Directions & Parking

Woodward Dream Cruise Parking: The official Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise route is a 16-mile radius, running through nine participating municipalities within Oakland County.

Due to the number of spectators, and depending on when or where you are located, parking can be both ample and scarce.

Click here for Woodward Dream Cruise Events and Route Map

The following information is provided to better assist you with finding parking accommodations.


The Official Parking App for the Woodward Dream Cruise!

ParkStash is a new parking service to reduce traffic congestion and improve the parking experience! You can find and book guaranteed parking spots in advance.

ParkStash App will connect you to surrounding metro-Detroit parking spaces provided by churches, hotels, restaurants, homeowners and municipal parking lots to plan ahead of time.

If you need help with renting your spots on ParkStash, free installation of our signs or for any other questions, please contact ParkStash: or call (408)320-9765.

Download the ParkStash App available on App Store Logo and App Store Logo

Park Stash

How to rent my parking spots on ParkStash app?

    1. Add your listing – Set your spots schedule & price
    2. Get booking details – Vehicle License Plate #, Booking Start, End times and Assigned spot #
    3. Get paid – Earnings get transferred to your bank account

Watch a video demonstration.

Park Stash

How to book a parking spot on ParkStash app?

  1. Search – Enter your destination and search on hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis
  2. Book – Add your vehicle and payment information, navigate to the address and park in your assigned spot #
  3. Extend – Extend your booking via app in two clicks

Watch a video demonstration.

Park Stash

At specific locations, ParkStash also provides:

  • Live occupancy status of parking garages
  • Mobile citation payments
  • Check important announcements from transportation departments
  • Digital parking permits
Municipal Parking Locations

City of Birmingham: All activities are within walking distance of the city’s five parking decks, where the first two hours of parking are free.

For details: Birmingham Parking Info.

City of Ferndale: The municipal parking lots are metered, surrounding downtown Ferndale at Woodward and Nine Mile Rd.

For details: Ferndale Parking Info.

City of Pontiac: Municipal parking lots and parking structures are located in the surrounding downtown areas.

For details: Pontiac Parking Info.

City of Royal Oak: Guest parking is available at municipal parking lots in the downtown area and walking distance from Woodward.

For details: Royal Oak Parking Info.

     Royal Oak Golf Center: Corner of Coolidge and West 13 Mile Rd.

     Gunn Dyer Park: South of Normandy between Coolidge and Woodward.

     Upton Park: South of West 14 mile Rd and Coolidge.