Due to an exciting construction project happening at Whitaker Center, Harsco Science Center and Select Medical Digital Cinema is currently open Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM. WHITAKER CENTER WILL BE CLOSED 09/25/21 FOR A PRIVATE EVENT. Read More »
Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts


For Whitaker Center events, and for those presented at the Forum, we encourage guests to park in the Walnut Street Parking Garage or nearby on a street-level spot. Street parking is free on Sundays and every other day after 7:00 p.m. Parking is free after 5:00 p.m. from Chestnut Street to State Street. Please refer to this map for hourly parking rates in each specific zone. Directions to the Walnut Street Parking Garage are below. For Harrisburg parking locations and rates, please visit parkharrisburg.com or call (717) 234-2274.

Parkmobile App- Harrisburg City has partnered with the popular parking app, Parkmobile, to make metered street parking more convenient for guests. See description and full list of discounts here

FAQs for Parking Meters, click here (includes How-To video).

Walnut Street Parking Garage

From Market Street 
Proceed 1/2 block and turn left onto Court Street (Court Street is located between Hilton Harrisburg & Whitaker Center). Take ramp to the left, just before the second stop sign.

From Walnut Street 
Proceed through the traffic signal at 3rd street, proceed 1/2 block (Court Street), and turn left onto the ramp for the Walnut Street Parking Garage.

To visit Whitaker Center once inside the Walnut Street Parking Garage
ONLY our 3rd Street entrance will be open. All guests must enter at our 3rd Street doors. For those parking in Walnut Street Garage, please follow signs to Strawberry Square where guests will be directed down the escalator or elevator to the street level. After taking this indoor walk, guests can exit the building, cross the street, and enter directly into the building at the 3rd Street entrance. 

To visit the Forum once inside the Walnut Street Parking Garage
Take the elevator to street level. Exit the elevator and proceed right on to Court St. Continue straight and turn right on to Walnut St. You will arrive at the Forum once N. 5th St. intersects with Walnut St.


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