Find Free Parking in Downtown Salem

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.

Free customer parking options

The following options are available to customers of downtown businesses as part of the Downtown Parking District.

Three-hour, on-street parking

  • On-street parking
  • Limited to three hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday
  • Limited to once per day, per block. Salem Revised Code Chapter 102

All-day parkade parking

  • Available all day in designated areas in three parking garages
Chemeketa Parkade
300 Commercial Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Liberty Square Parkade
365 Ferry Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97303

Marion Parkade
538 Marion Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97303

30-minute and/or loading zones

  • For commercial business loading/unloading
  • Located throughout downtown area
Sign above parking garage

Customers of downtown businesses may park all day for free in one of three parking garages: Marion Parkade, Chemeketa Parkade, and Liberty Square Parkade

Contact us

Parking Services
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Mailing address:
350 Commercial ST NE
Salem OR 97301