Olympia is offering free parking in the downtown core Dec. 12-24.
The free parking is valid at spaces with purple 2-hour meters and green 3-hour meters. The gray-domed 9-hour meters are not part of the free program, according to the city.
The city reports that time limits will be enforced at the free meters. The program is intended to provide convenience and encourage holiday shoppers to visit downtown, according to the city.
Learn more about upcoming local events at The Olympian’s online calendar.