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Getting to SOPAC


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It's easy to get to SOPAC - see below for a wide array of driving and public transportation options.

South Orange Performing Arts Center
1 SOPAC Way
South Orange, New Jersey 07079

By Car

If you're using a navigation device for directions to SOPAC, you may need to use the street address "1 Trenchard Place."

There are three Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in downtown South Orange.They are located in Parking Lot #3 and are available for $1/hour. Pay stations are located nearby in Parking Lot #9. Lots #3 and #9 are located off of Sloan Street, between South Orange Avenue and Second Street.

Click here for a PARKING MAP and information.


Driving Directions:

Garden State Parkway South to exit 145 to Route 280 W. Follow "280 W." directions below.

Garden State Parkway North to exit 142B to Route 78 W. Follow "78 W." directions below.

New Jersey Turnpike South to exit 15W to Route 280 W. Follow "280 W." directions below.

New Jersey Turnpike North to exit 14 (Route 78 W. LOCAL). Follow "78 W." directions below.

78 West to exit 50B. Proceed onto Vauxhall Rd and at the third traffic light turn right onto Valley St. Continue to South Orange Ave. Turn left on South Orange Ave and continue straight under the NJ Transit train trestle. Turn left onto SOPAC Way.

78 East to exit 49B. Follow signs to "Valley St" jug handle (approx. 3/10 mile off the exit ramp and on Springfield Ave.) Turn right into jug handle (to effectively turn left onto Valley St) and proceed on Valley St to South Orange Ave. Turn left on South Orange Ave and continue straight under the NJ Transit train trestle. Turn left onto SOPAC Way.

From 280 East to exit 9 (Mt. Pleasant Ave). Make a hard right turn onto Mt. Pleasant and go to the first traffic light. Turn left onto Gregory Ave and follow directions from this point under "280 W."

From 280 West to exit 10. Take first left onto Northfield Ave. Proceed three traffic lights to Gregory Ave; turn left onto Gregory Ave and proceed 1.3 miles to South Orange (at this point Gregory Ave changes to Wyoming Ave.) Turn left onto South Orange Ave. At the second traffic light turn right onto SOPAC Way.

By N.J. Transit Train

South Orange is a quick 35 minute ride from New York City's Penn Station. Take the Midtown Direct line to South Orange; descend the stairs from the center of the platform to the train station lobby and exit to the right. Walk under the train trestle; SOPAC's entrance will be immediately to your right. Elevators from the train platform open under the trestle. Trains run regularly weekdays, weekends and evenings. Visit www.NJTransit.com for more details and schedules.

By N.J. Transit Bus

The 92 Orange Crosstown line runs between Newark's Branch Brook Park City Subway Station and the South Orange train station. The 107 line runs between New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and Sloan St. in South Orange. Visit www.NJTransit.com for more details and schedules.