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Free Parking

Parking is always free on Sundays in downtown Chapel Hill!

This includes all Town (public) lots, decks, and on-street meters.

Parking is free on these Town holidays:

New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr Day,

New Year’s Day Jan. 1 Wednesday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20 Monday
Spring Holiday April 10 Friday
Memorial Day May 25 Monday
Independence Day July 4 Saturday
Labor Day Sept. 7 Monday
Thanksgiving Nov. 26-27 Thursday, Friday
Winter Holiday Dec. 24-26 Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Parking is free on Saturdays in July and December

We want you to come downtown to shop, eat, and enjoy all that our businesses have to offer! On Saturdays in July and December, public parking is free at all on and off street locations. This means that parking is free all weekend long these months! 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