Getting There

Old Cabell Hall

112 Old Cabell Drive, Charlottesville, VA  22904 (click to see location in Google Maps)

Complete seating chart (with all seat numbers).

Parking & Directions

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Central Grounds Parking Garage (Free Parking)

400 Emmet Street, located underneath the UVA Bookstore. Free parking for all Symphony concerts.

From the north: Follow 29 South through Charlottesville. As you pass Barracks Road Shopping Center, 29 South changes into Emmet Street. Follow Emmet Street through three lights. The fourth light will be at the intersection of Emmet and Ivy. The UVA tennis courts will be ahead of you on the left. Stay on Emmet through this intersection. After you pass Lewis Mountain Road on your right, the entrance to the parking garage will be on your left.

From I-64: Take Exit 118B to Charlottesville and then take the next right hand exit (it comes up very quickly). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue, towards Charlottesville. At the second light, go straight as Fontaine changes into Jefferson Park Avenue. Pass through a blinking yellow light. At the next stoplight, turn left onto Emmet Street. After you pass under two bridges, turn right into the parking garage.

C1 Parking Lot (Handicap & Permit Parking Only)

The C-1 Lot is located off McCormick Road behind Clark and Bryan Halls. This lot is the closest parking for disabled and limited mobility patrons. For all Symphony concerts, parking in the C1 Parking Lot requires a Symphony parking permit or a valid state-issued Handicap parking hangtag.

Symphony Parking permits for the C1 Lot cost $60.00 and are valid for the five-concert Masterworks series and both Holiday Concerts. Permit quantities are extremely limited and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact Administrative Assistant Brian Simalchik at (434) 924-3139 to purchase a permit. If you have a valid state-issued Handicap hangtag, you do not need a Symphony parking permit.

From the north: Follow 29 South through Charlottesville. As you pass Barracks Road Shopping Center, 29 South changes names and becomes Emmet Street. Follow Emmet Street through three lights. The fourth light will be at the intersection of Emmet and Ivy. The UVA tennis courts will be ahead of you on the left. Stay on Emmet through this intersection. You will pass under a pedestrian overpass. Immediately after this, turn right onto the ramp leading up to McCormick Road. At the top of the ramp, turn left onto McCormick Road. Take the first right onto Cabell Drive, which is the entrance to the parking lot.

From I-64: Take Exit 118B to Charlottesville and then take the next right exit (it comes up very quickly). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue, towards Charlottesville. At the second light, go straight as Fontaine changes into Jefferson Park Avenue. Pass through a blinking yellow light. At the next stoplight, turn left onto Emmet Street. You will pass under a bridge; immediately after this, turn left onto the ramp leading up to McCormick Road. At the top of the ramp, turn left onto McCormick Road. Take the next right onto Cabell Drive, which is the entrance to the parking lot.

Getting from the C1 Lot to Old Cabell Hall: Enter Bryan Hall on the parking lot level (under the staircase). In the vestibule, turn left. The elevator is on your left. Take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Exit, turn right, then left and exit the building. Turn right and follow the covered walkway to the Lawn; at the end of the walkway, Old Cabell Hall is directly in front of you. Take a slight left to head to the front of Old Cabell Hall, then take the ramp on your right to enter the building.

Public Transportation

There are a number of Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) bus routes with stops within a short walk of Old Cabell Hall:

CAT Free Trolley (click for map/schedule): Get off at the Garrett Hall/UVA Amphitheater stop or the New Cabell Hall stop.

CAT Route 7 (click for map/schedule): Heading northbound, get off at the JPA stop. Heading southbound, get off at the UVA Hospital stop.

CAT Route 4 (click for map/schedule): Get off at the UVA Hospital stop.

Accessibility

The Symphony is committed to provided accessible concert experiences to our patrons. Wheelchair accessible seating options are available in both Old Cabell Hall and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center; please discuss your needs when purchasing your tickets or subscriptions.

Handicap accessible parking is available in the C1 Lot to all patrons with a Symphony Parking Permit or a valid handicap Hangtag. Please refer to the map above for directions to that parking lot and from the lot to Old Cabell Hall.

In Old Cabell Hall, the Handicap Box is fully wheelchair accessible. Enter the building from the Lawn via the ramp on the right side of the hall. Once inside the lobby, proceed to the right, through the double doorway and take the first left into a hallway leading to the Handicap Box in the auditorium.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center at Charlottesville High School

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1400 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA  22901 (click to see location in Google Maps)

Complete seating chart (with all seat numbers).

Parking & Directions

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The parking lot closest to the drop of circle and the auditorium doors is a Permit Lot, restricted to those patrons with either Handicap hangtags for their vehicles or a Symphony Parking Permit.

Symphony Parking permits for the reserved lot at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center cost $60.00 and are valid for the five Sunday Masterworks concerts. Permit quantities are extremely limited and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact Brian Simalchik at (434) 924-3139 to purchase a permit. If you have a Handicap hangtag, you do not need a Symphony parking permit.

Public Transportation

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) buses do not run on Sundays. As such, Symphony patrons without vehicles can only get to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center via taxi or other rental car service.

Accessibility

The Symphony is committed to provided accessible concert experiences to our patrons. Wheelchair accessible seating options are available in both Old Cabell Hall and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center; please discuss your needs when purchasing your tickets or subscriptions.

Handicap accessible parking is available in the Permit Lot all patrons with a Symphony Parking Permit or a valid Handicap hangtag. Please refer to the map above for directions to that parking lot and from the lot to the auditorium.

The entire Performing Arts Center, with the exception of the Loge section of seats, is wheelchair accessible.