Downtown Long Beach
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Downtown Long Beach has over 13,000 convenient and affordable parking spaces that are located on street for a short stay or in parking lots or garages for longer visits. Below is an overview of the parking options available in DTLB.

Parking Lots and Garages

With over 35 public and private lots and garages conveniently located near Downtown's most popular destinations parking has never been easier. Click here for locations and rates for all public lots and garages in Downtown.

2 Hours Free Parking! No Validation Required!
City Place parking garages A, B, and C, located in the heart of Downtown, offers visitors 2 hours free parking every day with no validation required.
  • Lot A: 50 E. 6th Street (entrance on 6th and 5th Streets)
  • Lot B: 50 E. 5th Street (entrance on 5th and 4th Streets)
  • Lot C: 50 E 3rd Street (entrance on 4th and 3rd Streets)

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Parking Meters
Parking in Downtown Long Beach just got easier with new Smart Meters!

Stop searching for long lost quarters in your car seats! There is now a simpler way to park in Downtown with the installation of new innovative smart meters. These meters allow visitors to pay for on-street parking via debit and credit card, in addition to the traditional coin method. A soon to come mobile app will also tell visitors if there are available spots on a given block. Click here for instructions on how to operate the new smart meters.

Your first five minutes are free!
The City offers the first five minutes free to all users at the new smart meters. Simply push the green "OK" button to get your first five free!

Metered parking ranges in price from $1.00 per hour to $2.00 per hour. Please see map below:

Bicycle Parking

Down town Long Beach is home to hundreds of bike parking spots. For more information regarding parking locations and tips for locking your bike, click here.

Monthly Parking Options

For information regarding monthly parking in city owned lots, please call (562) 570-8055.