EAST LANSING, Mich. — In an effort to encourage safe rides home on Saint Patrick’s Day, the City of East Lansing’s Parking Division has partnered with the East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) to provide free overnight parking at specific locations in downtown East Lansing.
Free parking will be available at four locations in the downtown beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 6 a.m. through Wednesday, March 18 at noon. The locations include:
- Evergreen Avenue Parking Lot, 275 Evergreen Ave. (behind Peoples Church); meters only; entrance on Valley Court
- Dublin Square Parking Lot, 311 Abbot Road; entrance on Abbot Road
- City Hall West Parking Lot, 415 Abbot Road; public parking spaces only; entrance on west side of Abbot Road
- Bailey Street Parking Garage, 126 Bailey Street; public parking spaces only; entrance on east side of Bailey Street, between Grand River Avenue and Albert Avenue
“We encourage those who are celebrating on Saint Patrick’s Day to celebrate responsibly and to get home safely,” said East Lansing Community Development & Engagement Manager Amy Schlusler-Schmitt.
A map of the downtown parking locations where there will be free overnight parking can be viewed here: https://www.cityofeastlansing.com/DocumentCenter/View/9354/Saint-Patricks-Day-Free-Parking-2020-PDF. The East Lansing Police Department will also have extra officers working on Saint Patrick’s Day to keep the East Lansing community safe.