Walking to the Parade is advised. Parking in downtown Athens may be difficult because of street closures. View the map below to see parade directions. *The Parking Deck on Clayton St. (next to GA Theatre) will be accessible until 8pm. The Parking Deck on W. Hancock (next to the Courthouse) will be accessible at any time. The Parking Deck on College Avenue will be INACCESSIBLE after 8AM Saturday morning.