Location and Parking

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Mountain View is located 40 miles south of San Francisco and ten miles north of San Jose. The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is located at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets) in Downtown Mountain View.


Convenient parking is available free of charge in the Mountain View Civic Center garage located directly under the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. The entrance to the garage is on the 400 block of Mercy Street. Additional parking is available in the adjacent Bryant Street lot and in the parking structure on the corner of Bryant and California streets.

Bicycle racks are located on the rear plaza between the Center's outdoor ParkStage and City Hall.

Public Transportation

The Center is a short five-block walk from Caltrain, VTA Light Rail  and VTA buses at the Downtown Mountain View Transit Center. We are also the route for the free Mountain View Community Shuttle, which runs every day from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.