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Parking Information

WHERE IS FIRST TENNESSEE PARK?

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First Tennessee Park (soon becoming First Horizon Park) (19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville, TN 37219) is located just north of downtown Nashville at the historic site of Nashville baseball, Sulphur Dell. Located between 3rd Avenue North and 5th Avenue North, the ballpark is a short walk from many of the sites and buildings in downtown.

 

WHERE SHOULD I PARK FOR AN EVENT AT FIRST TENNESSEE / HORIZON PARK?

There are approximately 6,000 parking spaces within a half- mile walk from First Tennessee Park. Free and paid parking are available within this area. Please note that State Parking Lots are NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m.

Fans are encouraged to park at the State Parking Garage located on Harrison Street between 5th Avenue North and 4th Avenue North. This garage accommodates up to 1,000 vehicles. There will be a fee associated with this garage. The parking garage is NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m.

PRE-PURCHASE PARKING: For your convenience, fans may pre-purchase spots in the parking garage for any Sounds game by clicking on this link.

Please note that on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays the garage will be locked approximately one hour after the conclusion of the game. On Saturdays and Sundays, the garage will open approximately two hours before the start of the Sounds game. On Mondays, the garage will open at 6 a.m.

For a complete list of private paid parking lots, please visit: www.parkitdowntown.com/sounds.

Additional parking options include the following:

  • Some employee parking lots owned by the State of Tennessee will be available to fans on game days for free. These lots are located on the west side of James Robertson Parkway. NOTE: The State of TN lots are NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m. Vehicles should not be left overnight.
  • Paid parking will be available in private lots around First Tennessee Park. Information regarding these lots may be found at www.parkitdowntown.com/sounds.
  • ADA parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the corner of Fifth Avenue North and Harrison Street for persons with state issued license plate, placard or decal. NOTE: The State of TN lots are NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m.
  • Fans should park in these designated areas. Metro Police will station officers throughout the ballpark vicinity to provide general traffic assistance and control for both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

 

I HAVE A BUS OR OTHER LARGE VEHICLE. WHERE SHOULD I PARK?

We recommend that fans with oversize vehicles such as buses, RVs, motorhomes, etc. park in the 10th Ave. Circle state employee lots. These are free lots on game nights. Click here for information and location.

 

WHAT ABOUT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION?

Fans can ride a city bus to the Music City Central transit station and walk approximately one-half mile north (12 minutes) along 5th Avenue to the ballpark. Information about bus routes is at http://nashvillemta.org/.

Fans coming to the ballpark from the Jefferson Street corridor are welcome to ride the Route 29 Jefferson bus, which includes a scheduled stop at the corner of Fifth Avenue North and Harrison Street. Click here for a route map and information.

 

WHAT ABOUT ADA PARKING OPTIONS?

All of the parking lots listed on the traffic and parking map have ADA spaces available. NOTE: The State of TN lots are NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m.

In addition to these parking options, additional ADA parking will be provided in a lot on a first-come, first-served basis at 5th & Harrison. While these parking spaces do not have access aisles, they will be available for free to persons with a state issued disabled person license plate, placard, or decal. This lot is colored purple on the traffic and parking map. NOTE: The State of TN lots are NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m.

 

WHAT ARE MY WALKING AND BIKING OPTIONS TO THE BALLPARK?

Walking and biking are encouraged to the ballpark. A greenway will flank the ballpark and connect to the Cumberland River Greenway. And, of course, there are plenty of sidewalks connecting the ballpark to destinations downtown and beyond.

Nashville's BCycle is the city's bike-share program. Hop on a BCycle and pedal to the BCycle station at First Tennessee Park. More information at nashville.bcycle.com.

 

I'M A SOUNDS SEASON TICKET MEMBER OR SUITE HOLDER. WHERE SHOULD I PARK?

We have two dedicated lots for suite holders and season ticket members. Parking information will be provided to you by your Sounds account manager.