Discover up-to-date parking information and real-time availability for parking spots in downtown Asheville
Where to Park in Downtown Asheville
City-managed parking garages are free for the first hour, with the second hour or any fraction thereof charged at $2.00, followed by $2.00 per each additional hour or fraction thereof. (Daily maximum: $20) Some garages may charge special event parking on particular days throughout the year.
County-managed parking garages charge $1 for the first half hour and $1 for the second half hour ($2 for first hour), followed by $1 per hour after that. (Daily maximum: $12)
There are more than 700 on-street metered spaces in downtown Asheville. All meters are for short-term parking (two hours or less, as marked) at a cost of $1.50 per hour. Most meters now accept credit cards directly in the meter, though a handful may still require coins. You may also pay for on-street metered parking with a credit or debit card via Passport Parking by following the instructions listed on the parking meters. The metered spaces are enforced from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday--with the exception of City holidays.
Pay by Phone with Parking app
PassportParking provides the easiest way to pay for metered parking spaces using your mobile phone. Registration takes two minutes and parking happens in a matter of seconds.