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Where to Find Free Parking in Walnut Creek

Driving a car in Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek.

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 Walnut Creek so you’ll know that free spot is actually free.

Map of Free Parking

Most of the spots in Downtown Walnut Creek are metered. 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 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 😉

Walnut Creek Parking Rules:

Walnut Creek has some nice parking rules. Most of the metered spots are free of charge on Sunday.

Parking is free during Holidays! Here they are:

Parking HolidayDate
Independence DayJul 03, 2020
Labor DaySep 07, 2020
Veterans DayNov 11, 2020
Thanksgiving DayNov 26, 2020
Christmas DayDec 25, 2020
New Year’s DayJan 01, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJan 18, 2020
President’s DayFeb 15, 2020
Memorial DayMay 31, 2020

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 😉

View Map of Free Parking in Walnut Creek

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