Directions & Parking

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center Exterior

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

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We are proud to welcome you to to Livingston Avenue at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center in downtown New Brunswick. 

Accessing the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center at 11 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ

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Ample parking for theater events is conveniently located at several locations within a short walk to the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center and nearby restaurants. For information on parking in New Brunswick and to plan your visit, please visit the New Brunswick Parking Authority at

An accessible drop-off area is available direcctly in front of the NBPAC, in addition to a limited number of on-street parking options nearby. Additional accessible parking spaces are located in the Civic Square Parking Deck. Please allow extra time for parking when attending a show. .

Guarantee your parking space! The New Brunswick Parking Authority has partnered with ParkMobile to allow for advance reservations of parking spaces in their NBPAC Parking Deck, Morris Street Parking Deck, New Street Garage, Lower Church Street Garage, the Wellness Center Garage, or the Gateway Garage. Reserved parking costs $15 and is valid for up to 6 hours. Advance reservations guarantee your parking space and allow for a quicker exit when leaving. 

The parking decks, which are operated by the New Brunswick Parking Authority, are open 24 hours a day and within walking distance of the NBPAC. Reservations can be made online or via telephone app. 

Reserve Parking Now

NBPAC Parking Deck
60 Bayard Street, New Brunswick

Morris Street Deck 
70 New Street, New Brunswick

New Street Deck 
134 New Street, New Brunswick Civic Square Deck (evenings only)

3 Kirkpatrick Street, New Brunswick Lower Church Street Deck 
90 Church Street, New Brunswick 


By Car...

...via Route 18, Garden State Parkway & NJ Turnpike
...via US 1
...via Route 27
...via US 130
...via I-287

From Route 18, Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike (see additional directions below):

Follow Route 18 North to the New Street Exit (stay in the right lane for local New Brunswick exits). Take the exit ramp (New Street). Cross over Neilson Street, and then cross over George Street. At the traffic light at Livingston Ave, make a right, and the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center will be on your left-hand side (across the street from The Heldrich Hotel). 

From the Garden State Parkway:

Take exit 129 to the New Jersey Turnpike South. Take exit 9 off the Turnpike to Route 18 North to New Brunswick and follow directions above.

From the New Jersey Turnpike:

Take exit 9 to Route 18 North towards New Brunswick and follow directions above.

From US 1 North (coming from the south):

Take Route 1 to Route 18 North. Take Route 18 North towards New Brunswick, following the directions above.

Using Route 27 North:

Take Route 27 North into downtown New Brunswick and go past the intersection of Route 27 and Easton Avenue, where the train station is located. At the next traffic light, turn right onto George Street. Proceed 4 blocks and turn right onto Livingston Avenue. 

Using Route 27 South:

Take Route 27 South over the Raritan River Bridge. At the second traffic light turn left onto Neilson Street. Proceed 1 block to Church Street and turn right; at the intersection, turn left onto George Street. Go three more blocks and turn right onto Livingston Avenue. 

From US 130:

Take Route 130 North to Route 1 North. Proceed about 2 miles to Route 18 North. Take Route 18 North, following the directions above.

Using Interstate 287 North:

Take exit 10 and bear right onto Easton Avenue (follow street signs for New Brunswick). Stay on Easton Avenue approxi-mately 5 miles until it comes to an end in downtown New Brunswick. Turn left onto Albany Street / Route 27 and make a right at the next traffic light onto George Street. Proceed 4 blocks and turn right onto Livingston Avenue. 

Using Interstate 287 South:

Take Route 287 North to Route 1 South to Route 18 North towards New Brunswick, follow directions above.



Please support our dining partners. 

Catherine Lombardi
Italian-American at its finest and great vintage cocktails, right next door
3 Livingston Avenue

Urban chic restaurant & bar located in The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center, across the street.
10 Livingston Avenue 

Creative food and drink.  Casual, cozy and fun atmosphere. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner.
55 Paterson Street 

Authentic Lebanese cuisine
45 Easton Avenue

Legends Caterers
122 N. Main Street
Milltown, NJ 08850

Panico’s Italian Restaurant
Fine Italian Cuisine. Since 1987, Panico’s has been impressing lovers of fine food and impeccable service in a warm and elegant atmosphere. 
103 Church Street

Stage Left Steak
Elegant and romantic dining, contemporary American cuisine. “This place is a must” (NJ Monthly).
5 Livingston Avenue

Steakhouse 85
85 Church Street

The Frog and the Peach
Extraordinary American Cuisine. Group and Party Planning made easy. The most winning restaurant in New Jersey Monthly's Readers’ Poll history.
29 Dennis Street - at Hiram Square 

Tavern on George
All American cuisine. 
361 George Street 


The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center
Located directly across the street from the Playhouse, The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center features cutting edge meeting and conference facilities, beautiful accommodations, exceptional service, flawless weddings, customized special events and outstanding guest amenities. 
10 Livingston Avenue

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
Offering the perfect combination of a downtown location and impeccable services, this  premier New Brunswick hotel suits every need.
2 Albany Street