Don’t let parking fees stop you from doing your holiday shopping in downtown Evanston. The city is offering free evening and weekend parking in the three downtown self-park garages, from Thanksgiving Day through Jan. 2, 2016.
Specifically, parking will be free between 5 p.m. and midnight, Monday through Friday, and all day on Saturdays at the garages on Sherman Plaza, Maple Avenue, and Church Street.
Also the city lot at 1234 Chicago Ave. will provide free two-hour parking after 5 p.m. on weekdays and between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
It is always free to park in Evanston garages and lots on Sundays.
A map and listing of parking facilities is available on the city’s website.