California Avenue Parking Facilities

UPDATE IN PROGRESS: Please contact us at transportation@cityofpaloalto.org if you have any trouble finding the information you’re looking for.


CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: Due to construction of the new parking garage and Public Safety Building, please anticipate traffic and parking impacts during peak hours on weekdays throughout the California Avenue commercial district. For more information and routine updates on the garage and safety building construction, please visit the project website.


California Avenue Parking

California Avenue is located in the heart of Palo Alto. The historic district offers a wide variety of boutiques, casual and upscale restaurants, and is home to a year-round farmer’s market. Nicknamed “Palo Alto’s Avenue of the Arts,” California Avenue also boasts a collection of prize winning public art.

Convenient parking is available on the street, in off-street parking lots, and in parking garages.


Free Visitor Parking

Customers visiting local businesses in the area can enjoy 2 – 3 hours of free parking. For more information on available parking options near California Avenue, click on the “Learn More” button.


List of Parking Facilities