Parking meters are operational Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sundays are free. 

In the downtown core area, along Massachusetts Avenue and in Broad Ripple, the rate is $1.75.  For the areas downtown outside of the core, the rate is $1.00 per hour.

  • Parking is free on

    • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    • President’s day

    • Memorial Day

    • Labor Day

    • Thanksgiving Day

  • Only On: 

    • January 1st (New Year’s Day)

    • July 4th (Independence Day)

    • December 25th (Christmas Day)


A list of free parking holidays is available at the lower left section of each paybox, and every meter is programmed to prevent payment and display a message that payment is not needed on these free parking holidays.


Additionally, cyclists have bike parking options that provides convenience and security. Ring bike racks can secure two bicycles and are located on parking meter poles throughout downtown Indy.