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Where do I buy tickets?

You may purchase tickets online at, by calling 1.800.745.3000 or in person at our Main Box Office located at 625 South Fourth Street.

How do I purchase VIP Tickets and Premium Seats?

Premium seats,  VIP Lounge Upgrades, and exclusive VIP amenities are available for most shows. Season Tickets and multiple show packages are also available. Contact Mindy Goff at 502.883.5804 or for pricing and information. 

What types of payments do you accept?

The Box Office accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and cash. 

What time is the box office open?

The Louisville Palace Box Office also serves as the primary box office for the Mercury Ballroom. The Louisville Palace Box Office is located to the immediate right of the Louisville Palace Theatre entrance and is open Monday - Friday from 12PM to 5PM. The Mercury Ballroom box office is open 2 hours before any Mercury Ballroom show for will call pickup and walk up purchases. 

Will Call

Tickets can be picked up at the Will Call Window two hours prior to scheduled show time. Customers must have a picture ID, the actual credit card and the confirmation number.

When do the doors open for a concert or show?

 Doors open one hour before every show.

Where do I park?

Meter parking is available on all streets surrounding the venue and is free after 6pm M-F and all day Sunday.

Pay-By-Cell is available by downloading PassportParking Mobile Pay in the App Store

 There are three main parking garages surrounding the venue. Event Rates $6 / Daily Rate $18

  • Chestnut Centre Garage (420 W. Chestnut St.)
  • Brown Hotel Garage (658 S. Third St.)
  • Fifth Street Garage (630 S. Fourth St.)

There are also parking lots within walking distance of the venue. Daily Rate $3 - $4.50

  •  Moby lot (233 W. Chestnut St.)
  • YWCA lot (601 S. Third St.)
  • Third St Lot (615 S. Third St.)
  • St. Francis lot (659 S. Third St.)

The Louisville Palace does not validate parking for any show or event.

May I bring my children?

Children of all ages are welcome (with an admission ticket) at family oriented concerts and performances. Appropriate adult supervision may be required.

Non-family oriented concerts and performances may not suitable for young children, and venue management reserves the right to refuse admission for any reason, including concerns about safety. 

Children of any age may NOT attend a "18 " or "21 " concert or performance.

What is your accessibility for special needs?

For Handicapped Accessible seating, please call (502) 583-4555 #1 from the menu.

What am I not allowed to bring to the show?

For a list of restricted items, please follow this link

Can I bring my camera?

Personal cameras are allowed at the discretion of the attraction. Flash photography, video and removable lens cameras are not permitted without venue approval. 

Professional Photographers may request Media Credentials by contacting All Media Requests must provide proof of affiliation with credible news or entertainment outlet that will provide a formal review of the show in order to be considered. 

I have tickets that say “Subject to Venue Capacity”

Congrats! You have received a complimentary ticket to one of our tribute shows! If the ticket reads “Subject to Venue Capacity” this means that your tickets will only guarantee you entry until we reach our capacity limit. If you arrive after we reach capacity, you will have to wait until someone leaves the show to be granted access. To avoid any issues, we just encourage you to arrive early (before the doors open).

Are food and beverages available for purchase during a show?

Mercury Ballroom offers the sale of soft drinks, snacks, and alcoholic beverages (must be 21 to purchase alcohol) during the show and one hour prior to show start.

Can I rent the Mercury Ballroom for a private event?

Yes, the Mercury Ballroom is available for corporate and social events as well as birthday parties, wedding ceremonies, and receptions. Please contact Sydney O'Bryan at 502.883.5772 or for date availability and pricing. Click on PRIVATE EVENTS above for more information.

What restaurants do you recommend?
  • SET at Theater Square
  • Sicilian Pizza & Pasta Downtown
  • Safier Mediterranean Deli
  • 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen
  • The English Grill at The Brown
  • Marketplace Grill
  • The Oak Room at The Seelbach
  • Brendon’s Catch 23
  • Fourth Street Live!
    • Birracibo, Bourbon Raw, Brazeiros, Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse, Hard Rock Cafe, Gordon Biersch, and more!
Where should I stay if I am coming from out of town?
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • The Brown Hotel
  • The Seelbach
  • Embassy Suites
  • Galt House Hotel
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