Looking for on-street parking in downtown Nashville? With approximately 1,000 metered parking spaces available, short-term visitors to downtown may find conveniently located, inexpensive on-street parking. Parking is $2.25 per hour in the Central Business District, and $1.75 per hour on all the others. Meters must be paid Monday through Saturday from 7 am to 6 pm. Time limits (noted on the meter) range from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
When Parking Is Free
Metered on-street parking is FREE:
Monday - Saturday: After 6 PM
Sunday: All Day
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Parking at any metered space is free for drivers with handicap placards or license plates
Parking Patrol Officers enforce the on-street parking regulations. Read all signs and notices before you park.
To accommodate the morning and afternoon peak traffic periods, some metered spaces allow NO PARKING from 7 am to 8:30 am and 4 pm to 5:30 pm. During these hours, the parking lane is used as a moving traffic lane. Watch for signs and a notice on the meter. Your vehicle will be towed if you violate this restriction.