Parking

Park Downtown DSM

COMING SOON: Implementation of the ParkDSM mobile application and new parking kiosk system will begin in January 2022. Until then, the current parking system will be utilized. The information provided below is current with the correct parking information.

Downtown Des Moines offers more than 30,000 public parking spaces, including seven public parking ramps and approximately 3,000 street parking meters.

All City-owned parking garages charge $1 per hour with a daily max of $10 (excluding special events). All downtown parking meters charge $0.25–$1.75 per hour from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

All public parking is free on Sundays (excluding special events).

Free Parking Options

Parking Meter Rates

Parking Garage Rates

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Handicap Parking

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