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 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.
5 cents – 6 minutes
10 cents – 12 minutes
25 cents – 30 minutes
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.
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 Mail… send $20 check to:
City of Shreveport
P O Box 245
Shreveport, LA 71162
*Please write “Park Card” on check.