Mountain View is located 40 miles south of San Francisco and ten miles north of San Jose. The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is located at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets) in downtown Mountain View. Convenient parking is available free of charge in the Mountain View Civic Center garage located directly under the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. The entrance to the garage is on Mercy Street. Additional parking is available in the adjacent Bryant Street lot and in the parking structure on the corner of Bryant and California streets.

Bicycle racks are located on the rear plaza between the Center's outdoor ParkStage and City Hall.

Getting to the Center by public transportation...

The Center is short, five-block walk from neaby Mountain View Transit Center (located at Castro Street and Evelyn Avenue in Downtown Mountain View). Transit services include Caltrain, VTA Light Rail and VTA buses.

Getting to the Center by car...

From northbound Highway 85

Take the El Camino Real (82) North exit to Mountain View. At the third light, turn right on Castro Street. The Center is on the left at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).

From Interstate 280

Take Highway 85 exit north to Mountain View. From Highway 85 take the El Camino Real (82) North exit to Mountain View. At the third light, turn right on Castro Street. The Center is on the left at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).

From US 101

Take Shoreline Boulevard exit to Downtown Mountain View. Turn left on California Street, then right on Castro Street. The Center is on the right at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).

From Central Expressway

If headed north on Central Expressway, turn left onto Castro Street. If headed south on Central Expressway, turn right onto Castro Street. Continue on Castro Street for several blocks. The Center is on the right at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).

From El Camino Real

If headed north on El Camino Real, turn right onto Castro Street. If headed south on El Camino Real, turn left onto Castro Street. Castro Street is located between Calderon Avenue and Shoreline Boulevard. The Center is on the left at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).

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