DES MOINES, IOWA – Wednesday, November 20 – The City of Des Moines is celebrating the season of giving with the donation of 133 free parking spaces in the East Village until the end of the year. The lower level of the newly constructed parking ramp at E. 4e and Des Moines streets will be free and open to the public from this Friday, November 22.
Free parking on the lower level of the ramp becomes available just in time for the 18the Annual Holiday Walk in the Historic East Village taking place this weekend and Small Business Saturday on November 30. The lower level is accessed by the entrance along the E. 4e Street.
“We are very excited to open these free parking spaces over the holiday season and increase access to our East Village stores, restaurants and amenities,” said City Engineer Steve Naber. “The holidays are a wonderful time to showcase our city and we hope everyone can experience what the Historic East Village has to offer. “
The lower level will be closed from January 1 for the installation of paid parking equipment. The ramp will reopen for public parking at standard parking garage rates after installation is complete. Find more downtown parking options on parkdowntowndesmoines.org.
Communications Officer, Office of the Director General
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