Directions and Parking

Ferst Center for the Arts &
Georgia Tech Arts Administrative Offices


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Ferst Center General Parking
Georgia Tech Parking and Transportation Services offers ample, well-lit parking in the Visitors Area 3: Student Center Deck (W02) on Ferst Drive. Rates are posted at the entrance to the lot and may vary depending on the event. Payment is by credit/debit card only.

When using navigation devices for the entrance to the Visitors Area 3: Student Center Deck (W02), please use 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta GA 30332.

Ferst Center Accessible Parking
Accessible parking is available in the Visitors Area 2: Student Center/Ferst Drive Lot directly in front of the Ferst Center for the Arts. Payment is by credit/debit card and the ParkMobile app.You can access the sidewalk via the curb cut in front of the Student Center, which takes you directly to our front door approximately 300 feet from the lot. For more details, visit our accessibility page.

When using navigation devices for the entrance to Visitors Area 2: Student Center/Ferst Drive Lot, please use 353 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta GA 30332.

Taking Marta
To take MARTA to the Ferst Center, go to the Midtown station. Exit the station on the side opposite from 10th Street. Look for the Tech Trolley and that will take you to the Georgia Tech campus at no charge. The Trolley schedule changes by day and time of year and has limited evening hours, so please check the schedule. Exit the Tech Trolley at the Ferst Drive & Student Center stop. Cross the street, continue towards the Ferst Center, and past the Student Center on your right for about 100 yards. To return, reverse the directions (the Trolley stop to return to MARTA is on the Ferst Center/Student Center side of the street). Again, please check the Tech Trolley schedule carefully to make sure it is running when you need it. You may also take MARTA to the North Avenue station and then order a Lyft or Uber to the Ferst Center.

Visiting Georgia Tech Arts During the Day
Georgia Tech Arts is located in the Charles Smithgall Student Services Building, 353 Ferst Drive NW, Suite 233.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; please call ahead to confirm. The building is located across from the Student Center, and the Area 2 Visitor lot is most convenient. 
When using navigation devices, please put the address as 353 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta GA 30332 for the Area 2 Visitor Lot entrance.

Driving to the Ferst Center Loading Dock 
The Ferst Center loading dock is located at the rear of the Center and is used by companies making deliveries, performing groups, and others loading equipment into the theater. The entry point is at the intersection of Ferst Drive and State Street. Please call 404.385.1923 for exact directions prior to arrival.

Map of Ferst Center