Numerous Parking Garages are located around the Festival Area. Click above for list of garages and lots.
*Please note that on street parking is metered. Tickets will be issued for expired meters. Also, parking in business designated spaces are subject to towing.
Blue Ridge Pride Festival is divided into 3 sections
Upper Park, Middle Park and Lower Park. This year we will have over 200 booths and lots of room to gather.
There are three stages, Main Stage and Stage 2 located in the Lower Park and Cafe Stage located behind the Vance Monument. Use above link to
view the layout and download a special guide.
Parking For Pride
The anticipated attendance at Pride this year will be huge, so it will be best to plan ahead to avoid the traffic downtown.
All city parking garages offer 1st hour free and begin charging for each hour thereafter.
Parking Downtown Near Festival
•Biltmore Ave Parking Garage – located 60 S. Lexington Ave.
•College St. Parking Deck (City Owned) 164 College St. ( Just up from Pack Square and City County Bldg.)
200 College St. Parking Garage - Parking Lot
•Public Parking Lot – Gate is up on weekends and after 5 PM. Lot is located behind Pack’s Tavern On a side street, Majorie St. which is off S. Spruce St.
Other City Garages within walking distance from Festival
•Rankin Ave. Garage off College St. Behind Tops Shoes
•Civic Center Garage enter off Haywood or off Rankin Ave.
Non-City Owned Parking
•Pack Square Parking (Private lot) 4 Biltmore Ave. (just up from Eagle St.)
• Aloft Hotel Parking 51 Biltmore Avenue (open to public)
•16 Broadway Garage located at AC Hotel (open to public) up from Vance Monument
Download a complete Festival Guide with above map and vendor listing.
Download Your Parking Guide