Parking in Provincetown
Parking in Provincetown
We’ve got the complete list of parking site – public, private and even pop-up parking during the summer season!
If you’re planning to visit for the Carnival Parade on 8/16, you’ll want to bookmark this page!
When is Parking Enforced?
- May – October: May 1st – October 31st, 7 days a week, including holidays.
- Hours: Parking rules are in effect from 8 am – midnight.
Avoid parking and take the ferry
If you’re traveling from the Boston area during the peak summer months of July and August, we recommend taking the Fast Ferry – 90 minutes each way. Read more about the ferries
24/7 Parking Lots (Center of Town)
The benefit of these two lots is that you pay based on amount of time and they are open 24/7. All of these lots are location in or just outside of the center of town.
MacMillan Wharf Parking Lot: 321 spaces, but fills up fast. Open 24/7 and you pay on exit.Rate: $3.50 /hr or max. daily $35.00.| Directions
Provincetown Marina Lot: This small lot is located next to MacMillan Wharf, and fills up quickly.
Grace Hall Parking Lot: 354 spaces, and open 24/7 and you pay on exit. Rate: $2.25 /hr or max. daily $25.00. Entrances: There are two entrances (only one exit), but enter through Captain Bertie’s Way. You’ll miss traffic on Conwell and Bradford Sts, which can be heavy at times.
Riley’s Parking Lot: Large lot and a quick walk to town. | Directions
Special Event Parking
Several locations offer parking during special events such as the Carnival Parade, July 4, and the Pan Mass Challenge.
VFW, 1 Jerome Smith Rd | Directions.
74 Shank Painter Rd. | Directions
Corner of Shank Painter and Court Sts, (Across from Stop & Shop) | Directions
Kiosk and Metered Parking (Municipal Parking)
- Kiosk: $2.00 per hour
- Meter: $1.50 per hour
West End (Listed from closest to center to farthest)
Ptown Fire Station Kiosk: 26 cars.; Short walk to center. | Directions
Shank Painter Rd – Metered: 12 cars; Spaces are tight. | Directions
School St – Metered: 29 spaces; 7 minute walk into town. | Directions
West End – Kiosk: 44 spaces; 10 minute walk into town. | Directions
Pilgrim’s First Landing – Metered: 10 spaces| Directions (If you travel down to the rotary, you may find a free space!)
Center of Town (Listed closest to farthest)
Standish St – Metered: 9 spaces; On-street. | Directions
Bradford St – Kiosk: Approximately 22 spaces. | Directions
Johnson St – Metered: 33 spaces; On Commercial St, near the center of town. | Directions
Harry Kemp Way – Kiosk (Conwell St end): 35 spaces. | Directions
Winslow & Mayflower Sts – Kiosk: 50 spaces; There are only two kiosks on this long street: at the top of Winslow St, and in the Jerome Smith Parking Lot. | Directions
Jerome Smith Rd – Kiosk and Weekly pass for $50: This lot is near Route 6a, so it’s a bit more of a walk to town. Call the Provincetown Parking Office at 508-487-7050 to obtain a weekly pass. | Directions
Small Public Lots (Privately Owned)
Here are a few smaller, public parking lots. (You may see a few other pop-up parking too.)
Pat’s Happy Park, 401 Commercial St (East End across from Spindler’s) | Directions
67 Shank Painter Rd (Across from Stop & Shop) | Directions
35 Cemetery Rd (between Standish and Wareham Streets) July 4th and Carnival Weeks | Directions
148 Bradford St (next to Farland) | Directions
True Value Hardware, 337 Commercial St (After 5pm) | Directions
10 Montello St (Beside Mussel Beach Gym) | Directions