Where to Park 


Santa Monica Pier

There are several options for parking near the Pier:
Parking is available on the Santa Monica Pier deck, accessed via the ramp at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Colorado Avenue. This parking lot is open 24 hours a day. Rates are as follows:

  • November 1 through March 31:
    • Weekday: $2.00 per hour with a $10.00 daily maximum per entry
    • Weekend: $3.00 per hour with a $12.00 daily maximum per entry
  • April 1 through October 31: $3.00 per hour with a $15 daily maximum per entry

Parking is also available at Lot 1 North, located immediately north of the Pier at 1550 Pacific Coast Highway. In contrast to the parking on the Pier, Lot 1 North is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. Rates are as follows:

  • November 1 through March 31:
    • Weekday: $6.00 per entry
    • Weekend: $8.00 per entry
  • April 1 through October 31: $12.00 per entry daily

Short-term parking is available at 1640 Appian Way. The lot is open daily from sunrise to sunset.  The rate is $1.00 per hour with a 2 hour maximum.

 

Beach

Parking is available at beach lots from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week, except for Lot 1 North, which is open from 6a.m. to midnight. Rates and locations are as follows:

North Beach

  • November 1 through March 31:
    • Weekday: $6.00 per entry
    • Weekend: $8.00 per entry
  • April 1 through October 31:
    • Weekday: $8.00 per entry
    • Weekend: $10.00 per entry

Lot 9 North -530 Pacific Coast Highway
Lot 8 North - 810Pacific Coast Highway
Lot 7 North - 930 Pacific Coast Highway
Lot 6 North - 950 Pacific Coast Highway
Lot 5A North - 1018 Pacific Coast Highway
Lot 5 North - 1030 Pacific Coast Highway
Lot 4 North - 1060 Pacific Coast Highway

Central Beach

South Beach

  • November 1 through March 31:
    • Weekday: $6.00 per entry
    • Weekend: $8.00 per entry
  • April 1 through October 31:
    • Weekday: $8.00 per entry
    • Weekend: $10.00 per entry

Lot 4 South - 2030 Ocean Way
Lot 5 South - 2600 Barnard Way 


Main Street

Parking is available at our Main Street Lots, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the rate is $1.00 per hour. There are four lots located along Main Street:

Lot 9 - 110 Hill Street
Lot 10 - 111 Hill Street
Lot 11 - 170 Hollister Avenue
Lot 26 - 150 Strand Street

Additional parking is available at Beach Lots 4 and 5 South, two blocks west of Main Street. These lots are open daily from sunrise to sunset. The rates at Lots 4 and 5 South are: 

  • November 1 through March 31:
    • Weekday: $6.00 upon entry
    • Weekend: $8.00 upon entry
  • April 1 through October 31:
    • Weekday: $8.00 upon entry
    • Weekend: $10.00 upon entry   

Every Sunday, the Farmer’s Market takes place at the California Heritage Museum parking lot. Attendees are encouraged to park at Lot 5 South, located at 2600 Barnard Way, where parking is free until 1:30 p.m. with proof of purchase and a parking voucher from the Farmer’s Market.

 

Downtown, the Third Street Promenade, and the Civic Center

Parking is available at our Downtown Structures, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are twelve parking structures and 4 lots. Rates and locations for the structures are as follows:

  • First 90 minutes, free parking
  • $1.25 next hour
  • $1.85 each additional 30 minutes
  • $17.50 daily maximum per entry

Structure 1 - 1234 4th Street
Structure 2 - 1235 2nd Street
Structure 3 - 1320 4th Street
Structure 4 - 1321 2nd Street
Structure 5 - 1440 4th Street
Structure 6 - 1431 2nd Street
Structure 7 - 320 Broadway
Structure 8 - 271 Colorado
Structure 9 - 1136 4th Street
Ken Edwards Center - 1527 4th Street

 

Rates and locations for the off-street lots are as follows:

  • $1.25 each 30 minutes
  • $17.50 daily maximum per entry

Structure 10 - 1125 3rd Street
Lot 27 - 1320 5th Street
Lot 28 - 1323 5th Street
Lot 29 - 1638 5th Street
Lot 30 - 1657 Ocean Avenue


The Main Library Structure is open for parking from 8am – 11pm, 7days a week, and is located at 601 Santa Monica Blvd. The entrance is on 7th Street, just north of Santa Monica Boulevard. 30 minutes free parking.

  • $1.00 each one hour
  • Weekday: $10.00 daily maximum per entry
  • Weekend: $5.00 daily maximum per entry

Parking is available at both the Civic Structure and the Civic Auditorium, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • First 30 minutes, free parking
  • $1.00 next hour
  • $1.50 each additional 30 minutes
  • Weekday: $14.00 daily maximum per entry
  • Weekend: $5.00 daily maximum per entry

The Civic Structure is located at 333 Civic Center Drive.

The Civic Auditorium lot is located at 1855 Main Street. There are entrances to this lot from both Main and 4th Streets between Pico Boulevard and Olympic Drive.

 

 Mid-City

Parking is available at our Mid-City lots, located on Wilshire Blvd, between Euclid and 16th Streets. They are open 24 hours a day, 7days a week, 365 days a year, and the rate is $1.00 per hour.

Lot 7 - 1217 Euclid Street
Lot 8 - 1146 16th Street
Lot 12 - 1211 14th Street