The City is giving Downtown and Old Sacramento shoppers a special treat this holiday season: Free on-street parking!*
Starting the day after Thanksgiving, November 29, through December 24, the City is offering free on-street parking weekdays after 4:30 pm, and free on-street parking all day on weekends in specific locations in Downtown, Midtown, and Old Sacramento.
*Please note: All parking violations are still enforceable as posted, such as time limit restrictions, street sweeping and colored zones. So if a parking space is limited to one hour, free parking is limited to one hour only.
Free Meter Holidays
- Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 28
- Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25
- New Years Day: January 1
The free parking zone will extend from “I” to “L” streets and from Front to 29th streets, and only applies to metered on-street parking spaces. (View map)
- Weekends will be free all day starting on Small Business Saturday (November 24) and ending on December 23.
- Weekdays will be free parking after 4:30 pm (This will also include “Black Friday”, November 29). Prior to 4:30 pm, you must pay the meter during the weekdays.
The City Hall Garage, located at 10th & J streets, and the Capitol Garage, located at 10th & L streets, offer a flat rate of $5 after 5 pm.