Downtown Burlington Parking

Planning to drive downtown to visit the Marketplace? In downtown Burlington, there are three types of parking available: garages, on-street parking, and off-street surface lots.

Rates, directions, and details for parking in Burlington can be found at Park Burlington.

Parking Quick tips:

  • Paying for parking and extending your stay while on-the-go is easy with the ParkMobile App. Download the app to your smart device and easily pay and extend your parking from your phone.
    • Garages are gateless and operate solely through ParkMobile.

  • Sundays and holidays are FREE at all City-owned parking facilities in the Downtown. This includes all on-street parking, the Marketplace Garage, and the Downtown Garage.

  • The Lakeview/College Garage offers 2 hours free, but you must start a parking session on ParkMobile to check-in.

  • Handicapped parking is free at all meters and municipal garages for 24 hours with the proper display of a placard or plate.

  • Overnight parking is allowed at the Downtown Garage for up to two weeks. The cost is $8/day.

While at be sure to check out the interactive map! It’s a great way to plan your trip to town, whether you’re going to the waterfront or Church Street. Just type in your destination and immediately see what parking options are within a short walk.

Employees Park for Free

If you run a restaurant or retail business and employ service workers, they could be eligible for free employee parking at the Downtown Garage!

Employee Parking

Monthly Parking Permits

Monthly parking permits are available at the Downtown Garage and in some lots. There is typically plenty of availability at the Downtown Garage but long waiting lists for the lots. No monthly permits are available at the Marketplace Garage.

Check Availability

Customer Parking Validation

Do you want to pay for your customers’ parking? The City offers custom validations for use in ParkMobile! The City can offer a wide variety of validation styles based on your need and your type of customers. Please contact Leonard Ducharme at and he can work with you to set up the right validation for your needs.

Set Up Validation Program