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. Downtown parking map
  2. Parking lots
  3. Parking garages
  4. On-street parking

Downtown parking map

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

Parking lots

Queen Street North

Location

  • Address: 19 Queen Street North
  • Lot number: 2
  • Enter from: Goudies Lane

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Sunday: free parking

More information

Bike parking is available at the Queen Street North lot.

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Water Street South

Location

  • Address: 28 Water Street South
  • Lot number: 3
  • Enter from: Water Street South

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 plus HST per month

More information

These services are available at the Water Street South lot:

  • Communauto car share
  • accessible parking spots
  • bike parking

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Queen Street South

Location

  • Address: 5 Charles Street East
  • Lot number: 7
  • Enter from: Queen Street South

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 plus HST per month

More information

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

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Ontario Street South

Location

  • Address: 40 Ontario Street South
  • Lot number: 9
  • Enter from: Ontario Street South, Halls Lane or Charles Street West 

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 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

Location

  • Address: 787 King Street West
  • Lot number: 12
  • Enter from: Green Street 

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to midnight: $2.90 per hour, $14.10 daily max
  • Sunday, noon to midnight: $2.90 per hour, $14.10 daily max 
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 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

Location

  • Address: 828 King Street West
  • Lot number: 13
  • Enter from: King Street West 

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to midnight: $2.90 per hour, $14.10 daily max
  • Sunday, noon to midnight: $2.90 per hours, $14.10 daily max 
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 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

Location

  • Address: 172 Frederick Street
  • Lot number: 14
  • Enter from: Otto Street 

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Theatre parking: $10, except matinee shows

More information

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

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Charles Street West

Location

  • Address: 44-50 Gaukel Street
  • Lot number: 15
  • Enter from: Joseph Street

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Sunday: free parking 
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 plus HST per month

More information

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

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Halls' Lane

Location

  • Address: 28 Halls’ Lane West
  • Lot number: 16
  • Enter from: Water Street South, Francis Street South

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Sunday: free parking

More information

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

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Scott Street

Location

  • Address: 194 King Street East
  • Lot number: 21
  • Enter from: Scott Street 

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Sunday: free parking 
Transit

Location

  • Address: 15 Charles Street West
  • Lot number: 22
  • Enter from: Charles Street West

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 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

Location

  • Address: 201 King Street East
  • Lot number: 23
  • Enter from: King Street East or Halls’ Lane East

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, 2 hours max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $140.35 plus HST per month

More information

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

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Bramm Street Yards

Location

  • Address: 55 Bramm Street
  • Lot number: 24
  • Enter from: Bramm Street (via Victoria Street South) or Park Street South

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $116.64 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.

Centre in the Square (Queen Street North)

Location

  • Address: 101 Queen Street North
  • Lot number: 19B
  • Enter from: Ahrens Street East

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Theatre parking: $10, except matinee shows

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.

Centre in the Square (Otto Street) 

Location

  • Address: 172 Frederick Street
  • Lot number: 19A
  • Enter from: Otto Street

Cost

  • Monday to Saturday: $2.40 per hour, $11.90 daily max (large token)
  • Theatre parking: $10, except matinee shows

More information

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

Blue icon with a wheelchair for accessible parking.

Parking garages

Civic District

Location

  • Address: 83 Queen Street North
  • Enter from: Queen Street North or Otto Street

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Cost

  • First 30 minutes: $1.15
  • Second 30 minutes: $1.15
  • Each extra 30 minutes: $1.75, $15 daily max
  • Theatre parking: $8, except matinee shows
  • Monthly parking: $159.38 plus HST per month

Garage clearance

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

More information

Accessible parking spots and bike parking are available at the Civic District parking garage.

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Charles & Benton

Location

  • Address: 4 Charles Street East
  • Enter from: Charles Street East

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Less than 2 hours: $3.30
  • Each extra 30 minutes: $1.75, $15 daily max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $159.38 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

Location

  • Address: 200 King Street West
  • Enter from: Young Street

Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Cost

  • Less than 2 hours: $3.30
  • Each extra 30 minutes: $1.75, $15 daily max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $159.38 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.

Kitchener Market

Location

  • Address: 300 King Street East
  • Enter from: Cedar Street North

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost

  • Less than 2 hours: $3.30
  • Each extra 30 minutes: $1.75, $15 daily max
  • Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.: free
  • Sunday: closed
  • Monthly parking: $159.38 plus HST per month

Garage clearance

  • all levels: 7'

More information

Accessible parking spots and bike parking are available in the Kitchener Market parking garage. 

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

Duke & Ontario

Location

  • Address: 33 Ontario Street North
  • Enter from: Duke Street West

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 24 hours a day

Cost

  • Less than 2 hours: $3.30
  • Each extra 30 minutes: $1.75, $15 daily max
  • Sunday: free parking
  • Monthly parking: $159.38 plus HST per month general, $177.83 plus HST per month reserved (24/7 access)

Garage clearance

  • general: 6'8"
  • reserved: 6'0"

More information

Accessible parking spots and bike parking are available in the Duke & Ontario parking garage. 

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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.