The only parking structure within the venue that is available for public parking is the Franklin Garage. Parking spaces are limited and sold in advance only. Cost is $75 per day. Franklin Garage parking pass can be purchased here.
The following parking structures within the venue are NOT open for paid public parking during the event weekend: Millender Garage, Center Garage, Port Atwater Garage, Beaubien Garage, and River East Garage.
There are many surface lots and alternate parking structures located within the Downtown Detroit area available for event parking.
Below are additional resources to assist you with parking and navigation.
Detroit People Mover
The Detroit People Mover is the best option for determining a parking location outside of the venue. By utilizing the People Mover, you can exit the transit system at the Renaissance Center station, putting you directly inside the venue footprint.
Note: There is a $.75 fee for a one-way trip. Tokens for the People Mover can be purchased at the station. Cash transactions only; there are no ATMs in the stations. For more information and to see parking locations near each stop, please visit the People Mover website.
The QLine is a free transportation option along Woodward Avenue that connects Downtown Detroit with Midtown, New Center and North End. The QLine allows guests to park outside of Downtown Detroit during race weekend, and provides a free ride that will get them close to the track. Those using the Q-Line will get off the transit at Congress stop #1.
Park Detroit App
Download the Park Detroit App for information on parking locations around Downtown Detroit. The app allows you to pre-purchase and reserve your parking. We suggest utilizing the Park Detroit App to determine parking locations, along with the Detroit People Move or QLine to get close to the venue. Note - this vendor is not affiliated with the Detroit Grand Prix.
Ride Share & Bus Drop Off Locations
There are three locations outside the venue that are designated as Ride Share drop off locations (Lyft, Uber, etc.) as well as bus and limo drop-off locations.
- West Location: along Fort Street, between Washington and Shelby. While there is no specific address, it is between the 200 and 300 blocks of West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226
- North Location: Checker’s Bar at 124 Cadillac Square, Detroit, MI 48226
- East Location: between Jefferson and Woodbridge. Detroit, MI 48226