Thunder Event Parking

The Parking Authority of River City, Inc. (PARC) offers convenient, user-friendly parking during the annual Thunder Over Louisville event.  Please see our list of frequently asked questions (FAQ's) regarding parking for Thunder Over Louisville. 

You can purchase parking at the garage the day of Thunder. To purchase event parking in advance for Thunder, please click here. (Online ordering closes on 4/22/2016 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern) 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.     What PARC locations are open to the public for parking during Thunder Over Louisville and what are the rates?
2.     Is on-street parking allowed downtown during Thunder Over Louisville? 
3.     Where can I park an RV or oversized vehicle during Thunder Over Louisville? 
4.     Is handicap parking available during Thunder Over Louisville? 
5.     What streets are blocked during Thunder Over Louisville? 
6.     Can I park and leave my vehicle the night before Thunder Over Louisville? 
7.     Is tailgating allowed at PARC facilities? 
8.     If I am a monthly parker at a PARC facility, where can I park? 
  
FAQ Answers: 
 
1.    What PARC locations are open to the public for parking during Thunder Over Louisville and what are the rates?

You can pay at the location on the day of the event, but it will be first come first serve. See below for the list of garages and Thunder Event Rate. Click the name of the garage below for direct address and more information about the garage.

Parc Locations

1st & Main Garage -$20

5th Street Garage -$10

8th & Main Garage -$20

Arena Garage  -$20

Brown Hotel Garage -$10

Clay Commons Garage -$10

Glassworks Garage -$20

Jefferson Centre Garage -$20

Louisville Gardens Garage -$20

Market Street Garage -$20

Muhammad Ali Center Garage -$20

Riverfront Garage -$20

Seelbach Garage -$10

(Online ordering closes on 4/22/2016 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern) Please visit our new online prepaid parking option here for a map and price list of all locations offered by PARC. Ordering online will give you the best experience in parking for Thunder Over Louisville by reserving your parking spot early. You can still pay at the location on the day of the event, but it will be first come first serve. 

 
2.    Is on-street parking allowed downtown during Thunder Over Louisville?

On-street parking is prohibited downtown and on major routes during Thunder Over Louisville.  For a detailed listing of streets with prohibited parking, please visit the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) website.
 
3.    Where can I park an RV or oversized vehicle during Thunder Over Louisville?

Arrangements may be made in advance for RV and oversized vehicle parking by calling (502) 574-3817.
 
4.    Is handicap parking available during Thunder Over Louisville?

Handicap parking is available at all open PARC facilities on a first-come, first-serve basis to individuals with proper identification.
 
5.    What streets are blocked during Thunder Over Louisville?

For a detailed listing of street closures and times, please visit the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) website.
 
6.    Can I park and leave my vehicle the night before Thunder Over Louisville?

Patrons are prohibited from parking their vehicle and leaving it the night before Thunder Over Louisville.  Plenty of convenient parking is made available the day of the event.
 
7.    Is tailgating allowed at PARC facilities?

Activities such as grilling, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs or tailgating in any manner are not permitted on PARC premises.
 
8.    If I am a monthly parker at a PARC facility, where can I park?

Monthly parkers at PARC facilities must plan on parking at their designated facility.  However, reserved and unreserved monthly parking spaces may be limited and occupied by other patrons in your facility.  Only after your facility has filled to capacity will your monthly access card be honored at another PARC facility.  A PARC employee will direct you to the next available facility; show your access card to the pre-collect attendant to gain access.  If you do not have your monthly access card, you will be required to pay the event rate to park.