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                                                                                                        MAY 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
                        The Bushnell, Hartford - visit

                                             MAY 23, 2020 - 2:00pm
                  Palace Theatre, Stamford - visit
 GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE UP TO 20% FOR GROUPS OF 20+. CALL 203-964-1211 or 860-293-1039 FOR INFO.

Directions to THE BUSHNELL

The Bushnell is located in Downtown Hartford at:

166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06106

Click here for directions or use the following:

  • From the North or South, take I-91 to Exit 29A (Capitol Area). Go halfway around the rotary, and bear right onto Elm Street. Take the first left onto West Street. Turn right onto Capitol Avenue and continue one block to The Bushnell.
  • From the East, take I-84 West to Exit 50 (Main Street). At the second light, turn left onto Main Street. At the tenth light, turn right onto Capitol Avenue. Continue three blocks to The Bushnell.
  • From the West, take I-84 East to Exit 48B (Capitol Avenue/Asylum Street). Bear right onto Capitol Avenue. At the light, turn left onto Capitol Avenue. Continue one block to The Bushnell.

Important Parking Changes and Road Closures

With ongoing construction in the area, please be aware of signage and detours in the area. All changes to parking and road routes will be posted here and emailed to patrons. Please call the box office if you have any questions at (860) 987-5900.

The upper portion of the state parking lot, adjacent to the State Office Building (165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford) is closed and no longer available to patrons for Bushnell events. The lower portion of the state lot, indicated in green in the image below, remains open with a limited number of FREE spaces available. This lot can be accessed off Capitol Avenue and Buckingham Street.

NOTE: Some street parking and lots in the City may require payment.

Please allow ample time for parking and arrival to the theater. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Weekend and Weekday Evening Parking

Free parking is available in the State of Connecticut parking lots along Capitol Avenue.

Accessibile Parking

Please look for prominently displayed signage off of Capitol Avenue that will direct patrons displaying a valid accessible parking permit to spaces. Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Valet Parking

Valet service is located in front of The Bushnell off of Capitol Avenue. Valet is not available for weekday matinee performances.

Weekday Matinee Parking Information

Limited parking is available throughout the City during business hours. Patrons must provide ample time for parking and arrival to the theater.

Public parking options include, but are not limited to:

  • Off-Street Surface Lots - walking distance .1mi – 1mi
  • XL Center Parking Garage - walking distance .5mi
  • Connecticut Convention Center - walking distance .8mi
  • Union Train Station - walking distance .6 mi
  • For detailed parking locations throughout the City, please visit

*Please be aware that some street parking and lots in the City may require payment. Look for signage indicating whether or not your parking location requires payment. Provide ample time for parking and arrival to the theater. Valet parking is not available for weekday matinee performances.

Public Transportation

Taxi Service


CTfastrak & CTtransit


CTfastrak and CTtransit are great options for getting to downtown Hartford, including The Bushnell. CTfastrak is Connecticut’s new bus rapid transit system with frequent service and free parking in many locations. CTtransit has routes that serve downtown from the entire greater Hartford region.

All routes are in Google Maps, so it’s a great way to plan your trip! Click here to plan your trip, just enter your starting address and travel date/time for transit directions to the Bushnell.

Also, real time bus arrival information is available in the Hartford area to make your trip even easier, just download ‘TransitApp’ to your iOS or Android device and you’ll have accurate arrival and departure times right in your hand!


$3 parking at the Landmark Garage when you show your ticket stub

The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901

From I-95 Northbound
Take Exit 8, turn left off ramp on to Atlantic Street. The Palace Theatre will be on your left.

From I-95 Southbound
Take Exit 7, go to second light and turn right onto Atlantic Street.
The Palace Theatre is 4 blocks up on the left.

From Merritt Parkway
Take Exit 35, turn right onto High Ridge Road. Go 4.1 miles, High Ridge becomes Summer Street, which is one-way, to Broad Street. Turn left on to Broad Street, then take the first right on to Atlantic Street. The Palace Theatre will be on your right.


PARK FOR $3! The closest parking is across from the Palace Theatre, at Landmark Square Propark Garage (enter the garage on Atlantic or Broad Streets.).
Show your ticket stub and parking and pay just $3!

Other nearby parking lots are located on lower Summer Street (which is one-way Southbound) after the Majestic Cinema:

  • Summer Place Garage (enter on Summer Street, Broad Street or Washington Blvd Northbound)
  • Park Square West Garage (enter on Summer Street)
  • Wells Fargo Bank Garage (enter on Summer Street)