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Directions and Parking Information

It's best to come to the Flower Show early! Here is the general information if you are driving and need directions or need to park your vehicle in Downtown Providence.

On-Street Parking

In addition to more than 40 parking lots and garages, downtown Providence has over 1,100 on-street parking spaces. The meters are in effect from Monday-Saturday, 8am-6pm. Parking is FREE all other times. Most streets have meters, with the exceptions of Memorial Drive and Kennedy Plaza. Certain streets (Empire, Green, Claverick, Weybosset, Broadway) feature multi-space meters which require the display of a receipt on the dashboard. Instructions are posted on the meters. Many, though not all, of the multi-space meters accept Visa and Mastercard.

Parking Garages & Lots

The Rhode Island Convention Center offers a parking charge for events. Please contact the Garage directly (401-458-6338) for the latest event parking charges at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Most downtown lots maintain a consistent event parking charge. For names, locations, and contact numbers for downtown lots, check out the Downtown Providence business directory.

Map and Directions

From the North: Attleboro, Boston, Lawrence, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine

Rhode Island Interstate 95 South to Exit 22A. Follow the signs towards Downtown/Convention Center. Pass the first light (Memorial Blvd) and turn on next right (Exchange St). Make another turn right (Exchange Terrace) and after the next light, the Convention Center and Westin Hotel will immediately be on your right.

From the South and East: Seekonk, Cape Cod, Province Town, New London, Connecticut, New York

Rhode Island Interstate 95 North to Exit 22A. Follow the signs towards Downtown/Convention Center. At the light, turn right (Francis Street). Next light, tun right (West Exchange Street) the Convention Center and Westin Hotel will immediately be on your right.

From the West: Worcester, Leominster, Springfield, Hartford, New Britain, Connecticut

Take Rhode Island Route 6 East and merge to the Rhode Island Route 10 North Exit East. Continue to the Providence Downtown Exit. Pass the first light (Memorial Blvd) and turn on next right (Exchange St). Make another turn right (Exchange Terrace) and after the next light, the Convention Center and Westin Hotel will immediately be on your right.

 


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