Nestled within walking distance of countless restaurants and nightlife between downtown and the Historic Haymarket, your Lied Center event is but a portion of your experience in Lincoln, Nebraska. With restaurants serving everything from eclectic to comfort food, and nightlife ranging from trendy and lively to casual and cozy, Lincoln provides the perfect options for pre-event gatherings or post-event action. 

Parking is easily accessible through the Lied Center, or chose to utilize the City of Lincoln’s metered spots and parking garages. Meters are now $1 per hour and most accept VISA and MasterCards as well as dollar coins, quarters and dimes. The downtown district also provides options for your hotel stay. Explore the links below to learn more about our favorite places to eat, play, park and stay in Lincoln.

 

    EAT - You look like someone with great taste...

    Beacon Hills

    Beacon Hills Restaurant offers homemade American Cuisine with Midwest hospitality. We’re winning customers one plate at a time with a long-forgotten recipe for Maryland crab cakes, slow roasted herb-coated Nebraska prime rib and Elizabeth’s Decadent Devil Cake. Our full-service bar provides signature cocktails, a wine selection to please any palate, and three flat screen televisions to satisfy even the biggest sports fan.

    Bread & Cup

    We create all menu items in our open kitchen and bakery every day from scratch. We also use local ingredients whenever possible.

    Dish

    If you have an appetite for a taste of home but can’t find the time to make it yourself, we’re here to serve you.

    LeadBelly

    Located in Lincoln’s historic Haymarket district this American pub focuses on high quality and innovative pub food from around the world including a menu filled with a variety of gourmet burgers, tacos, sandwiches and salads.  An extensive beer selection and creative cocktails drive the beverage program.

    Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week LeadBelly is perfect for Lied Center attendees, University of Nebraska students, late night downtowners, and the new Pinnacle Bank Arena patrons on their way to or from an event.

    Relish

    Relish serves breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday.  Please visit us in the morning for our famous scones or for lunch to experience our many daily housemade options.  If you are interested in catering, contact Jenn to meet your individual catering needs.

    Single Barrel

    The Single Barrel is Lincoln’s newest entertainment hotspot, and Nebraska football tailgate headquarter. Conveniently located in the old Boomer’s Printing building on 10th and P Street just a few blocks away from Memorial Stadium, Haymarket Park, the Lied Center and the Arena. Our full service Whiskey Bar is fully stocked with local favorites as well as beers and spirits tailored to the most sensitive tastes. And be sure to check out our menu to see what our full service kitchen is cookin’ up…a truly unique Nebraskan Chophouse!

    Venue

    Whether you are dining in, carrying out, enjoying libations in the lounge, or utilizing our conference/party room, our patrons can count on getting the best venue has to offer every time you walk through our doors. It is our pledge to provide the best service, along with artistic culinary ability, and to deliver the ultimate experience.

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    Valet and Reserved Parking

    $12–RESERVED AHEAD OF TIME
    $14–EVENT DRIVE-UP SERVICE

    Lied offers valet parking at all Lied Main Stage season events. Drive up to the Lied or save time and money by reserving your space early! To reserve your space or for more information regarding valet services, contact City of Lincoln Parking Services at 402.441.PARK (7275) or visit www.parkandgo.org.

    WE ENCOURAGE PATRONS TO RESERVE A SPACE IN ADVANCE
    Reservations can be made at one of the downtown parking garages at www.parkandgo.org. Limited spaces are often available on performance nights as well.


      Haymarket Garage

      848 "Q" Street
      Ph: 402.441.4954

      First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day

      Larson Building & Garage

      1317 "Q" Street
      Ph: 402.435.2441

      Rate: First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day

      Market Place Garage

      925 "Q" Street
      Ph: 402.441.3838

      Rate: First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day

      Que Place Garage

      1111 "Q" Street
      Ph: 402.441.6480

      Rate: Event Parking $5 (when applicable)
      First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day

      University Square Garage

      101 N. 14th Street
      Ph: 402.441.6477

      Rate: First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day

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      Country Inn and Suites

      Stay minutes from the University of Nebraska, home of the Cornhuskers, when you choose the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lincoln North Hotel and Conference Center, NE. This hotel's pet-friendly accommodations off I-80 make a great home base for attending sporting events at UNL, seeing shows at the Lied Center or attending business meetings at the state capitol. You can relax in the heated indoor pool and indulge in the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast buffets, served daily at this Lincoln hotel's location.

      Courtyard by Marriott

      The Courtyard Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket encompasses the Historic Haymarket charm in the heart of downtown Lincoln. This Lincoln hotel is perfect for weekend getaways, business travel, and social events. Located within walking distance of the University of Nebraska campus, Lied Center, Memorial Stadium, Haymarket Park, Canopy Street & The Railyard, The Courtyard Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket is centrally located and allows you to experience many of the highlights Lincoln, Nebraska has to offer.

      Embassy Suites

      Ideally located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, the Embassy Suites Lincoln hotel provides easy access to many of the city’s most popular attractions. Situated adjacent to the Lied Center for Performing Arts, the Historic Haymarket District and the University of Nebraska, this hotel is the ideal destination for extended stays or short breaks in Lincoln, NE.

      Holiday Inn

      Located in the Historic Haymarket District the Holiday Inn Lincoln Downtown is the best place to stay if you are looking for a hotel near exciting attractions, restaurants, and shopping. Guests searching for fun activities and sightseeing enjoy the many attractions and historic sites located near this Lincoln, NE hotel including the Lied Center, University of Nebraska, and Memorial Stadium. During football season guests of our hotel are just minutes from the exciting game day fun associated with University of Nebraska home games. When you stay in our recently renovated hotel in Lincoln, NE, you enjoy great perks and amenities such as an indoor heated pool, on-site Fitness Center, and the Red Onion Bistro & Bar our hotel's delicious full-service restaurant.

      The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel

      The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel, serving Nebraska's capitol city for almost 90 years. From the moment you enter our elegant lobby with its grand staircase and are welcomed by our attentive staff, you will know you are someplace special. Enjoy outstanding on-site dining at The Miller Time Pub & Grill or The Cafe at The Cornhusker, take a dip in our heated indoor pool, and stay active in our fully-equipped fitness center.