parking in Provincetown information

Ptown is a great walking town… find a good parking lot where you can… or give your car a vacation while you get to where you need by foot!


Chamber Provincetown Map

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Provincetown Town Seal

Visit PROVINCETOWN PARKING DEPARTMENT website for most comprehensive guide to Parking in Provincetown: dates, hours, pricing, permits, parking violations, street sweeping and more.

When is Parking Enforced?

May – October: May 1st – October 31st, 7 days a week, including holidays.

The purchase of 2021 Parking Permits and Payment of parking tickets is available to do online HERE.

Seasonal Parking Rates

The municipal parking lot (adjacent to MacMillan Pier) $3.50/hour or max. daily $35.00. See Map Location (PDF)

Grace Hall parking lot (Bradford and Prince Street) $2.50/hour or max. daily $25.00. See Map Location (PDF)

The parking meter rate is $1.50 per hour.

The kiosk parking and payment machine spots are $2.00 per hour.

Kiosk and Metered Parking (Municipal Parking)

( DO NOT PARK IN RESIDENTS ONLY AREAS – Be sure to check for signage )

Center of Town Bradford Street Parking Lot – Kiosk: Approximately 22 spaces.

Johnson Street Parking Lot (public beach access) – Kiosk: 33 spaces.

Harry Kemp Way Parking Lot – Kiosk (Conwell Street end): 35 spaces.

Winslow & Mayflower Street Parking Lot – Kiosk: 50 spaces. There are only two kiosks on this long street: at the top of Winslow Street, and in the Jerome Smith Parking Lot.

Jerome Smith Road Parking Lot (corner of Road 6 and Shank Painter Road; multiple uses) seasonal campers and parking for Tour Buses along Route 6; autos and campers along Jerome Smith Road – Kiosk and Weekly passes. Note: The one week passes are not a guaranteed reservation – spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Fire Station at Shank Painter Road – Kiosk: 38 cars.

West End School Street Parking Lot – Metered: 29 spaces. 7 minute walk into town.

West End Parking Lot (public landing and beach access) – Kiosk: 44 spaces.

West End Victor’s Parking Lot – Metered: 10 spaces (pay online only).

West End Pilgrim’s First Landing Parking Lot – Metered: 10 spaces (pay online only).

There are also numbered spots along Commercial Street where there are kiosks for payment at the Boatslip and Coast Guard Station.

Provincetown Harbor Transportation Ferry

Don’t drive to Provincetown! Take a ferry!

Avoid parking and take the ferry

If you’re traveling from the Boston area during the peak summer months of July and August, we recommend taking the Fast Ferry – 90 minutes each way.

Parking Violations

If you have received a parking violation from the Town of Provincetown, the violation is due payable within 21 days of issue.

Pay Parking Ticket online HERE, or mail the fine indicated on the front of the citation to:

Collector’s Office
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

The decision may be appealed to Barnstable Superior court within 30 days of receipt of notice of the decision, in accordance with the provisions of G.L. c 30A s. 14

Ticket Appeals
Parking violation appeals must be submitted in writing to the Parking Department within 21 days of the issuance of the ticket by written appeal form or email to [email protected]. Please include the violation number in the subject line. Appeals forms are also available for pick up and deposit in the lobby box at the Police Station, 26 Shank Painter Road, 508 487-1213.

Small Public Lots (Privately Owned)

401 Commercial Street (East End across from Spindler’s)

67 Shank Painter Road (Across from Stop & Shop)

35 Cemetery Road (between Standish and Wareham Streets) July 4th and Carnival Weeks

148 Bradford Street (next to Farland)

337 Commercial Street (after 5pm)

10 Montello Street (Beside Mussel Beach Gym)

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Provincetown has four (4) Level 2 electric vehicle charging station ports in front of the MPL off of Ryder Street Extension. The rate to park and charge at the stations is $1.50 per hour. Your vehicle must remain plugged in to the station for the entire time it is parked in the space.

Stations can be activated with a ChargePoint card, a contactless credit card (such as American Express ExpressPay or Visa payWave), or by pressing the “Help” button on the station screen and calling the number provided. If you don’t have a ChargePoint card, you can have one sent to you for free by visiting Charge Point. You can search for Provincetown’s charging stations on the ChargePoint map by viewing the Map.