The Howard has 3 parking options available for customers. Neighborhood street parking is limited and it is strongly recommended that you purchase parking in advance:

• Premium Valet Parking
• Self Parking
• Valet Parking/Shuttle Service

Prepaid parking passes are available for purchase on Ticketmaster when purchasing your ticket online or by phone.


The Howard Self Parking Lot A is a safe, secure and well lit parking lot located less than 1 block away from the Theatre on the corner of 7th and T Streets, NW. (1840 7th Street, NW)

Patrons will drive directly to Lot A where a valet attendant will direct Patron to an open parking space. Patron will then walk 1/2 block to the Theatre.

After the show, Patron will retrieve his/her own car at Lot A. Cost $15

Sunday Brunch $8

Limited Street Parking is available

Public Transportation/Metro

The Theater is located in the same square block as the Shaw-Howard U Metro station (on 7th Street between T & S Streets).

Taxis can drop patrons off directly in front of the Howard Theatre and there will be plenty of taxis available on T Street after the show.

Premium Valet Parking is the most convenient method of parking. Patrons will drive to the front of the Theatre; valet will issue a claim ticket and park the vehicle in a secure lot. After the show, Patrons will present claim ticket to valet attendant in front of the Theatre and vehicle will be retrieved.

Cost $20

Sunday Brunch $12


The Howard will offer the convenience of traditional valet parking without the long wait at the end of the show.

Before the show, Patrons will drive to the front of the Theatre. A valet attendant will issue a claim ticket to Patron and take possession of vehicle and park at Lot B in a numbered parking space. (located at 2200 Georgia Ave, NW, approximately 4 blocks away).

After the show, Patrons have the option of walking to Lot B or board a luxury shuttle that will transport Patrons to Lot B.

At Lot B, Patron will give valet attendant his/her claim ticket and receive his/her vehicle key along with the numbered space where vehicle is parked.

Cost $12

Sunday Brunch (Lot B currently not available)