Downtown San Rafael has a variety of public parking lots and garages, as well as the ever-popular on-street spaces for those of us who love parallel-parking. All city facilities Downtown require payment to park Monday through Saturday. Check signs for hours and payment info. The City of San Rafael provides free parking Downtown on Sundays and holidays.
Parking rates vary depending on where you park:
- If you park on the street at a meter: it’s $1.50 per hour
- In the A & C Street garages: it’s $1.00 per hour (with a $10 daily maximum)
- And the cheapest place to park? In a City-owned lot: it’s just 0.75¢ per hour (even if the lot has meters)