OPEN 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Weekdays: 8:00am to Midnight

Saturday: 8:00am to 1:00am

Sunday: Open 2 hours before curtain until the end of the last performance.

Automated payment stations available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Canal Entrance to the garage is only open evenings and weekends.

Freiman Lane is closed during the day, but open after 5 p.m and all day during weekends. The NAC parking garage entrances on Elgin/Slater and at Albert Street are open and not affected by renovations

Parking rates

Parking fees at the NAC are HST exempt.

Enter before 16:00 : $3.00 per half hour ($18.00 maximum)

Enter after 16:00 : $3.00 per half hour ($11.00 maximum)

24 hour period: $3.00 per half hour
($20.00 maximum)

Weekend Rates: $3.00 per half hour
($11.00 maximum)

Meter Rate: $1.00 per 10 min.

Monthly Rate: $250.00

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone at (613) 947-7000, extension 488, by fax at (613) 947-3934 or by email at

Nearby parking

World Exchange Plaza (indoor)
111 Albert St.

Sheraton Ottawa Hotel (indoor)
150 Albert Street

Place Bell Canada (indoor)
160 Elgin Street

Ottawa City Hall (indoor)
110 Laurier Avenue West

Shaw Centre - (ImPark) (indoor)
55 Colonel By Drive

For more alternatives, see Google Maps.

Bicycle parking

Find free bicycle parking in our indoor garage next to the main exit lane from level 3 to Queen Elizabeth Dr. (3 racks)


  • outside our administration offices on the sidewalk of MacKenzie Bridge (1 rack)
  • outside Le Café terrace by the canal (1 rack)