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Downtown Parking

18th and Eye Parking Garage

The 18th & Eye Street parking structure provides approximately 500 covered and uncovered parking spaces for hourly and monthly use in the heart of downtown Bakersfield. Patrons of the garage can quickly access nearby retailers, restaurants, hotels, government buildings and event venues. 

The structure is open 7 days a week from 5 a.m. to 3 a.m. and is fully automated for user convenience. Hourly users must enter and exit the structure through the 18th Street gate. 

Parking Structure Rates
(as of July 1, 2015) 
  • First two hours - no charge 
  • $1 per each additional hour
  • $10 maximum daily fee 
Monthly Parking 

Parking spaces within the 18th & Eye parking structure are available on a monthly basis by contacting the Finance Department at (661) 326-3787. The current monthly rate is $30 per space. 

On-Street Parking 

On street parking spaces are available throughout downtown Bakersfield on a first come, first served basis. Most spaces have posted time limits which are monitored and enforced by the Bakersfield Police Department. There is no fee for on street public parking.