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Parking and transportation in San Jose


Main Convention Center and Cultural Facilities Parking

The San Jose McEnery Convention Center lot is connected to both the Hilton and Marriott hotels in addition to the Convention Center. Entrances can be found on Market Street and South Almaden Boulevard, between Balbach/Viola and West San Carlos. The Convention Center lot is less than 2 blocks from the Montgomery Theater, San Jose Civic, The California Theatre, South Hall and the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Additional parking behind the Convention Center, by South Hall can be accessed from South Market/Viola or from Balbach/South Almaden.

Convention Center/South Hall Rates:

Convention Center:
$1 per 15 min, $25 - $30 daily maximum
*special event flat rates up to $25

South Hall:
$7 daily flat fee; no overnight parking
*special event pricing between $7-$25

Covered bicycle racks are located just inside the convention center parking garage (Almaden Boulevard entrance).


Additional Downtown Parking:

Parking Validation:


The Downtown San Jose Parking Validation program offers patrons up to 90 minutes of free parking. Please look for a blue & orange ParkSJ sign in the windows of participating retailers.

Purchase Monthly Parking Passes:

For additional information on validation and for a list of lots that do not validate, but are available for parking downtown, please go HERE.


PARKSJ Validation Lots:

Market and San Pedro Square
45 North Market Street

2nd and San Carlos Street
280 South 2nd Street

3rd Street
95 North 3rd Street (between Saint John and Santa Clara Streets)

3rd and Santa Clara (The Globe)
25 South 3rd Street

4th Street
44 South 4th Street at San Fernando

Motorcycle Parking:

Motorcycle Parking Map

RV Parking:

Trailer Ted
1212 Oakland Road Map

Garden City Trailer Park
1309 Oakland Road Map

Foothills Mobilodge & RV
655 34th Street Map

Parkway Lakes RV Park
100 Ogier Avenue Map

Camping Hookups:

Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course
1649 Hermocilla Way Map

Sleepy Hollow Trailer Park
4210 Monterey Hwy Map

Coyote Valley Resort
9750 Monterey Road