Approximately 7025 E. Via Soleri Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Canal Convergence is held at the Scottsdale Waterfront, a section of the Arizona Canal between Goldwater Boulevard and Scottsdale Road in south Scottsdale. It’s just south of Camelback Road and the Fashion Square Mall. And it’s north of Indian School Road and Old Town Scottsdale. See the parking map at the bottom of this page to take you to nearby parking lots and garages. However, we encourage you to support our sustainability efforts and rideshare with Lyft, take public transportation, or ride your bicycle if possible.


As part of our focus on sustainability, we encourage attendees to share rides to cut down on carbon emissions (and avoid parking hassles). To support this, we’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with Lyft through the duration of Canal Convergence. Lyft is offering a special for new users not currently on the Lyft platform, as well as discounts for current users.

New users are invited to download and install the Lyft app and create a Lyft account using the promo code SDPACANAL. This code is good for $5 off your first four rides to or from Canal Convergence, for a credit total of $20.

Existing users can also get a 20 percent discount for two rides to and from Canal Convergence with the promo code SDPACANAL18.

The designated Lyft Pick-up and Drop-off point is the event staff parking lot located on the northwest corner of Goldwater Boulevard and 5th Avenue. The event can be accessed from this lot via the pedestrian bike path that runs underneath Goldwater Boulevard. Look for the lot on the parking map below by clicking in the top left corner of the map to access the drop-down menu; then click on the Lyft Pick-up and Drop Off option. Please do not direct Lyft drivers to the address at the top of this page.


Scottsdale’s free trolley system has a number of stops in Old Town Scottsdale, including stops on both sides of the Arizona Canal. Visit ScottsdaleAZ.gov/trolley for details.


Support our sustainability efforts by riding your bicycle to the canal. Bike racks will be located in the gravel parking lot between the Goldwater Stage and the Canal Convergence Storefront. Remember to bring locks to secure your bicycles.


If you do choose to drive your own vehicle to Canal Convergence, there are many free parking garages and lots located near the Scottsdale Waterfront. Please note that some areas to have posted time limits. Please note that the location on the parking map for the Lyft Pick-up and Drop-off is for Lyft users and event staff only.