Mears Park in Lowertown St. Paul
is located between 6th Street on the
North and 5th Street on the South and Wacouta Street on the
East and Sibley Street on the West.
SOUTHBOUND ON I-35E:
Take Exit 107A on the left for Wacouta St/10th St, stay to
your left, follow signs for Wacouta St. Head 4 blocks south
to E 6th St, turn right. You’re at the park.
NORTHBOUND ON I-35E:
Merge onto I-94E, take Exit 242C for 7th St. Merge onto Wall
St, go 1 block south to E 6th St, turn right. 1 block to
WESTBOUND ON I-94:
Take Exit 242D on the left for 6th St. 3 blocks to park.
EASTBOUND ON I-94:
Take Exit 242C for 7th St. Merge onto Wall St, go 1 block
south to E 6th St, turn right. 1 block to park.
Take HWY 52 north until it ends. Turn left at E 7th St, go
approximately 3 blocks to Wall St, turn left, head 1 block
south to E 6th St and take a right. 1 block to park.
Bus & Light Rail
Union Depot is right next door, just south of Mears Park.
Bus or METRO line.
Free Park and Ride at the State Capitol
14th Street Ramp – 135 14th St. (14th St Ramp just off
– Friday, July 22nd– 5pm to Midnight and Saturday
July 23rd 10am
Do not park earlier or later as
you might get ticketed and towed. The Robert Street Station (Green Line) is only a few
hundred feet away from the ramp. Be sure to
free Metro Transit pass
and jump on the light rail. Exit at Union Depot
** Parking in other lots or outside of these specific
times can result in a ticket or a tow, so please only
use this specific lot only during these specific times.
Limited Street Parking
The best parking is on Kellogg Blvd just off Broadway. Enter
the parking lots on Kellogg Blvd. There are several lots
that charge $2 for all-day parking.
Other parking options:
6th & Wall Street
- Lowertown Parking Ramp -
316 Jackson St, St
Paul, MN 55102
Cray Plaza (5th St between Jackson & Sibley)
- 400 N Jackson St Ramp
There is also plenty of
street parking. Be sure to
double-check your meter; they are enforced Monday -
Saturday, 8 am - 10:00 pm, and special rates apply in our
zone for that weekend.
Coolers and lawn chairs are allowed. No tents or awnings.
No alcoholic beverages
allowed in please.
Food, ice cream, beer, soda, and water sold
through our vendors.
- ATM Onsite.
- Smoking allowed only in designated areas.
- Mears Park and Lowertown are dog friendly. Keep in mind
the large crowds anticipated.