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Rochester strives to make downtown accessible. Parking is free after 5 p.m. on weekdays and free all day on weekends. 

Parking Meters 

  • Free after 5 p.m. weekends and all-day weekends 
  • Enforced 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except the following holidays; New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  
  • On-street parking is prohibited on most downtown streets from 2 a.m. until 6 a.m. Visit the City of Rochester's website for details. 

Parking Ramps (see list below) 

  • Free after 5 p.m. weekdays and 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. on weekends  
  • Enforced for an hourly rate outside of those time frames 
  • All City ramps are connected through an indoor pedestrian skyway 
  • Parking prohibited in most ramps from 2:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Visit the City of Rochester's website for details. 

Covered Bicycle Parking 

  • Free covered bicycle parking in downtown’s city-owned parking ramps 
  • Rentable bicycle lockers in the 3rd St Ramp and Ramp 6 through BikeSpot. Contact SP+ at to check rates and availability. 

Parking Ramps