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Ryan Event Center

Conveniently located just six miles from downtown Pittsburgh, the Father Ryan Arts Center is easily accessible along Route 51/Chartiers Avenue in the heart of McKees Rocks. With plenty of free parking and easy access to public transportation and the city, the Ryan Event Center makes the perfect destination for a creative and positive experience.


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Directions

PLEASE NOTE: Parking is available in the PNC Bank parking lot (after business hours ONLY) or the McKees Rocks Plaza/Shoppes at Chartiers Crossing lot (DO NOT park in the Rite Aid)

To access the PNC parking lot turn LEFT at the traffic light at the Eat-n-Park; or to access McKees Rocks Plaza lot turn RIGHT at the traffic light.

EAST 
From the Parkway East:

• Parkway East 376 inbound to Pittsburgh

• To the Fort Duquesne Bridge

• Follow Signs to Route 65 North

• Exit Left onto the McKees Rocks Bridge

• On the other side of McKees Rocks Bridge make left onto Island Avenue

• Travel several blocks and come to traffic light.  Make left onto Chartiers Avenue (Route 51 South)

• Follow the traffic around Hollowood Music and Sound to the next traffic light.  The Father Ryan Arts Center is across the street and to the left.

• Parking is available in the PNC Bank parking lot [after business hours only] or the large shopping mall [do not park in the Rite Aid parking lot] across the street and to your right.

NORTH 
From the Parkway North:

• Parkway North 279 inbound to Pittsburgh

• To Route 65 North

• Exit Left onto the McKees Rocks Bridge

• On the other side of McKees Rocks Bridge make left onto Island Avenue

• Travel several blocks and come to traffic light. Make left onto Chartiers Avenue (Route 51 South)

• Follow the traffic around Hollowood Music and Sound to the next traffic light.  The Father Ryan Arts Center is across the street and to the left.

• Parking is available in the adjacent shopping mall [do not park in the Rite Aid parking lot].

NORTH/EAST
 From Route 28 North:

• Route 28N inbound to Pittsburgh

• To Route 65 North

• Travel up Route 65N and exit left onto the McKees Rocks Bridge

• On the other side of the McKees Rocks Bridge make a left onto Island Avenue

• Travel several blocks and come to the first traffic light.  Make a left onto Chartiers Avenue (Route 51 South)

• Follow the traffic around Hollowood Music and Sound to the next traffic light. The Father Ryan Arts Center is across the street and to the left.

• Parking is available in the adjacent shopping mall [do not park in the Rite Aid parking lot].

NORTH/WEST 
From Sewickley:

• Travel down Route 65N inbound toward Pittsburgh and exit right onto the McKees Rocks Bridge.

• On the other side of the McKees Rocks Bridge make a left onto Island Avenue

• Travel several blocks and come to the first traffic light.  Make a left onto Chartiers Avenue (Route 51 South)

• Follow the traffic around Hollowood Music and Sound to the next traffic light.  The Father Ryan Arts Center is across the street and to the left.

• Parking is available in the adjacent shopping mall [do not park in the Rite Aid parking lot].

SOUTH & SOUTH/WEST
 From Parkway West

• 279 Parkway West inbound to Pittsburgh

• Through Fort Pitt Tunnels

• Over the Fort Pitt Bridge (stay to your far left on the bridge)

• To the Fort Duquesne Bridge

• Follow Signs to Route 65 North

• Travel up Route 65N and exit left onto the McKees Rocks Bridge

• On the other side of the McKees Rocks Bridge make a left onto Island Avenue

• Travel several blocks and come to the first traffic light.  Make a left onto Chartiers Avenue (Route 51 South)

• Follow the traffic around Hollowood Music and Sound to the next traffic light. The Father Ryan Arts Center is across the street and to the left.

• Parking is available in the adjacent shopping mall [do not park in the Rite Aid parking lot].

SOUTH/EAST 
From Route 51 North inbound toward Pittsburgh

• Route 51N toward West End

• Travel to the West End Circle and go around the circle and go just past the West End Bridge taking the first exit off the circle following signs to McKees Rocks (staying on Route 51N and onto West Carson Street going AWAY from Downtown Pittsburgh).

 •Pass the Corliss Tunnels on your left at a traffic light and proceed on 51N – West Carson Street.

 • 51N will turn left just before a small blue bridge – TURN LEFT and continue on 51N.

• You are now on Chartiers Avenue and very, very close to the Arts Center.

• Pass the Sunoco Gas Station on the left and then pass Eat ‘n Park on the left.

• At the first traffic light you should see the Father Ryan Arts Center on your right.

 •Parking is available in the adjacent shopping mall [do not park in the Rite Aid parking lot].