Microsoft Theater Parking Cost, Hours & Cheap Lots in the Area

Last Updated on October 23, 2023 by Usama

Microsoft Theater Parking

Located across from Arena, the Microsoft Theater is a premier live event venue in downtown Los Angeles. The theatre’s auditorium accommodates over 7,000 guests, while the official parking lots offer spaces for around 3,300 vehicles. Fortunately, Parking Access is here to help you find a perfect place for your vehicle before any concert. Learn about East and West Garages, low-cost facilities in the vicinity, and on-street parking availability. If you wish to avoid traffic and high prices, don’t drive and park—use public transit to get to nearby stations.

Official Event Parking at Microsoft Theater

Microsoft Theater and Arena parking areas offer 3,300 spaces. These include accessible parking stalls, EV charging stations, limited space for oversized vehicles, motorcycle parking, plus bicycle racks. Overnight parking is prohibited. 

See the map for locations of all lots, and keep reading to discover the rates.

Parking Lots for Microsoft Theater

Lots E, W, and C are the main Microsoft Theater parking options. Garages are open from 6 AM to 2 AM daily, while Lot C opens two and a half hours before the scheduled event.

  1. Lot E or East Garage is placed at 888 West Olympic Blvd. The cost is $10 for the first two hours, with a daily maximum of $30.
  2. Lot W or West Garage at 1005 Chick Hearn Ct. also charges $10 for the first couple of hours. The daily parking fee is $28.
  3. Lot C is located at 1145 L.A. Live Way Los Angeles, CA 90015. Rates vary.

Although car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis, we recommend advanced bookings. Reserve parking through Vivid Seats to get the best deal. 

Official Parking Reservations at Stadiums

Low-Cost Parking Near the Theater

Thousands of affordable parking spaces are available within approximately 10 minutes of the venue and available on sites like SpotHero

Parking Location Event Rate Walking Distance
990 W 8th St. Garage $8 9 minutes
820 S Grand Ave. Lot $8 12 minutes
945 W 8th St. FIG Garage $9 10 minutes
1155 S Olive St. Lot $10 9 minutes
1306 W 11th St. West Lot $12 8 minutes
1023 S Grand Ave. Lot $15 7 minutes

FIG at 7th Garage

Limited metered parking is also obtainable on nearby streets if you come early enough. If you’re lucky to find a vacant spot, read the signs carefully to avoid getting an LA parking ticket.

Take the Metro to South Park

Metro Rail A Line (Blue) and E Line (Expo) stop at the Pico Station and 7th Street/Metro Center Station. The latter is also served by Metro B Line (Red) and D Line (Purple). Additionally, multiple Metro Bus routes stop on surrounding streets, including 30, 66, 81, 439, 442, and 460. 

Using the Trip Planner is the best way to find the most suitable route. The regular fare is $1.75 for Metro bus and rail services.

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