ParkRiverside, managed by Republic Parking, is charged with promoting and maximizing parking opportunities that contribute to improving the quality of life in the City of Riverside’s residential and commercial areas.

Republic Parking’s staff operates and manages the city’s parking facilities, and the installation, collection and maintenance of the parking meters.

The City of Riverside Parking Services Division is responsible for on street parking enforcement and citation management. If you have a question about citations please visit the City of Riverside Citation information web page.

Parking Lots & Garages

Parking in downtown Riverside during normal business hours is controlled by time limits and paid parking services such as curbside meters and City-managed lots and garages. Before leaving your car, check the posted signs for time limit information.

Free Parking

Garages – First 90 minutes FREE
Garages – After 5 P.M. Monday – Wednesday, 5 P.M. – 9 P.M. Thursday – Saturday. (You must enter garage after 5:00 P.M. and before 9 P.M.), Sundays all days.
Lots and meters after 5 P.M every day.

Parking Garage Fees

First 90 minutes FREE
$1.00 each additional 30 minutes after 90 minutes
$8.00 daily maximum
$5.00 Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9 P.M – 3 A.M.

Monthly Parking is available at select locations.

On Street Parking

Curbside metered parking is available throughout Downtown Riverside.

Meter Times: 

  • Justice Center – 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
  • Downtown – 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday

Free Parking: Weekends, Holidays, and After 5:00 P.M. Daily

  • Downtown Metered Area – $1.50 per hour
  • RCOE Metered Area – $1.50 per hour
  • Justice Center Metered Area -$2.00 per hour

Popular Riverside Parking Destinations

Find Riverside parking near some of the city’s most popular destinations below.

Festival of Lights

Fox Performing Arts Center

Riverside Art Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Mission Inn

Heroes Restaurant and Brewery

Republic Parking

When Republic Parking was founded over 50 years ago, its humble staff of one achieved first-year revenues of $50,000. Today, Republic Parking is best known as the leading provider of municipal parking solutions in the United States. We proudly provide jobs to over 2,800 professionals in 100+ U.S. cities and generate annual revenue in excess of $480 million.

We unequivocally credit this success to serving clients honestly, eagerly, and professionally.