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Parking & Directions

PUBLIC PARKING IN DOWNTOWN BATON ROUGE

For more information about parking in downtown Baton Rouge – near the Expo, race starts, finish lines and festivals – check out DowntownBatonRouge.org >>


PUBLIC PARKING FOR THE BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA EXPO

There’s plenty of street and garage parking for The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Expo in the Baton Rouge River Center garage as well as nearby flat rate and hourly rate garages and lots and metered spaces. The parking garages adjacent to the Baton Rouge River Center are easily accessed via St. Louis Street. These parking garages can hold up to 1,300 vehicles. See map>>


PUBLIC PARKING FOR THE RACES & FINISH FESTIVALS

Street and garage parking for race starts, finish lines and festivals can be found within a few blocks of each other on North Street, Main Street and on the north side of the Capitol — off River Road and accessible from the Capitol Access Road from I-110.


PARKING V.I.P. EXPERIENCE

On Sunday, VIPs who have purchased Bayou or Cypress packages receive free parking at the Galvez Garage.  Attendants will be instructed to let VIP patrons and runners park by showing their VIP parking pass. All parking passes must be visible on the dashboard at all times.

VIP PARKING GARAGE ADDRESS: 
504 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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DOWNLOAD A PARKING GUIDE

Access a Printable Parking Guide from the Downtown Development District >>


PARKING GARAGE INFO

State Garage Days Time Hour Rates One American Place Days Time Hour Rates
Convetnon and Third M-W 6am – 12am 0-1 $1.00 North Street and Third M-F 7:30am – 8pm 0-1 $2.00
Th-F 6am – 3 am 1-2 $2.00 Sat-Sun Closed 1-2 $3.00
Sat 8am – 3am 2-3 $3.00 2-3 $4.00
Sun 8am – 12am 2-24 $6.00 3-5 $7.00
 M-F  After 4:30pm  $3.00 5-24 $10.00
Sat-Sun $3.00
All Day
Galvez State Garage Days Time Hour Rates LaSalle State Garage Days Time Hour Rates
Main and Fifth M-F 5am – 9pm 0-1 $2.00 North Street and Third M-F 5am – 9pm 0-1 $2.00
1-2 $3.00 Sat-Sun Closed 1-2 $3.00
3-4 $4.00 2-3 $4.00
3-24 $10.00 3-24 $10.00
Sat 5:00am – 4pm FREE until 3pm, $10
River Center Garage Days Time Hour Rates State Welcome Center Days Time Hour Rates
St. Louis and M-F 6:30am – 6pm 0-1 $1.00 North Street and Third M-F 5am – 9pm 0-1 $2.00
Government Sat-Sun Closed 1-3 $2.00 1-2 $3.00
3-24 $3.00 3-4 $4.00
 M-F  Events $4.00 3-24 $10.00
 Sat-Sun  Events  $4.00 Sat 5am- 9pm All day   $10
Sun 5am – 9pm All day   $10
Chase Towers Days Time Hour Rates
Florida and Fourth M-Th 6am- 11pm 0-1 $2.00
F Times Vary 1-2 $4.00
Sat-Sun Closed 2-3 $6.00
3-8 $8.00

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From the Baton Rouge, Louisiana Airport:
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From New Orleans, Louisiana International Airport:
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From the City of Lafayette, Louisiana:
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DIRECTIONS TO THE EXPO, THE START AND FINISH FROM…

LAFAYETTE


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Lafayette, LA‎

1. Head east on W Vermilion St toward S Buchanan St
2. Take the 1st left onto S Buchanan St
3. Slight right onto W 3rd St
4. Turn left onto US-167 N/NE Evangeline Throughway
5. Take the exit onto I-10 E toward Baton Rouge
6. Take exit 155A for LA-30/Nicholson Dr
7. Follow signs for LA-30 N and merge onto LA-30 W/Nicholson Dr, Continue to follow LA-30 W
8. Turn left onto Louisiana 73/Government St; Continue to follow Louisiana 73
9. Continue straight onto S River Rd
10. Turn right onto State Capitol Dr
11. Take the 1st left onto N 3rd St, Destination will be on the left

NEW ORLEANS


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New Orleans, LA‎

1. Head north on Carondelet St toward Union St
2. Take the 1st left onto Union St
3. Take the 1st left onto Baronne St
4. Take the 2nd right onto Poydras St
5. Merge onto I-10 W via the ramp on the left to Baton Rouge
6. Slight right onto I-110 N (signs for Downtown/Metro Airport)
7. Take exit 1E to merge onto LA-3045/Capitol Access Rd toward Capitol Park
8. Continue onto Capitol Lake Dr
9. Turn left onto N 3rd St, Destination will be on the right

NORTH SHORE


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North Shore, LA‎

1. Head northwest on Moonraker Dr toward Clipper Dr
2. Turn left to stay on Moonraker Dr
3. Turn left onto Eden Isles Blvd
4. Turn right onto Pontchartrain Dr
5. Slight right onto Front St
6. Get onto I-12 W toward Hammond
7. Merge onto I-17 mi
8. Slight right onto I-110 N
9. Take exit 1E to merge onto LA-3045/Capitol Access Rd toward Capital
10. Continue onto Capitol Lake Dr
11. Turn left on N 3rd St, destination will be on the right


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