Getting Here

Coming on 35W

Going North:
Exit U of M- West Bank. At the stoplight, turn right. The Southern is on the first block on your left.

Going South:
Exit Washington Ave. At the stoplight, turn left. Cross freeway overpass. The Southern is on the first block on your left

Coming on 94

Going East:
Take 35W North. Exit U of M- West Bank from 35N. At stop light, turn right. The Southern is on the first block on your left.

Going West:
Exit Cedar Ave. At stoplight, turn right. Follow Cedar through the shopping district to where the street curves to the left. Pass through stoplight at Washington Ave. and Cedar Ave. The Southern is on the right.

Coming by Bus

Take the 252, 118, 22, 7 or 3 towards downtown Minneapolis and get off at Cedar Ave and Washington.

Coming by Green Line
Get off at the West Bank Station and take the stairs up to Cedar Ave, walk north on Cedar Ave around the curve and The Southern Theater will be on your right.


Public Parking is located in the Courtyard Marriott Ramp located next to The Southern Theater, 1500 Washington Ave S. A special discount is applied for patrons of the Southern Theater ($5.50 for 4 hours in the ramp)! You can follow the steps below to pay for your spot in the ramp.

1. Enter the Ramp 
2. Park
3. Remember License Plate #
4. Proceed to the Southern Theater 
5. Once at the theater, scan the QR Code posted immediately to the left of the theater's entrance. You will be prompted to enter your License Plate # and payment information
6. Click Purchase
7. You will receive a text message confirming your vehicle details and parking timeframe

Metered parking is also available on the streets surrounding the theater: Washington Ave, S 15th Ave, and Cedar Ave.