Public Transit To The Paramount

We highly encourage using public transportation to get to the venue!

  • Take BART to the 19th Street Oakland Station. Exit at the 20th Street / Broadway Exit.  The theatre is about a 5 minute walk from the station at 2025 Broadway.
  • Plan a trip to the Paramount via public transportation and find transit routes and services here.

Driving Directions

Driving Directions From San Francisco:

  • Go east across Bay Bridge
  • Bay Bridge becomes I-80 East
  • Take the I-880 South ramp towards Alameda/Airport/San Jose
  • Take the W. Grand Ave exit
  • Head east on W. Grand Ave
  • Turn right on Broadway Ave
  • The theatre is located on your right at 2025 Broadway

From Marin, Berkeley, Richmond, Or Sacramento:

  • FROM MARIN, I-580 E/Richmond San Rafael Bridge puts you on I-80 West
  • From I-80 West take 580 East to 980 West
  • From 980 West take the 18th Street Exit
  • Merge onto Brush Street
  • Turn left onto 17th Street
  • Turn left onto Broadway
  • The theatre is located on your left at 2025 Broadway

From Concord Or Walnut Creek:

  • Take I-680 South to Hwy 24 West ramp towards Oakland/Lafayette
  • Merge onto Hwy 24 West
  • After going through the Caldecott Tunnel, Hwy 24 becomes I-980 West
  • From I-980 W. take the 27th Street exit towards W. Grand Avenue
  • Merge onto Northgate Avenue
  • Turn left onto W. Grand Avenue
  • Turn right onto Telegraph Avenue
  • Turn left onto 20th Street
  • Turn left onto Broadway/Broadway Auto Row
  • This will bring you right in front of the theatre

From The South Bay (San Jose, Fremont, Castro Valley):

  • Take I-880 North towards Oakland
  • Take the Broadway exit towards Downtown Oakland
  • Stay to the right at the fork in the ramp
  • Merge onto Broadway
  • Broadway becomes Broadway/Broadway Auto Row
  • Stay on Broadway to 21st Street, and you will be in front of the theatre

Parking Near The Paramount

While the Paramount Theatre does not have any parking of its own, it is surrounded by several major parking facilities. Please check hours of operation before parking to confirm garage remains open for the full length of the event.

Parking is available at the City of Oakland's Telegraph Plaza Garage located at 2100 Telegraph Avenue (at 21st Street). The garage is directly across the street from the Paramount Theatre's Box Office and 21st Street entrance. Entrance to the lot may be accessed via Telegraph Avenue. The payment kiosk for the parking lot is located at the right as you enter. Payment is required when you park. You can also pay by using the ParkMobile app or text "Park" to 77223. If you don't have a smart phone, please call 877-727-5718. The lot is Zone# 65354. Please see parking poster for additional information.

There is also limited designated street parking available on the blocks surrounding the Paramount Theatre.

Additional parking facilities in the area

  • Franklin Plaza Lot - located on 19th between Franklin and Broadway
  • Douglas Parking Lot - located on 21st and Broadway (enter on 21st)
  • 18th and San Pablo
  • 17th and San Pablo