Parking at the DECC

Regular vehicle parking

Daily pass: $5 per vehicle

Guest receives a ticket for re-entry all day that’s valid until midnight. Purchase your ticket at our Parking Booth.

Ramp clearance height – 8 feet 2 inches.


Accessible parking

Accessible parking spaces are available on the surface lot near Entrance B (City Side Convention Center) and Entrance E (AMSOIL Arena).  Additional accessible spaces are available in the ramp on all levels. The elevator is located in the northeast corner of the ramp. The elevator transports guests to the ground floor or to the skywalk level (3rd level) of the ramp that connects directly to the DECC and Marcus Duluth Theatre.

Guests are encouraged to drop off individuals with accessibility needs at their event entrance and then park. Elevators are located at entrances B, E & F.


Monthly day parking:

2017 – $54 per month
2018 – $55 per month

Monthly parking is available from 6am to 7pm, Monday through Saturday. Guests receive a display pass for the calendar month. You can purchase your pass at our Parking Booth Monday through Friday, 6am to 10am from the last Monday of the month through the 18th of the month. Passes are also sold at the DECC Ticket Office Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm. Please call 218-722-5573 for Saturday hours.

Group rates for monthly parking

10-59 vehicles
2017 – $51
2018 – $52

60-99 vehicles
2017 – $48
2018 – $49

Over 100 vehicles
2017 – $44
2018 – $45

To receive a group rate, you will pay with one check and distribute passes to your group. Passes will be ready a few days before the first business day of the month. An invoice will be sent with passes. For groups, contact Madonna at 218-623-1283 or mohse@decc.org.


Host parking

Arrangements can be made in advance if your group would like to be billed for parking (host parking). Groups are billed according to the number of vehicles that enter.


Overnight and multiple day parking

Overnight and multiple day parking of single vehicles is permitted. Your entire stay is payable upon arrival, at a rate of $5 per space per day.


RV parking

RV Parking is available in the DECC parking lot. We do not require or accept reservations, and availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend arriving early to find a spot and make it to your event on time. If you have questions, please contact Madonna Ohse, DECC Parking Manager, at 218-623-1283 or mohse@decc.org.


RV and special event parking rates

Electrical hook-ups are located in the northwest surface lot, under the east skywalk, south side of the UltraScreen Theatre and on the east side of Pioneer Hall. The DECC does not furnish electrical extension cords.

Permits are purchased upon arrival at the DECC parking booths. Your entire stay is payable upon arrival. Permits must be displayed in clear view from the front of the vehicle. The DECC is not responsible for security or liability for overnight campers. Space is not sold; it is rented for the time indicated on the permit. Vehicles or RVs parked overnight without permits or permission may be towed away at the owner’s expense.

  • On-Site – Standard 45 Electrical Outlets – 20 amp circuits; 30 amp & 50 amp – limited access & availability
  • Electricity – $40 per day | No Electricity – $30 per day

Additional RV parking information can be found on specific event pages:

Grandma’s Marathon RV Parking

Dog Show RV Parking

Blues Fest RV Parking

Tribute Fest RV Parking

Inline Marathon RV Parking


Parking capacity

Ramp and surface parking provide 1,800 spaces.


For parking questions, please contact:

Madonna Ohse
DECC Parking Manager
218-722-5573, extension 283