Getting to Top of the Park
A2SF events are free unless otherwise noted. Most events take place at Top of the Park located on Ingalls Mall and Washington Street. For those arriving from out of town, the best address to use is 915 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
We know that parking in downtown Ann Arbor can be difficult and take longer than expected. Due to traffic, we recommend patrons allocate an additional 20 minutes to park and arrive before the performance begins. Parking is available in the following U-M and city structures:
Fletcher Street (at Power Center)
Entrance off Fletcher Street at Washington. $5 event parking begins two hours before ticketed events or 5 pm M-F, 3 pm Sat-Sun.
Thayer Street (near Hill Auditorium)
Entrance off Thayer Street between Washington & North University Ave. $5 event parking begins two hours before ticketed events or 5 pm M-F, 3 pm Sat-Sun.
Maynard Street (downtown Ann Arbor)
Entrances off Maynard and Thompson between William and Liberty. $1.20 per hr, free on Sunday.
Palmer Drive (near Power Center)
Entrance off Washtenaw Avenue adjacent to Palmer Commons; $5 event parking begins two hours before ticketed events or 5 pm M-F, 3 pm Sat-Sun. Accessible to U-M blue and gold permit holders with an AVI device.
Liberty Square (near Top of the Park)
Entrance off Washington between State Street and Division; $3 flat rate after 3 pm, Monday-Friday and all day Saturday, free on Sunday.
For additional surrounding parking options by the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, please see this map.
City Parking: Downtown Development Authority
Tuesday-Thursday attendant staffing hours have to remain at 5:00pm for both the Thayer and Fletcher structures. Friday will be 4:00pm and Saturday will be 3:00pm.
Bus & Ride Sharing
University of Michigan blue buses are free to all riders as a service of the University. If you would like to “Park & Ride”, numerous parking lots in the North Campus and Fuller Road areas are serviced directly by U-M buses. Commuter route buses also service the University Hospital areas. For all U-M bus and parking details, visit: UM Parking & Transportation Services.
The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) is the public transit system for the great Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area. Schedule and details available here.
Uber, Lyft, Maven, and ZipCar are available in Ann Arbor.
Bicycling is very popular in Ann Arbor and on U-M’s campus. We highly recommend riding your bike to our events in order to support greening efforts and save you from the hassles of limited parking. There are numerous places to park and lock your bike all around our site.
Get Ann Arbor biking maps, resources and suggestions from the Washtenaw Bicycling and Walking Coalition.
For transportation options and resources in and around Ann Arbor, click here.