Directions and Parking

Movies on the Common 2014 is being held at the Worcester Common Oval in downtown Worcester, MA.

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For directions via GPS, use 'Worcester Common' or 'City Hall, 455 Main St., Worcester, MA 01608' as your destination.

Your best bet for parking is the Worcester Public Library (McGrath) parking lot on Salem St. Parking is free after 8 pm and just $0.70 per hour before then. It is less than a 5 minute walk from the lot to the Worcester Common Oval.

Remember, park smart - remove all valuables and lock all doors. Read more.

Parking is also available on the streets in and around downtown or in the following parking lots, all of which are within a 5 minute walk (or less) of the Worcester Common Oval:
  • City Square Garage, 0.1 mi., 100 Front St. (entrance on Commercial St.)
  • Worcester Plaza Garage, 0.2 mi., 40 Pleasant St.
  • Pearl-Elm Municipal Garage, 0.2 mi., 20 Pearl St.
  • Federal Plaza Municipal Garage, 0.2 mi., 570 Main St.
Don't forget to check meters for hours of operation (bring your quarters) and if you are parking in a garage, make sure to confirm that the garage will be open at the conclusion of the show (about 11 pm).

Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) provides local bus service in Worcester County. All WRTA routes provide service to Union Station, a 5 min. walk to/from the Common. Visit for route, schedule (check schedule carefully as most, if not all, routes will not be running at the conclusion of the film) and fare information.

Yellow Cab - 508-754-3211
Red Cab - 508-792-9999