Directions & Parking

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Valley Performing Arts Center: 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8448

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Directions to VPAC or Great Hall

VPAC or the Great Hall is located at the corner of Nordhoff and Lindley in Northridge, CA and is part of the CSUN ( Cal State Northridge) campus.

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B1 LOT PARK, RIDE (Shuttle) and WALK

The Park and Ride Option places you in the B1 Parking Lot located close to VPAC or Great Hall. You have the option to take an 8 - 10 minute walk or ride the FREE ROUND TRIP SHUTTLE. The shuttle will drop you off directly in front of the VPAC South Entrance AND pick you up after the performance transporting you back to the B1 Parking Lot.

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Pay $6 Cash to the Parking Attendant.

  • There are LIMITED number of Accessible Parking located on the D1 LOT or Nordhoff Service Road.
  • Proceed to the B1 Parking Lot, the Accessible Parking spots are located on the East end of the lot bordering Etiwanda Ave. and you can take the Free Shuttle from the B1 Lot (see below).

G3 Stucture PARK and WALK 

The Park and Walk Option gets you to the parking area a tad closer to the VPAC. Please know that you will be enjoying a 10 - 15 minute walk and make sure to allow yourself enough time to park and walk. 

 Driving Directions to Plaza del Sol

Plaza del Sol is an intimate 500-seat theater located in the University Student Union (USU) area of California State University Northridge (CSUN). It is located on the east side of campus just North of Prairie Street.

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G3 Structure of G3 Lot to PARK and WALK

The Park and Walk Option gets you to the parking areas closest to the Plaza del Sol. Please know that you will be enjoying a 10 minute walk and make sure to allow yourself enough time to park and walk.

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Parking ($6.00)

Purchase Parking Permit Online*

*Additional $0.98 convenience fee.

The online parking permit link is currently unavailable. The site is undergoing maintenance and upgrades. We apologize for the inconvenience. We expect the site to be operational within the next couple of weeks. Parking permits are available for purchase at any of our information booths. Also, permit sellers will be posted inside Lots B1 and D1 for your convenience, prior to the start of the performance.

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Parking for the Valley Performing Arts Center is in lot B1 on Nordhoff St and Darby Ave. Parking Permits are required at all times, in all lots. Parking passes are $6.00 and are good until midnight of the day purchased. Parking passes may be purchased at machines within each parking structure or lot, as well as the Information Booths on Darby Ave & Prairie Street or Nordhoff & Lindley Avenue. Please leave the parking permit on your vehicle's dashboard. 

From there, patrons may take our free Shuttle Service right to the door.

Parking for Plaza del Sol is located in the G3 parking structure. The G3 structure is accessed by entering Prairie Street from Zelzah Avenue. Valley Performing Arts Center patrons may also park in G3, however, shuttle service is only provided to/from B1. 

Avoid the hassle and purchase parking ahead of time using our Prepaid Parking Program!

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Accessible Parking

ADA IconsAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Parking permit required. Visitors requiring accommodations for a disability, call venue info number at least two weeks in advance. Vehicles with the handicap placard are still required to have a parking permit.

Limited Accessible Parking and Drop-Off is located on the *D1 Parking Lot in front of the Valley Performing Arts Center on the corner of Lindley Avenue and Nordhoff Street.

Note: ADA spaces in D1 usually fill up an hour to an hour and a half before performances 

Accessible Parking information

Public Transportation

For information on bus service to the Valley Performing Arts Center, please contact the MTA at 323.GO.METRO or visit their website: You can also use the Metro's Trip Planner for those using public transportation.

Also, the Metrolink's Ventura County Line stops at the Northridge Station located about 1 mile from the Valley Performing Arts Center then you can connect via a Metro Buses, LADOT - Dash and the Cal State University Northridge Shuttle.