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Parking, Directions & Dining

The Colonial Theatre is located at 227 Bridge Street, in the heart of Phoenixville’s historic business district. There are multiple parking options in Phoenixville, all of which are within a few blocks of the theatre.

 

 

Daily Free Parking – All Times

  • Two-hour street parking is available for free on Bridge Street (100, 200 and 300 blocks); Gay and Main Streets between Bridge and Church Streets.
  • Please note: 2 hour free parking is per block.
  • Additional free parking without time restrictions is available throughout the Borough where there is no residential permit parking, extending up to and beyond Reeves Park (bordered by Starr and Main Streets), depending on the street.

Paid Parking

Monday through Friday until 5 PM

  • Lot #1 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #431
  • Lot #2 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #432
  • Lot #3 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #433
  • Lot #4 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #434
  • Phoenix Village Public Lot – $2/hr unless otherwise noted.

Monday through Friday after 5 PM

  • Lot #1 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #431
  • Lot #2 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #432
  • Lot #3 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #433
  • Lot #4 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #434
  • Lot #5– Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #435 til 10PM; no overnight parking
  • Phoenix Village Public Lot – $2/hr unless otherwise noted.
  • Customer’s Bank Lot – See rates on sign at lot. Credit card only, pay at Exit.

Saturday and Sunday until 5 PM

  • Lot #1 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #431
  • Lot #2 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #432
  • Lot #3 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #433
  • Lot #4 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #434
  • Lot #5 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #435; 8AM-10PM; no overnight parking
  • Phoenix Village Public Lot – $2/hr unless otherwise noted.

Saturday and Sunday after 5 PM

  • Lot #1 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #431
  • Lot #2 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #432
  • Lot #3 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #433
  • Lot #4 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #434
  • Lot #5 – Metered. $1/hr. Passport Parking App Zone #435; 8AM-10PM; no overnight parking
  • Phoenix Village Public Lot – $2/hr unless otherwise noted.
  • Customer’s Bank Lot – See rates on sign at lot. Credit card only, pay at Exit.

How to Pay

The Passport Parking app allows you to pay for parking in any of the borough lots. Learn more about paying with Passport Parking.

To Pay at the Kiosks:

  • Press the green button.
  • Put in cash or change (silver coins, $1, $5 or $10s)
  • Press the green button to receive your paid ticket.
  • Place ticket face up on the dash of your car.

To cancel the transaction, press the red button. Please note, the machine does not give change.

Public Transportation

Septa buses 99 and 139 come through Phoenixville. You can check the schedules at www.septa.org.

Directions

From Reading or Pottstown:
Take Route 422 to the Route 724/Phoenixville exit. At stop sign make left and take Route 724 into Phoenixville. Route 724 will turn into Route 23. Follow Route 23 East to Route 113 North. Make left onto 113 North (Bridge Street). Follow Bridge Street past Gay Street. The Theatre is between Gay and Main Streets on the left.

From Philadelphia Take Route 76 to the Mall Road exit (the last exit before the turnpike toll booths) make right at light, go to next light make another right onto North Gulph Road. North Gulph will turn into Route 23 and run through Valley Forge Park. Stay on Route 23 into Phoenixville. Turn right onto Starr Street. Follow Starr Street to dead end and make a left onto Bridge Street. Follow Bridge Street through one light. The Colonial is on your right between Main and Gay Streets.

Alternate route from Philadelphia:
Take Route 76 West to King of Prussia. Exit onto 422 West. Exit onto Route 29 South/Phoenixville. Route 29 becomes Bridge Street as you come into Phoenixville borough. At the traffic light at Starr Street continue straight on Bridge Street (do not turn left to continue following Route 29). The Colonial is one and a half blocks up on the right, between Main and Gay Streets.
From Northeast Philadelphia or the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike:
Take the PA Turnpike West to the Exit 326/Valley Forge/King of Prussia. After toll booths, take the first exit to your right, towards Valley Forge Park, this exit puts you on North Gulph Road which will turn into Route 23 and runs through Valley Forge Park. Stay on Route 23 into Phoenixville. Turn right onto Starr Street. Follow Starr Street to dead end and make a left onto Bridge Street. Follow Bridge through one light, the Colonial is on your right between Main and Gay Streets.
From Lancaster:
Take the PA Turnpike East to Exit 312/Downingtown. Follow Route 100 South to Route 113. At light make a left, and follow Route 113 North to the intersection of Routes 113 and 23 (there is a McDonald’s and a KFC at this intersection). Make a right at the light and follow 113 North which turns left at the next light onto Bridge Street. Stay on Bridge Street past Gay Street. The Colonial is between Gay and Main Streets on the left.

Dining

The following restaurants are walking distance from the Colonial:

SIPS Bistro & Bar – French bistro and bar; outdoor patio

The Black Lab Bistro – BYOB, across the street from the Colonial

Franco Ristorante – Pizza and Italian; across the street from the Colonial

Steel City Coffee House – corner of Bridge & Main Streets

Molly Maguire’s Irish Pub – corner of Bridge & Main Streets

Iron Hill Brewery – 130 Bridge St, 610-983-9333

Majolica – BYOB fine dining, 258 Bridge St, 610-917-0962

PJ Ryan’s Pub – next door to the Colonial

Fenix – cocktails, craft beers and tapas open Wed – Sat only, 193 Bridge St

Bistro on Bridge – 208-212 Bridge St, 610-935-7141

The Pickering Creek Inn – 37 Bridge St, 610-933-9962

Great American Pub – In the former Columbia Hotel, 148 Bridge St, 610-917-3333

Vecchia – BYOB brick oven pizza, 249 Bridge St, 610-933-1355

Taste – Winery with Vegan menu, 236 Bridge St, 484-924-9530

Root Down Brewing – Brewery serving casual fare. 1 North Main St, 484-393-2337

Foodery – Sandwiches, paninis, cheeses and snacks. 325 Bridge St, 610-933-1150

Chikara Sushi & Asian Fusion – BYOB, 131 Bridge St. Suite 4, 610-917-8888

Louette’s BYO – BYO with small plates, 106 Bridge St, 484-924-9906

Rec Room by Conshohocken Brewing Co. – 230 Bridge St, 484-924-8624