Denver Public Works manages both surface parking lots and parking garages that are accessible by the general public. When planning your trip to Denver or looking for somewhere to park for living, working or playing, consider using one of the City's parking lots or garages. More information is available below.
There are currently seven surface public parking lots managed by Public Works Parking Operations. These public parking lots are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all visitors and guests attending activities in the downtown area. All of these parking lots are managed, under contract, by a professional parking company.
Morning/Daytime and Evening Hourly Rates (non-event times) – Pay at time of parking
Event Parking Rates vary from $5 to $12 - Pay at time of parking
People with disabilities have special parking privileges when displaying a handicap placard, handicap plate or handicap parking hang tag.
A person with a mobility impairment using a valid disability placard or plate issued to them may park at Denver City meters for the time period authorized by the parking meter or for four (4) consecutive hours, whichever is greater, without paying during the time parking is allowed. At the end of the authorized time period, the vehicle must be moved at least 100 feet from the parking metered space.
A person with a mobility impairment using a valid disability placard or plate issued to them may park in a space marked as reserved for use by those with disabilities (often referred to as "handicap parking")
Denver Public Works has partnered with Parkmobile, LLC to allow commuters to use their smartphones to pay for off-street parking spaces at surface lots and receive notifications when their time is expiring.
Download the free Parkmobile app, available for iPhone and Android, and create an account online or by using the toll-free number posted at participating lots. Get more information at parkmobile.com
Pay by License Plate
With our Pay-on-Foot payment system, parking is easy and convenient. Simply park in any non-reserved stall and immediately proceed to the automated pay station located within the parking lot. Purchase your parking using your license plate number and then proceed directly to your destination. There is no longer any need to display your receipt unless specifically instructed to do so.
If you have any parking questions or concerns, please phone the parking operator at 303-607-9093
Morning/Daytime Hourly rates* (non-event times) – Pay upon exiting
* Rates are subject to change without notice. Publicized rates posted at garage entrance supersede these rates. Cash and major credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) are accepted.
Event Parking Rates
Advertised event rates are posted at the entrance and vary from $5 to $12. Posted event rates supersedes hourly rates. Event parkers must exit the garage by 11:59 pm or incur additional parking fees.
The entrance is located on 12th Avenue between Broadway and Acoma Street. The Complex Garage address is 65 West 12th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204
Vehicle Exiting Procedures
Lost or Missing Entry Ticket — Vehicles unable to present a valid entry ticket/slip will be required to pay the Lost Ticket Fee, so please make sure you keep your timed entry ticket to avoid additional charges.
If you have any parking questions or concerns, please visit our offices located in the parking garage located on level P1 or phone us at 303-640-1096.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Hourly Rates (non-event times) – Pay-on-foot after parking
*Rates subject to change without notice. Rates posted at garage entrance supersede these advertised rates.
Monthly public parking is currently not available at this garage location.
The garage entrance is located on N. Delaware Street between West 14th Avenue and West 13th Avenue. The garage address is 490 West 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204
If you have any parking questions or concerns, please phone us at 303-640-1096.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Open to all visitors and guests attending any event or engaging in any business in the downtown area. If you are coming to a scheduled performance in the Arts Complex, please remember to arrive early to avoid possible event traffic congestion. The Performing Arts Complex is home to many theatres that may have performances at the same time as yours. Please allow plenty of time for traffic, parking, and finding your seats.
Events: Parking rates vary from $10 to $12 – Pre-Paid at the garage entrances
The event rate, posted at the entrances, may vary daily depending on the number and/or type of performances in the Arts Complex. The posted event rate supersedes hourly rates. Pre-paid event parkers must exit the garage by 4 am or incur additional parking fees. Cash and major credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) are accepted. Please keep your entry ticket receipt, as it may be requested upon leaving the facility.
Non/Event Morning/Daytime Hourly rates*– Pay upon exiting
Valet Service: Friday night and all day Saturday
* Rates are subject to change without notice. Publicized rules posted at garage entrance supersede these posted rates.
Two Garage Entrances
The Garage has two entrances, 13th Street at Curtis Street AND Arapahoe between 13th and 14th Streets. The Complex Garage address is 1055 13th Street, Denver, CO 80204
Vehicle Exiting Procedures
If you have any parking questions or concerns, please visit our parking management offices located in the Galleria located on level P3 across from the Seawell Ballroom, or phone us at 303-607-9093.
Even though 80 percent of vehicle charging occurs at home, the City recognizes that drivers could benefit from plugging in away from home to increase their electric range. Look for charging stations in some city lots and garages, and learn more about Electric Vehicles and Alternate Fuels in Denver.
To report an abandoned vehicle visit the Denver Sheriff Department's Vehicle Impound page.
To request enforcement of illegal parking:
To report a broken meter:
Outside Denver: Call 720-913-1311
TTY Service: 720-913-8479