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What is a Garage Smart Card?

The Garage Smart Card is the easiest way to pre-pay for garage parking. The Garage Smart Card gives you:
o Quick and Easy entry/exit
o Card Auto Replenishment
o Available in $50, $75 and $100 starting increments

Your Garage Smart Card works at four City of Orlando Garages:
o Central Garage
o Church St. Garage
o Courthouse Garage
o Library Garage

Swipe your Garage Smart Card to enter and exit the garage. No cashier booth visit needed. The card automatically deducts the hourly parking rate from the card. The card is automatically replenished with your credit card at an amount of your choice ($30 minimum).
Smart Card service is not available for the evening flat fee rate or event parking.

Sign up for a Garage Smart Card today. Stop by the Parking Division office at 53 West Central Blvd. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

What is a Meter Smart Card?

A Meter Smart Card is a prepaid card that works at all on-street coin parking meters in the City of Orlando. It allows you to have an alternative option to carrying coins for the meters. It works just like a gift card and can be purchased in $10 increments up to $100.

Visit our Meter Smart Card information for more details.

Meter Smart cards can be picked up at the Parking Division office at 53 W. Central Blvd. Office hours are Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where do I park to go to an event at the Amway Center?

There are 11,000 parking spaces available for Amway Center events within 14 parking garages and surface lots. Of those, 5,000 spaces are less than a five minute walk to the Amway Center (2,100 directly adjacent), and 2,500 spaces are between a five and ten minute walk to the Center.
Purchase Prepaid Parking* – Guarantee your space at your preferred parking location. Event parking goes on sale 30 days prior to the event.
Printable Parking Map
*Please note that patrons who prepay will be required to present a printed parking permit. The permit must be presented to the parking attendant at the garage or surface lot. The technology at the parking site is not yet available to scan Smartphones.

Where do I park to go to an event at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre?

The closest parking the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre is available at the Centroplex 2 Garage which is adjacent to the theater.
Purchase Prepaid Parking*– Guarantee your space at your preferred parking location. Event parking goes on sale 30 days prior to the event.
Printable Parking Map
*Please note that patrons who prepay will be required to present a printed parking permit. The permit must be presented to the parking attendant at the garage or surface lot. The technology at the parking site is not yet available to scan Smartphones.

Do you offer Monthly Parking

Yes, the City of Orlando offers special discounted monthly parking rates. Please visit our Monthly Parking section for more information on rates and availability.

How much does parking cost for events?

The majority of the City event parking is a flat rate of $10. The two garages adjacent to the Amway Center (GEICO and Church Street) charge a flat rate of $20.
Payment Accepted for Event Parking:
• Prepaid Event Parking Permit
• Cash at facility entrance
Purchase Prepaid Parking*– Guarantee your space at your preferred parking location. Event parking goes on sale 30 days prior to the event.
Printable Parking Map

*Please note that patrons will be required to present a printed parking permit when you prepay for parking online. The permit must be presented to the attendant at the parking garage or surface lot. The technology at the parking site is not yet available to scan Smartphones.
Parking is also provided in non-City owned garages and lots. Please note that although the private garages provide public parking for Amway Center events, the City has no control over the rates charged in private garages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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