Where to Park

New comprehensive list of all City parking rates and fees as of July 1, 2018

New parking rates and changes to take effect July 1, 2018. Please see the public notice for additional information.

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:

 
Summer
Apr 1 - Oct 31
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31
Weekends
$3 Per hour
$15 Max Per Entry
$3 Per Hour
$12 Max Per Entry
Weekdays
$3 Per hour
$15 Max Per Entry
$2 Per Hour
$10 Max Per Entry
Buses or RVs Not Allowed Not Allowed
Disabled Placards/Plates Free Free

 

Parking is also available at Lot 1 North, located immediately north of the Pier at 1550 Pacific Coast Highway. Lot 1 North is open daily from 6:00 AM to 2 AM Please see the rates for Central Beach parking below.

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 6 AM to midnight. Rates and locations are as follows:


Annenberg Community Beach House

 
Summer
Apr 1 - Oct 31
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31
Daily
$3 Per Hour
$12 Max Per Entry
$3 Per Hour
$8 Max Per Entry
Buses or RVs Not Allowed Not Allowed
Disabled Placards/Plates Free Free

 


North Beach Zone (Lots 4N - 9N)

 
Summer
Apr 1 - Oct 31
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31
Weekends $12 Per Entry $10 Per Entry
Weekdays $10 Per Entry $7 Per Entry
Buses (per entry) 6X Daily Rate 6X Daily Rate
RVs (per entry) 4X Daily Rate 4X Daily Rate
Disabled Placards/Plates Free Free

 


Central Beach Zone (Lots 1N, 3N, 2S, and 3S)

 
Summer
Apr 1 - Oct 31
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31
Weekends $14 Per Entry $10 Per Entry
Weekdays $14 Per Entry $7 Per Entry
Buses (per entry) 6X Daily Rate 6X Daily Rate
RVs (per entry) 4X Daily Rate 4X Daily Rate
Disabled Placards/Plates Free Free
Short-Term Parking
$1 Per Hour
2 Hours Max
$1 Per Hour
2 Hours Max

 


South Beach Zone (Lots 4S and 5S)

 
Summer
Apr 1 - Oct 31
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31
Weekends $12 Per Entry $10 Per Entry
Weekdays $10 Per Entry $7 Per Entry
Entry after 4 PM Daily Rate Daily Rate
Buses (per entry) 3X Daily Rate 3X Daily Rate
RVs (per entry) 4X Daily Rate 4X Daily Rate
Disabled Placards/Plates Free Free
Short-Term Parking
$1 Per Hour
2 Hours Max
$1 Per Hour
2 Hours Max

 


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 13 structures/garages and 5 surface lots throughout the area. Rates and locations for the structures are listed below.

Parking Structures 1 - 8 and Ken Edwards Center

Parking Advisory

The following Downtown parking structures are undergoing structural repairs and maintenance work during the time frames indicated below. The number of available parking spaces will be reduced during these time frames as a result. Please plan accordingly if you plan on utilizing any of these facilities.

New rates below are effective July 1, 2018. "Daily" is a consecutive 24-hour period upon entry.

Per Entry
Weekday
Mon - Fri
Weekend
Sat & Sun
FIRST 90 MINUTES FREE FREE
1.5 - 2.0 Hours $2.00 $2.00
2.0 - 2.5 Hours $3.50 $4.00
2.5 - 3.0 Hours $5.00 $6.00
3.0 - 3.5 Hours $7.00 $8.50
3.5 - 4.0 Hours $9.00 $11.00
4.0 - 4.5 Hours $11.50 $14.00
4.5 - 5.0 Hours $14.00 $17.00
5.0 - 5.5 Hours $17.00 $21.00
5.5 Hours or More $20.00 $25.00
Daily Maximum $20.00 $25.00
Lost Ticket (Each) $20.00 $25.00

 

 

Parking Structure 9

New rates below are effective July 1, 2018. "Daily" is a consecutive 24-hour period upon entry.

Per Entry
Weekday
Mon - Fri
Weekend
Sat & Sun
FIRST 90 MINUTES FREE FREE
1.5 - 2.0 Hours $2.00 $2.00
2.0 - 2.5 Hours $3.00 $3.50
2.5 - 3.0 Hours $4.00 $5.00
3.0 - 3.5 Hours $5.50 $7.00
3.5 - 4.0 Hours $7.00 $9.00
4.0 - 4.5 Hours $9.00 $11.50
4.5 - 5.0 Hours $11.00 $14.00
5.0 - 5.5 Hours $14.00 $17.00
5.5 Hours or More $17.00 $20.00
Daily Maximum $17.00 $20.00
Lost Ticket (Each) $17.00 $20.00

 

 

Parking Structure 10

New rates below are effective July 1, 2018. "Daily" is a consecutive 24-hour period upon entry.

Per Entry
Weekday
Mon - Fri
Weekend
Sat & Sun
FIRST 30 MINUTES $0.50 $0.50
0.50 - 1.0 Hour $1.00 $1.00
1.0 - 1.5 Hours $1.50 $1.50
1.5 - 2.0 Hours $2.00 $2.00
2.0 - 2.5 Hours $3.00 $3.50
2.5 - 3.0 Hours $4.00 $5.00
3.0 - 3.5 Hours $5.50 $7.00
3.5 - 4.0 Hours $7.00 $9.00
4.0 - 4.5 Hours $9.00 $11.50
4.5 - 5.0 Hours $11.00 $14.00
5.0 - 5.5 Hours $14.00 $17.00
5.5 Hours or More $17.00 $20.00
Daily Maximum $17.00 $20.00

 

 

Downtown Lots 27, 29 & 30

  Rate
Each 30 Minutes $1.25
Daily Maximum (per entry) $17.50
Disabled Placards/Plates Free

 

 

Civic Center and Main Library

Parking is available at both the Civic Center Structure and the Civic Auditorium Lot, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are entrances to the Civic Auditorium Lot from both Main and 4th Streets between Pico Boulevard and Olympic Drive.

The Main Library Structure is open for parking from 8 AM to 11 PM, 7 days a week. The entrance is on 7th Street, just north of Santa Monica Boulevard.

New rates below are effective July 1, 2018. "Daily" is a consecutive 24-hour period upon entry.

Per Entry
Weekday
Mon - Fri
Weekend
Sat & Sun
FIRST 30 MINUTES FREE FREE
0.5 - 1.0 Hour $0.50 $1.00
1.0 - 1.5 Hours $1.00 $2.00
1.5 - 2.0 Hours $2.00 $3.00
2.0 - 2.5 Hours $3.00 $4.00
2.5 - 3.0 Hours $4.00 $5.00
3.0 - 3.5 Hours $5.50 $5.00
3.5 - 4.0 Hours $7.00 $5.00
4.0 - 4.5 Hours $8.50 $5.00
4.5 - 5.0 Hours $10.00 $5.00
5.0 - 5.5 Hours $12.00 $5.00
5.5 Hours or More $14.00 $5.00
Daily Maximum $14.00 $5.00
Lost Ticket (Each) $14.00 $5.00

 

 

Main Library Surface Lot

The Main Library surface lot, also located at 601 Santa Monica Blvd, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is a short-term parking lot with a one-hour limit only.

  Rate
Each Hour (1 Hour Max) $1.00
Disabled Placards/Plates Free

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:

Additional parking is available at beach lots 4 South and 5 South, two blocks west of Main Street. These lots are open daily from sunrise to sunset. Please see the rates for South Beach Zone above.

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.


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 and 7 days a week. The rate is $1.00 per hour.