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Downtown Parking Garages


**Permits are available for immediate purchase at the 11th & Spruce Garage and 1000 Walnut St. Garage. Contact our office for more information.**

Exciting changes are coming to the 1500 Pearl and 1100 Spruce parking garages! Now through mid-2020:
  • Staircase replacements project construction
  • Rooftop solar panels have been installed!
    At all downtown city parking garages:
  • Weekdays: $3 parking after 3 p.m. and until 3 a.m. (at all downtown city parking garages)
  • Weekends and holidays: continued free parking
  • The parking garages will remain open during construction with temporary or limited stall closures through the projects.
  • Learn more about the construction impacts at:

The  “$3 for 3 to 3” evening parking pilot was implemented  November 2019  to provide affordable evening/nighttime parking in any of the downtown city parking garages (listed below). Any vehicle that enters after 3 p.m., and leaves before 3 a.m. will be charged a flat rate of $3 for their entire stay. No special tickets or codes are required. Anyone who leaves the garage after 3 a.m. will be charged the normal hourly rate ($1.25/hour for the first 4 hours, $2.50/hour after the first 4 hours*). Parking in the city parking garages remains free Saturdays, Sundays and city-recognized holidays.

Public Parking Garage Information

Our parking structures are located conveniently throughout the downtown area, never more than a few blocks from all the action. Just grab a ticket when you enter and keep it in a safe place where it won't get lost. If you lose your ticket, there is a $50 FEE - so do keep track of it! Your total owed for parking will be calculated on exit. 

And remember, parking is free on weekends and city holidays! (But you still need to take a ticket and insert it into the machine when you exit the garage.)

Garage/Location Approx. spaces Hours staffed
*11th and Walnut (Randolph Center)* about 250 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday
11th and Spruce about 350 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday
15th and Pearl (Parking Services) about 600 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Monday through Friday
10th and Walnut (St. Julien Hotel) about 500 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
10 a.m.- 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday
14th and Walnut (RTD Bus Station) about 250 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Monday through Friday

Fees & Rates for All City Garages

  • $1.25/hr. for the first 4 hours, then $2.50/hour after that
  • 25¢/12 min. · 50¢/24 min. · 75¢/36 min. · $1/48 min.
  • Fee charges accrue around the clock - 24 hrs./day
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and city holidays are free
  • A Cash Pass pdf allows you to prepay your garage parking, receive a 10 percent discount, and enjoy the
    convenience of the express lane for entry and exit.

Electric Vehicles 

For more information on electric vehicle (EV) information and charging, please visit the city's electric vehicle page or you can reference this map of electric vehicle charging stations in Boulder.