Parking & Directions
LOCATED ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE THEATRE AT OVATION PARKING STRUCTURE (1755 N HIGHLAND AVE, HOLLYWOOD, CA 90028).
The El Capitan Theatre will do a partial validation for the cost of your parking if you park at the Ovation Center, directly across the street from the theatre.
Please bring your parking stub from the Ovation Parking Structure to the theatre to have it validated.
Parking rates at the Ovation Parking Structure are $3.00 for up to 4 hours with validation from the El Capitan Theatre; $2.00 for every 20 minutes thereafter. The daily maximum is $20.00. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 PM to 2 AM parking is a flat rate of $20.00 upon entry, no validation will be accepted. The parking structure is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding Special Events.
The El Capitan Theatre reminds you to always drive safely. If you are unfamiliar with the area, please plan your trip in advance before you start driving. When using an online directional website or a navigational device in your vehicle, please use the following address to determine your directions to the parking structure: 1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028. Some recommended routes to the parking structure are as follows:
Coming from the North (San Fernando Valley)
Exit the southbound 101 Freeway at Highland Avenue (Hollywood Bowl Exit). Continue south on Highland Avenue to Johnny Grant Way. Turn right at Johnny Grant Way and proceed into the underground parking structure, just south of the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Coming from the West (Beverly Hills)
Take La Brea north to Franklin. Continue east (to the right) on Franklin Avenue to Highland Avenue. Turn right onto Highland Avenue and continue to Johnny Grant Way. Turn right at Johnny Grant Way and proceed into the underground parking structure, just south of the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Coming from the East (Orange County/ Downtown Los Angeles)
Going north on the 101 Freeway, exit Highland Avenue (Hollywood Bowl Exit). Keep right at fork in off-ramp (NOTE: SHARP TURN) Stay right onto Odin Street. Turn left on Highland Avenue. Turn right at Johnny Grant Way and proceed into the underground parking structure, just south of the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
The curb directly in front of the El Capitan Theatre is a loading/unloading zone. Rideshare services may drop guests here. (6838 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028)
For your convenience, public transportation options are available when visiting the El Capitan Theatre.
A Metro Red Line subway station is located across the street from the El Capitan Theatre in the Ovation Entertainment Complex. Red Line base fares are $1.75 for each one-way trip. The Red Line runs every 10-20 minutes between 4:30 AM and 1:20 AM even on weekends. Parking is available at most stations along the Red Line. For detailed trip fares and itineraries, please visit the Trip Planner at www.Metro.net.
Metrolink tickets can be purchased via the Metrolink App or at Ticket Vending Machines and include free transfers to Metro rail. The app sells all Metrolink ticket types and provides the quickest and easiest way to get onboard. In addition, Metrolink trains now include weekend operating hours and connect with the Red Line at Los Angeles Union Station. For Metrolink schedules and fares, please visit www.Metrolinktrains.com.