Directions/Parking

 

Proctors 
432 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
For detailed directions click the Proctors or Parking icons on the Google map.

For School bus drop-offs click here

Broadway Parking Garage
Free Parking on show days in the Broadway Parking Garage provided by Upstate Ford Dealers. Parking in the Broadway Garage is free weekdays after 5 p.m. and all weekend.

Street Parking and City Lots
Paid parking at on-street meters and kiosks, weekdays 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Free on-street parking, weekdays after 6 p.m. and all weekend. Free parking in downtown lots is available for two hours weekdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., all evening after 5 p.m. on weekdays, and all weekend (exceptions for event parking)

 

 

Visit the Schenectady Parking website to sign up for parking alerts, weather advisories, news and much more!

Pre-paid Parking
Want to ensure your spot? Pay now through our new LAZ Parking map. Select the show from the dropdown menu below and pre-pay for a parking spot in two area parking lots.

 

Tour Bus Parking for Broadway shows: Park and drop off on Broadway–in front of NYS Lottery Building Area there will be cones and bus signs. There is also room for 6 buses to corner of Hamilton Street. Additional bus parking on Broadway below Hamilton Street. OR drop off on State Street at the marquee and circle around via Clinton Avenue to park on Broadway as outlined above. 

Bus Parking for School Day Shows (PDF)

By Bus
From Downtown Albany: Take the 905 bus from the corner of Lodge St. and State St. and get off at the Train Station Stop in Schenectady.  This take approximately 57 minutes, no transfers necessary. 

From Troy, NYTake the 370 bus from the corner of River St. and Front St. and get off at the State St.  and  Clinton St stop. This takes approximately 50 minutes, no transfers necessary. 

From Saratoga Springs, NY:  Take the 450 bus from Broadway at Congress Park Centre and get off at State St, and Washington Ave – Gateway Plaza. Head east of State St for 8 minutes; Proctors will be on the right.  The bus ride takes approximately 46 minutes. 

Directions

From East, South or West
Take the NYS Thruway to Exit 25. From the exit take I-890 to Exit 5 (Broadway). From East turn right at the foot of ramp, left on West onto Broadway. Take Broadway to the second traffic light. Turn left for a pay parking lot; turn right onto S. Clinton St. for two more pay parking lots. For free garage parking, turn left at third light (Hamilton Street) and follow signs.
 
From North to South
Take Northway (I-87) South to Exit 6. Take Route 7 west into Schenectady to I-890 West.  Follow I-890 to Exit 5 (Broadway). Turn right off ramp onto Broadway to the third traffic light.  Turn left into the Garage for complimentary parking. The Garage is adjacent to Proctors. Enter the Proctors Arcade under the marquee next to New York State Lottery building. 

Car parking is free during shows, in the Metroplex parking garage at Broadway and Hamilton street, for Proctors patrons, sponsored by Upstate Ford Dealers

Tour Bus Parking for Broadway shows: Park and drop off on Broadway – in front of NYS Lottery Building Area will have cones and bus signs – room for 6 buses to corner of Hamilton Street. Additional bus parking on Broadway below Hamilton Street. 

Train:

School Buses: Directions and Parking / Drop Off

Bus Parking for School Day Shows

From the Thruway

• Leave the Thruway at Exit 25

• Follow I-890 to Exit 5

• Take Exit 5 and turn right onto Broadway

• Turn right onto Broadway north, follow signs for School Bus Route

• Turn right onto Millard Street which becomes Veeder Avenue

• Turn left onto Smith Street and follow directions from Proctors volunteers to Stratton Plaza, rear marquee entrance

• After dropping students turn left on Broadway and proceed to parking area

From Route 146 north of Schenectady

• Turn right onto Union Street.

• Turn Left onto Brandywine Avenue (Rt. 146)

• Enter I-890 at Exit 6

• Take Exit 5 onto Broadway

• Turn right onto Broadway north, follow signs for School Bus Route

• Turn right onto Millard Street which becomes Veeder Avenue

• Turn left onto Smith Street and follow directions from Proctors volunteers to Stratton Plaza, rear marquee entrance

• After dropping students turn left on Broadway and proceed to parking area

From Route 5 to Brandywine Avenue

• From Brandywine Avenue enter I-890 at Exit 6

• Take Exit 5 onto Broadway

• Turn right onto Broadway north, follow signs for School Bus Route

• Turn right onto Millard Street which becomes Veeder Avenue

• Turn left onto Smith Street and follow directions from Proctors volunteers to Stratton Plaza, rear marquee entrance.

• After dropping students turn left on Broadway and proceed to parking area

From Route 50, Scotia, and Points West

• Use the Western Gateway Bridge (Route 5)

• Turn right onto Washington Avenue

• Enter I-890 at Exit 4

• Take Exit 5 onto Broadway

• Turn left onto Broadway north, follow signs for School Bus Route

• Turn right onto Millard Street which becomes Veeder Avenue

• Turn left onto Smith Street and follow directions from Proctors volunteers to Stratton Plaza, rear marquee entrance

• After dropping students turn left on Broadway and proceed to parking area