Roanoke City news release
Dickens of a Christmas continues on Friday, December 20.
PARK Roanoke offers free parking to help you enjoy all of the festivities, including dining and shopping downtown. At some locations parking is only $2 after 4:00 p.m. It's easy to PARK Once and enjoy all that downtown has to offer this holiday season.
On Friday, December 20 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Center in the Square Garage and the Market Garage will be accessible from Jefferson Street. All other PARK Roanoke garages and lots will remain accessible during the event.
Friday Evening Parking
There is a nominal charge of $2 for parking after 4:00 p.m. at Tower Garage, Gainsboro Garage, Market Garage, Market Lot, Higher Ed Center Lot, Church Avenue Garage, and Campbell Garage. There is a $3 charge for parking after 4:00 p.m. at Center in the Square Garage.
Free Parking on Friday after 5:00 p.m. at Elmwood Park Garage, Williamson Lot, Warehouse Row Lot, and Elmwood Lot.
For information on Free Parking on Saturdays, visit our website at:
www.roanokeva.gov/freeparking Parking is Free on Sundays at all PARK Roanoke garages and lots. Parking is also free on Christmas Day and New Year's Day!
And, there are options other than driving such as carpooling, taking the trolley or riding Valley Metro buses. Trip planning on Valley Metro buses is available via Google Transit at www.valleymetro.com
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