Due to renovation work at Jones Hall, the Houston Symphony will hold performances at Sarofim Hall in the Hobby Center during the summer of 2022. This page houses information to help you plan your visit.

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The Hobby Center has an on-site garage for self-parking and valet parking. The garage is located behind the building with access from both Rusk and Walker Streets. Self-parking for events is currently $15 per vehicle; Valet is currently $25 per vehicle. Cash and credit are both accepted.

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002


The Houston Symphony is proud to partner with One Market Square Garage for the 2021–22 season. The new garage, located at 800 Preston Street, is just a block from Jones Hall, with entrances on Milam, Prairie and Travis. For more information, call 713.224.6850 or email info@parkonemarketsquare.com.

Enjoy a discount, too: One Market Square Garage offers a 20% discount on parking during concerts. Bring your parking ticket with you to Jones Hall to use the validator kiosk in the lobby at the Louisiana entrance before or after the concert.

One Market Square Hourly Rates:
$10 (up to 2 hours)
$15 (2 to 4 hours)
$20 (4 to 9 hours)

The Theatre District Parking Garage, open 24 hours a day, is available for all Houston Symphony concerts. Please note that special event parking is a flat rate of $12 (credit card only).

> See a map of Theater District Parking Garage entrances

Valet services are available for Conductor’s Circle members. Vehicles may be brought to Capitol St. beginning at 7 p.m. for evening concerts and at 1:30 p.m. for matinees.

Complimentary ADA valet parking is available to patrons at the Associate Principal level ($250) and above. Patrons need a disabled parking placard to qualify. Handicap accessible parking will be available on the first floor of the Theater District Garage and a tram service will be offered to those needing assistance. Interested patrons should notify a garage attendant on arrival.

View bus parking instructions for Houston Symphony performances.


Please note that the Houston Symphony does not own or operate any of the parking garages, and that parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Make sure to allow extra time to park and arrive at your performance.

1. Alley Theater Center Garage 
500 Louisiana St. (One block from Jones Hall)
Entrance on Louisiana and Smith, between Texas and Prairie
Monday – Friday, 6 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Credit cards accepted
Please note: you may exit the garage after 10 p.m.
Cost: $10 per car (cost subject to change due to events)

2. One Market Square Parking Garage
800 Preston St. (One block from Jones Hall)
Open 24/7 | Credit Cards and Cash accepted
$10 (up to 2 hours)
$15 (2 to 4 hours)
$20 (4 to 9 hours)

3. 601 Travis Street
601 Travis St., Enter on Travis St., between Capital and Texas Ave. (One block from Jones Hall)
Open 24/7 | Credit Cards accepted at exit
Rates: $10 (Weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends – 12 hr max)

4. Lyric Garage
411 Smith St., Entrance on Smith, between Preston and Prairie (Two blocks from Jones Hall)
Monday – Friday, 5 a.m.–12 a.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 6 a.m.–12 a.m.
Credit Card Payment Only
Please note: You may exit the garage after 12 a.m., re-enter garage through Building Lobby (corner of Louisiana and Prairie).
Rates: $10 (weekdays after 5 p.m.); $10 (all day Saturday & Sunday)

5. Binz Building Garage
1001 Texas Ave. (Three blocks from Jones Hall)
Open 24/7 | Credit Cards accepted at exit
Rates: $15 (Weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends – 12 hr max)

6. Saks Garage
1117 Capitol St. (Four blocks from Jones Hall)
Open 24/7 | Credit Cards accepted at exit
Rates: $15 (Weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends – 12 hr max)

7. Walker@Main Garage
820 Main St. (Three blocks from Jones Hall)
Open 24/7 | Credit Cards accepted at exit
Rates: $10 (weekdays after 4pm); $15 (weekends)


Please use the following addresses for directions to Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and parking locations.


Free Parking
Free parking is located at 2002 Timberloch Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Paid Parking
Paid parking can be purchased through Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion prior to the event. Paid parking is located at 9809 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands Texas, 77380

Drop-off Location
A convenient drop-off location is located at
2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Miller Outdoor Theatre is located at 6000 Hermann Park Drive in Hermann Park, just south of the Museum of Natural Science and the Houston Garden Center.


Covered seating and hillside seating are both free at Miller Outdoor Theatre, but covered seating requires an assigned ticket. View seating information


Free Parking
Free parking is available at the large central parking lot in front of the Houston Zoo, near Miller Outdoor Theatre, and at the McGovern Centennial Gardens. Free parking is also available at the golf course clubhouse located at the corner of Almeda and MacGregor and at the Bayou Parkland Pavilion. A paid parking garage is available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Paid Parking
A for-fee parking garage is available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for a flat rate of $6 per day.

Handicapped Parking
The Miller Outdoor Theatre has a drop-off lane for handicapped patrons on Hermann Park Drive across the McGovern Centennial Gardens. Limited handicapped parking is available on the Miller lot behind the theatre.

METRORail offers convenient access to the Miller Outdoor Theatre and other Hermann Park attractions – especially on weekends when finding parking can be a chore. Simply park your vehicle at METRO’s Fannin South Park & Ride lot (Fannin at West Bellfort). Additional parking is also accessible at various public parking lots along Main Street, where you can climb aboard METRORail from any of the 16 stations along the line. View METRO map and schedule

Rice University’s Stude Concert Hall at the Shepherd School of Music is located at 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005.


Paid Parking
West Lot 2 (and sometimes West Lot 3 if West Lot 2 gets full for evening, night and weekend events) is designated for all Shepherd School of Music events. Please note that only credit and debit cards are accepted. View parking map

METRO Bus and Rail
METRO provides bus and rail service from destinations around Houston. There is a METRORail stop across the street from the main entrance of the Rice campus.

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