Directions & Parking
Directions to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center
Below you will find driving directions from the North, South, East, and West. Also, for those that use a GPS, the address for the Empire State Plaza Convention Center is 4 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12210. For more information you can contact Office of General Services Parking Management directly via phone 518.474.8118 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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From the South
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Parking at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center
The best parking lot is V Lot, which can be found outlined in red. Parking Lot V is directly below the Egg and the Convention Center on this map. However, since it is first come, first serve, the lot might be full by the time you arrive. If you arrive and V Lot is full, all of the yellow parking lots are places where you can park downtown near the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.
More parking information about V Lot (according to the Office of General Services):
Monday – Friday
4:00 p.m. – 5:59 a.m. – $5.00 flat fee
Handicap parking available
For more information about other lots please visit Office of General Services
Directions to get to the Ceremony & Reception (after parking):
From the parking garage: Take the elevators to the main floor, depending on the elevator, the convention center might be on your right or left look for signs to direct you accordingly.
From the New York State Plaza doors under the Egg: Take the escalator down to the main floor; take a right until you find the welcome table for the Convention Center.
From the parking ramp in the Concourse (taxi might drop off here, if you are driving you won’t have access): Once through the doors, take a left. Go past the main food court; take the second large hallway on your right, look for the signs that will direct you to the Convention Center.
From the Capitol Entrance on State Street: Once through security, continue straight and down the escalator and continue to the opening that says concourse. Continue down the hallway until you find the Convention Center hallway on your left, if you have reached the major food court with McDonald’s you have gone too far. *Note: add time for the security check*
From the Concourse Entrance across from the New York State Museum on Madison: Continue down the long hallway, go past the main food court; take the second large hallway on your right, look for the signs that will direct you to the Convention Center.