Monthly parking in Downtown Albany is currently available! Learn more here.

There are many on and off-street parking opportunities in downtown.

Street Parking

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. You can view Downtown traffic advisory information here.


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.


Multi-Space Meters:

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.  


Free Night and Weekend Parking:

Metered parking spaces within the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District boundaries are 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.

24-hour Parking

Parking Garages

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.

Parking Lots

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. 

Monthly Parking

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:  


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.


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.

Valet Parking

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. 


Valet parking service is offered by these businesses: 677 Prime, Hilton Albany, and Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown.