Once You’re Here

Reserve Guaranteed Parking

We have teamed up with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to allow visitors to purchase parking passes at several convenient locations near the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

Once purchased, parking is 100% guaranteed even if the location otherwise fills up, often at exclusive discounts. Simply present your purchase confirmation at the selected location, and this serves as your payment with no additional payments or fees ever. Avoid the hassle of Old Town parking by booking ahead with Parking Panda!

***Exclusive Partner Offer: Use code TORPEDO15 at checkout for 15% off your first reservation***

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Street Parking

Paid street parking is available in most areas of Old Town Alexandria. There is limited free parking in nearby residential areas, but it is restricted to two hours. Parking regulations are strictly enforced by the City of Alexandria. Parking is free after 9 pm, on Sundays, and on state holidays.

  • Street meters accept coins and credit cards.
  • Register to pay by phone for on-street parking using Pango.

Persons with proper handicapped identification on their cars may park free at any meter and are exempt from residential parking sticker requirements.

Garage Parking

There are several garages within walking distance of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, too. For real-time maps to locate parking in garages, visit the ParkMe website or download their free iPhone app.


Visit Alexandria offers more information about area hotels.