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.


Getting Here
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 park.
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.
HWY 52:
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 Robert Street).
RAMP HOURS
– Friday, July 22nd– 5pm to Midnight and Saturday July 23rd 10am to Midnight.
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 download a
free Metro Transit pass and jump on the light rail.  Exit at Union Depot station.
** 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.

FAQ
- 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.