Directions & Transportation


Esther Short Park is located at 605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660. Entrance is on the corner of 8th St and Columbia St. Parking is just East of Columbia St on 6th St, on the North side.


We always recommend designated drivers or alternative transportation when planning to attend a festival for everyone’s utmost safety. Catch a ride on the bus down, Vancouver Cab Co will be on site to get you home safely.
We are located at: 605 Esther St. Vancouver, WA in the Heart of Downtown Vancouver, USA

From I-5 South:
Take Mill Plain exit 1-C. Go west on15th street to Columbia. South on Columbia to 8th street. West on 8th street to the Farmer’s Market.

From I-5 North:
Take Exit 1 -B – 6th St./City Center. Follow signs to 6th Street. Proceed west on 6th Street to Esther Street.

From I-205:
Take hwy. 14 west to the 6th St./City Center exit. Follow signs to 6th Street. Proceed west on 6th Street to Esther Street.

Off-street parking is available in five nearby facilities or lots. These include the Park ‘n Go Garages located in Vancouver Center (on 6 th St. between Columbia and Washington) and the West Coast Bank Building (accessed on the south side of the building from 5 th St.).


About Park ‘n Go in Vancouver center . . .

Recognizing the importance of affordable and convenient parking options for the success of downtown redevelopment efforts, the City of Vancouver owns and operates this and other Park ‘n Go garage facilities in Vancouver. The Vancouver center Park ‘n Go garage has 800 spaces, with parking options that includes daily, monthly, residential, and secured parking.

City of Vancouver Parking:

Vancouver center Parking Garage
Operation and Rate Schedule

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 6 a.m. to midnight
Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Parking Pay Stations accept nickel, dime, quarter and one dollar coins. VISA and Mastercard are also accepted. Or, use the Parking Kitty app to pay with your phone and receive alerts.