| SILVER SPRING
AFI Los Angeles Campus
AFI Hours and Parking
The AFI Campus is open from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily. Parking is free but limited, especially during prime usage times. We recommend you use the lot behind the Louis B. Mayer Library Building.
Directions to AFI
The AFI Campus is located in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, at 2021 North Western Avenue.
From the Golden State Freeway (I-5):
Exit Los Feliz Boulevard West. Drive approximately two miles on Los Feliz past Griffith Park until Los Feliz curves sharply to the left before becoming Western Avenue. The AFI entrance is the first driveway on the right. If you pass Franklin Avenue, you have gone too far.
The campus is easily accessible from the
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Burbank Airport, as well as from all Valley locations and Orange County.
Note: AFI does not provide housing accommodations.
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
The AFI Silver Theatre is located at
8633 Colesville Road — at the intersection of Colesville Road and Georgia
Avenue — in the heart of the new
downtown Silver Spring.
Directions to The AFI Silver Theatre
By Car: The AFI Silver Theatre is less
than two miles south of Beltway exit
30 (Colesville Road) and exit 31
(Georgia Avenue). The theater is also
convenient to the Bethesda area via
East-West Highway, and a short drive
from downtown Washington via 16th
By Metro: The AFI Silver Theatre is
located on Colesville Road, just two
blocks north of Metro's Red Line
station in Silver Spring.
By Ride-On Bus: The Silver Spring
station is served by Ride-On routes
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 28.
By Metrobus: The Silver Spring station
is served by Metrobus routes 70, 71, J5,
F4, F6, JH1, J2, J3, J4, Q2, S2, S4, Y8, Z5.
The Wayne Avenue parking garage provides convenient and easy access to downtown Silver Spring. This garage entrance is located on Wayne Avenue between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street; walk out across Ellsworth Plaza and AFI Silver Theatre is just around the corner! The Wayne Avenue garage offers FREE PARKING on weekends, and after 8:00 p.m. on weekdays.
Additional nearby parking may be found at:
- Town Square parking garage, located at the corner of Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street
- Gateway Plaza parking lot, at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road
- Parking garage at Fenton Street and Cameron Street