Parking in Riverside, California

Whether you are looking to park at one of our many on-street parking spaces or in one of our garages or surface lots, we are here to provide residents and guests a great parking experience!

Downtown Riverside Parking

Parking in downtown Riverside during normal business hours is controlled by time limits and paid parking services such as curbside meters and City-managed lots and garages. Before leaving your car, check the posted signs for time limit information.

Parking Your Way: New Downtown Parking Rates

Effective July 1, 2023

Learn about the new Parking Your Way Downtown Parking Program that will go into effect on July 1, 2023. View rates, hours, and how you can manage your parking experience.

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Free Parking

Download the Park Riverside mobile application coming soon.

  • 60-minutes free Garage parking
  • 60-minutes free Lot parking
  • 30-minutes free On-Street Metered Space parking

Garages

  • 24 hours per day, 7 days a week
  • Applicable to all City-Owned Garages
  • Rate: Each thirty (30) minutes – $1.25
  • Daily Max – $15.00

Lots

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (All locations except Justice Center)
  • Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Justice Center location only)
  • Applicable to all City-Owned lots except on weekends and City observed holidays
  • Rate: Each thirty (30) minutes – $1.50

On-Street Metered Spaces

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (All locations except Justice Center)
  • Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Justice Center location only)
  • Applicable to all Downtown On-Street Metered Spaces except on weekends and City observed holidays
  • Rate: Each thirty (30) minutes – $1.50

Discounted Employee Permit Program (DEPP)

Restrictions apply and must meet income and employment qualifications. Monthly rate is $25.00.

Downtown Residential, Businesses & Employees 24/7 Permit Program

  • Fees, restrictions, and qualifications apply. Learn more.
  • Monthly Rate – $115.00

Nightly Flat Rate

  • Vehicles entering from 7:00 PM – 3:00 AM
  • Nightly Flat Rate – $10.00
  • Applicable to all City-Owned garages.

Special Events

  • Applicable to all City-Owned garages and lots
  • Pre-paid Parking Event Rate – $10.00
  • Pay at Event Rate – $15.00
    (charging may begin up to 3-hours before special event)
  • Bus Parking Rate per 24-hours – $75.00
    (includes $25 encroachment application fee)

What Our Customers Are Saying

Excellent service. Easy to use.

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Your 30 minute free parking is very tourist friendly. Thank you very much.

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This is parking made easy. Scan and go. Appreciate the free times.

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It was my first time using the QR code, but it was very easy and getting the text with the link was super helpful.

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The parking attendant did a great job of assisting and informing us!

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It was convenient! And affordable!

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It was very easy to get in and secured!

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Excellent in every way!

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It was easy and quick.

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Thought parking process was very easy. I was worried as had never been to Riverside before. Great location. Enjoyed Mission Lights.

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Felt secured and parking was convenient.

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We had a fine experience when parking in the lot.

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It was easy to do and easy to add more time. A very good experience.

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Really appreciate the parking structure and your services…

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Popular Riverside Parking Destinations

Find Riverside parking near some of the city’s most popular destinations below.