Directions and Parking


The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is located at 400 West College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911.


Parking Options

Valet Parking

  • $20 pay upon arrival.
  • Enter in Division Street side of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.
  • Available beginning one hour prior to all public ticketed events.

Standard Parking

  • Available in City of Appleton downtown parking structures.
  • Accept cash, debit and credit cards.
  • You will receive a ticket upon entry and will pay upon exit at the walk-up pay station near the elevators or while in the exit lanes.
  • The closest is the Green Ramp.
  • Exit lanes available on both the Division Street and Superior Street sides of the ramp.
  • The Red Ramp adjacent to the Hilton Paper Valley is also available within a short walking distance.
  • Ramp parking is free on Sundays and holidays.
  • Fee structure is as follows:
    • $3 = less than 4 hours.
    • $6 = more than 4 hours.

Event Parking

Street Parking

  • Parking meters are $1 per hour and limited to two hours from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Meter parking is free after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on Sundays and holidays.

Accessible Parking

  • Patrons with accessible needs may use the on-street “5-minute loading zone” parking along College Avenue to have closer access to the Center.
  • Patrons with disabled parking permits can use all of Appleton’s on-street metered parking stalls free of charge without time limits.
  • Appleton provides special parking for disabilities in all ramps in accordance with the Americans with Disability Act.
  • Ramp parking is free after 6:00 p.m. and all day on Sundays and holidays.

Bus Parking

  • For public performances, meters will be marked ‘no parking’ allowing for bus drop off and pick up.
  • Buses will be assigned a specific parking spot in the immediate vicinity of the Center.
  • Buses may stay parked in their assigned spot for the duration of the performance.
  • Assigned spots may be on College Avenue, Division Street, Walnut Street or Washington Street.
  • For daytime education performances, all school buses are instructed to park in the lot directly behind the Center.