Beach Parking and Camping (714) 536-5281

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Encompassing 3.5 miles from Beach Boulevard to the west city limits, the City boasts one of the world's finest beaches. The beachfront includes food, rental concessions, restrooms, outside cold showers, volleyball, fire rings (Beach Boulevard to Huntington Street), and a 2,400 space beach parking lot plus additional parking on Pacific Coast Highway and adjacent streets. Curfew is 10:00 pm to 5:00 am and is strictly enforced. Vehicles may not come in and out of lots throughout the day, you will be charged each time you enter.

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Beach Parking, Camping & Permits
103 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5183
Phone: (714) 536-5281

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

NOTE: All fees subject to change.

Pier Plaza Parking

Located adjacent to the Huntington Beach Pier. These two lots use a Pay and Display System. Parking may be restricted in these lots due to events and valet operations during the year. Always read and follow directions on signs posted. The fee is $2.00 per hour.

Additional Beach Lots

A $2.00 per hour fee is charged for the following lots:.

Day Use Parking

Daily parking in the Municipal Parking Lot, between First Street and Beach Boulevard is available at $15.00 per day weekdays, weekends and holidays. Vehicles over 20 feet in length - $15.00 per occupied space with a maxiumu of two (2) spaces. Buses 24 passengers or less are charged $50.00 per day and buses with 25 passengers or more are charged $100.00 per day. Entrances are provided at First Street, Huntington Street, and Beach Boulevard.

Main Promenade Parking Structure

Main Promendae

This 830-space parking and retail structure is located on the east side of Main Street between Walnut and Olive Streets. Validations are available at participating downtown merchants. No validations are accepted after 9:00 pm. The day ends at 3:00 am. Fees will be charged at exit if cars are parked for more than one day. Vehicles parked more than 24 hours are subject to ticketing or towing and the subsequent fees will apply. Holiday and special event rates are effective May 1 through Labor Day each year. Parking rates listed below:

Main Promenade Parking Structure Rates
First 30 minutes (included as part of the first hour) No Charge
Up to 2 hours $1 per hour
After 2 hours $1.00 each 20 minutes
Maximum Daily Rate - Non-Peak $15.00
Evening rate (after 9:00 pm) Flat Rate $5.00
Fourth of July - Flat Rate $27.00
Air Show - Flat Rate $30.00
Maximum Daily Rate - Peak (Memorial Day thru Labor Day) $17.00
Maximum Daily Rate - Peak Season Holidays and Events Memorial Weekend / Labor Day Weekend / U.S. Open / AVP $20.00
Three-Day Air Show Event
South Beach Attended Lots 
Daily Rates
$30.00 until 5:00 pm
Main Promenade Parking Structure

First 30 minutes no charge
Up to 2 hours (includes first 30 minutes) $2.00/hour
After 2 hours - $2.00/ each 20 minutes
Maximum Daily Special Event Rate - $30.00

Evening Rate (after 9:00 pm) - Prevailing hourly rate or $10.00

Recreational Vehicle (RV) Event Camping Pass

Up to $1,600.00 - 3 or 4 Day Pass by Reservation Only

Valid Thursday, of the Air Show after 10:00 am through Monday, 10:00 am following the completion of the Air Show

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Strand Parking Structure

Stand Parking Garage Located at 155 Fifth Street with entrance off of Sixth Street. Operating hours are from 9:00 am - midnight. For further information, phone Standard Parking at (714) 374-0421. The Municipal Beach/Main Promenade Parking Structure parking pass is Not Valid at the Strand Parking Structure. View Parking Rates


Sunset Vista RV Park

Camping season is October 1 - May 31. Reservations may be made online or by mail up until the day before the reservation date. Camping reservations will be accepted in person for less than 24 hours before desired date at the camping gate. Reservations may be made on the first day of the month at 8:00 am, 3-months prior to arrival. For more information see: Rules and Regulations

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Arrival Date 1st Day to Reserve
October 1 - 31 July 1st
November 1 - 30 August 1st
December 1 - 31 September 1st
January 1 - 31 October 1st
February 1 - 28 November 1st
March 1 - 31 December 1st
April 1 - 30 January 1st
May 1 - 31 February 1st

For online reservations and availability go to:

For mail-in reservations see: Mail-in Forms

Sunset Vista - Contact us at:
Phone: (714) 536-5286

Parking Maintenance (714) 536-5905

The parking maintenance division maintains and collects revenues in over 1,400 parking meter and 15 parking machines that handle over 1,200 parking spaces. There other duties consist of meter removal and installations, cleaning housings and mechanism repairs. This is a 7-day a week revenue generating division.

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