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The Ford

2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Get Directions

Please note: due to the installation of bollards on Highland Ave. off-ramp on the 101 South., Google directions for audience coming from the 101/170 from the North are incorrect.
 Please use one of these two routes when parking at The Ford:

Coming through the San Fernando Valley or from the North via US 101:

Take US 101-S to Lankershim exit and turn left on Ventura Blvd. Ventura turns into Cahuenga Blvd. Follow Cahuenga and turn left on Pilgrimage Bridge. At the next light, go straight into the parking lot.


Take US 101-S to Cahuenga Blvd exit and turn left on Cahuenga.  Continue on Cahuenga north until you reach The Ford parking lot. Turn right into the parking lot.

When Should I Arrive?

We suggest arriving at least one hour prior to your performance.

Gates open 90 minutes prior to the performance.


Off-site parking & free shuttle*

Avoid being blocked in and park off site. No reservations required.

*Off-site parking and shuttle service are not available for daytime events

Shuttle service starts two hours before show time and runs approximately every 20 minutes, ending once the show begins. The shuttle does not run throughout the show. When the show is over, catch the shuttle at the front gates; follow signs and staff directions.

Shuttle pick-up locations:

Universal City/Studio City Metro Station from the “Shuttle/Passenger Loading” area (3913 Lankershim Blvd, Studio City 91604).

  • Onsite parking rate: $3 daily flat fee. Pay for parking at the on-site kiosk, with the Metro Parking mobile app or online at

Ovation Hollywood shopping center (formerly Hollywood & Highland) from Orange Court, located on Level Two off of Orange Dr., between Hollywood Blvd. and Franklin Ave (1736 N Orange Dr, Los Angeles 90028)

  • Onsite parking rates: $6 every hour. Daily Maximum of $20. Or up to 2 hours for $3 with validation by participating shops and restaurants at Ovation Hollywood. The Ford does not provide validation.


Go Metro


The Metro B Line (Red) provides service between downtown Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, connecting Union Station, the Mid-Wilshire area, Hollywood, and North Hollywood. Exit from the Universal City/Studio City Station or the Ovation Hollywood shopping center (formerly Hollywood & Highland).

Free shuttle service from the train

A free shuttle service picks up from:

  • Universal City/Studio City Metro Station from the “Shuttle/Passenger Loading” area

  • Ovation Hollywood from Orange Court, located on Level Two off of Orange Dr., between Hollywood Blvd. and Franklin Ave.

Find further Shuttle details on this page.


Metro bus lines #222 and #224 serve The Ford.

Plan your trip

Use Metro’s Trip Planner or call 323 GO METRO (323 466 3876) to check availability and departure times.


Ride Share drop-off and pick-up

Drop-off and pick-up is near the entrance to The Ford parking lot (at Cahuenga Blvd East and Pilgrimage Bridge).

On-site parking

Parking at The Ford is limited and stacked. 

When your car is stack parked, cars are parked in front of and behind you. You will not be able to leave until the event is over. If the lot is full, you will be redirected to an off-site parking option (details on this page).

Parking rates (credit card payments are strongly encouraged):

  • Motorcycle: $7.00

  • Carpool (3 or more people): $10.00

  • Accessible Parking: $10.00 (valid disabled placard/plates required)

  • Standard (2 or fewer people): $15.00

  • Family shows: $5.00

There are 9 accessible parking places; a parking attendant will direct you. Visit our Accessibility page for more information.