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.


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    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.

    Brix & Stone Gastropub

    What is a Gastropub? A public house that specializes in serving fantastic food and drinks.


    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.


    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

    The Lied Center, in partnership with the City of Lincoln, provides a limited number of parking spaces for valet service and reserved lot parking. Valet parking is available for most Lied Center performances, beginning one hour prior to the event for the cost of $12. For more information on pricing and to make reservations, please contact the Park & Go at 402.441.7275 or visit

      Market Place Garage

      925 "Q" Street
      Ph: 402.441.3838

      Rate: First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day
      Monthly Rate: $55

      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
      Monthly Rate: $70

      University Square Garage

      101 N. 14th Street
      Ph: 402.441.6477

      Rate: First Hour FREE | $1 ea. additional hour | Max. $9 all day
      Monthly Rate: $75 or $85 reserved

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