Location & Parking

Please note: John Q. Hammons Parkway from Grand Street north to Madison has become a transit-only route and is permanently closed to through traffic.


Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts (525 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield, MO 65806) is located at the corner of Cherry Street and John Q. Hammons Parkway on the campus of Missouri State University. 

Parking is available in several Missouri State University lots adjacent to the venue. Parking is free for symphony patrons.

Lots include, but are not limited to:

JQH Parkway

Plan Ahead

Bear Park North 

The multi-level Bear Park North parking garage (lot #43) is located directly to the west of the Hall – enter from Cherry Street on the south side and from Elm Street on the north side.

MSU lot #37

Directly west of the parking garage.

MSU lot #44

Across Elm Street directly north of the garage.

MSU lots #51 and #52

Located west of lot #44.

ADA PArking

Limited free ADA parking is available on the north and south sides of Juanita K. Hammons Hall, with additional ADA parking in venue-adjacent lots (subject to fees).


Other free parking options are available further from the building.

Please note that parking availability may be impacted by MSU basketball games and other events scheduled at Great Southern Bank Arena.

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