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Directions and Parking Instructions 

Directions to Raleigh Convention Center

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street 
Raleigh, NC 27601   
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*The Raleigh Convention Center is located adjacent to the Red Hat Amphitheater in Downtown Raleigh, 2 blocks 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 to South Salisbury Street. Entrance to parking is on right immediately after the 2nd light at Fayetteville Street and E. South Street. Parking is available at the McLaurin Parking lots located on Lenior Street and between Salisbury and McDowell 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 to South Salisbury Street. Entrance to parking is on right immediately after the 2nd light at Fayetteville Street and E. South Street. Parking is available at the McLaurin Parking lots located on Lenior Street and between Salisbury and McDowell 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 Saunders to South Salisbury Street. Entrance to parking is on right immediately after the 2nd light at Fayetteville Street and E. South Street. Parking is available at the McLaurin Parking lots located on Lenior Street and between Salisbury and McDowell 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 to South Salisbury Street. Entrance to parking is on right immediately after the 2nd light at Fayetteville Street and E. South Street. Parking is available at the McLaurin Parking lots located on Lenior Street and between Salisbury and McDowell 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 X blocks to S. Salisbury Street. Entrance to parking is on right immediately after the 2nd light at Fayetteville Street and E. South Street. Parking is available at the McLaurin Parking lots located on Lenior Street and between Salisbury and McDowell Street