CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 25, 2015) - Enjoy free parking on-street as well as in six of our parkades on Canada Day.

"Canada Day is a day to come to together and celebrate. What better way is there to get people downtown than by providing free parking," says General Manager Mike Derbyshire. "The CPA is all about supporting the community; we look forward to seeing our parkades filled with proud Canadians and people visiting Calgary for the festivities."

Parkade locations include:

  • McDougall Parkade 720 5th Avenue SW
  • Centennial Parkade 608 9th Avenue SW & 823 5th Street SW
  • City Centre Parkade 240 10th Avenue SW & 221 9th Avenue SW
  • James Short Parkade 112 5th Avenue SW & 115 4th Avenue SW
  • Convention Centre Parkade 727 1st Street SE
  • City Hall Parkade 322 9th Avenue SE

Please note that select CPA surface lots will have holiday rates in effect on July 1st.

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Please note: Arts Commons Parkade located at 829 Macleod Trail SE is not included in this offering.

About Us

The Calgary Parking Authority is a proud partner of The City of Calgary and is committed to managing publicly-owned on- and off-street parking facilities on The City's behalf. In addition, CPA manages the municipal parking enforcement program and provides parking advisory services.

Every dollar CPA collects that exceeds its operational costs is returned to The City of Calgary. Last year CPA returned $32M to the municipal general revenue program which funds projects such as recreation centres and pathways and provides funding for community services and public safety programs. The CPA operates without using any municipal tax revenues.

Contact Information:

Media Contacts:
Shelley Trigg
Manager of Communications & Customer Service
Office: 403-537-7099
Cell: 403-540-6867

Adrian Mrdeza
Public Relations Advisor
Office: 403-537-7098
Cell: 587-897-2615