Public parking

Parking enforcement hours are from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM, with the exception of the beach parking lots at the Manhattan Beach Pier, which are enforced 24-hours a day.

The City runs twelve parking lots.  These lot locations can be viewed using the online Public Parking Lots Interactive Tour. Beyond lots, there are over 300 City street meters in the Downtown Manhattan Beach business district. These parking spaces serve to regulate the flow of transitory and business traffic.

Parking Rates:

  • Beach Parking Lots- $1.50/hour
  • City Parking Lots- $0.75/hour
  • Street Parking- $1.25/hour

There are 12 public parking lots in the Downtown area.  Lot 9 is a two level underground parking structure with 200 2-hour metered spaces and 260 8-hour metered spaces. Lot 8 is long-term free parking and Lot 7 has 10-hour meters.

Detailed Parking Information

Valet parking

Downtown Manhattan Beach has ONE year-round Valet drop off location to serve you. Valet parking is open to EVERYONE regardless of your destination. 

Location:  1142 Manhattan Avenue. in front of MB POST Restaurant, (Friday & Saturday 6pm-11pm

***We reserve the right to temporarily close valet due to capacity, safety, street closures and events.

Vehicles not claimed by 11pm will be relocated to the top of Parking Lot 3. Lot 3 is located on 12th, between Morningside and Highland Avenue.  Keys can be claimed at the Kettle Restaurant, open 24 hours and located at Highland Avenue and Manhattan Beach Blvd.


$15 for the first 3 hours, $5/ hour thereafter, with a max of  charge of $30 per vehicle

The Valet program is sponsored by the Downtown Manhattan Beach Business & Professional Association.

The Association, nor any business within Downtown Manhattan Beach, profits from the sale of valet tickets.