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parking tips

For all locations:  DO NOT leave anything valuable in your car!!!

For downtown venues (Freight, Civic Center Park, Berkeley Public Library):  Metered street parking until 6pm (enforced right up to 6pm).  

The Center Street garage (entrance on Addison Street) is the closest parking garage to the Freight, but other downtown garages may have cheaper rates. Click HERE for a map of other downtown Berkeley parking lots. You can also find free on-street parking (2 hour limit Monday-Friday until 6pm) in residential areas below Martin Luther King and north of University.

Also please note that the block on which the Freight is located is now ONE-WAY.  You must enter from east (Shattuck) side.

For additional downtown parking and transit information, see:



NOTE:  This info may be outdated!  It may be cheaper to rent via VRBO or Airbnb. 

Need a place to stay?


The Rodeway Inn is conveniently located to most BOTMC events and offers reasonable rates.

1461 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA, US  94702  (510) 848-3840

There is a Holiday Inn Express a few blocks further west (closer to San Pablo Ave, but further from downtown)

1175 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702  (510) 548-1700

Aiden by Best Western @ Berkeley (opened very recently)
1499 University Avenue, Berkeley, California 94702  (510) 898-2650

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