Parking Garage

Parking-Garage-May-2019The Sophia Street Parking Garage located at the corner of Sophia and Wolfe Street, provides 297 parking spaces in historic downtown Fredericksburg. It is within easy walking distance of key downtown points such as the train station, visitor’s center, and courts. Many shops and fine restaurants are just a block away.

Electric Car Charging Station

An electric car charging station with two ports is available on the top deck.

Hours of Operation

  • 24 / 7

The garage is served by a parking attendant:

  • Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Sunday / Holidays: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The garage access and payment system is fully automated. Attendants are not needed for patrons to use the garage. Convenient payment stations are located near the entrance.  The station does not accept cash.  All credit or debit cards which do NOT require a PIN are accepted forms of payment (the machines do not have keypads to enter a PIN.)


The parking garage office is located the in the Executive Plaza (the adjacent building) on the second floor. Call 540-371-8542 for questions. The Executive Plaza is located at:
601 Caroline Street
Suite 200A
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Parking Rates

**Daily/Weekend Rates Do Not Apply when parking for multiple days**

Starting November 1, 2022 there will be a $2 charge for the first 3 hours.  The night and weekend maximum caps of $2 are also being eliminated.

Day and TimeCost
1st Three Hours$2
Each Additional Hour$1
Maximum Day$8
Monthly Pass
Non-City Residents$100
City Residents$75

For more information about obtaining a monthly parking pass, see the Monthly Parking Agreement.

Lost Tickets: If you lose your parking ticket, you’ll be charged $50

Special Events: Rates may differ for special events

Downtown Parking

Downtown Parking Map (PDF)

Public Transit

FRED transit will drop off and pick up passengers from the parking garage on Route F5 (PDF) "The Downtown Loop".