Cowtown Coliseum Parking Cost, Surface Lots & On-Street Spaces

Last Updated on August 15, 2022 by Snezana Grcak

Famous for its weekly rodeos, Cowtown Coliseum also hosts other sports games and concerts. The arena is located in Fort Worth Stockyards, a historic city district, and it’s easily accessible by car, van, or public transportation. Our guide will help you find a safe place to park at a low price and near the multi-purpose venue. Learn about the main Cowtown Coliseum parking lot, other local inexpensive structures, and free street spots. Whether you decide to drive or use a city bus, purchase tickets in advance for all events and performances. Use our tips to have a hassle-free visit, even on busy weekends.

Parking at Cowtown Coliseum

The Cowtown Coliseum parking lot is right next to the venue and offers a limited number of parking spaces. If you plan to use it, be sure to arrive early. Here are the current parking fees.

Duration Daily Rate
Monday–Thursday  $10
Friday–Sunday $15
Overnight (24 hours) $30
Events Reserve through Vivid Seats

The Pay by Plate system is in operation; enter your license plate number at the kiosk to pay. It’s placed at the entrance, next to a Stockyards sign with all the info.

Parking at Cowtown Coliseum

Valet Service

Provender Hall at 122 E. Exchange Ave. is just a minute away and offers convenient valet parking. Here are the rates:

  • $15 for the first 3 hours;
  • $20 for over 3 hours.

Hours vary according to the day, but the service is available until 10 PM or 12 AM.

Official Parking Reservations at Stadiums

Additional Nearby Options

If the main lot is full, consider using one of the ten closest car parking lots listed below. According to Forth Worth Parking, the weekend daily rate in all of them is $10, while event fees vary. 

Parking Lot Address Walking Distance
Livestock Exchange Building 131 E. Exchange Ave. 1 minute
North Brick Lot 141 E. Exchange Ave. 2 minutes
Dirt Lot 157 E. Exchange Ave. 3 minutes
Adobe Lot 2326 N. Main St. 4 minutes
North of East Exchange Ave. 151 E. Exchange Ave. 3 minutes
Kerby A Lot 2341 N. Main St. 3 minutes
Leddy Lot 2455 N. Main St. 2 minutes
Horseshoe Hill Lot 2457 N. Ellis Ave. 4 minutes
Lower Lot 203 NW 24th St. 5 minutes
Saunders Park Lot 141 NE 23rd St. 6 minutes

See the area map here.

Street Parking Availability 

Alternatively, you may park on the street if you’re lucky enough to find a vacant spot. Free two-hour parking is available on E. Exchange Ave. from 8 AM to 6 PM. The number of spaces is limited, so it’s almost impossible to find one during peak hours or before events. Arrive early, and please read the signs carefully to dodge parking citations.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Public Transportation

Trinity Metro buses 012, 015, and 045 pick up and drop off on N. Main Street, steps away from E. Exchange Ave. Routes 012 and 015 operate daily to and from downtown Fort Worth, while 045 buses serve Tarrant County College. A local bus fare is $2. If you need a ride to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, pre-book a DFW Airport Shuttle.

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In addition to Cowtown Coliseum parking, we help drivers find convenient spots near the following locations in the DFW metroplex.

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