Parking and Directions

Location

The most popular destination spots for the South Street/Headhouse District run between Front and 10th Street. The Historic Headhouse Square Shambles is located on 2nd and Pine, our South Street Fountain on 2nd and Lombard, and Historic Fabric Row on 4th Street between Lombard and Christian Streets.

Getting Around South Street

Public transportation makes it easy to visit the South Street/Headhouse District. There is plenty of street parking and convenient parking garages at 2nd & Lombard and on 3rd & South Street.

  • How to buy a Smart Card – Click Here

  • Click here for SEPTA’s home page to get subway, bus & train route schedules to South Street.

  • Take PATCO to 8th & Market Streets. Transfer to the Market-Frankford line, heading east to 2nd & Market Streets. Click here for PATCO Information.

Parking

Metered street parking is always available, in addition to these parking garages and lots:

  1. 516 South Street
  2. 419 Bainbridge Street
  3. 530 S 2nd Street (2 entrances – 2nd & Lombard; 3rd & South)
  4. 613 S 7th Street
  5. 215 Lombard Street
  6. 314 Bainbridge Street
  7. 623-625 E. Passyunk Ave.

For additional information and an interactive map of available garages, please CLICK HERE to visit the Philadelphia Parking Authority website.

HOLIDAY PARKING – Starting the Saturday after Thanksgiving – there will be FREE METERED parking after 11:00 am every Saturday until the end of the holidays.

***FREE PARKING AFTER 5PM ON WEDNESDAY***

Driving Directions

From I-95 South:

Take I-95 South to COLUMBUS BOULEVARD exit, turn left onto COLUMBUS BOULEVARD, turn left onto WASHINGTON AVENUE turn right on 5th STREET and follow North to SOUTH STREET

From I-95 North:

Take I-95 North to the COLUMBUS BOULEVARD exit, turn left onto COLUMBUS BOULEVARD, turn left onto WASHINGTON AVENUE, turn right on 5th STREET and travel North to SOUTH STREET

From Walt Whitman Bridge:

Cross the bridge and take I-76 to EXIT 45, bear right onto POLLACK STREET, take a right onto SR-611 (BROAD STREET). Follow Broad Street North and take right onto SOUTH STREET

From Ben Franklin Bridge:

Cross the bridge and take the 5th STREET exit, merge with 5th STREET, turn left on CALLOWHILL ST. then turn left on 6th STREET and follow South to SOUTH STREET