Tickets & Parking

Pre-Christmas Free Parking

Free pre-christmas parking in BIAs in Hamilton this holiday season

Enjoy FREE parking in Hamilton’s various Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) across the city in advance of the holiday season. Look for the message inside the on-street parking meter caps or on parking meter bags. 

Free on-street parking is available for 2 hours as follows:

Nov. 24 to Dec. 24

Ancaster BIA
Barton Village BIA
Concession Street BIA
Hamilton Downtown (West Avenue to Queen, Hunter to Cannon, also James Street from Charlton to Barton)
International Village BIA
King Street West BIA
Ottawa Street BIA

December 1 to 31

Locke Street BIA
Westdale Village BIA


Free parking is available in all municipal carparks as follows:

December 1 to 31

Dundas BIA

All parking and stopping regulations must be obeyed at all times. Dome inserts are used to display an appropriate message at a cost to be borne by the Hamilton Municipal Parking System.