Parking Info

To view a map of Downtown Santa Monica's public parking facilities, visit the Santa Monica Parking website or download the City of Santa Monica Parking App, Powered by ParkMe. 

 

Parking Structures

 

Fees for Downtown Santa Monica Parking Structures (numbered 1-8 and Ken Edwards Center)

  • Operates 24 hours daily
  • First 90 minutes free, with incremental increases every 30 minutes. $20 daily maximum on weekdays, and $25 on weekends
  • Special hours and flat rates between may apply to all lots during citywide events
  • Effective May 16, 2013 the first two levels in all structures, will be dedicated to 3-hour parking only.
  • All-day parking is available on all upper levels

Parking Structure 9

  • Operates 24 hours daily
  • First 90 minutes free, with incremental increases every 30 minutes. $17 daily maximum on weekdays, and $20 on weekends
  • Special hours and flat rates between may apply to all lots during citywide events

Parking Structure 10

  • Operates 24 hours daily
  • First 30 minutes $.50, with incremental increases every 30 minutes. $17 daily maximum on weekdays and $20 on weekends

Santa Monica Library Parking and Civic Center

  • First 30 minutes free, with incremental increases every 30 minutes
  • Daily maximum $14 on weekdays, $5 on weekends

Santa Monica Place Valet

  • Valet parking is available on Second Street between Broadway and Colorado Avenue at Santa Monica Place Shopping Center. Flat rate of $20. Learn more here

 

Bus Parking

 

Bus parking is available at the Lot 1 North beach parking lot (1550 Pacific Coast Highway), which is located immediately north of the Santa Monica Pier and is open 6am-2am daily. Rates vary by season; please email parking@smgov.net or call 310.458.8295 to prearrange bus parking.  

The City of Santa Monica also provides courtesy parking in Lot 4 South to pre-approved tour bus operators. In order to receive a free parking permit, tour bus operators must apply here and submit a sample travel itinerary that includes Santa Monica for a minimum of four hours.

 

Bus Loading


There is an active bus loading / unloading zone on Broadway at the intersection of Third Street Promenade.

 

Insider Tips

Download the ParkMe App before you arrive to find all available parking spaces in Downtown.

Parking in the Main Library is cheaper than anywhere else in the city – just $5 on weekends.