This is the final week to take advantage of free parking throughout downtown Ocala.
The City of Ocala has provided free parking in all metered spaces during the holiday season in an effort to support local businesses.
The parking meter rates will not be in effect through Sunday, January 2, 2022. The time limit of three hours per space, for most spaces, will still be enforced by the city.
On Monday, January 3, 2022, normal parking operations will resume throughout downtown.
The downtown parking meters are normally in effect on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are around 160 parking meters located throughout the downtown and midtown areas.
Daily free parking is available at the downtown parking garage located at 296 SE Broadway Street.