Downtown Parking Information

Parking Ticket Information


Where to Park

Downtown Shreveport has approximately 12,929 parking spaces in surface lots and garages with free parking on the riverfront and in City surface parking lots. The City recently completed the Municipal Auditorium parking lot and added 67 spaces to the downtown parking inventory.

Metered Parking

Metered Parking is designed to encourage turn-over for easy access to downtown retailers and businesses. On-street parking is FREE on weekends and after 5 pm Monday through Friday.  

Parking Lots and Garages

Surface parking and garage rates range from $20 – $100 for monthly parking and various rates for daily.

NOTE! Parking at System Parking Lots is NEVER free. 

Private parking lots charge at night and on weekends. Please read all signage before parking in an off-street lot after-hours. Some private parking lots will TOW or ticket up to $100 for parking without paying.

Commercial Loading Zones

Per Section 90-299 of the Shreveport City Ordinance, use of commercial vehicle loading zones is limited to trucks, delivery vans or automobiles with commercial license plates. There is a 60 minute limit to commercial loading zone parking.


Metered Parking Rates

Visitors may park at meters that allow 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, and 4 hours.

Meter Rates

5 cents – 6 minutes
10 cents – 12 minutes
25 cents – 30 minutes


Park Cards

The convenient ParkCard makes the need for coins to park in downtown a relic of the past.  ParkCards are purchased in $20 increments. You may purchase ParkCards several ways. We accept cash, debit/credit, checks, and money orders.

In Person

401 Edwards St, Ste 210
Shreveport, LA 71101
(LA Tower / Capital One Bank Building / Corner of Edwards St & Travis St)
Hours: 8:30am – 5pm  Mon-Fri

By Phone


By Mail… send $20 check to:

City of Shreveport
P O Box 245
Shreveport, LA 71162
*Please write “Park Card” on check.





Downtown Development Authority
Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation

401 Edwards Street (Louisiana Tower)
Suite 205
Shreveport, LA 71101

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 235
Shreveport, LA 71162

(318) 222-7403
(800) 795-1764
(318) 222-3731 (fax)