Parking is easy and FREE at the Niswonger.

Event parking is to the North Lot and South Lot of the facility. There is a drop-off area immediately in front at the main doors as well as a single door to the North that also provides immediate access to the Grand Lobby.

Handicap parking is available closest to the building on the North and South lots. Please provide advanced notice to the Box Office of any special needs. Accommodations will be made to ensure a smooth and safe entry to the facility.

Wheelchair Accessibility

All areas of the Niswonger and certain seating areas are accessible by wheelchair. Please notify the box office at the time of your ticket purchase so that a platform and companion seating (if required) is reserved. Please ask the ushers for assistance to your seat and they will be happy to help you.

All entrances from the parking lots have ramps and are at sidewalk level. A wheelchair-accessible elevator serves both levels of the Niswonger providing access to both the lower and upper Grand Lobby and auditorium.


All restroom facilities offer handicap accessibility and a larger family restroom is available on the upper lobby.

Handicap Parking

There are a limited number of handicap accessible parking spaces available in both the North and South parking lots of the campus. They are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Assisted Listening Devices

The Niswonger also has assisted listening devices provided by the Van Wert Service Club. Please see a Greeter for more information.

Web Accessibility Statement

Van Wert Live strives to provide entertainment to all people, making accomodations for impaired individuals to have access to the performing arts. By making the online experience accessible, we believe we are ushering in anyone who wants enjoy an act at our stages around Van Wert regardless of personal limitations. If you encounter any barriers, let us know so we can fix it for you and others who will thrive with LIVE.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Van Wert Live is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Van Wert Live. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Van Wert Live:

  • Phone: 419-238-6722
  • E-mail:
  • Visitor & Postal Address: 10700 State Route 118 South, Van Wert, OH
  • Facebook: @vanwertlive; Instagram: @vanwertlive

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

This statement was written on July 26, 2022.