Ovens Auditorium - Directions & Parking

Directions

From I-77 South:
  • Take the Exit 11 for NC-16/I-277/Brookshire Freeway
  • Merge onto I-277 S/NC-16 S
  • Take Exit 2B on the left to merge onto East Independence Blvd/US-74 toward NC-27/Independence Blvd
  • Take Exit 244 for Briar Creek Blvd
From I-77 North:
  • Take Exit 9 for I-277/John Belk Freeway/US-74
  • Merge onto I-277 N/US-74 E
  • Take Exit 2B to merge onto East Independence Blvd/US-74 toward Independence Blvd
  • Take Exit 244 for Briar Creek Blvd
From I-85 South:
  • Take Exit 38 to merge onto I-77 S/US-21 S
  • Take Exit 11 for NC-16/I-277/Brookshire Freeway
  • Merge onto I-277 S/NC-16 S
  • Take Exit 2B on the left to merge onto East Independence Blvd/US-74 toward NC-27/Independence Blvd
  • Take Exit 244 for Briar Creek Blvd
From I-85 North:
  • Take Exit 36 for I-85/NC-16/Brookshire Blvd toward US-74
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Charlotte and merge onto Brookshire Blvd/NC-16
  • Slight left at Brookshire Blvd/NC-16 S Continue to follow NC-16 S
  • Continue on I-277 S
  • Take exit 2B on the left to merge onto East Independence Blvd/US-74 toward NC- 27/Independence Blvd
  • Take Exit 244 for Briar Creek Blvd

 

Parking

The Ovens Auditorium parking lots typically open two hours prior to the event. Parking rates vary for each event, but cash and credit (Discover, Mastercard and VISA) are accepted. The parking lot located at the Park Expo Center is not part of the complex and may have different pricing and/or policies. To reduce traffic congestion, Ovens Auditorium suggests that our guests arrive one hour prior to the event start time.