Directions & Parking

8003 Regency Parkway
Cary, NC 27518

Directions

From 40 West (Wilmington) and 70 West (Goldsboro):

  •  Follow 40 West towards Durham
  • Take US 1 South to Sanford Exit (293-A)
  • Pass Crossroads Exit
  • Pass Cary Parkway Exit
  • Take Tryon Road Exit (98-A)
  • Turn right at light onto Regency Parkway
  • Follow Regency Parkway around to the right when the road splits
  • Amphitheatre is the 2nd entrance on your left.

From Raleigh-Inner beltline:

  •  440 turns into US 1 South, which goes towards Sanford
  • Pass Crossroads Exit
  • Pass Cary Parkway Exit
  • Take Tryon Rd. Exit (98-A)
  • Turn right at light onto Regency Parkway
  • Follow Regency Parkway around to the right when the road splits
  • Amphitheatre is the 2nd entrance on your left

From Cary:

  •  Go down Kildaire Farm Road
  • Turn right onto Tryon Road (Hospital on the right)
  • Take left at light on to Regency Parkway
  • Follow Regency Parkway around to the right when the road splits
  • Amphitheatre is the 2nd entrance on your left

From Chapel Hill and Durham:

  •  Take 40 East towards Raleigh
  • Stay on 40 East, do not exit on to Wade Ave.
  • Take US 1 South to Sanford Exit (293-A)
  • Pass Crossroads Exit
  • Pass Cary Parkway Exit
  • Take Tryon Rd. Exit (98-A)
  • Turn right at light onto Regency Parkway
  • Follow Regency Parkway around to the right when the road splits
  • Amphitheatre is the 2nd entrance on your left

From 64 West (Apex)

  • . 64 West turns into Tryon Road.
  • Pass Exit 404 A & B
  • Take a right at the 1st light on to Regency Parkway
  • Follow Regency Parkway around to the right when the road splits
  • Amphitheatre is the 2nd entrance on your left

From US 1 South (Sanford)

  • Go North on US 1 towards Raleigh
  • Take Tryon Road Exit (98-A)
  • Take first right at the light on to Regency Parkway
  • Follow Regency Parkway around to the right when the road splits
  • Amphitheatre is the 2nd entrance on your left

Parking

Koka Booth Amphitheatre is pleased to offer free parking for the majority of events in the venue owned lots located outside the Amphitheatre's main gate/box office. Our parking lots typically open 1 hour prior to show time.

Area businesses may charge patrons to park in their lots and fees may range from $5 – $15. Any parking fee charged by these private vendors is not endorsed by Koka Booth Amphitheatre or the Town of Cary.

Vehicles parked incorrectly or left overnight (not relocated prior to 9 a.m. the following day) may be ticketed or towed. 

Helpful Tips:

  • Arrive early! Parking lots typically open 1 hour before the gates open.
  • Carpooling & Ride Share is encouraged.
  • Please follow the signs & direction of our parking staff.
  • Take note of what lot you parked in & what gate you entered through for an easier exit plan.
  • Check the event page on our website on the day of the event for the most updated information on what you are allowed to bring in to the venue.
  • Always have a photo ID with you.
  • Enjoy the show!

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Preferred Parking

A limited number of preferred parking spaces located outside the main gate entrance. Please note: Preferred Parking is not available for all events.

PURCHASE IN ADVANCE OF THE EVENT:

A limted number of Preferred Parking passes are available for $15.00 in advance of the event. You may purchase a preferred parking pass through the box office in person, by phone thru Etix or online at etix.com. PLEASE NOTE: Online & Phone sales will cut off 10 days before the event to allow time to mail the parking pass.

Our parking lots are shared with our Business neighbors therefore only a limited number of parking spaces are available in advance of the Day of the event.

PURCHASE ON THE DAY OF EVENT:

Patrons may upgrade to preferred parking upon arrival for $20.00 cash if space is available.

Accessible Parking

A limited number of spaces are available in the Accessible parking lot located across from the main gate and box office. A valid accessible hang tag or license plate must be displayed in order to park in this lot. Patrons will be parked on a first come first served basis. This lot is free of charge unless otherwise noted on the event page.

Ride Share

Pick up & Drop off Zone

If using Taxi Service/ Uber / Lyft or dropping of a friend/family member

Koka Booth Amphitheatre has a DESIGNATED drop off & pick up area for patrons using a Ride Share  service. For the safety of all patrons please follow the signs to this designated area when arriving at the venue. Please do not drop off or pick up in any other areas.

Tailgating

We know that part of your event experience may be mingling with friends in the parking lot.

  • Tailgating must be confined to the rear of your vehicle and not interfere with the parking of other vehicles.
  • Tents and canopies are not permitted.
  • Due to the risk of fire, open flame fires and charcoal grills are prohibited. Small gas-controlled grills are allowed on concrete surfaces unless there are temporary fire bans in effect.
  • We ask that you help keep the parking lot clean and use our trash cans and recycle bins provided near the venue gates.

$5 Parking

Select Events Booth Amphitheatre hosts such as but not limited to Diwali Festival & Oktoberfest charge a $5.00 CASH ONLY fee per car to park in our parking lots. Please check the event page for the event you are attending for specific parking information.

RV Parking

We cannot accommodate RV Parking.

Passenger Bus Parking

We can accommodate Bus Parking during the NC Chinese Lantern Festival only.  When possible please call ahead 919-462-2025 and let us know what night you are attending.

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