Parking in Downtown Annapolis


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Main Street and the Spa Creek Bridge (from Eastport to downtown) will be closed to traffic beginning at 6 p.m. and remain closed until the conclusion of the fireworks, at approximately 10 p.m.  

Parking is available at Hillman, Knighton, Gott’s and Park Place garages. The free downtown “Magenta” services all of those garages and takes visitors to downtown (and back).  The downtown shuttle will run from 8 a.m. to midnight on July 4, 2024.  On Thursday, July 4, the City will have a cooling bus parked outside the Harbormaster’s Office on Dock Street from 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Please note that local garages may fill up early. Therefore, the City will also provide free shuttle service from the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (Gate 5) to Lawyers Mall from approximately 4:30 p.m. to midnight. Parking at Navy Stadium will be $15 per vehicle (no cash, credit card only) on Thursday, July 4, 2024. 

Beginning at 4 p.m. and extending until about 10:30 p.m., parking will be prohibited and violators may be towed from the following areas:

  • City Dock/Dock Street

  • Main Street

  • Randall Street

  • Market Space

  • Both sides of Severn Avenue between First and Burnside Streets

Prince George Street will be posted “Resident Only Parking” from Craig Street to Maryland Avenue from 2 p.m. to midnight.  East Street will be posted as “Resident Only Parking” from Prince George Street to King George Street from 2 p.m. to midnight. Randall Street will be posted “Resident Only Parking” from Prince George Street to King George Street from 2 p.m. to midnight.

Vehicular traffic will be denied access to the downtown area beginning at 5 p.m. until approximately 10:30 p.m. Roadblocks will also be set up in the following locations:

  • Church Circle and Main Street

  • Duke of Gloucester Street at Conduit Street, at Green Street, at St. Mary’s Street and at Compromise Street 

  • Spa Creek Bridge from the Eastport side will close at approximately 5 p.m.; Spa Creek Bridge from the Duke of Gloucester side will close at approximately 8 p.m. The bridge will reopen at the conclusion of the fireworks display (approximately 10:30 p.m.). 


Traffic will be allowed to flow down Duke of Gloucester Street from Church Circle and into Eastport via one lane (not into downtown Annapolis) until 9 p.m.  At that time, the Spa Creek Bridge will be closed and Duke of Gloucester Street will be closed to ensure pedestrian safety and to facilitate the movement of foot traffic leaving the area after the fireworks display. 

The draw span of the Spa Creek Bridge will be closed to boat traffic from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Because of the anticipated crowded conditions, boaters are urged to select their preferred viewing area anchorage early and are also warned to avoid the 1,000-foot Safety Zone around the fireworks barge. For questions about boat restrictions during the fireworks, contact the City Harbormaster’s Office at 410-263-7973.




Parking in Annapolis

For more parking information, including addresses of all parking garages and parking rates, go to the City of Annapolis parking website:

The City of Annapolis manages the Parking in downtown Annapolis; when visiting downtown Annapolis, you'll find various parking options, including garages, parking lots, and metered Parking. Shuttle service during peak events and weekends will take you from the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to downtown. Or take the free circulator 'purple' trolley that circulates from the Westin Annapolis to City Dock.

The City of Annapolis also offers Ten Minute Trolleys, Learn More.

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County does not own or operate ANY parking in downtown Annapolis. Any questions regarding Parking should be directed to Annapolis Parking or Premium Parking.

Please visit the Premium Parking website for parking downtown in Districts 1 and 2. Districts 1 and 2 can be found in and around Market St., Main St., West St., and the surrounding areas.

Outside Districts 1 & 2, please use the ParkMobile App FAQs.

The new Hillman Garage is OPEN! Play, shop, dine, and see this fantastic NEW state-of-the-art facility!


a parking garage entrance
The New Noah Hillman Parking Garage.


Shuttles & Trolleys

Park at any of the garages in the West Street corridor and utilize the Purple Bus/Shuttles. The free shuttle will get you from the garages along West Street to City Dock. Click here for the shuttle map, and click here for a live tracker of the shuttle's route and location.


A purple shuttle bus turns a corner in downtown Annapolis
You can't miss Annapolis Go and their FREE purple shuttle cruising around town!

Parking Garages

The easiest way to park in Annapolis is to use one of the city’s many parking garages. For a list of garages, scroll to the bottom. You can also download and install the TransLoc app from Google PlayApple Store.

Parking Meters

Parking meter hours are 10 am - 7:30 pm, seven days a week. Meter rates are $2.00 per hour ($3.00 per hour for City Dock parking) for a maximum of two hours. Vehicles must be moved after two hours of Parking. Re-feeding the meters is not permitted.

Parking In Residential Areas

The time limit in residential parking districts is two hours, and you must move your car when that time has elapsed. No parking is allowed at red curbs. Please do not park at a posted handicapped spot. That space is for the resident of that home and shows a permit number.

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (NMCMS) Parking Guide

You can find information for the stadium, satellite, and auxiliary Parking for NMCMS events HERE.

Guests are encouraged to explore alternative parking options at Annapolis Parking. In addition to surface lots and on-street options downtown, garage parking can be found at Gott's Court Garage, Knighton Garage, Park Place Garage, and State Garage.

Parking For Recreational Vehicles And Buses

RVs and Tour Buses can park at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. $10.00 per day. No overnight parking at the Stadium lot. Please call the Visitors Center, 410-280-0445 for campground suggestions. Parking for cars and single-space vehicles are also allowed to park here for $5.00 per day. Pricing may change for Event days.

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