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

Parking in Provincetown

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.

Motta Field, across from 28 Winslow St. Cost: $30.00 | Directions. Proceeds benefit Ptown’s Lion’s Club.

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

Alden St – Kiosk: Approximately 25 spaces. No access from Bradford St. You can enter Alden St off Jerome Smith Way (Directions) or from Standish St. (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