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 the city exists and how to find a spot near your destination.
To find those free street parking spots, here is what you need:
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Parking meters operate from Monday through Saturday from 8 AM to 7 PM. Parking after 7 PM is free.
The city 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.
|Start Date||Parking Holiday||End Date|
|2023-01-01||New Year's Day||2023-01-01|
|2023-01-16||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||2023-01-16|
To know which specific regulations are suspended on these days and find parking on the go, download the award-winning SpotAngels app. It is free 😉