Located at 55 Queen Street, the Festival Theatre began in 1953 as a tent standing over a wooden thrust stage.
The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level.
Paid parking is available in our lower Queen Street Lot (below the Festival Theatre, at Lakeside Drive). The lot opens two hours before performances, and the cost is $12 reserved in advance or $15 day of show.
Limited Special Access Parking is available in our Upper Lot (adjacent to the theatre) for $10 with valid permit. We encourage you to reserve in advance to guarantee availability.
Parking may also be available in our Upper Lot for patrons without a disability permit. Cost is $20 and is only available day of show if space permits.
Limited free parking is available along the circular drive in Upper Queen's Park (Richard Monette Way), adjacent to the theatre, and on both sides of the Avon.
For Motor Coaches/Buses, load and unload in Upper Queen's Park (Richard Monette Way). Please do not remain in loading zone longer than 15 minutes.