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

Saturday, April 1, 2023 John Mayer 6PM-10PM
Monday, April 3, 2023 Wild vs. Vegas 6PM-10PM
Saturday, April 8, 2023 Wild vs. St. Louis 6PM-10PM
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 Wild vs. Winnipeg 6PM-10PM
Friday, April 21, 2023 Wild vs. Dallas 6PM-10PM


CHS Field Events

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Saint vs. Scranton 6PM-10PM
Thursday, April 20, 2023 Saint vs. Scranton 6PM-10PM
Friday, April 21, 2023 Saint vs. Scranton 6PM-10PM
Saturday, April 22, 2023 Saint vs. Scranton 1PM-5PM


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: April 19, 2023