Accessibility mode is enabled

Skip to Top / Tab to View Menu Options
Skip to Left Navigation / Tab to View Content

Free Holiday Parking Program

Free Holiday Parking *Details apply

During the holiday season, the City of Sacramento offers free parking at select on-street meters in downtown and midtown during specific hours through its Free Holiday Parking program. However, on the recognized holidays of Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, every metered parking space on the street will be free all day.  

To ensure the metered space is free, please check the meter screen at that space for any messaging referring to free parking. The ParkMobile app should not allow payment for free hours. 

View map of free meters 

Thanksgiving Day: All metered parking spaces on the street are free for the entire day.

Day after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve (December 24th): 

  • Free metered space locations: Front Street to 29th Street, between I Street to L Street
  • Monday - Friday: Free after 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sunday: Free all day

Christmas Day (December 25th): All metered parking spaces on the street are free the entire day.   

Meter and Space Reservations are excluded from any free meter program offerings because fees charged are to provide exclusive use of the reserved parking spaces and program administration.