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Free Parking in SF on New Year’s Day

Meters are free on New Year’s Day. Here’s what is (and isn’t) enforced on Friday.
By - posted 1/1/2021 No Comment

Celebrate the kick off of 2021 with a day of free parking throughout the city of San Francisco.

Although parking hazardously is always ticketable and towable – as is parking in a red or blue zone – much of the rest of the city is yours for the parking.

Here’s the Basics courtesy of SFMTA:

New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1, 2021

The following parking regulations will not be enforced anywhere in the city:

  • Parking meters (including Port meters)
  • Seven-day street sweeping
  • Residential parking permits
  • Monday-Friday daytime street sweeping
  • Commuter towaway
Safety Violations (No Stopping, No Parking, Red Zones, Blue Zones): Enforced

In the Mission Bay and China Basin areas, SFMTA parking rates change for special events and gamedays at Oracle Park and Chase Center.

Source: SFMTA Holiday Enforcement,  SFMTA Color Curb Program Details