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Parking along Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach Parking

Parking at the beach can be challenging and costly. Availability varies widely by season, on weekends and during popular events. Following is a summary of some of the parking options. (Rates and hours listed are subject to change).

City Beach Parking

City parking lots and on-street parking along the beach fill quickly. During midday on weekends and holidays, and during special events, it is very difficult to find an open space. All city parking uses pay parking kiosks or meters.

Pier 60 City Parking Lot (#31)

  • 160 S. Gulfview Blvd (Pier 60)
  • Closest to main beach and Pier 60
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: closed

On-Street Beach Parking (City)

  • Streets along the beach and on many side streets
  • Most use individual meters that require coins or cash
  • $3.50 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • Hours vary - posted on meter

South Beach Parking Lot (City #32)

  • 420 S. Gulview Blvd
  • Southern end of beach
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: closed

North Beach Parking Plaza (City #66)

  • 490 Poinsettia Ave
  • About 1/3 mile north of the roundabout / Pier 60
  • Multi-level parking garage with 450 spaces
  • Pay on exit - credit card
  • $3 per hour, maximum $30 per day; Flat rates vary for holidays and special events.
  • Open 24 hours
  • No time limit - overnight parking welcome

Municipal Marina Parking (City #30)

  • 25 Causeway Blvd - at Beach Marina
  • Parking for Marina activities only: 6 am - 6 pm
  • After hours: open, no charge
  • Meter: $.50 per 1/2 hour, or permit required
  • Permits available from merchants and boating excursions.

Gateway Parking (City #43)

  • 390/1 East Shore Dr
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: open, no charge

For more information see: City of Clearwater - Beach Parking page

Rockaway Parking (City #36)

  • 4 Rockaway St
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: closed

Avalon Parking (City #37)

  • 6 Avalon St
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: no charge

Mandalay Parking (City #34 & #35)

  • 429 and 461 Mandalay Ave
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: no charge

Family Aquatic and Recreation Center (City #38)

  • 51 Bay Esplanade
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • Mon - Sat: 6 am - 11 pm; Sun: 12:30 pm - 11 pm. After hours: no charge

Mckay Field (City #39)

  • 605 Mandalay Ave
  • Pay Kiosks take cash or credit cards
  • $3 per hour
  • 5 hour time limit
  • 6 am - 11 pm; After hours: no charge

Private Parking Open to Public


Hyatt Parking Garage

  • 301 South Gulfview
  • Pay at Kiosk on ground floor, or upon garage exit - cash or credit card
  • $5 per hour, 3 hour minimum, $35 maximum

Surf Style Parking Garage

  • 311 S Gulfview Blvd
  • First hour free
  • $20 flat rate for day
  • No overnight parking