Philadelphia offering free parking on Saturdays

November 30, 2013 5:05:05 AM PST
Philadelphia is hoping to attract holiday shoppers by offering free and reduced parking on Saturdays.

Meter parking will be free each Saturday through Christmas.

The Philadelphia Parking Authority will not ticket drivers for unpaid meters after 11:00 a.m.

The PPA will also reduce rates at six parking garages each Saturday until Christmas between 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The reduced rate will be $8.

Drivers are reminded that if they enter a garage after 5:00 p.m., the regular posted rates will apply.

Below is the list of parking garages with reduced rates:

  • AutoPark @ Olde City (2nd & Sansom)
  • AutoPark @ Independence Mall (5th & Market)
  • AutoPark @ 8th & Filbert
  • AutoPark @ the Gallery (10th & Filbert)
  • AutoPark @ Jefferson (10th & Ludlow)
  • AutoPark @ JFK Plaza (underground garage 16th & Ben Franklin Parkway)