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Directions and Parking Instructions 

Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts
2 E. South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 
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*The Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts is located in downtown Raleigh, across from Shaw University.

From I-40: 
Take exit 298B South Saunders Street toward Downtown Raleigh. Turn right onto South Saunders Street. Stay on South Saunders, which turns to McDowell Street. Make a right at S. East Street and find McLaurin parking on the left, one block from the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts, which sits between Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street.  

From Fayetteville/ I-95 North:
Take exit 81 to merge onto I-40 West toward Raleigh. Turn right onto South Saunders Street. Stay on South Saunders, which turns to McDowell Street. Make a right at S. East Street and find McLaurin parking on the left, one block from the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts, which sits between Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street.    

From Sanford/Southern Pines/US 1 North:
From US 1 North take exit 1A to merge onto I-40 East. Off I-40 East, take exit 298B South Saunders Street toward Downtown Raleigh. Turn right onto South Saunders Street. Stay on South, which turns to McDowell Street. Make a right at S. East Street and find McLaurin parking on the left, one block from the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts, which sits between Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street.  

From Goldsboro/Kinston/US 70 West:
Take US 70 West toward Clayton. Take ramp onto I-40 West toward Raleigh. Turn right onto South Saunders Street. Stay on South Saunders, which turns to McDowell Street. Make a right at S. East Street and find McLaurin parking on the left, one block from the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts, which sits between Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street.

From Capital Blvd/US 1/ North Raleigh:
Take US 1 South into Raleigh. US 1 becomes Capital Blvd. coming into town. Stay on Capital Blvd., crossing over I-440 beltline. Capital Blvd. becomes Dawson Street as you approach downtown. Continue to make a left on S. East Street. Find McLaurin parking on the left, one block from the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts, which sits between Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street.