Dock Areas

The Arlington Convention Center has multiple options for the loading and unloading of freight and equipment into the venue.

Freight and/or equipment is not allowed to be loaded or unloaded through public entrances or any glass doors.

Our West Loading Dock, servicing the Exhibit Hall, is equipped with two drive-up ramps, a graduated 25″-40″ P.O.V. (personally-owned vehicle) loading area, and a five-bay loading dock.

 West Loading Dock


Our North Loading Dock, servicing the Grand Hall ballroom, is equipped with a drive-up ramp, and a three-bay loading dock.

 North Loading Dock


Parking in the loading dock areas is limited to move-in and move-out activity only. Once you have finished loading or unloading, please move your vehicle to the main parking lot. Click here for exhibitor parking information.

After-hours and/or multi-day tractor/trailer parking and detached trailer parking must be approved by venue management and is only allowed in specified areas.