From the South (I-35W)

Follow I-35W to 35th Street and 36th Street Exit. Stay left and continue to 35th Street. Turn left onto 35th Street keeping in the far-right lane. Continue over bridge and turn right onto 1st Avenue South. Stay on 1st Avenue for 2.1 Miles. Turn Right onto 2nd Avenue South and the Convention Center will be on your right.


Follow Signs for I-35W N and continue to S 3rd St in Minneapolis. Use the middle lane to take exit 17C for 3rd St toward U of M West Bank. Use the left lane to continue toward S 3rd St. Continue on S 3rd St. Take Portland Ave S to 3rd Ave S. Continue onto S 3rd St. for 0.4 mile. Turn left onto Portland Ave S and continue for 0.5 mile. Turn right onto S 9th St then Turn left onto 3rd Ave S. The Convention Center

From the West (I-94)

Take the 4th Street exit from I-94 and proceed to 2nd Avenue South. (Do NOT turn right onto 2nd Avenue North.) Turn right on 2nd Avenue South and go 8 blocks to Convention Center.

From the West (I-394)

Take Downtown exit (12th Street): follow 12th Street South to 2nd Avenue South and turn right. The Convention Center is on your left.

From the East (I-94)

Take the 11th Street exit: follow 11th Street South until you reach 2nd Avenue South, turn left onto 2nd Avenue South and cross 12th Street South. The Convention Center is on your left. The Underground Plaza Parking Ramp is on your right.

From the North (I-35W)

Take I-35W to Hwy 280. Follow Hwy 280 to I-94 west. Follow I-94 to the 11th Street exit (NOT 11th Avenue exit). Follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.


There are many ramps surrounding the Convention Center in downtown Minneapolis that will be available for parking. The skyways will be open as well for easy access to the Convention Center. See below for a full map of the Convention Center detailing ramps nearby.


Click the link below for detailed directions and parking information: