If you’re in New Orleans for Mardi Gras or one of the city’s many festivals, you may not know where to look for free parking. Even if you’re a long-time resident of the city, changing parking laws have made free parking spots few and far between, especially in the French Quarter where the competition is fierce. Keep reading to find out where free parking in New Orleans exists and how to find a spot near your destination.
To find those free street parking spots, here is what you need:
Find a free parking spot in New Orleans by changing the time filters and navigating to your desired area. The free map updates in real-time, so simply type in the address you’re parking near and the time of day to find free parking near you.
Parking meters operate from Monday through Saturday from 8 AM to 7 PM. Parking after 7PM is free.
New Orleans offers free parking at metered spaces every Sunday.
New Orleans has free parking days! Here they are.
To know which specific regulations are suspended on these days, please check the SpotAngels app.
|New Year’s Day||Jan 01, 2020|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Jan 20, 2020|
|Mardi Gras Day||Feb 25, 2020|
|Memorial Day||May 25, 2020|
|Independence Day||Jul 03, 2020|
|Veterans Day||Nov 11, 2020|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov 26, 2020|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2020|