Driving a car in Miami Beach can be an expensive activity. Parking prices for sure don’t help. With these tips and tricks, you’ll be able to find a free parking spot or two in Miami Beach.
To find those free street parking spots, here is what you need:
- An understanding of where those spots exist. (Check out this free map!)
- Familiarity with parking rules in Miami Beach so you’ll know that free spot is actually free.
Map of Free Parking
Most of the spots in Downtown Miami Beach have parking metres. But some are free. To locate them you can use 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 of 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 😉
Miami Beach Parking Rules:
Miami Beach has some nice parking rules. Most of the metered spots are free outside metered hours.
The metres in South Beach and East Middle Beach Parking Zone are enforced from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. Seven days per week.
The metres in West Middle Beach and North Beach Parking Zone are enforced from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Seven days per week.
The metres in Entertainment District Parking Zone are enforced 24 hours. Seven days per week.
Residential Parking is enforced Monday through Friday from 6 pm to 7 am and 24 hours on the weekends and holidays
Unfortunately, There is no free parking in metered areas on Holidays
To find parking on the go, download the award-winning SpotAngels app. It is free 😉