Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown Chapel Hill!
Parking is also free on these holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Free Weekend Parking During Holiday Season
Shop and eat locally this holiday season in downtown Chapel Hill! The Town of Chapel Hill's parking specials begin on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23) and continue through the weekend including Small Business Saturday (November 25) with free public parking downtown.
Parking will be free throughout December during Saturday daytimes at all Town-owned parking lots and metered parking (3 hour time limit). After 5 p.m. normal rates will be charged at Wallace Deck and Rosemary/Columbia Lot. Public parking will also be free from Monday, December 25 - Wednesday, December 27 and New Year's Day (Monday, January 1).