The Paramount Theatre

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Directions & Parking


The Paramount & Stateside Theatres are located next to each other on Congress Avenue, between 7th and 8th streets.


The Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701

There are a variety of good transportation options to get here:


Parking Procedures at One American Center (As of November 1, 2016)

(Located at 600 Congress Avenue on the corner of Congress Ave. and 7th St. Garage entrance is on 7th Street.)


*REMINDER: You must have both tickets to exit the garage*


*Please note there is NO PARKING AT ONE AMERICAN for special events*

EVENT PARKING – Covered parking for ticket holders!

We are pleased to offer inexpensive covered parking at the One American Center parking garage, conveniently located one block from the theatres at 600 Congress.

Parking varies by event. Schedule and availability are not guaranteed.
Please call (512) 474-1221 for parking information.


While finding parking in downtown Austin can be a challenge, finding a transit line that gets you there is easy! Try transit to and from the Paramount Theatre. It costs less than covered parking and you’ll avoid circling the city looking for a spot. Nearby transit stops include 8th / Congress, 11th/Congress, 8th/Lavaca, 8th/Guadalupe or take MetroRail to the Downtown Station.
Transit Routes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 30, 37, 801, 803, 983 and MetroRail will get you there!

Plan your trip (online):
Plan your trip (on your smartphone):

Hate navigating downtown before the show? Avoid the stress, download RideAustin and donate to the Theatres all at the same time! As you are dropped at the front door of the theatre, choose to round up your fare as a donation to the Austin Theatre Alliance. RideAustin now covers the entire greater Austin area – from Round Rock to Kyle to Lakeway to COTA! Download the RideAustin app for iphone or android.


Parking Meters – Parking meters in the downtown area (IH-35 to Lamar Boulevard, and Lady Bird Lake to 10th Street) operate Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 Midnight, and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 Midnight.

Parking Meter Time Limits – Always check posted signs and pay stations for enforcement information as enforcement times outside the downtown area may vary from location to location. During the day, the time limits for these spaces vary. Common maximum parking time limits are no more than 3 hours. Each meter is labeled with its maximum parking time limit as well as the hours and days that parking meter time limits are in effect.

Parking Meter Fees – Always check posted signs and pay stations for enforcement information as enforcement times outside the downtown area may vary from location to location. Most parking meters in downtown Austin accept credit cards and all meters accept nickels, dimes and quarters.

Parking Meter Fee Exemptions (Free Parking) – Parking meters are not enforced on the following city holidays:
January 1 (New Year’s Day)
July 4 (Independence Day)
First Monday in September (Labor Day)
Last Thursday in November (Thanksgiving)
December 25 (Christmas Day)


DAA Downtown Parking Map

Garage parking rates, hours and allowed length of stay vary by location. Some garages prohibit overnight parking – be sure to note each garage’s policy. Most downtown garages are managed by one of the companies listed below. Each company can provide a list of properties it manages as well as information on monthly and daily rates and availability.

ABM Parking – (512) 322-3290
HBA Parking – (512) 478-6848
Hospitality Parking – (512) 318-2761
LAZ Parking – (512) 472-4261
Parking Systems of America – (512) 494-6918
Platinum Parking – (512) 476-7275
Premier Parking – (512) 536-1145
Premium Parking – (514) 565-5546
SP Plus – (512) 853-8310


Perry Brooks Garage
Entrance 720 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701

Directions from the Paramount Theatre


There are a few Austin B-Cycle stations near the theatres. Check for locations here.

Bike racks can be found at the following One American Center locations:

  • at the top of the garage entrance ramp
  • along the north end of the 600 block of Congress
  • along the 100 block of 7th Street
  • in the alley, near the garage ramp on 7th Street

Additional bike parking may be available at 300 W 6th street in secure, rentable bike lockers located in the parking garage of the building. Please contact the One American Management office at (512) 853-8310 for more information regarding bike parking at 300 W 6th street.

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