Free on-street and parkade parking in Downtown Salem is provided to customers through the
Downtown Parking Tax paid by downtown businesses. Employees and other workers and volunteers need a permit to park in the Downtown Parking District. Metered parking is available outside of this district and near the Capitol Mall.
Parking is enforced between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the Capitol Mall area and 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Downtown Parking District except Sundays and legal holidays.
The following options are available to customers of downtown businesses as part of the Downtown Parking District:
Customers of downtown businesses may park all day for free in one of three parking garages: Marion Parkade, Chemeketa Parkade, and Liberty Square Parkade