Parking

There are many different parking options in Downtown St. Catharines.

The City of St. Catharines owns and operates two parking garages and ten surface parking lots, in addition to on-street parking meters through the downtown core. There are also a number of private parking lots downtown.

You may find more information about parking in Downtown St. Catharines at the City of St. Catharines’ parking page on their website: http://www.stcatharines.ca/en/livein/ParkingLotsGarages.asp

A helpful map is available from the City of St. Catharines, indicating the walking distances from the City’s parking lots and garages to the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Meridian Centre and other downtown attractions.

All City-owned and operated parking lots and garages are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Parking at certain lots and garages is free outside of normal business hours, Monday to Friday. Business hours and payment options differ for some locations, so please review the information for each City-owned parking facility at the above link.

Special Event Parking

Parking Garages and the Head Street and Garden Park Parking Lots

Special event parking is $5 when events are taking place at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre or Meridian Centre. Payment is by cash only and is paid on entrance to the garages / parking lots.

IceDogs Way Parking Lot

Special event parking is $10 when events are taking place at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre or Meridian Centre. Payment is by cash only and is paid on entrance to the parking lot.

 

Parking Token Program

 

The St. Catharines Downtown Association offers a parking token program for anyone wishing to use it. 

Each token costs $0.25 and gives you 10 minutes at any on-street parking meter.

parking tokens

Parking tokens come in 40 piece rolls and are $10.00 each.

Tokens are available to purchase at the Downtown Association Offices at 80 King Street (main floor),

Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm.

Please note that our office only accepts cash, money order or certified cheque. Phone ahead 905-685-8424 and we'll have your tokens ready for you to pick up.

Upcoming Events

Latest News

View All News

Downtown Deals

Sushi Ai
$8.99 Lunch Special
Lunch Special for only $8.99 (Monday to Friday before 4:00pm) Dine In or Take Out available for Lunch Special Sushi Combo: Miso Soup, Green Salad, 2pcs of Sushi, 2 Regular Rolls Pan Fried Noodle Combo: Miso Soup, Green Salad, Choice of Seafood, Beef or Vegetable Noodle Soup Combo: Miso Soup, Green Salad, Choice of Seafood, Beef or Vegetable Teriyaki Rice Combo: Miso Soup, Green Salad, Choice of Teriyaki Salmon, Teriyaki Beef or Teriyaki Chicken

View All Deals