AC17 Venue: Von Braun Center

The Von Braun Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena, meeting and performing arts complex located in the heart of historic downtown Huntsville. The Von Braun Center is convenient to area hotels, restaurants and attractions.

The activities of the 2017 North Alabama Conference are taking place in the North Hall and East Hall areas of the complex.

Click here for directions to the Von Braun Center.



There is ample parking surrounding the Von Braun Center. Prices are listed below. If paid parking creates a hardship for you, contact your District Office for assistance.



Parking Lots and Decks

  • P1 is designated as Handicapped Parking. Vehicles must have proper Handicap Parking Credentials (tag or hangtag) to park in this lot.
  • P2 is a parking deck belonging to the Von Braun Center: $7 per day.
  • P4 (City Parking Garage): $ 0.50 per hour / maximum of $4 per day.
  • P5 (Former Meadow Gold Lot) $5 per day.
  • Meter Rates in the City of Huntsville are $0.50 per hour and enforced Monday - Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Please be a considerate guest and do not park in areas designated for Von Braun Center staff.



Hotel Parking

Two hotels are within walking distance to the Von Braun Center.

  • Embassy Suites parking for hotel guests is $6.72 per day. There is an indoor connector from the hotel to the Von Braun Center.
  • SpringHill Suites (located at 754 Constellation Drive) offers its guests complimentary parking. This hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Von Braun Center.



From Embassy Suites to North Hall

If you find the distance from Embassy Suites to North Hall using the indoor connector is too far for you to walk, Embassy Suites provides shuttles for its guests from the lobby of the hotel to the front door of North Hall. Please arrange shuttle service directly with the hotel.


Ordination, Commissioning and Licensing Service (Monday evening)

On Monday evening, June 5, the Service of Ordination, Commissioning and Licensing is at Trinity United Methodist Church, 607 Airport Road, Huntsville, Alabama 35802. A shuttle service is available.

  • Beginning at 6 p.m., a shuttle to Trinity UMC runs every 10-15 minutes. The shuttles leave the Von Braun Center North Hall foyer parking lot. The last shuttle leaves at 6:45 p.m.
  • After the service, shuttles to the Von Braun Center run every 10-15 minutes. The shuttles leave the Trinity UMC parking lot in front of the sanctuary beginning 10 minutes after the close of service. The last shuttle leaves at 9 p.m.
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