Event Parking

To All Runners, Walkers & Guests... Welcome to Vancouver USA!

There is an abundance of on-street FREE parking in Downtown Vancouver on these streets: Broadway, Main, Washington, Columbia, Daniels & Esther (South of Mill Plain Blvd), just a 3-minute walk to Esther Short Park

On-street parking is FREE on Saturday and Sunday!! No need to pay the Meter!

For the Early Birds arriving on Race Day, the Vancouver Center Park & Go is the LARGEST and MOST CONVENIENT parking structure adjacent to Esther Short Park on 6th St (City Center Exit - between Washington and Columbia Streets!

ONLY $2.50 for ALL DAY PARKING! (795 spaces)

Other Parking Structures Available Near Event Site:

Building Location Distance to Race
West Coast Bank 5th & Broadway 2 blocks West
Main Place Garage 12th & Broadway 6 blocks South / 2 blocks West
Riverview Tower 9th & Columbia 2 blocks South
Evergreen Surface Lot Evergreen & Broadway 2 blocks South / 2 blocks West
City Hall Garage Tower 13th & Mill Plain 6 blocks North / 4 Blocks East
County Garage 14th & Franklin 7 Blocks North / 2 Blocks West

Again we ask you to arrive Early and check out the area on Friday or Saturday when you get your packet at Esther Short Park. Plan ahead! There are 3,000 people doing the same thing you are, and we need to get everyone parked and ready. The RACE will START ON TIME!

Driving Directions:

I-5 North from Portland to Vancouver USA

After crossing the I-5 Bridge, take the CITY CENTER EXIT (6TH Street). Continue on 6th Street for 2 blocks and you will see the Park & Go parking structure on your right.

I-5 South from Seattle to Vancouver USA

Take the Mill Plain Exit, turn right (West). Turn Left on Washington or Columbia and continue driving to 9th Street to find a parking space near the event.

SR 14 West from Camas/Washougal to Vancouver USA

Take the City Center Exit and go North on “C” Street to 8th Street. Then turn left onto 8th. (If this street is blocked off, continue on “C” Street and Turn Left onto Evergreen Blvd. Turn Left on Washington or Columbia Streets to reach the event site.

Street Parking is plentiful and FREE on weekends!!

Visit our Road Closure section for driving tips for the weekend

Thank You for participating in the Vancouver USA Marathon & Half Marathon!!

We hope you enjoy your stay!