Parking + Directions

St. Cecilia Music Center is centrally located in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. On the corner of Fulton Street and Ransom Avenue, SCMC is easily accessible to most locations in the city and its surrounding communities.

SCMC’s parking lot offers 50 parking spaces on a first-come, first-served basis for our events. If our lot is full when you arrive, the following options are within walking distance to St. Cecilia Music Center.

Downtown Parking Options

1. Park Congregational Church, 10 E Park Place NE: Entrance located directly across from the SCMC lot, Park Church charges a fee of $10 for parking. The automated machine will accept $1, $5 and $10 bills but will not provide change.

2. Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE: The library charges $1.10/half hour weekdays and offers free parking on the weekends.

3. GRCC Parking Ramp, 140 Bostwick Ave NE: Entrances both on Ransom St. and at the corner of Bostwick Ave and Fountain St. The GRCC ramp charges $2/half hour with a $12/day maximum or a maximum charge of $6 when entering after 5pm or on the weekends. Their pay in lane machines accept cash, credit and debit cards.

4. Most city meters are free after 6pm and on the weekends. Be sure to verify the schedule posted on the actual meter to avoid fines.

Grand Rapids Parking Information