Visitors to Annapolis this holiday season can park free for 3 hours at downtown meters starting Thursday, November 29th (Black Friday) through New Year’s Eve. For the first time ever, visitors can also get a 4th hour free by downloading the ParkMobile app to their phone and entering the code ParkDTA.

No app is required for your first 3 hours of parking. To secure your 4th hour of free parking, download the free ParkMobile app to your mobile phone (available on iOS and Android) and enter the code ParkDTA! Be sure to download ParkMobile and create your free account before arriving downtown to make your stay convenient.


  1. Three Free Hours at Meters (Nov. 29 through December 31): Park free for 3 hours at meters downtown through the holiday season. Get a 4th hour free with ParkMobile code ParkDTA.
  2. Residents Park Free (Year-Round): City residents park free with validation for two hours in Park Place, Knighton, Hillman, and Gott’s Court garages. To receive validations visit the offices in those garages or our main office at 60 West St., Suite 106
  3. Free Weeknight Parking (Year-Round): The Calvert Street Garage (the entrance is at 19 St. John’s Street) is free all year to the public Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 6 am. Whitmore Garage at 25 Clay Street is free to the public for Midnight Madness December 5th, 12th, and 19th from 4 pm to 6 am.
  4. Free Weekend Parking (Year-Round): Calvert Street Garage is also free to the public all weekend, and Whitmore Garage at 25 Clay Street is free Sundays until 4 pm and steps away from West Street.
  5. Park, Shop & Dine (Year-Round): Nearly 30 downtown businesses offer free parking year-round through the Park Shop & Dine program. Simply shop or dine with these businesses, ask them for Park Shop and Dine garage validations, and you’ll get up to four hours of free parking in Park Place, Knighton, Gott’s Court, or Hillman garage.


For Midnight Madness December 5th, 12th, and 19th prepay online for $5 all-day parking in either Knighton or Gott’s Garage. PREPAY TODAY

FREE PARKING PERMIT for City Residents!

The City of Annapolis is excited to offer City residents FREE PARKING for up to two hours per day at one of our four parking garages in downtown Annapolis.