Directions

Forbes Center for the Performing Arts
147 Warsaw Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Forbes Center Box Office 
(540) 568-7000

From Interstate 81 (driving south):

  • From I-81, take Exit 245, Port Republic Road.
  • Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Port Republic Road.
  • After half a mile, turn right onto South Main Street (U.S. 11 North).
  • At the first stoplight, turn left onto Warsaw Avenue. The Center is on South Main Street. The main audience entrance is located around the back of the building.
  • Proceed straight ahead on Warsaw Avenue. Free parking is available in the Warsaw Parking Deck located directly behind the Forbes Center. Patrons can park in Commuter or Faculty/Staff parking spaces.
  • Exit the parking deck on the ground floor. Walk outside towards the back entrance to the Forbes Center, across the West Plaza. Enter the first set of doors on your right to access the Forbes Center Box Office and all performance venues.
  • Tickets are available for in-person sales at the main Forbes Center Box Office, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5:30 pm, and 1½ hour prior to curtain on performance days. The Studio Theatre Box Office opens 1 hour prior to performances.
  • Short-term metered parking is located outside the Warsaw Deck in the small lot adjacent to the drop-off loop for audience members wishing to purchase or pick up tickets at the box office.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are available on each floor next to the elevators, and drop-off and pick-up is allowed in the West Plaza Circle. NOTE: There is no direct access from the parking lot upper floors to the Forbes Center. You must exit at the ground floor to access the entrance to the Forbes Center.

From Interstate 81 (driving north):

  • From I-81, take Exit 245, Port Republic Road.
  • Turn left at the end of the ramp onto Port Republic Road.
  • After half a mile, turn right onto South Main Street (U.S. 11 North).
  • At the first stoplight, turn left onto Warsaw Avenue. The Center is on South Main Street. The main audience entrance is located around the back of the building.
  • Proceed straight ahead on Warsaw Avenue. Free parking is available in the Warsaw Parking Deck located directly behind the Forbes Center.
  • Exit the parking deck on the ground floor. Walk outside towards the back entrance to the Forbes Center, across the West Plaza. Enter the first set of doors on your right to access the Forbes Center Box Office and all performance venues.
  • Tickets are available for in-person sales at the main Forbes Center Box Office, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5:30 pm, and 1½ hour prior to curtain on performance days. The Studio Theatre Box Office opens 1 hour prior to performances.
  • Short-term metered parking is located outside the Warsaw Deck in the small lot adjacent to the drop-off loop for audience members wishing to purchase or pick up tickets at the box office.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are available on each floor next to the elevators, and drop-off and pick-up is allowed in the West Plaza Circle. NOTE: There is no direct access from the parking lot upper floors to the Forbes Center. You must exit at the ground floor to access the entrance to the Forbes Center.

From U.S. 33 (driving east):

  • From U.S. 33 heading east, turn right onto High Street (Va. 42 South).
  • Proceed to the next light and turn left onto Cantrell Avenue.
  • Turn right at the next light onto South Main Street (U.S. 11 South).
  • Proceed to the second light, passing the Forbes Center on your right, and turn right onto Warsaw Avenue. The Center is on South Main Street. The main audience entrance is located around the back of the building.
  • Proceed straight ahead on Warsaw Avenue. Free parking is available in the Warsaw Parking Deck located directly behind the Forbes Center.
  • Exit the parking deck on the ground floor. Walk outside towards the back entrance to the Forbes Center, across the West Plaza. Enter the first set of doors on your right to access the Forbes Center Box Office and all performance venues.
  • Tickets are available for in-person sales at the main Forbes Center Box Office, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5:30 pm, and 1½ hour prior to curtain on performance days. The Studio Theatre Box Office opens 1 hour prior to performances.
  • Short-term metered parking is located outside the Warsaw Deck in the small lot adjacent to the drop-off loop for audience members wishing to purchase or pick up tickets at the box office.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are available on each floor next to the elevators, and drop-off and pick-up is allowed in the West Plaza Circle. NOTE: There is no direct access from the parking lot upper floors to the Forbes Center. You must exit at the ground floor to access the entrance to the Forbes Center.

From U.S. 33 (driving west):

  • From U.S. 33 heading west, cross over I-81 and turn left onto Cantrell Avenue.
  • At the fourth light, turn left onto South Main Street.
  • At the next light, turn right onto South Main Street (U.S. 11 South).
  • Proceed to the second light, passing the Forbes Center on your right, and turn right onto Warsaw Avenue. The Center is on South Main Street. The main audience entrance is located around the back of the building.
  • Proceed straight ahead on Warsaw Avenue. Free parking is available in the Warsaw Parking Deck located directly behind the Forbes Center.
  • Exit the parking deck on the ground floor. Walk outside towards the back entrance to the Forbes Center, across the West Plaza. Enter the first set of doors on your right to access the Forbes Center Box Office and all performance venues.
  • Tickets are available for in-person sales at the main Forbes Center Box Office, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5:30 pm, and 1½ hour prior to curtain on performance days. The Studio Theatre Box Office opens 1 hour prior to performances.
  • Short-term metered parking is located outside the Warsaw Deck in the small lot adjacent to the drop-off loop for audience members wishing to purchase or pick up tickets at the box office.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are available on each floor next to the elevators, and drop-off and pick-up is allowed in the West Plaza Circle. NOTE: There is no direct access from the parking lot upper floors to the Forbes Center. You must exit at the ground floor to access the entrance to the Forbes Center.

Parking

Free parking is available in the Warsaw Parking Deck located directly behind the Forbes Center. Patrons can park in Commuter or Faculty/Staff parking spaces.

Short-term metered parking is located outside the Warsaw Deck in the small lot adjacent to the drop-off loop for audience members wishing to purchase or pick up tickets at the box office.

Handicapped parking spaces are available on each floor next to the elevators, and drop-off and pick-up is allowed in the West Plaza Circle. NOTE: There is no direct access from the parking lot upper floors to the Forbes Center. You must exit at the ground floor to access the entrance to the Forbes Center.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • The female a cappella quintet Nobuntu will perform traditional Zimbabwean songs, Afro-jazz, and gospel music!



  • Catalyst Quartet will be "nothing short of fantastic." (Lincoln Journal Star)



  • "Rock stars of the percussion world," So Percussion is pushing its voice to the forefront of American musical culture.


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