum Ramp.
Treasure Island Center/TRIA Rink Parking Ramp (21 E. 6th Street, enter via 6th St. or Wabasha St.)
$5 – $10 based on time parked, or flat event rate (depending on date) – Save money via Spot Hero App
Follow I-94 to 10th Street exit (exit 241B). Continue straight on 10th St., then turn right on Cedar and right on 6th St. Turn right into the ramp.