(503) 232-2759

Parking & Transportation

Please allow our staff to help you put together a parking and transportation plan that will work for your guests.

Loading and Unloading

The loading zone in front of the building offers commercial loading for up to 30 minutes. Our lot on SE 66th and Washington can be used for loading and unloading for non-commercial vehicles.


Our parking lot at SE 6th and Washington is open for guests touring the building or attending events, all hours and days.

Please inquire about parking for your event. A parking attendant will be provided for evening and weekend events in the Melody Ballroom and The Keep at no charge. Our four parking lots, all within a one to two block radius of the building, can be made available as needed. Weekday daytime parking options are also available. Street parking is also available: 2-hour daytime metered parking, and 2-hour visitor parking in G and N zones. All-day parking passes may be available for daytime street parking. All street parking is free after 6PM and on Saturday and Sunday.

Valet Parking

Please allow us to offer options and quotes for Valet Parking.

LYFT Discounts

The Melody Event Center offers partnership Lyft discounts. Your event planner can help you determine a Lyft discount appropriate for your event.


The Melody Event Center is conveniently located on the inner East side of Portland, located one to two blocks from public transportation stops on Grand, MLK, Morrison and Belmont.

Portland Street Car
A & B Loop
SE MLK and Morrison
SE Grand and Belmont

Bus lines
6, 15, and 70

MAX Light Rail
Connects to Portland Street Car at:
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.