The Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center is located on Van Wezel Way, a short street that runs between Boulevard of the Arts and 10th Street, one block west of U.S. Highway 41/Tamiami Trail.
Parking is free & adjacent to Symphony Center.
Directions: From U.S. Highway 41/Tamiami Trail, turn west on 10th Street and south on Van Wezel Way.
There are two parking garages available within walking distance of the Opera House at the Plaza at Five Points and 100 Central.
The Sarasota Opera House is just across the street from the Main Library in the heart of Sarasota's Downtown Theatre District.
Directions: From I-75, take exit 210 then travel west on Fruitville Road (toward the beaches). Take Fruitville all the way across town, past Highway 301, Orange Avenue and Lemon Avenue to Cocoanut. Turn left onto Cocoanut. Make a second (almost immediate) left onto Pineapple, which angles into Cocoanut. Pineapple will take you to the front of the Opera House.
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is the large purple building on the waterfront, west of U.S. Highway 41/Tamiami Trail, between 10th Street and Boulevard of the Arts.
Parking is free and adjacent to the Van Wezel. Valet parking is available for a nominal fee.
Directions: From U.S. Highway 41/Tamiami Trail, turn west on 10th Street and south on Van Wezel Way, then turn right to hall front entrance, or park in the large lot on the north side of the building.
Neel Performing Arts Center
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
5840 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207
Parking is free and adjacent to Neel Peforming Arts Center.
Directions from Sarasota: Go north on Tamiami Trail (U.S. Highway 41) to Bradenton. Turn left (west) at 60th Avenue and at the next major intersection, 26th Street, you will see the SCF campus straight ahead. Continue on 60th Avenue and make your first right into the Neel Performing Arts Center parking lot.
Directions From Bradenton: Proceed south to 57th Avenue West, turn right, then left on 26th Street and enter the SCF campus either off 26th Street, or make a right on 60th Avenue and a right into the parking lot.
Directions From Interstate-75: Proceed east on either State Road 70 or 64 or University Parkway until you reach Tamiami Trail. Turn left on the Trail from either State Roads 64 or 70, or right if coming in on University, then follow the directions above.
Parking is free and adjacent to the North Port Performing Arts Center.
Directions: From I-75, take exit 182 (Sumter Blvd) right (south), and turn right (west) onto Price Blvd. The Performing Arts Center is on the right and is part of the North Port High School.