Tanya Howard and Artists of the Ballet in <em>Emergence</em>. Photo Credits

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

Directions and Parking

The Four Seasons Centre

 

Location

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is located at 145 Queen Street West, Toronto, on a full city block bordered by University Avenue, Queen, Richmond and York streets. The main entrance is at the southeast corner of the Queen and University intersection. There are direct entrances to the centre from the parking garage and from Osgoode Subway Station.

Parking

There is parking for approximately 200 vehicles underneath the building. The parking entrance is on York Street, south of Queen Street. Cost is $22.

Additional parking is just steps away at the GREEN P lot under Nathan Phillips Square. Cost: $6.00 (Mon- Sat 6pm to 7am, Sat & Sun 7am – 6pm) and $14.00 (Mon – Fri 7am – 6pm). For more information on this and other lots in the vicinity visit the Green P GreenP.com.

Passenger Pick-Up and Drop-Off

The designated drop-off area is on the east side of University Avenue between Richmond and Queen streets.

Maps

For a map to the Four Seasons Centre and surrounding area, use Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps or MapQuest.

Directions from West (Detroit, London, Airport)

Take Highway 401 East to Highway 427 South. Proceed to Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Take QEW East to Gardiner Expressway. Exit at York Street and proceed north to Richmond Street West. Turn left on Richmond Street to University Avenue. Turn right on University Avenue and the Four Seasons Centre is located on the right-hand side (southeast corner of University Avenue and Queen Street).

Directions from East (Montreal, Kingston)

Follow Highway 401 West to the Don Valley Parkway (DVP). Take DVP south to Richmond Street exit. Head west on Richmond Street to University Avenue. Turn right on University Avenue and the Four Seasons Centre is located on the right-hand side (southeast corner of University Avenue and Queen Street).

Directions from North (Barrie, Sudbury)

Take Highway 400 south to Highway 401 East to Don Valley Parkway (DVP) and then south on the DVP. Exit at Richmond Street. Head west on Richmond Street to University Avenue. Turn right on University Avenue and the Four Seasons Centre is located on the right-hand side (southeast corner of University Avenue and Queen Street).

Directions from South (Niagara Falls, Buffalo)

Take Queen Elizabeth Way East to Gardiner Expressway. Exit at York Street and proceed north to Richmond Street West. Turn left on Richmond Street to University Avenue. Turn right on University Avenue and the Four Seasons Centre is located on the right-hand side (southeast corner of University Avenue and Queen Street.

The Walter Carsen Centre

 

Location

The Walter Carsen Centre for The National Ballet of Canada is located at 470 Queens Quay West, Toronto, just west of Spadina Avenue, facing the Music Garden. (Maps: Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, MapQuest)

By Public Transit

The TTC serves the neighbourhood from Spadina Station (510) or Union Station (509/510). Because of the current construction along the waterfront, shuttle buses are in use. From Spadina Station, take the 510 streetcar to Queen Street, then board a shuttle bus on the west side of Spadina just south of Richmond St. From Union Station, the shuttle buses stop on the west side of Bay Street, just north of Front Street.

Passenger Pick-Up and Drop-Off

The designated drop-off area is in front of The Walter Carsen Centre on the north side of Queens Quay as you travel west from Spadina.

Please Note: Westbound Queens Quay is closed from Spadina Avenue to Bay Street for waterfront construction; westbound traffic is detoured to Lakeshore Avenue. Eastbound Queens Quay is open. 

Parking

Spadina Pier Garage: south side of Queens Quay, turn south from travelling east on Queens Quay from Bathurst
Queens Quay West (at Rees Street): north side of Queens Quay, turn north from travelling west on Queens Quay from Rees