WATERFRONT PARKING SYSTEMS
There are several parking options to choose from when visiting the Santa Barbara Waterfront area.
Waterfront Parking Office
132-A Harbor Way, Santa Barbara CA 93109
Phone: (805) 564-5523
Waterfront Parking Lot Maps
General Area Map of Waterfront Parking Lots
Cabrillo Parking Lots
Garden Street Parking Lot
Harbor West Parking Lot
Harbor Commercial Area and 90-minute Parking
Leadbetter Parking Lot
Main Harbor Parking Lot & Boat Launch Ramp Area
Palm Park Parking Lot
Stearns Wharf Parking Lot
La Playa Parking Lots
Link to Downtown Parking
Waterfront System Details
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Pay on exit. The kiosk parking lot is staffed by friendly waterfront attendants. Visitors pay by cash or local check.
The Harbor Main lot is open daily 24/7 throughout the year.
Select lots for specific hours, rate and other details.
Harbor Main Lot
Pay in advance by cash only. Visitors self park and use the pay-box system. A vehicle must park in a designated numbered stall. Then, the visitor deposits the appropriate fee into the matching numbered slot on the pay-box. Lots are monitored daily and collection envelopes are issued for non-compliance. Select lots for specific hours, rate and other details.
Pay on exit. 90-minute Free Parking with a merchant validation from a qualified Stearns Wharf Merchant.
One merchant validation per ticket. Validation applies to the first 90-minutes only. Tickets must be stamped on the back on exit. Validations on receipts will not be honored. Vehicles exiting without validation must pay regular hourly parking rates. Select lots for specific hours, rate and other details.
Annual Waterfront Parking Permits
Annual Waterfront parking permits go on sale December 1st. General permits cost $95 and slipholder permits (one per slip) cost $70. Permits are valid from the date of purchase through December 31, 2012. General permits are available at the Harbormaster’s Office and all parking kiosks except Stearns Wharf. Slipholder permits may only be purchased at the Harbormaster’s Office.
Limitations: Valid at all waterfront parking lots except on Stearns Wharf
Throughout the year, General Parking Permits
are discounted as follows:
Dec.1 – April 30 = $95
May.1 - July 31 = $85
Aug.1 - Oct. 31 = $65
Nov.1 - Dec.31 = $50
Slipholder Permits are $70 year-round (no reduction).