Directions & Parking

The most convenient place to park is on the upper levels of the Chestnut Street Garage at 14 E. Chestnut Street (the ground floor is metered short-term parking). You will never get a parking ticket on the upper levels of the garage!  There is also street parking nearby, but please observe the signs as some streets require permits and some have time limits.

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is located at 226 N. High St, West Chester PA, 19380, right in the heart of downtown West Chester.
Public Garage Parking:

The closest public parking for Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is the Chestnut Street Garage at 14 East Chestnut Street. Click here for more information.

From there, it is a two-block walk to Uptown!­­­

Two-hour parking is available in the short term parking area on the ground floor. You will pay when you park at the lower level kiosk.

Upper Level Garage hours and rates are posted. You will receive a parking stub when you enter, and pay when you leave. Many business and restaurants validate your garage ticket with purchase, so take it with you.

Street Parking:

Metered parking is available on-street and in several parking lots. Meters take quarters and credit cards or you can pay using the passport parking app. Metered parking is enforced Monday through Friday and beginning at 5pm on Saturday. Once the time on the meter has expired, parked cars are subject to a parking ticket. Parking on Sunday is free.

  • Parking in the Justice Center Parking Garage is free after 5pm Friday through Sunday.
  • There is free street parking on several area streets; please read all signs.
  • Handicapped parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building.

Alternative parking information can be found at the West Chester Business Improvement District’s website.  There is plenty of metered parking on the streets surrounding Uptown!.