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Free Parking and Parking Validation

Park FREE in city ramps on weekdays after 5:00 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. and on weekends from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 a.m. Ramp parking is also free if you are in and out within an hour when parking in the following parking ramps: Center Street Ramp, Civic Center Ramp, 1st Street Ramp, and 2nd Street Ramp. Fees may be charged for certain event parking.

Many downtown businesses will validate your parking in the ramps while you are shopping. Ask for your validation stamp.

Handicapped Parking

All public ramps in Rochester have clearly marked designated handicapped parking spaces available. Vehicles with State issued Disability plates or permits may park at City meters for up to 4 hours with the exception of 30 minute meters.

Parking Lots and Parking Ramps

There are eight city operated parking lots throughout downtown Rochester. Several lots are controlled by large yellow pay boxes. Select an empty parking stall, park your car, observe the stall number, place your parking fee in the corresponding slot in the pay box. Please pay in advance at these boxes. Enforced seven days a week.

There are five public parking ramps. Rates vary depending on time increment with a maximum fee for 24 hour stay.

Mayo Clinic and Rochester Methodist Hospital Parking

There are three Mayo Clinic parking ramps specifically for patients visiting Rochester. All three ramps are connected to the pedestrian subway. Mayo Clinic Patients may purchase a long-term parking pass from parking attendants in the patient/visitor ramps. Passes have no expiration date and are valid in all Mayo Clinic patient/visitor parking ramps.

More information is available on the Mayo Clinic website.

Parking Meters

Meters are enforced 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday except major holidays: New Year's, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Free parking is provided at all meters after 5:00 p.m. during the weekday and at all times on weekends. Meters are colored coded to designate time: yellow-30 minutes; gray-90 minutes, 2 hours; blue-3 hours; green-10 hours. On-street parking is prohibited on most streets in the downtown from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Look for the posting.

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1st Avenue Lot

100 1st Avenue SE Rochester, MN 55904  | website

90 minute time limit with a per hour pay by space. Pay lots are controlled by manual or electronic pay boxes. Select a parking stall, ... more

1st Street Ramp

1st Street SE Rochester, MN 55904  | website

Entrance also available from 2nd Street SE and located near DoubleTree Hotel. For longer shopping trips, the 2nd Street, Center Street, ... more

2nd Street Ramp

2nd Street SE Rochester, MN 55902  | website

Located near Holiday Inn Downtown and the Government Center. For longer shopping trips, the 2nd Street, Center Street, Civic Center, 3rd ... more

3rd Street Ramp

3rd Street SW Rochester, MN 55902  | website

Ramp has pay-by-space machines located on the ground floor and 3rd floor elevator lobbies. Rates are per hour with a maximum of 3 hours. ... more

Center Street Ramp

11 W Center Street Rochester, MN 55902  | website

For longer shopping trips, the 2nd Street, Center Street, Civic Center, 3rd Street, and 1st Street Ramps provide close-in, covered parking. ... more

Civic Center North Lot

317 E Center Street Rochester, MN 55904  | website

Pay lots are controlled by manual or electronic pay boxes. Select a parking stall, observe the stall number and if it's a manual pay box ... more

Civic Center Ramp

1st Avenue SE Rochester, MN 55902  | website

Connected to Mayo Civic Center via skyway. Also located near Rochester Public Library. For longer shopping trips, the 2nd Street, Center ... more

Civic Center South Lot

401 4th Street SE Rochester, MN 55904  | website

All day events rate is $3.00 by pay box. Pay lots are controlled by manual or electronic pay boxes. Select a parking stall, observe the ... more

Civic Drive Overflow Lot

W Silver Lake and Civic Center Drive NW Rochester, MN 55901  | website

All day events rate is $3.00 by pay box. Pay lots are controlled by manual or electronic pay boxes. Select a parking stall, observe the ... more

Government Center Lot

201 4th Street SE Rochester, MN 55904  | website

Metered lot. 30 minute meters with a rate of $0.65 for 30 minutes; 90 minute meters with a rate of $1.00 per hour. Parking meters are ... more

Government Center South Lot

401 4th Street SE Rochester, MN 55904  | website

10 hour time limit with a rate of $1.00 per hour pay by space. Pay lots are controlled by manual or electronic pay boxes. Select a parking ... more

Mayo Ball Field Lot

403 E Center Street Rochester, MN 55904  | website

All day events rate is $3.00 by pay box. Pay lots are controlled by manual or electronic pay boxes. Select a parking stall, observe the ... more

Zumbro Market Lot

99 3rd Street SE Rochester, MN 55904  | website

2 hour time limit with a rate of $1.30 per hour pay by meter. Parking meters are enforced 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday ... more

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