Free holiday parking returns for Downtown St. Catharines

As a special holiday treat, the City of St. Catharines and the St. Catharines Downtown Association are offering free parking at some city spots and lots.

On weekdays between noon and 6 p.m. the town will allow free, three hour parking at downtown city metered spots and parking lots with pay machines.

The special parking does not apply to event parking fees at Head Street, Race Street, Garden Park and IceDogs Way lots during events at the Meridian Centre and the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.

Free afternoon parking begins on Monday, December 11th and runs until Friday, December 29th.

Long-term parking at the City’s parking garages at Ontario Street and Garden Park/Carlisle Street isn’t included.