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Directions & Parking

Spectrum Center is located at 333 East Trade Street, 28202 in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina.

Spectrum Center is bordered by Trade Street, Fifth Street, Caldwell Street, and Charlotte’s Lynx Light Rail Transit line. Spectrum Center is located directly across Trade Street from the Charlotte Transportation Center, the main access point for bus services operated by CATS.

Parking and Traffic

Nearly 30,000 off-street parking spaces are located within a 15-minute walking distance of Spectrum Center.


There are many ways to reach the Spectrum Center from Charlotte’s various forms of public transportation. Spectrum Center is conveniently located next to Charlotte’s main bus terminal. In addition, the arena has stops for both the Charlotte and Gold Rush street trolleys. Visit www.ridetransit.org for a schedule and pick-up/drop-off locations.

Directions From The Interstate

I-85 from the South

Exit at Billy Graham Parkway, take Billy Graham Parkway to I-77 North, exit at either I-277 North or Trade Street.

I-85 from the North

Exit at the I-77 exit at either John Belk Freeway (I-277) or Trade Street.

I-77 from the South

Exit at either John Belk Freeway (I-277) or Trade Street.

I-77 from the North

Exit at either Brookshire Freeway (I-277 East), 5th Street, Trade Street or John Belk Freeway (I-277).

Directions Inside The City

Brookshire Freeway (I-277) from the West

Exit at either I-77 South or Brevard Street.

NC 49/US 29 from the Northeast

Follow Tryon Street to Uptown, Spectrum Center is one block east of the intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets.


Follow Josh Birmingham Parkway 1.5 miles to Billy Graham Parkway South. Proceed on Billy Graham to I-77 North. Exit at either John Belk Freeway (I-277) or Trade Street.