Please see the media release issued by the City of Burlington below.
Burlington, Ont.—Nov. 25, 2019— The City of Burlington is celebrating the arrival of the holiday season with free parking (Free P) in downtown Burlington parking lots and on-street spaces throughout the month of December.
Now in its seventh year, the Free P program allows visitors to park in on-street parking spaces at no cost for up to three hours and, in municipal parking lots or the parking garage at 414 Locust St. with no maximum time limit. Free parking overnight in municipal lots is also permitted.
“With free parking offered throughout the month, December is the perfect time of year to get into the holiday spirit by exploring all the shops, restaurants and special events that make downtown a great place to visit, live and work.” — Vito Tolone, Director of Transportation
Motorists with downtown parking permits are reminded to continue to park in their assigned parking lot throughout the month of December to maximize the number of parking spaces available for visitors and holiday shoppers.
- The City of Burlington provides 1,500 municipal parking spaces in downtown Burlington.
- Free parking is also offered year-round in the downtown, Monday to Friday after 6 p.m. and all-day Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Links and Resources
- For information about parking in Burlington, visit www.burlington.ca/parking
- To learn more about events and activities happening in downtown Burlington for the holiday season, visit burlingtondowntown.ca or tourismburlington.com
MAYOR MEED WARD’S TAKE:
I’m so glad we’re able to offer this program to residents and visitors to Burlington to encourage folks to head to our downtown during the holidays to experience our beautiful waterfront and Lakeside Festival of Lights, and the amazing and unique shops and restaurants we have to offer.
*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist.