There are many on and off-street parking opportunities in downtown.
From newly renovated streets to old cobbled stone paths, there are plenty of metered parking spaces to be found along the streets of downtown Albany.
Single Space Meters:
Payments for single space parking meters can be made with credit cards or coins (quarters, dimes, nickels, and $1 coins) or through the ParkAlbany Mobile App.
To use a multi-space parking meter, simply enter your license plate number and the zone number of where you are parked, you do not need to display your parking receipt when using a multi-space meter. Zone numbers can be found on the sides of the multi-space meter and on nearby street signage. Payments for multi-space parking meters can be made with credit cards or coins (quarters, dimes, nickels, and $1 coins) or through the ParkAlbany Mobile App.
Nights and Weekend Parking:
Metered parking spaces within the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District boundaries is free after 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, and all day on weekends and major national holidays. View District boundaries here.
Street parking in downtown Albany is managed by the Albany Parking Authority (518.434.8886). Please be sure to take note of the zone and parking regulations signs in the area you are parked in.
A large number of public parking garages and surface parking lots offer daily, monthly and event-related parking in and around downtown Albany, New York. All are conveniently located within a few blocks of downtown's most popular dining, performance and event destinations.
Daily and event-related parking is plentiful in these parking lots in Downtown, all conveniently located within a few blocks of downtown's most popular dining, performance, and event destinations. For long term parking options, visit the Monthly Parking section of this page.
Think you can’t bring your business to Downtown due to parking restraints and concerns? Think again. Parking in downtown Albany has never been easier for you and your customers. In fact, parking management companies routinely offer monthly rates and incentive programs designed just for Downtown businesses.
Contact these companies for specific parking incentives and to get your conversation moving:
Albany Parking Authority | 518.434.8886
Hilton Albany | 518.915.1616
LAZ | 518.275.4920
Park Inc. | 1.877.751.6683
Office of General Services (OGS) | 518.474.8118
Republic Parking System | 423.265.8112
Redburn Development Partners | 518.344.4543
Additionally, many buildings in downtown Albany offer basement, adjacent and nearby parking garages and spaces reserved for the private use of their office tenants and guests. Search available property space in downtown and learn more about what why the heart of New York’s capital city is a great place to position your business.
45 Columbia Street Garage
111 N Pearl Street parking garage.
Your first call to learn about locating your business in downtown Albany, is the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID). Call or email Georgette Steffens | Executive Director for assistance in finding a creative solution to your business needs. 518.465.2143 x115.
Pamper yourself and leave parking to the pros for the night. Just pull up and look for the valet parking sign or call ahead to see if your favorite location offers this option.