Categories: Vancouver Parking

Where to Find Free Parking in Vancouver

Whether you’re headed to Granville Island for happy hour or to Stanley Park to take in the view, don’t let parking hiccups get you down. Vancouver is a dense city that doesn’t offer much by way of free parking, but with these tips and tricks you’ll be able to find free parking in Vancouver in no time.

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 in Vancouver so you’ll know that free spot is actually free.

Map of Free Parking in Vancouver

Find a free parking spot in Vancouver 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.

Rules for free parking in Vancouver

Free parking at downtown Vancouver garages and lots on weekends

With the exception of the Vancouver Center Garage, which charges for parking seven days a week, drivers can park at any city lot for free each weekend.

View Map of Free Parking in Vancouver