Boston Center for the Arts Directions & Parking
The Boston Center for the Arts is located at 539 Tremont Street.
Orange Line to Back Bay station. Exit onto Clarendon Street. Turn right. Go four blocks on Clarendon Street, then make a left onto Tremont Street. The BCA Plaza Theatres are located on your left just before the Cyclorama.
Green Line to Copley Square station. Exit onto Boylston Street and walk with traffic (Boylston is one-way). Take a right onto Clarendon Street and walk seven blocks, then make a left onto Tremont Street. The BCA Plaza Theatres are located on your left just before the Cyclorama.
No. 43 which travels along Tremont Street between Park Street Station on the Green Line and Dudley Square in Roxbury.
From the West
Take I-90 into Boston. Get off the highway at the Copley Square/Prudential exit. Follow signs for Copley. Stay straight to go onto Stuart Street. Go two blocks then turn right onto Arlington Street at the light. Go over the highway. At the light in front of the CVS, turn right onto Tremont Street. The BCA Plaza Theatres are on your right at 539 Tremont Street.
From the South
Take I-93 to the Mass. Ave. exit. Turn right onto Mass. Ave. north. Turn right at the fifth light onto Tremont Street. The BCA Plaza Theatres are located on the left at 539 Tremont Street.
From the North
Take I-93 South into Boston, exit onto Storrow Drive. Take the Copley Square exit on your left. At the light make a left onto Beacon Street and a quick right, following the path of all traffic, onto Arlington Street. Follow Arlington for approximately one-half (1/2) mile, crossing over the highway into the South End. Turn right onto Tremont Street at the light in front of the CVS. The BCA Plaza Theatres are on your right at 539 Tremont Street.
Parking near the BCA
There are several parking options available within walking distance of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. PLEASE NOTE that all prices herein are subject to change. We have provided links to the various garages websites, when applicable, that you can use to check the rates:
Atelier 505 Garage
Monday — Saturday: $24 for 2-10 hours. Monday-Wednesday after 6pm: $16. Thursday-Friday after 6pm: $20. $ Sunday: $21 all day. This garage often fills up early and does not validate. 505 Tremont Street / Entrance located on Warren Avenue. 617 262 8426. pilgrimparking.com
Back Bay Garage
Special $7 rate for evenings and weekends. Entrance on Clarendon Street between Boylston and St. James Streets. Validation required from the Box Office for weekend parking only. Entrance on Clarendon Street between Boylston and St. James Streets. 617 266 7006.
Dartmouth Street Garage
Special $8 parking rate available after 5pm, Monday—Friday. Patron must surrender ticket stub when exiting garage. At all other times, parking rate is $9 per hour. 126 Dartmouth Street. 617 266 9046.
Garage @ 100 Clarendon St
- $10 parking after 5pm 7 days a week. This is a regular rate and no validation is needed.
- $17 parking all day Saturday and Sunday with validation.
- $17 parking 12:30pm-6:30pm on Wednesdays with validation. Valid only for Huntington Wednesday matinee performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
Validation is available before the show at the Calderwood Pavilion Box Office. (If you forget to validate your ticket pre-show, please contact a Front of House staff member for assistance.) Garage office cannot reimburse for tickets that are not validated. 100 Clarendon Street. 617 275 0151. 100clarendon.com.
Please note that the BostonTheatreScene is not affiliated with any of these garages. The parking rates listed above are valid as of March 2012 and are subject to change without notice. Contact the garages directly for the most up-to-date information.
Valet parking services from Exclusive Valet are available for all evening performances (starting at 6pm) at the Calderwood Pavilion at the following rate:
- $30, purchased at curbside.
The valet stand is located directly in front of the BCA Garden, near Clarendon Street.
Street parking is very limited but some patrons have had great luck finding coveted parking spots on Tremont Street.