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Free Parking

  • Parking is  free on Sundays, all year long. 

  • Parking is free on Town of Chapel Hill observed holidays.

  • Parking is free on Saturdays in July and December.

  • This includes public parking on-street, in decks, and surface lots.

Posted 3.22.21 Parking is free at all off-street lots on the West End at 6pm each day and throughout downtown on every Saturday- until August 1, 2021. Only exception to the free Saturday parking is on May 15, 2021.

We want you to come downtown to shop, eat, and enjoy all that our businesses have to offer! Visit to see what’s happening in downtown Chapel Hill.

Accessible Parking

Currently, vehicles with an accessible placard and/or license tag may park for free in accessible parking designated spots or other any designated public parking space.

UNC & Game Day
Public Parking Spaces