- From I-77 North, take John Belk Freeway / I-277 North (exit 9B) to the College Street exit. Take College Street (one-way) to 7th Street. Turn right onto 7th Street and cross the trolley tracks. ImaginOn is on the right, on the corner of 7th and Brevard, with the entrance facing 7th Street. The street address is 300 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.
- From I-77 South or I-85, take I-77 South to Brookshire Freeway (exit 11). Take Brookshire Freeway East / I-277 South (exit 11A). Take the Church/Tryon Street exit onto 11th Street. Turn right onto Tryon Street. Turn left onto 7th Street and cross the trolley tracks. ImaginOn is on the right, on the corner of 7th and Brevard, with the entrance facing 7th Street. The street address is 300 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.
ImaginOn's Parking Deck Closed on Thursday and Friday this Week
ImaginOn's parking deck will be closed this Thursday (3/16) and Friday (3/17) while the facility's HVAC system is repaired. ImaginOn will remain open during regular hours.
- Parking Under ImaginOn as of 3/01/22
Limited parking is available in the parking deck below ImaginOn, which is accessed from 6th Street (8’ maximum height.) There is direct elevator access from the parking deck to the ImaginOn entrance.
- Parking at Seventh Street Station
Located across the Lynx light rail line from ImaginOn, this deck has entrances on 6th and 7th Streets. As of April 1st, 2022, the Library will no longer be able to offer free/validated parking for the Seventh Street Station. However, guests may still patronize the Seventh Street Market and have their parking tickets validated there with a vendor receipt. Children's Theatre of Charlotte will continue to validate parking for families and guests attending shows, classes, and camps.
- Surface Parking Lots
Several ground level parking lots surround ImaginOn. Fees range from $8.00-$12.00 and must be pre-paid using exact change or by using a phone app. Phone app information can be found at each of the ground level lots. Rates may increase when there are Arena/Uptown events.