We have 15 surface parking lots, 5 parking garages and more than 300 two-hour street parking spaces. Whether you're in downtown Kitchener or around Grand River Hospital, you can find an affordable parking option for your visit.

On this page:

  1. City Hall garage closure
  2. Downtown parking map
  3. Parking lots
  4. Parking garages
  5. On-street parking

City Hall garage closure

On Tuesday, July 2, 2024, the City Hall parking garage will be closed for approximately five weeks for unavoidable maintenance. As a result of this work, the City Hall parking garage will be closed from July 2 until August 6, 2024.

Visit our parking in Kitchener page to learn more.


Downtown parking map

Download our PDF parking map to see our parking options and their distance from City Hall.


Parking lots

Open the accordions below to find:

  • the address of the parking lot
  • cost
  • hours
  • amenities, including bike parking, electric vehicle charging, accessible parking spots and others
Water Street South (lot 3)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

These services are available at the Water Street South lot:

  • Communauto car share
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

Green icon with logo of Communauto showing car share.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Queen Street South (lot 7)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Car share and accessible parking spots are available at the Queen Street South lot.

Green icon with logo of Communauto showing car share.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Ontario Street South (lot 9)

Location

  • address: 40 Ontario Street South
  • lot number: 9
  • enter from: Ontario Street South, Halls Lane or Charles Street West 

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots are available at the Ontario Street South lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Green Street (lot 12)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to midnight: $3 per hour, $14.95 daily max
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots are available at the Green Street lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Rotary (lot 13)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to midnight: $3 per hour, $14.95 daily max
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots are available at the Rotary lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

 
Otto Street (lot 14)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • Centre in the Square parking: $10, except matinee shows
  • monthly parking: not available

More information

Accessible parking spots and bike parking are available at the Otto Street lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Charles Street West (lot 15)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking 
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots and bike parking are available at the Charles Street West lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Halls' Lane (lot 16)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: not available

More information

Accessible parking spots are available at the Halls' Lane lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Centre in the Square (Otto Street) (lot 19A)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • Centre in the Square parking: $12, except matinee shows (cash only)
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking is available at the Centre in the Square (Otto Street) lot. 

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Centre in the Square (Queen Street North) (lot 19B)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • Centre in the Square parking: $12, except matinee shows (cash only)
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots are available at the Centre in the Square (Queen Street North) lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Scott Street (lot 21)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking 
  • monthly parking: not available
Transit (lot 22)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking is available at the Transit lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

King Street East (lot 23)

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Saturday and Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $145.97 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots and bike parking are available at the King Street East lot. 

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Bramm Street Yards (lot 24)

Location

  • address: 55 Bramm Street
  • lot number: 24
  • enter from: Bramm Street (via Victoria Street South) or Park Street South

Hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.60 per hour, $13 daily max
  • monthly parking: $123.63 plus HST per month

More information

Accessible parking spots are available at the Bramm Street Yards lot.

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Eby Street (lot 25)

Location

  • address: 25 Eby Street
  • lot number: 25
  • enter from: Eby Street

Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 12:01 a.m. to 5 p.m.: no parking during Kitchener Market activities

Cost

  • first hour free (once daily)
  • each extra hour: $2.60, $13 daily max

Parking garages

Open the accordions below to find:

  • the address of the parking garage
  • cost
  • hours
  • amenities, including bike parking, electric vehicle charging, accessible parking spots and others
Charles & Benton

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • less than 2 hours: $4
  • each extra 30 minutes: $1.80, $16.20 daily max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $165.75 plus HST per month

Garage clearance

  • all levels: 6'10"

More information

These services are available in the Charles & Benton parking garage:

  • electric vehicle charging
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

Blue icon with an electric vehicle charger.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

City Hall

NOTICE: On Tuesday, July 2, 2024, the City Hall parking garage will be closed for approximately five weeks for unavoidable maintenance. As a result of this work, the City Hall parking garage will be closed from July 2 until August 6, 2024.

During this construction, monthly City Hall parking permit holders will be transferred to the Duke & Ontario parking garage. We will let monthly parking permit holders know when the City Hall parking garage is open.

We will also have temporary free 30-minute parking/loading zones on Young and College Streets to accommodate daycare drop-off and pick-up, retail customers and City Hall visitors.

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • weekends and holidays: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • outside of regular hours: controlled access (registered licence plate or press the help button)

Cost

  • less than 2 hours: $4
  • each extra 30 minutes: $1.80, $16.20 daily max
  • monthly parking: $165.75 plus HST per month, 24-hour access

Garage clearance

  • all levels: 6'7"

More information

These services are available in the City Hall parking garage:

  • electric vehicle charging
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

Blue icon with an electric vehicle charger.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Civic District

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: free parking

Cost

  • first 30 minutes: $1.20
  • second 30 minutes: $1.20
  • each extra 30 minutes: $1.80, $16.20 daily max
  • Centre in the Square parking: $10, except matinee shows (cash only)
  • monthly parking: $165.75 plus HST per month

Garage clearance

  • P1 level: 9'
  • P2 and P3 levels: 6'11"

More information

These services are available in the Civic District parking garage:

  • electric vehicle charging
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

Blue icon with an electric vehicle charger.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Kitchener Market

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost

  • less than 2 hours: $4
  • each extra 30 minutes: $1.80, $16.20 daily max
  • Saturdays between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.: free
  • Sunday: closed
  • monthly parking: $165.75 plus HST per month

Garage clearance

  • all levels: 7'

More information

These services are available in the Kitchener Market parking garage:

  • electric vehicle charging
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

Blue icon with an electric vehicle charger.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

Duke & Ontario

Location

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • less than 2 hours: $4
  • each extra 30 minutes: $1.80, $16.20 daily max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • monthly parking: $165.75 plus HST per month general, $184.96 plus HST per month reserved (24/7 access)

Garage clearance

  • general: 6'8"
  • reserved: 6'0"

More information

These services are available in the Duke & Ontario parking garage:

  • electric vehicle charging
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

Blue icon with an electric vehicle charger.Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.Green icon with a bike and P to show bike parking.

On-street parking

There are more than 300 free, two-hour street parking spaces in downtown Kitchener. You cannot park in an on-street parking space twice within five hours.

Please follow our parking bylaws when parking.

Electric vehicle charging

There is an electric vehicle charging station on-street on Francis Street at the corner of Joseph Street.

Blue icon with an electric vehicle charger.