Directions & Parking

The North Charleston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Charleston Area Convention Center are located between International Blvd and Montague Avenue at Interstate 526 in North Charleston. Below are directions traveling from the South, North, East and West.

Directions

From the South (Coming from Savannah/Hilton Head Area)

Take Interstate 95 North to Hwy 17 North (to Charleston). Follow Hwy 17 North to Interstate 526 East (to North Charleston.). Take the Montague Avenue exit off of I-526. If you are attending an event at the Coliseum or Performing Arts Center, at the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Montague Avenue, the Coliseum and PAC are located on your left. If you are attending an event at the Convention Center, at the bottom of the ramp, go straight through the traffic light. At the next light, turn right onto International Blvd, the Convention Center is located on your right.

From the North (Coming from Myrtle Beach/Georgetown Area)

Take Hwy 17 South to Interstate 526 West (to North Charleston). Follow I-526 past the I-526/I-26 Interchange. Take the first exit past the Interchange for International Blvd, Montague Avenue, and Charleston Int’l Airport. If you are attending an event at the Coliseum or Performing Arts Center, at the bottom of the ramp, go straight through the traffic light, following the signs for Montague Avenue. At the next light, turn left onto Montague Avenue, the Coliseum and PAC are located on your left. If you are attending an event at the Convention Center, at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto International Blvd, and the Convention Center is located on your right.

From the West (Coming from Greenville/Columbia area)

Follow Interstate 26 East to Exit 212B (I-526 West, Savannah/Airport). Take the first exit off of I-526 (for International Blvd, Montague Avenue, and Charleston Int’l Airport.) If you are attending an event at the Coliseum or Performing Arts Center, at the bottom of the ramp, go straight through the traffic light, following the signs for Montague Avenue. At the next light, turn left onto Montague Avenue, the Coliseum and PAC are located on your left. If you are attending an event at the Convention Center, at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto International Blvd, and the Convention Center is located on your right.

From the East (Coming from Downtown Charleston area)

Follow Interstate 26 West to Exit 213 (Montague Avenue). Turn left onto Montague Avenue. If you are attending an event at the Coliseum or Performing Arts Center, follow Montague Avenue past International Blvd, the Coliseum and PAC entrance is located on your right. If you are attending an event at the Convention Center, follow Montague Avenue to International Blvd; turn right onto International Blvd. The Convention Center is located on your left.

Parking

General Info

The North Charleston Coliseum & PAC parking lots are located off of Montague Ave. and International Blvd. The cost for parking on event days is $10 per car, cash or card. For larger vehicles, higher rates will apply. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to limited amount of parking spaces, parking advisories are occasionally issued. Check our website event pages for current parking advisories, or join our NCC/PAC All-Access Email Alerts to have them sent directly to your email. Be sure to also follow our social media for the latest parking updates & advisories. 

For questions regarding the applicable parking rates and rules, please contact:

  • Mark Cruse 
    Facility Parking Manager
    (843) 554-3887
    Email

The street address for the North Charleston Coliseum is:

5001 Coliseum Drive,
North Charleston, SC 29418

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About CARTA

The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is a public transportation system dedicated to providing affordable transit to the Charleston community through four services – fixed routes, Tel-A-Ride, flex/demand service and express routes. CARTA services Charleston and the surrounding areas including West Ashley, North Charleston and Mount Pleasant.

Coming Soon in 2021!

Pardon our dust while we undergo major construction of our new parking garage. The new 2,000-space parking garage, expected to be completed by early 2021, will free up surface parking and better accommodate the high number of visitors to the North Charleston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center.