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Where to Find Free Parking in Baltimore

With these tips and tricks, you’ll be able to find a free parking spot or two in Baltimore.

To find those free street parking spots, here is what you need:

  1. An understanding of where those spots exist. (Check out this free map!)
  2. Familiarity with parking rules so you’ll know that free spot is actually free.

Map of Free Parking

Find a free parking spot by using the SpotAngels map before navigating to your desired area. The map updates in real-time, so simply type in the address you’re parking near, the time you expect to be there, and your duration. The spots where you can legally park will appear on the map along with their prices. The green spots are the ones that are free charge!

Pro tip: Some of the metered spots (in blue) might be free of charge as well if you happen to park outside of the metered hours 😉

Baltimore Parking Map

Baltimore Parking Rules:

  • If you’re a resident, get a permit for extra parking perks. If your car is registered to your address, pay $20 per year to park on your street for as long as you want, no matter the time limit. Just watch out for street cleaning!
  • Free Overnight Parking: If you park at a metered spot or in a residential neighborhood with time-limits, you can park after the restricted times overnight. Just be sure to move your car the next morning before the parking authority tickets you. Beware of snow emergencies in the winter if you’re parking downtown!
  • Free Parking Holidays: Baltimore has free parking days! Here they are.
Parking HolidayDate
New Year’s DayJanuary 1
Independence DayJuly 4
Labor DayFirst Monday in September
Thanksgiving DayFourth Thursday of November
Christmas DayDecember 25

View Map of Free Parking in Baltimore

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