Shop locally during the holidays! Providence is offering FREE on-street metered parking in the city’s commercial districts for up to 2 hours, from Friday, November 25th through Sunday, January 1st. The holiday program runs from 10am—9pm, Monday through Saturday. Downtown meters are included within the area bounded by Fountain Street, Memorial Boulevard, Weybosset, Empire and Friendship streets (from Dyer to Dorrance). See this map for exact locations. Remember: on-street parking is always free on Sundays!
Look for stickers on the downtown meters reminding you about the details. Keep in mind—while parking is free, time limits will be strictly enforced! For information about other Providence neighborhoods, visit providenceri.com, and for details about off-street longer-term parking options downtown, visit parkdowntownprovidence.com.