Bridgestone Arena is known for being one of the busiest venues in North America, hosting the Nashville Predators and other famous events such as the CMA Awards. Getting to and finding parking near Bridgestone Arena can be difficult if you’re not well prepared.
Our Bridgestone Arena Parking Guide will provide you with everything you need to know for finding convenient and cheap, or even free, game day parking. Take a look at some of the best deals in the area and even reserve a space online ahead of time so that you can get into your event with your sanity intact and a few extra dollars in your wallet!
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Bridgestone Arena Online Parking Reservations
Explore parking options near Bridgestone Arena and use SpotHero to book a space in advance!
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Parking Near Bridgestone Arena
Finding cheap parking near Bridgestone Arena is possible if you know where to look. If you’re willing to walk just a few blocks to the arena you can save as much as $15 on parking, enough for a few extra hot dogs at the game. The table below highlights a few of these options, and their distances from the venue.
|Lot Name||Price Range||Reserve Parking?||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|134 Rosa Parks Blvd – Cathedral Lot||$10||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|5th Ave of Arts Garage||$10||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|Renaissance Hotel – Valet (weekdays only)||$12||Book Now!||0.3 mi||7 mins|
|Hyatt Place Hotel – Valet||$15||Book Now!||0.6 mi||12 mins|
|139 7th Ave N – Lot #185||$15||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|123 8th Ave S – Lot #6066||$20||Book Now!||0.2 mi||4 mins|
|173 7th Ave. N – Lot #186||$15||Book Now!||0.3 mi||7 Mins|
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The Predators website makes a few parking recommendations that can be helpful for game day. There is an official parking garage attached the Bridgestone Arena, but spaces are limited and generally restricted to permitted parkers.
For all Predator games at Bridgestone Arena, Lot R at Nissan Stadium will be open for free parking with optional round trip shuttle service for only $3 per person (pending conflicts with LP Nissan Stadium events). There are 1,075 parking spaces available at this location, which is easily accessible from I-65/I-24 via Exit 84 (Shelby Avenue). On Bridgestone Arena event dates, Lot R will be available from two hours before the event until 2 am. Shuttles will operate on 10-minute loops from two hours before an event until midnight.
Other parking solutions offered by the Predators are as follows:
|Lot Name||Price Range||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|Pinnacle Garage||$15||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|First Baptist Church||$15||0.2 mi||4 mins|
|Bridgestone Arena Garage||permit only||connected to building||–|
Bridgestone Arena Parking Map
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Guests who fail to abide by Arena policies, state and federal law are subject to ejection from the facility. Guests in violation of Arena policy will be asked to correct their behavior, if they fail to do so in a timely fashion ejection will occur.
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The Music City Circuit serves many downtown destinations including Bridgestone Arena, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Ryman Auditorium, Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC), Farmers’ Market, Country Music Hall of Fame, Historic Second Avenue, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Bicentennial Mall, Gulch bars and restaurants, the Richard H. Fulton Complex, downtown hotels and other downtown attractions and landmarks.
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Accessible Entrances are located at the 5th Avenue Broadway Entrance, the Demonbreun Entrance, and at all five (5) entry points in the 6th Avenue Garage. Disabled Parking is available in the 6th Avenue Garage. The spaces are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Bridgestone Arena Website >> Get all the information you need to know for when you attend events and games at the arena!
SpotHero.com >> Compare parking options near Bridgestone Arena and book a guaranteed space ahead of time with this online parking reservation service.
Bridgestone Arena Parking >> Access information on how and where to park around the Bridgestone Arena. Also, you can purchase parking tickets through this website.
TDOT’s smart map >> Get the most up-to-date traffic reports so you can get to the arena on time.