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Downtown convenient on-street parking is available at approximately 3,000 parking spaces within the City of Sarasota.

Visitors can pay by credit card, debit card, coins or the ParkMobile app.

Download Parkopedia to find parking costs, opening hours and a parking map of all Downtown Sarasota parking lots, street parking, parking meters and private garages.

 

State Street Garage

GPS Address:  1538 State Street, Sarasota 34236

Parking Rates: First 2 hours complimentary parking

$3.00 for hours 2-3, then $1.00 for each hour thereafter or part thereof up to $23.00 daily.

The State Street Parking garage is open and provides over 400 parking spaces for the downtown core shopping, dining and business. Handicap parking is located next to the elevators on each parking level. Parking spaces are located on levels 2 through 6, with motorcycle and bicycle parking on the ground floor. There are four (4) electric vehicle charging stations located on level 2.

The Palm Avenue Garage

GPS Address:  1289 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota 34236

Parking Rates: First 2 hours complimentary parking

$3.00 for hours 2-3, then $1.00 for each hour thereafter or part thereof up to $23.00 daily.

Garage parking is available at the award-winning Palm Avenue Garage, which is located one block from Main Street on North Palm Avenue, only steps away from 5 points intersection in downtown. The garage will park 729 vehicles and has handicap parking located on each floor close to the elevators. The Palm Avenue parking garage is a perfect location to park for short or long-term stays in downtown. There are six (6) electric vehicle charging stations located on level 2.

City Surface Lots/Covered Parking

GPS Address:  1400 Block of 2nd Street, Sarasota 34236

The 2nd Street Garage is located between First and Second Street, directly across from Whole Foods. Ground floor parking is intended for customers of Whole Foods, while the second and third level of the garage are open to the public (except where posted). The public parking access ramp is located on Second Street, near the corner of Central Ave.

There are time restrictions in the facility which the City Parking Division monitors and issues citation for time violations. The time restrictions are as follows:

  • Ground Level: 2 Hours
  • Level 2-3: 4 hours

 

Orange Ave Lot

The Orange Ave lot is a great little parking location that permits quick access when leaving the downtown core. It is located across from the City Hall and St. Martha’s Catholic Church and provides easy access to the area of Orange Ave. and Main St. Users of this lot may also utilize the 1st Street parking lot.

The Mark

The Mark provides a limited number of both public and permit parking opportunities and is located by entering 111 S. Pineapple Dr.  Use the area marked “Public Parking” on level 2 for 2 hour parking. Users are within walking distance of the New Shopping areas offered on the First floor of the Mark, and only a short walk to Main street shopping and Fine Dining.

1st Street Lot

Located behind the Main St buildings between Lemon Ave and Orange Ave, this small lot is the most convenient location within the core of Downtown. Its location is central to areas east and west of Orange Ave, and only a couple blocks from Rosemary District. Permit Users of this lot may also use the Orange Ave parking lot located at the corner of Orange Ave and 2nd Street. All other Users are required to Pay the posted fees at the two Pay Stations at the entrance of the Parking Lot. or on the ParkMobile App.

There are time restrictions in the facility which the City Parking Division monitors and issues citation for time violations. The time restrictions are as follows:

  • Ground Level: 2 Hours
  • Level 2-3: 4 hours

 

Gulfstream Lot

Located across from US 41 and the Bayfront Park, on the southern end of South Gulfstream Drive, this small lot serves the lower side of downtown. If you are employed near Palm Avenue or Ringling Avenue, this would be a good location for your employee parking, but has a limited capacity.