Parking & Directions
Parking is located just across the street in the Durham Centre Parking Garage. Event parking is just $5 and is paid in cash on the way into the parking deck. Daytime parking (non-event) is available in the garage at a rate of $1.25 per hour.
Metered parking has been installed on many streets in downtown Durham. However, street parking is free after 7 p.m. and all day on Saturdays and Sundays.
Hwy. 70: Take “Durham Downtown” exit, Exit #177-A and follow Hwy. 15-501 Business South (Mangum St.) for approximately 1 mile. Turn right onto Morgan St. Carolina Theatre is 3 blocks on the left, across from the parking garage.
From I-40 East, merge on to I-85 North. Take Exit #172 and merge onto the Durham Freeway (Hwy. 147 South) for approximately 4.4 miles. Take exit #13 (Chapel Hill St) and turn left at the traffic light. Continue for .6 miles. Make a left on Foster Street. Make a quick left onto Morgan St. The Theatre will be on your left.
Take Durham Freeway exit (Hwy. 147 North) for approximately 5 miles. Take exit #12-B (Roxboro St./Mangum St.) and turn right at first traffic light onto Roxboro St., following signs for Downtown. Continue until you pass under a bridge and get into the left lane. After you go under the bridge, you will come to a stoplight. After going through the light, merge left one lane. Continue to the left on Morgan Street. The Carolina will be on the left.
When highway divides near South Square Mall, take Hwy. 15-501 Bypass North/Duke University. Follow for approximately 4 miles to I-85 North. Continue on I-85 North for approximately 3 miles. Take “Durham Downtown” exit, Exit #177-A. Follow directions for I-85 above.