The Straz Center is pleased to provide our guests with this list of current parking and leave-your-car-at-home options. We want to make sure you feel comfortable knowing where you can park when you visit our campus.

To have the best possible Straz experience, please plan to arrive early to avoid potential traffic and parking problems.

As always, we thank you for your patience as we continue to work for more parking solutions and explore other options.

Alternatives to Driving

 Leave your car at home, or park remotely.

Lyft ( or Uber (
Perfect for guests who want to avoid parking issues or enjoy an adult beverage or two at the show.

Pirate Water Taxi
Dine at a restaurant on the river and take the Pirate Water Taxi to The Straz. The 34- to 46-passenger Pirate Water Taxi stops seven days a week at fixed locations along the Tampa Riverwalk, Davis Islands and Harbour Island, including a stop in front of the Straz Center. You can call (813) 390-3711 for a pick-up; some stops require a reservation. Visit or call (813) 223-7999 for rates and pick-up times.

Downtowner – Free, green ride service
Downtowner vehicles operate seven days a week in Tampa’s downtown business district which includes the Channel District, River Arts District, the University of Tampa area, and the non-gated north end of Harbour Island. Rides can be requested through the Downtowner app ( or by hailing a vehicle on the street. For more information, visit under Getting Around or call the Tampa Downtown Partnership at (813) 221-3686 for more information.

Taxi rides
Taxi rides for two or more people are only $4 per person within the In-Town Zone (Downtown, Channel District, Ybor City, Harbour Island, Davis Islands and Hyde Park). Taxis can be hailed from all hotels and taxi stands throughout Downtown Tampa, or call Yellow Cab at (813) 888-5008 or United Cab at (813) 253-2424 for service.

HART’s In-Towner Trolley
This free service stops every 12-15 minutes at certain public parking locations, hotels and points of interest throughout Downtown Tampa. The stop at Cass Street/Tampa Street is a short 5-minute walk from the Straz Center. Hours vary, and this service is available Monday – Saturday only. Visit or call (813) 254-4278 for more information.

Parking Recommendations

Use the map for numerical locations which correspond to the below parking recommendations. Printable format can be found here.
parking map

1. Royal Regional Lot
1200 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 274-8179
On weekdays, we recommend arriving after 6 p.m. Parking is available any time on Saturday and Sunday. The Royal Regional Lot is a 0.3-mile (6-minute) walk to the Straz Center and currently charges only $2/day. This daily rate is subject to change and may increase during special downtown events. We recommend downloading the Parkmobile App for hassle-free payment ( Alternatively, you can use the first-come, first-served on-site parking Pay Stations.
PLEASE NOTE: The Royal Regional will be closed for renovations until early to mid-October.

2. William F. Poe Garage
800 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Visit or call (813) 274-8179 for rates and information.

3. Times Building Lot
1000 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Located across the street from the Straz Center stage door on MacInnes Place. This privately-owned lot opens two hours before most major Straz Center events. Call 717 Parking Enterprises at (813) 228-7722 for rates and information.

4. Barrymore Hotel
111 W. Fortune Street, Tampa, FL 33602
This lot is open to the public for many major Straz Center events. Call (813) 223-1351 for rates and information.

5. TECO North Lot
111 E. Cass Street, Tampa, FL 33602
This lot is open to the public after 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 24 hours a day on Saturday and Sunday. Call 717 Parking Enterprises at (813) 228-7722 for rates and information.

6. Straz Center Valet Parking
Located in the Straz Center Arrival Plaza off of Tyler Street.

7. On-Street Parking
Street parking, using parking Pay Stations or the Parkmobile App (, is available near the Straz Center on Fortune Street (in front of the Barrymore Hotel), Doyle Carlton Street (from Fortune Street to W. Laurel Street), Tyler Street (bordering the library), Ashley Street and near Water Works Park. The meters/spaces are free weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends. Some meters/spaces have a 4-hour time limit.

8. Fort Brooke Parking Garage
107 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
There are approximately 500-600 parking spaces available and the garage is roughly a 15-minute walk to the Straz
Center. You can walk north on Ashley Drive or take a more leisurely stroll on the Riverwalk to the Straz Center.

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