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More than 10,000 convenient parking spaces are available within a 10-minute walk of Rupp Arena. In addition, all surrounding parking lots and parking garages offer spaces for individuals with disabilities.
A parking fee will be in effect for most all Rupp Arena events.

General Parking

The Rupp Arena parking lot on West High Street is also open on non-arena event days for a fee of $10 (for all day), or $1 for each half hour. Three hours of free parking is available with a merchant validation from The Shops at Lexington Center. (No purchase necessary.) On arena event days parking fees vary. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Handicapped Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spaces are available in the High Street parking lot directly across the street from ​Rupp Arena. A valid state-issued handicapped placard or license plate is required. All disability parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Metered Street Parking

Metered street parking is available in some areas of downtown Lexington near Rupp Arena. Parking meters are enforced Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., unless otherwise posted. Metered spots are free on Saturday and Sunday and designated holidays.

Meters require $1 for 60 minutes or 25 cents for 15 minutes. There are 1 hour, 2 hour and 4 hours meters located throughout the area. The meters are a combination of electronic and mechanical meters. Meters accept nickels, dimes, quarters, and some accept payment via credit card or pre-paid parking cards. For more information on metered street parking, visit http://www.lexpark.org/find-parking

Bike Racks

Bike racks are located at both entrances on Vine Street and High Street for your convenience.

Parking Map