Downtown parking lots and rates

Parking map

Downtown parking rates

Free 2-hour parking once per day, on-street downtown. After leaving your parking spot, your two-hour limit expires for the day and may be subject to enforcement. If you need to park downtown for more than two hours, please consider using a municipal lot.

Special event parking in downtown parkades is $5.50 upon entry.

Parking is free on statutory holidays in downtown parkades/on-street and downtown parking lots (except during special events).

Location Rate Accepted methods of payment
East Parkade
Market Parkade
West Parkade
  • Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., $3 per hour, maximum $30 per day
  • Saturday: $3 per day, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or $5.50 special event
  • Evenings and Sundays: Free or $5.50 special event
  • Lost ticket: $29.95 
Debit and credit card
East surface parking lot
Fountain Street parking lot
  • Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., $3 per hour, maximum $30 per day
  • Saturday: $3 per day, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or $5.50 special event
  • Evenings and Sundays: Free or $5.50 special event
  • Lost ticket: $29.95
Debit and credit card

Use HonkMobile

Macdonell Street parking lot
  • Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., $3 per hour, maximum $30 per day
  • Saturday: $3 per day, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or $5.50 special event
  • Evenings and Sundays: Free or $5.50 special event
  • Lost ticket: $29.95
Starting June 3, 2024: Use HonkMobile
On-street parking downtown
  • Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 2-hour limit, once per day
  • Nights (9 p.m. to 9 a.m.) and Sundays: Free parking
FREE
On-street metered parking (Delhi Street, across from Guelph General Hospital)
  • Daily: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., $3 per hour, minimum purchase 50 cents
Cash, debit, or credit card or use HonkMobile

On-street vehicles with parking permits must be in designated areas with permits showing from the rear-view mirror.

Do not leave a vehicle parked for more than 18 consecutive hours in Guelph parking lots or more than 48 consecutive hours in the Market, East or West Parkades.

Using HonkMobile to pay for parking

You can use HonkMobile in some surface parking lots, and on-street metered parking spots.

No app? No problem.

  1. Find the HonkMobile sign in the parking lot or on the street
  2. Tap or scan the QR code with your phone.
  3. Follow prompts on-screen.
  4. Select time, enter your licence plate and payment information.
  5. Opt-in for email receipt.

Download the app for faster checkout.

  1. Create your free HonkMobile account.
  2. Add your licence plate and payment method.
  3. Find your zone in the app, or on a sign in the lot.
  4. Select time, confirm, and pay.
  5. Add more time from anywhere!

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For more information

ServiceGuelph
519-822-1260 extension 0
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