Location & Parking

The Max Bell Theatre is located at 240 9th Ave SE, in Arts Commons in downtown Calgary, directly across the street from City Hall.


Underground parking is available at Arts Commons, situated at 829 Macleod Trail SE. The entrance is between 9th & 8th Avenues. For those travelling northbound on Macleod Trail, access to the parkade is a left-turn immediately after crossing 9th Avenue. For those travelling eastbound on 9th Avenue, access to the parkade will be from the left turning lane at Macleod Trail North, and then another left almost immediately again once on Macleod Trail northbound.

Click here for more Arts Commons Parkade information and rates

Other parking options include:

City Hall Parkade located on the south side of City Hall on 9th Ave. S.E.

Telus Convention Centre parkade situated off 1st Street S.E. between 7th & 8th Avenue.

Palliser Square Parkade located on the south side in the 100 block on 9th Avenue S.W.

Access to Arts Commons from these above lots is via the +15 network. (Please note that parking fees and hours are subject to change. For details call (403) 537-7000 or go to www.calgaryparking.com)

There is also an open air Impark parking lot on the 200 block (on the south side) of 9th Avenue SE. From 6:00pm to 6:00am and on weekends, this lot charges a flat rate.

There are also some nearby on-the-street parking meters available, and are free evenings after 6 PM and on Sundays.

To use public transportation, the C-Train LRT runs along 7th Ave, one block north of the CENTRE. If going eastbound, get off at either Centre Street Station or City Hall Station. If going westbound, get off at City Hall Station. Click here for more information and fares.

Parking rates and lot closures are subject to change without notice to Theatre Calgary.  Please check with parking lot management companies for the most up to date information.