Downtown Tempe, Arizona



Whether you’re visiting, working in, or living in the Mill Avenue District, we have your convenient parking options covered. There are over 10,000 parking spaces throughout the area including meters, garages, and surface lots.

Metered Parking – Pay by phone, credit card, or with pocket change

Nearly 600 parking meters are available throughout the Mill Avenue District. For your convenience, Downtown Tempe meters can be paid for in three ways: your cell phone, change, and credit card*. To pay by phone, simply download the Parkmobile App and create an account. Then start your cash free parking session using the green sticker located on your parking meter. Tempe parking officers will receive the information in real-time, and you will be worry free. 

Meter Hours: Monday – Saturday from 8am - 10pm for all credit card enabled meters. All other meters that do not accept credit cards are operational Monday – Saturday from 8am – 6pm.

*Credit card meters are located on Mill Avenue, College Avenue, Maple Avenue, and 5th Street and various other side street. Please note that time purchased will not display on meter screen.

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ParkiT – One hour FREE parking

Look for the ParkiT logo for convenient, affordable parking in the Mill Avenue District. These locations offer one hour FREE parking**, ideal for all day parking and short term visits. ParkiT locations include:

Free parking is available all day on weekends at City Hall Garage**.
** Free and/or discounted prices do not apply during special events

Click here for a map of all public parking garages and lots in the Mill Avenue District.

For Parking Information and/or to Purchase a Parking Permit the parking department at (480) 355-6066 or
During weekends please call: (480) 894-1800