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Your Easy Route to Ballet Austin

Access Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center from Cesar Chavez by turning north onto San Antonio or Nueces. Access from 5th or 6th St. by turning south onto Nueces or Guadalupe. Ballet Austin is located on the corner of 3rd and San Antonio, 501 W. 3rd Street.

FREE PARKING - Available at two (2) locations

BALLET AUSTIN SURFACE LOT: Enter Ballet Austin’s surface lot via the alley entrances on San Antonio or Nueces Streets, coming northbound and southbound on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets or northbound and southbound on Nueces between 2nd & 3rd Streets | Spaces are available for FREE on first-come, first-served basis. Parking in the lot is reserved for those coming to take a class at Ballet Austin. Please do not park in executive parking spots or those marked with a blue sign.

CITY HALL PARKING GARAGE: Enter the City Hall Parking garage located on Guadalupe between W. Cesar Chavez and 2nd Streets | Available every day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cost = First 2 hours FREE with a validated parking ticket. (Parking after 5 p.m. is not covered with validation; visitors will be charged normal rates if their vehicles remain in the City Hall garage past 5 p.m.)

  • Bring your Austin City Hall garage ticket with you for validation at the front desk of the Butler Dance Education Center. NOTE: Parking past 5 p.m. CT does not qualify for validation by Ballet Austin.
  • NOTE: Austin City Council meetings on Thursday may affect available parking in this garage.

REDUCED RATE PARKING GARAGE OPTIONS - Available at two (2) locations while visiting Ballet Austin

GOOGLE BUILDING PARKING GARAGE (The Google Building is located directly south of Ballet Austin on the other side of the alley): You can park in the parking garage first and then purchase a chaser parking voucher at Ballet Austin’s check-in desk to reduce the 2-hour rates ($3 cash rate / $3.25 Credit Card rate). Parking in this location with this rate is available to Ballet Austin customers only. Each chaser voucher is good for TWO (2) HOURS in the garage. If you will be at Ballet Austin longer than two (2) hours you will pay the additional full rate.

  • Google Building Garage | Garage entrance is located on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets just south of the Ballet Austin alley | Cost = $3 cash rate / $3.25 Credit Card rate | Buy parking chaser vouchers in advance or after parking.

SILICON LABS GARAGE: This garage is temporarily unavailable for Ballet Austin students and customers. Please consider another downtown parking option. We will update this parking option when this garage becomes available again.


Bike racks are located directly outside the building at the corners of 3rd & San Antonio Streets and 3rd & Nueces Streets.

Various Capital Metro bus routes stop conveniently around Ballet Austin. Easy access to Ballet Austin by bus!


Available in Ballet Austin’s east parking lot; requires a proper permit. Violators will be ticketed at the owner’s expense.


Ongoing building and road construction projects around Ballet Austin’s studios may cause temporary changes in traffic patterns, along with changes in access to Ballet Austin’s east and west parking areas. Please note directional traffic signs for the best way to access our on-site parking spaces and drop off or pick up Ballet Austin Academy students as well as Pilates Center and Butler Center for Dance & Fitness clients during the completion of these projects.

NOTE:  Special events and festivals held in downtown Austin may periodically affect parking rates in the garages near Ballet Austin.

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