Parking Operations Division (POD)
Downtown Sarasota is a beautiful and unique destination. People come here to dine, shop and enjoy the many rich cultural amenities. To promote vibrancy and economic health in the downtown, the City of Sarasota has established a progressive parking management program.
Where Can I Park?
There are over 4000 public parking spaces in Downtown Sarasota, including curbside parking, parking lots and parking garages. Timed parking restriction are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am until 6:00 pm, except for city holidays.
Free parking is available throughout various streets in the downtown area. Free parking may be restricted to 2 or 3 hours, so please be aware of the posted signage.
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