Visit the Butler Dance Education Center
Access Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center from Cesar Chavez, turning north onto San Antonio or Nueces, to access from 5th or 6th St., turning south on Nueces or Guadalupe. Ballet Austin is located on the corner of 3rd and San Antonio, 501 W. 3rd St.
Check out these convenient parking options near Ballet Austin, available to those coming to take a class:
FREE PARKING – Available at two (2) locations
- BALLET AUSTIN SURFACE LOT: Entrances located via alley coming northbound and southbound on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets or southbound on Nueces between 2nd & 3rd Streets | Available 24 hours, daily | Spaces are available for FREE on first-come, first served basis. Please do not parking in executive parking spots or those marked with a blue sign. Parking in the lot is reserved for those coming to take a class at Ballet Austin.
- 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.
$3 DOLLAR PARKING OPTIONS – Available at two (2) locations
- SILICON LABS: You can purchase $3 parking vouchers for the Silicon Labs parking garages (Building 400 and Building 200) at Ballet Austin’s reception desk, and both garages allow for discounted parking weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT. Silicon Labs’ parking vouchers do not expire.
- Silicon Labs 400 Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance at Ballet Austin during regular business hours.
- Silicon Labs 200 Building* | Garage entrance located on Colorado between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance at Ballet Austin during regular business hours.
*Back-up garage if Silicon Labs 400 garage is full.
- 500 W. 2ND STREET PARKING GARAGE (Google Building): You can park in the parking garage at 500 W. 2nd Street and then purchase $3 parking vouchers after parking at Ballet Austin’s reception desk to cover your charges. Parking in this location is available to Ballet Austin customers weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT and all day on weekends. Each $3 voucher is good for TWO (2) HOURS in the 500 W. 2nd Street garage. If you will be at Ballet Austin longer than two (2) hours consider parking at City Hall or Silicon Labs.
- 500 W. 2nd Street Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT and all day weekends | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance or after parking at Ballet Austin.
BIKES and BUSES
- 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. The nearest stop is located at 2nd & San Antonio Streets.
- Available in Ballet Austin’s east parking lot; requires a proper permit. Violators will be ticketed at the owner’s expense.
GENERAL PARKING GUIDANCE
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.