Abundant street, lot and garage parking make it easy to do more in the core.


Jan, 2021: With local businesses continuing to face adversity during another COVID-19 lockdown, the City of St. Catharines is moving forward on several initiatives to aid them including the return of free parking to City spaces and lots, and the extension of its temporary outdoor patio program.

With the hopes of drawing more shoppers to the downtown and other commercial areas for their essential needs, parking in all City lots, garages and on-street spaces will be free until the end of April. For more information on parking visit While parking will be free, the City will continue to enforce parking restrictions related to safety, such as fire routes, as well as restrictions for loading zones and curbside pickup spaces.

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There are more than 2,000 downtown parking spots offered by the City of St. Catharines.

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Learn more about metered, special event and monthly parking.

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