Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Turkey Trot STL - Downtown

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Turkey Trot STL - Downtown Parking Information

Due to the 5K course & parade route, additional roads and intersections will be closed. Please plan to arrive early and leave plenty of time for parking and walking to the venue. Participants and spectators driving to the race should plan to be parked no later than 7:00 am on Thursday to avoid road closures. Metered parking is available downtown and is free due to the holiday, however, the police will be strictly enforcing the special NO PARKING permits on and around the 5K course, parade route, and parade assembly and dispersal areas. Vehicles left in these areas are likely to be towed.  

Recommended Parking Lot | Start line is located at Kiener Plaza Park500 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63101

  • If arriving BEFORE 6:30am, we recommend parking in one of the Kiener Plaza Garages; access will be from Pine St. For easiest access to the parking garages, we suggest coming from 4th St. to Pine St.  Both garages are open 24 hours, self-park and accept cash/credit cards. 

Kiener Plaza East Garage               Kiener Plaza West Garage

  • If arriving later than 6:30am, we suggest parking at Stadium West or East Parking Garages.  Both garages are open 24 hours, self-park and accept cash/credit cards. 

Additional downtown lots are within close walking distance to the start/ finish line. Visit the websites below for recommended lots, locations, hours, fees, maps, and directions.

Public Transportation

Go green! Avoid traffic and parking fees on race morning by taking the MetroLink or MetroBus on race morning.


  • Choose from one of three convenient downtown stops within a few blocks of the start and finish.
    • Convention Center Station: walk east on Washington Ave. to Broadway St., head south on Broadway to Chestnut St. to access the start line. 
    • Stadium Station: walk north on 8th and turn east on Chestnut St. to access the start line at Chestnut St. & 7th St. 
    • 8th & Pine Station: walk south on 8th one block and turn east on Chestnut St to access the start line at Chestnut St. & 7th St. Kiener Plaza Park will be on your left.
  • Metrolink will operate on a Sunday schedule for the holiday.
  • Fee: $2.50 (one-way)
  • More information about Metrolink

MetroBus is another convenient option for race morning for a $2.00 cash fare. 

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