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Union Symphony Orchestra  performances are held at the  Dowd Center Theatre in downtown Monroe.   The Dowd Center Theatre  is a multi-purpose performing arts facility built in the Art Moderne style.  Its newly restored 560-seat theatre and multi-purpose event lobby are perfect for mingling before the concerts start.

Dowd Center Theatre Address
120 S Main St
Monroe, NC 28112

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Downtown Monroe has nearly 350 on-street, two-hour parking spaces within walking distance of the Dowd Center Theatre. The spaces are governed by two-hour time limits, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.  All of our events for the 2022/23 season are on the weekends when parking is free with no time limit.

In addition, downtown Monroe has more than 1,000 parking spaces in public parking lots for visitors planning to spend more time in the area.

Call (704) 282-4500 for more information regarding city parking policies.