Free Parking in Center City for the Holidays!

PPA Announces Free Saturday Parking for Holiday Shoppers
Discounted garage parking offered as well in center city

Saturdays after 11 am till New Years Day!

(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia Parking Authority Executive Director

Vince Fenerty today announced, “free meter parking city wide after

11:00 AM every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.”

Fenerty said, that while “meter parking will be free on Thanksgiving

and Saturdays after 11:00 AM, all other non-meter violations such as

stopping prohibited, or other unauthorized parking infractions will be



Fenerty also announced discounted parking every Saturday for $8 from

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the following Parking Authority parking



AutoPark @ Olde City(2nd & Sansom)

AutoPark @ Independence Mall(5th & Market)

AutoPark @ 8th & Filbert

AutoPark @ the Gallery(10th & Filbert)

AutoPark @ Jefferson(10th & Ludlow)

AutoPark @ JFK Plaza(underground garage 16th & Parkway)


If the patron exits after 5 PM, the regular posted rates will apply.


“The Philadelphia Parking Authority is pleased to join with Mayor

Michael Nutter and be a part of spreading the holiday joy and

encouraging shoppers to patronize local merchants during the

holidays,” Fenerty said.