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  • Iowa State Capitol

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Des Moines Downtown
Municipal Parking Ramps Rates

8th & Mulberry Parking Garage, 1st & 2nd Hours -- $1.50/Hour. Additional Hours $1.00/Hour

750 Mulberry St., 843 Vehicle capacity 12 Hour Max. - $7.50 / 24 Hour Max. - $11.00, Floater - $100/Month

5th & Keo Parking Garage, Preferred - $120/Month & Reserved $140/Month

525 - 5th Ave, 620 Vehicle capacity Night Rate (4pm-6am) $3.75, Event parking (Pre-Pay) $5.00

4th & Grand Parking Garage,

400 Grand Ave. 1080 Vehicle capacity

3rd & Court Parking Garage,

210 - 2nd Ave, 609 Vehicle capacity

 


5th & Walnut Parking Garage, 1st & 2nd Hours -- $1.50/Hour. Additional Hours $1.25/Hour

225 - 5th Ave. 620 Vehicle capacity 12 Hour Max. - $9.00 / 24 Hour Max. - $13.00, Floater - $110/Month

7th & Grand Parking Garage, Preferred - $130/Month & Reserved $150/Month

665 Grand Ave. 570 Vehicle capacity Night Rate (4pm-6am) $4.50, Event parking (Pre-Pay) $5.00

9th & Locust Parking Garage,

801 Locust St, 1130 Vehicle capacity

 

City of Des Moines Municipal Parking Garages are managed by ABM Parking System. ABM Parking can be reached at (515) 243-8442 or ampcodesmoines@abm.com


Center Street Park & Ride Parking Garage, 1st & 2nd Hours -- $1.00/Hour. Additional Hours $.50/Hour

830 - 6th Ave, 904 Vehicle capacity 12 Hour Max. - $5.00 / 24 Hour Max. - $6.00, Floater - $63/Month

Preferred - $75/Month, Event Parking - $5.00 (Pre-Pay)

 

Access to the LINK Shuttle: Mon-Fri Dart Bus Schedule

 

Childtime Learning Center: 610 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 243-4366 or

(877) 624-2602, Director: Amy Hutt 1701@childtime.com


Downtown Parking Ramps & Rates

City of Des Moines Municipal Parking Garages are managed by ABM Parking System. ABM Parking can be reached at (515) 243-8442 or ampcodesmoines@abm.com

Please contact the Traffic & Transportation Division at (515) 283-4973 for further information.