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.

To purchase event parking for Thunder Over Louisville in advance, please visit our  Prepaid Event Parking  page.

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?

Listed below are the facilities that will be open for public parking on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Once a facility is full, patrons will be directed to the next available facility with open spaces.

Facility Name

Address

Rate

Brown Garage 658 S. 3rd Street $10.00
Fifth St. Garage 627 S. 5th Street $10.00
Seelbach Garage 523 S. 5th Street $10.00
Riverfront Garage 141 N. 6th Street $20.00
9th/Main Lot 920 W. Main Street $20.00
8th/Main Garage 120 S. Eighth Street $20.00
Market St. Garage 536 W. Market Street  $20.00
Louisville Gardens Garage   415 S. 6th Street $20.00
Muhammad Ali Garage 140 N. 6th Street $20.00
Arena Garage One Arena Plaza $20.00
Jefferson Centre Garage     115 W. Jefferson Street $20.00
Glassworks Garage 883 W. Market Street $20.00
Clay Commons 324 W. Chestnut Street $10.00
2nd St. Lot 440 S. 2nd Street $20.00
3rd and Ali Lot 447 S. 3rd Street $20.00
3rd and Liberty Lot 409 S. 3rd Street $20.00
Mud Lot     $10.00
WPP Lot (RV PARKING ONLY) Call for details 502-574-3817

 
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.