Directions / Parking

The Pabst Theater

144 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
From the west on Interstate 94
Take the I-43 North / Kilbourn Ave. exit from the right lane. Proceed through the Kilbourn Ave. tunnel straight onto Kilbourn Ave. and stay on Kilbourn for approximately seven blocks until you cross the river. Turn right at the first corner past the river onto Water Street. The Pabst is one block south at the corner of Wells and Water streets.
From the south on Interstate 43/94
Take the Plankinton Avenue exit from the right lane while on the Highrise Bridge.
Follow Plankinton northbound approximately 4 blocks north to Wells Street.
Turn right on Wells. The Pabst Theater is 1 block east, just over the river, at the corner of Wells and Water Streets.
From the north on Interstate 43
Take the McKinley Avenue exit east. Continue east on McKinley Avenue until you cross the river (about 5 blocks) and turn right on Water Street.
Proceed south on Water Street for 5 blocks. The Pabst Theater is on the corner of Wells and Water Streets.
Discounted Parking Available!
CPS Parking Structure
330 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

* 1 block from The Pabst

The Pabst sells discounted parking passes for the CPS parking structure at the corner of Wells and Broadway Streets (about a block east of the theater). The entrance to the CPS structure is on the east side of Broadway, just north of Wells. Buy a discounted parking pass from our box office and present that as you leave the structure. Discounted parking passes are also available while buying tickets online and by phone (phone hours are 9 AM – 9 PM seven days a week). The structure is automated so please keep both the ticket that you get upon entry and the one that you purchase from us. The discounted Impark parking vouchers are valid starting at 5 PM everyday, 7 days a week.

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The Riverside Theater

116 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203
From the west on Interstate 94
Take I-794 East and take the first exit onto James Lovell St. Take James Lovell St. north 2 blocks and turn right onto Wisconsin Ave. Proceed east on Wisconsin Ave. for approximately six blocks. The Riverside Theater is at the corner of Wisconsin and Plankinton Aves.
From the south on Interstate 43/94
Take the Plankinton Avenue exit from the right lane while on the Highrise Bridge.
Follow Plankinton Ave. approximately 3 blocks north to Wisconsin Avenue.
The Riverside Theater is at the corner of Plankinton and Wisconsin Aves.
From the north on Interstate 43
Take the Highland Avenue exit and turn left onto Highland Ave. Follow Highland Ave. east approximately 5 blocks to 6th St.
Turn right and take 6th St. south to Wisconsin Ave. Turn left and proceed east on Wisconsin Ave. for 5 blocks.
The Riverside Theater is on the corner of Wisconsin and Plankinton Aves.
Discounted Parking Available!
IMPARK Structure
720 N Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53203

* Just across the river.

The Riverside sells discounted parking passes for the Impark parking structure in the 720 Building at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Water Street (exit structure through lobby onto Water St. across the river from the Theater). The parking entrance is on Water St just north of Wisconsin Ave at 720 N Water St (on the east side of Water Street). Buy a discounted parking pass from our box office and present that as you leave either of these structures. Discounted parking passes are also available while buying tickets online and by phone (phone hours are 9 AM – 9 PM seven days a week). The structure is automated so please keep both the ticket that you get upon entry and the one that you purchase from us. The discounted Impark parking vouchers are valid for 6 hours maximum starting at 5 PM weekdays, and all day weekends. The structure has a clearance of 6’11”.

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Turner Hall Ballroom

1040 N. 4th St. Milwaukee, WI 53203
From the west on Interstate 94
Take the I-43 North / Kilbourn Ave. exit from the right lane. Proceed through the Kilbourn Ave. tunnel straight out onto Kilbourn Ave. Follow Kilbourn Ave east for 2 blocks to 4th St. Turn left and follow 4th St. north for a block and a half. Turner Hall Ballroom is at 1040 N. 4th St.
From the south on Interstate 43/94
Take the Plankinton Avenue exit from the right lane while on the Highrise Bridge. Follow Plankinton Ave. approximately 5 blocks north until it ends at Kilbourn Ave. Turn left onto Kilbourn Ave and follow Kilbourn for 2 blocks to 4th St. Turn right and follow 4th St. north for a block and a half. Turner Hall Ballroom is at 1040 N. 4th St.
From the north on Interstate 43
Take the McKinley Avenue exit east. Continue east on McKinley Avenue until you cross the river (about 5 blocks) and turn right on Water Street.
Proceed south on Water Street for 5 blocks. The Pabst Theater is on the corner of Wells and Water Streets.
Parking Options
Turner Hall Lot
1034 N. 4th St. [MAP]
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Next to Turner Hall
PRICE: $10-$20

Fourth and State Lot [MAP]
1020 N. 4th St. Milwaukee, WI 53203

1 Minute Walk
PRICE: $20

1124 N Old World Third Lot [MAP]
3 Minute Walk
PHONE: 414-276-8588
PRICE: $5

Hampton INN
724 N. 2nd St. [MAP]
Milwaukee, WI 53203

10 Minute Walk
PRICE:
2-3 HRS= $7
4-5 HRS = $9
5+ = $12
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Transportation

Milwaukee County Transit System
  For bus routes and times, please visit Milwaukee County Transit System.
Bicycle Parking
More information coming soon!
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FAQs

Do I need a parking voucher to enter the parking structure?
No; you'll receive a timestamped ticket upon entering the structure.
Make sure to hang on to this ticket, then stop by our box office on the way into the show and purchase a voucher from us for $5.
This voucher, presented along with the timestamped ticket upon leaving the parking structure, will be accepted as payment for the time you spent parked there.
I wasn't able to find a spot in the structure, what are my options?
There's a map of parking structures in the area on Parkmilwaukee.com, along with some information about Milwaukee's street parking regulations.
You can return your parking pass to us, either at the box office or by mail (144 E Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202) for a refund of your $5.
I've parked underneath the Milwaukee Center for a Pabst show, do you validate?
No; we don't have any agreement in place with the parking structure beneath our building.
Our vouchers cover parking within the structures at 330 E Wells Street (for Pabst Theater shows) and 720 N Water Street (for Riverside Theater shows).
I already have tickets but would like to add a parking voucher, can I do this on your site?
To add parking to an existing ticket order, please call our box office directly at 414-286-3205.
Alternately, you can simply park in the structure and pick up a parking voucher on your way into the show.
I can't find the parking pass I bought, am I able to pick up a replacement?
Yes; bring your photo ID to the box office window on your way into the show and we'll be able to look up your order and give you a new parking voucher. Feel free to email us at tickets@pabsttheater.org if you've misplaced your voucher or tickets in advance of the show and we'll make sure to have replacements available for you to pick up at will call.