Type any address and use the time filters on the map below to find a free parking spot in Berkeley city. The map is free, easy to use, and will save you a serious headache when you’re on the hunt for free parking.
Rules for free parking in Berkeley:
Free parking on green curbs: If you see a green curb, you can park there for a few minutes to unload your car or pick up passengers. Great for moments when you’re only stopping by and need less than 30 minutes.
Free overnight parking on weekends: Most zones are free to park after 5pm Friday through Sunday and you’re able to leave your car all weekend.
Free overnight parking in residential areas: Most residential areas are free to park overnight. They are also free to park during the day but watch out for time limits, you just need a residential permit to avoid them. Check out our parking guide to learn more about that.
Free parking on city holidays: There are free parking days throughout the year! Check out the schedule below to find out when:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Third Monday in January
Third Monday in February
Last Monday in May
First Monday in September
Indigenous People’s Day
Second Monday in October
Fourth Thursday in November
*If the parking holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is free parking.
Worried about tickets? Learn these parking rules to avoid them: