2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA 90068 

How to Reach the Theatre


By Car

Click here for driving directions from Google Maps, use your mobile device's map app or follow the directions below.

From the South: Take 101 Freeway North, exit at Cahuenga Boulevard, turn right and follow Ford signs into the parking lot.

From the North: Take 101 Freeway South, take Exit 9C toward Highland Ave. Make an immediate left onto Pilgrimage Bridge (it comes up quickly and there is no light at this intersection). Go straight through the light into the Ford Theatres north parking lot.

If you miss the turn, continue straight on Highland. Turn left on Odin St. and then left on Cahuenga Blvd. Follow the Ford signs into the parking lot.

Parking attendants will direct you.

To make your visit to the Ford as pleasant as possible, please plan for traffic in the Cahuenga Pass.

Parking at the Ford

Parking at the Ford Theatres is limited and stacked.
When your car is stacked parked, cars are parked in front of and behind you and you will not be able to leave until the event is over.

Parking rates (cash only):
Summer Season evening shows - $5
Lease Events - $10
Big World Fun family shows - $1
JAM Sessions - FREE 

If planning to park onsite for an evening show, we recommend that you arrive early. If the lot is full when you arrive, you will be redirected to an off-site parking option (cost is $10) and free shuttle, see below.

Ride Share and Taxi

Ride Share to the Ford and save the hassle of parking. Drop off at the main parking lot entrance at the light on Cahuenga Blvd. East and Pilgrimage Bridge. The Ford recommends pick up at the same location as drop-off or, if heading south, further down Cahuenga Blvd. East.

Taxi drivers should be instructed to drop off at the main parking lot entrance at the light on Cahuenga Blvd. East and Pilgrimage Bridge. When you arrive, let an usher know you'll be calling a taxi at the end of the night and they will give you instructions on a safe place for pick-up.

Off-Site Parking

Excluding JAM Sessions and Big World Fun events.

NEW: Park in Hollywood and hop on A FREE shuttle to the Ford!
We have negotiated a discounted parking fee for two parking garages in Hollywood.

Parking fee: $10 (cash only, pay at the garage)
Reservations are required and may be made until noon on the day of the show. 
To reserve, follow this link or call the Box Office for information - 323.461.3673.

Cherokee Parking Garage
1710 N. Cherokee Ave.
between Hollywood Blvd. and Yucca St. 

Car Park Garage
1721 N. Las Palmas Ave.
between Hollywood Blvd. and Yucca St.

Picking up the Shuttle:
After parking, make your way to the shuttle stop, which is located at 1710 N. Cherokee Ave.
Look for the blue street sign that says "Ford Theater Shuttle." The shuttle picks up starting two hours prior to show time and runs in 20 minute intervals.

The shuttle and parking structure are wheelchair accessible.

By Metro

The Metro Red Line provides service between downtown Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, connecting Union Station, the Mid-Wilshire area, Hollywood and North Hollywood. Directions: Exit from the Universal City/Studio City Station. Take the free Ford shuttle to the theatre for evening performances.

Shuttle Service (FREE)

Excluding JAM Sessions and Big World Fun events.

A free shuttle picks up from the Universal City/Studio City Metro Station (3913 Lankershim Blvd, Studio City 91604). Note, parking at the Metro lot is for Metro riders only. With the opening of Harry Potter World, it should be anticipated that this lot will be full.

The free shuttle picks up at the "kiss and ride" area starting two hours before show time and running in 20 minute intervals.

By Bus

MTA bus lines #156 and #222 service the Ford; see below for information on Metro alternatives. More info: 1-800-GO-METRO or (click on "Nextrip" and type in "2580 Cahuenga Blvd E").

Metro and Bus Map