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November 21, 2012

Shoppers Rejoice: Philadelphia Is Bringing Back Free Metered Parking On Saturdays For The Holiday Shopping Season

Enjoy free city-wide meter parking every Saturday through December 29 as you shop 'til you drop this holiday season. (Credit: iStockPhoto)

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has once again given Philadelphia an early Christmas gift: meter parking will be FREE city-wide after 11 a.m. every Saturday through December 29.

The free parking offer applies to all of Philadelphia’s commercial business districts, including Rittenhouse Row,Old CityUniversity CityChestnut Hill and East Passyunk, which means you can get your shop on throughout the entire city without the pain of parking tickets.

The PPA also announced discounted parking every Saturday for $8 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the following parking garages in Center City:

• Old City (2nd & Sansom Streets)
• Independence Mall (5th & Market Streets)
• 8th & Filbert Streets
• The Gallery (10th & Filbert Streets)
• Jefferson (10th & Ludlow Streets)
• JFK Plaza (underground garage at 16th & Ben Franklin Parkway)

Talk about a very merry Christmas.

Just to recap, meter parking will be FREE after 11 a.m. on the following Saturdays:

• November 24
• December 1
• December 8
• December 15
• December 22
• December 29

Questions about parking in Philadelphia? Visit Philly’s official parking guide has all the answers.

Philadelphia Parking Authority [Official Site]
Parking in Philadelphia [Visit Philly]

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Allison, thank you for announcing this! –from Old City