The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is located at 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans, LA 70112. It is just southeast of Interstate 10 in the Central Business District of New Orleans. To get there from I-10 from the northeast, take Exit 235B for Canal Street toward Superdome. When taking I-10 from the northwest, take Exit 13B-A to Dave Dixon Drive.
- The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, located in New Orlean’s Central Business District, was the largest ever stadium reconstruction project in the United States, rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina.
- The are seven parking garages and two surface lots adjacent to the Superdome and the Smoothie King Center, which are all part of the SMG-managed complex.
- These Superdome parking options only accommodate up to 7,000 cars, whereas the stadium itself has a 72,002 maximum capacity!
- Parking at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is typically $30-$50 for Saints games. All on-site Superdome parking is cash only.
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New Orleans Saints Parking
The Saints are playing the 2016 season at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Parking for Saints games is available at the Superdome and Smoothie King Center parking garages and surface lots and fill up quickly. Also, not every parking garage and lot are available for every event.
- Tailgating is prohibited in all Superdome garages and lots. You may want to check out nearby parking alternatives or Champions Square events if you want to tailgate before Saints games.
- Parking at the Superdome garages and surface lots has garnered some mixed reviews. Some say navigating the garages is confusing and hectic, whereas some said it was a smooth experience. The one thing everyone agrees on is to make sure you arrive early. No matter what, parking for a Saints game is going to be crowded. But the earlier you go, the less stressful the experience will be.
- Q: What time do the parking lots open?
- A: 5 hours before kick-off for Saints games.
- Q: Where can I find oversize parking for a bus or RV?
- A: Surface Lot 3, located just west of the Champions Garage, can accommodate oversize parking for $75. However, this particular lot fills up very quickly, according to the Superdome’s parking office.
- Q: Can I bring a water bottle into the Supedome?
- A: No – the Superdome prohibits any bottles or cans when entering the stadium. Find more about prohibited items at the stadium.
- Q: How about parking for other Superdome events?
- A: Parking rates and options differ depending on the event. For more information, check out the event pages for each specific event.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome Parking Maps
Saints Parking Map
Below are the official parking and traffic maps for the 2016 Saints season at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Official Stadium Parking Map
Below is the Saints parking map of the SMG-managed complex. Click here for a larger version of the map below.
All Lots and Garages
Superdome Parking Reservations Map
Best Place to Park at Mercedes-Benz Superdome
The garages and lots located at the Superdome are certainly the closest, but can become really crowded and sell out quickly. There are plenty of garages and lots within walking distance of the stadium, but the Heal Garage at 300 Lasalle Street offers tons of inventory, is within close walking distance on the stadium, and allows parkers to reserve spots in advance to ensure you’ll have a parking spot for the game.
Parking Options for Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Superdome and Smoothie King Center Parking
|Lot/Garage Name||Rate||Distance to Gate||Walking Time||GPS||StreetView|
|Garage #1||Varies||300 Feet||1 Mins||Go!|
|Garage #1A||Varies||500 Feet||2 Mins||Go!|
|Garage #2||Varies||250 Feet||1 Mins||Go!|
|Garage #2A||Varies||450 Feet||2 Mins||Go!|
|Garage #5||Varies||.2 Mi||4 Mins||Go!|
|Garage #6||Varies||.1 Mi||3 Mins||Go!|
|Champions Garage||Varies||.2 Mi||4 Mins||Go!|
|Lot 3||Varies||.3 Mi||5 Mins||Go!|
|Lot 4||Varies||.4 Mi||8 Mins||Go!|
Nearby Public Parking Lots and Garages
|Lot/Garage Name||Rate||Distance to Gate||Walking Time||GPS||Reserve Parking||StreetView|
|Girod Garage||Varies||.3 Mi||6 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|J Lot||Varies||.6 Mi||12 Mins||Go!||N/A|
|1741 Poydras St Lot||Varies||.2 Mi||4 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|Heal Garage||Varies||.4 Mi||7 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|City Hall Garage||Varies||.2 Mi||5 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|The BartPark Lot||Varies||.5 Mi||9 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|Family Lot||Varies||.4 Mi||8 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|Howard Avenue Lot||Varies||.7 Mi||15 Mins||Go!||N/A|
|First Bank and Trust Tower||Varies||.5 Mi||10 Mins||Go!||N/A|
|Exchange Centre Garage||Varies||.6 Mi||13 Mins||Go!||N/A|
|1000 Perdido St Lot||Varies||.5 Mi||10 Mins||Go!||N/A|
|275 Lasalle St Garage||Varies||.4 Mi||8 Mins||Go!||N/A|
|Union Passenger Terminal Lot||Varies||.6 Mi||12 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
|Matthews Lot||Varies||.3 Mi||7 Mins||Go!||Book Now|
- Tailgating is prohibited in all garages and lots.
- Unauthorized tailgating will result in ejection from the garage or lot.
- Outside food and beverages are also prohibited for entry into the stadium.
- Check out the options for alternatives at Champions Square for pre-game fun!
Check out the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority website for planning your route to and from the game using public transportation. A public transportation stop is located on Poydras Street across from Gate A Ground Level. Bus 84 and 16 offer service to the Poydras Street stop.
Parking for guests with disabilities is located on the top and bottom levels of each garage with wheelchair accessible ramps. Additionally, there is parking available in Lot 3 along the fence closest to the Smoothie King Center. To gain access to ADA parking, proper vehicle registration is required as well as a current disabled placard with a matching identification card. To request specific ADA parking information for a particular event, contact guess services at (504) 587-3663.
Official Mercedes-Benz Superdome Parking Page – The Saints’ Official parking page, which is includes locations, and directions. Pricing is typically available close to event date, but all lots are cash only.
SpotHero – SpotHero is an on-demand parking reservation services that operates in New Orleans, with plenty of inventory near the Superdome.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome Yelp Page – Get some great tips from fellow Saints fans on the Superdome!Read reviews and hear it from the people.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome A-Z Guide – An indexed guide answering all your questions about various topics for game day at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.