Parking Meter Information

  • Night rates start at 6 p.m., unless event rates are in effect.
  • Day rates start at 8 a.m. Prepayments are allowed starting at 7:00 a.m.Standard Parking Meter Rates and Hours
  • Downtown parking meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., except for City holidays.                                 
  • Rates vary based on meter location. Check map for specific rates - zoom in to see meters as black squares and click on meter to see specific rates.

Parking meters outside of the downtown are enforced Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for City holidays (see below).

    Upcoming Downtown Events 

    Event parking meter rates apply on these dates and times at meters in the event area.

    Xcel Energy Center Events

    Date Event Event Rate Time
    Thursday, January 4, 2024 Wild vs. Tampa Bay 6PM-10PM
    Saturday, January 14, 2023 Wild vs. Arizona 6PM-10PM
    Thursday, January 26, 2023 Wild vs. Philadelphia 6PM-10PM
    Saturday, January 28, 2023 Wild vs. Buffalo 6PM-10PM

    Payment is required at parking meters throughout the City Monday through Saturday, except for the following holidays: Reduce the risk of ticketing by following not only posted parking signs, but also those un-posted around intersections and other areas.

    City Holidays:

    • New Year's Day (January 1st and the federally observed holiday)
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Presidents’ Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Juneteenth
    • Independence Day (July 4 and the federally observed holiday)
    • Labor Day
    • Indigenous Peoples' Day
    • Veterans Day (November 11th and the federally observed holiday)
    • Thanksgiving Day 
    • Christmas Day (December 25th and the federally observed holiday)

    View Parking Rules

    Download the Passport Parking App

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    • Quick Registration - 2 minutes or less!
    • Pay and Extend on The Go - Need more time? Extend your parking from your phone!
    • Get Reminders - See how much time you have left in your session. Plus get reminders 10 minutes before it expires.
    • Zone for St. Paul Parking Meters is 651

    Last Edited: January 10, 2023