Beach Parking and Camping

Encompassing 3.5 miles from Beach Boulevard to the west city limits, the City boasts one of the world's finest beaches. The beachfront includes food, rental concessions, restrooms, outside cold showers, volleyball, fire rings, and a 2,400 space beach parking lot plus additional parking on Pacific Coast Highway and adjacent streets. Curfew is 10:00 pm to 5:00 am and is strictly enforced.

Contact Us:
Beach Parking & Camping
103 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5281
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pier Plaza Parking

Located adjacent to the Huntington Beach Pier. These two lots use a Pay and Display System. Parking may be restricted in these lots due to events and valet operations during the year. Always read and follow directions on signs posted.

The fee is $1.50 per hour during non-peak season and $1.75 during the months of May through September, with a $15.00 daily maximum. The Municipal Beach/ Main Promenade Parking Structure Parking Pass is valid in these lots. NOTE: All fees subject to change.

Main Promenade Parking Structure

This 830-space parking and retail structure is located on the east side of Main Street between Walnut and Olive Streets. Validations are available at participating downtown merchants. Holiday and special event rates are effective May 1 through Labor Day each year. Parking after 9:00 pm is $5.00 flat rate and no validations are accepted. Parking rates listed below:

Day Use Parking

Daily parking in the Municipal Parking Lot, between First Street and Beach Boulevard is available at $15.00 per day weekdays, weekends and holidays. Vehicles over 20 feet in length - $15.00 per occupied space with a maxiumu of two (2) spaces. Buses 24 passengers or less are charged $50.00 per day and buses with 25 passengers or more are charged $100.00 a day. Entrances are provided at First Street, Huntington Street, and Beach Boulevard.

NOTE: All fees subject to change.

Main Promenade Parking Structure Rates
First 30 minutes (included as part of the first hour) No Charge
Up to 2 hours $1 per hour
After 2 hours $1.00 each 20 minutes
Maximum Daily Rate - Non-Peak $15.00
Evening rate (after 9:00 pm) Flat Rate $5.00
Fourth of July - Flat Rate $27.00
Maximum Daily Rate - Peak (Memorial Day thru Labor Day) $17.00
Maximum Daily Rate - Peak Season Holidays and Events Memorial Weekend / Labor Day Weekend / U.S. Open / AVP $20.00

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Strand Parking Structure

Located at 155 Fifth Street with entrance off of Sixth Street. Operating hours are from 9:00 am - midnight. For further information, phone Standard Parking at (714) 374-0421. The Municipal Beach/Main Promenade Parking Structure parking pass is Not Valid at the Strand Parking Structure. View Parking Rates

Sunset Vista RV Park

Camping season is October 1 - May 31. Reservations may be made online or by mail up until the day before the reservation date. Camping reservations will be accepted in person for less than 24 hours before desired date at the camping gate. Reservations may be made on the first day of the month at 8:00 am, 3-months prior to arrival. For more information see: Rules and Regulations

Photo of Sunset Vista RV Park

Arrival Date 1st Day to Reserve
October 1 - 31 July 1st
November 1 - 30 August 1st
December 1 - 31 September 1st
January 1 - 31 October 1st
February 1 - 28 November 1st
March 1 - 31 December 1st
April 1 - 30 January 1st
May 1 - 31 February 1st


For online reservations and availability go to:

For mail-in reservations see: Mail-in Forms

Sunset Vista - Contact us at:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (714) 536-5286

Parking Maintenance

The parking meter division maintains and collects revenues in over 1,400 parking meter and 15 parking machines that handle over 1,200 parking spaces. There other duties consist of meter removal and installations, cleaning housings and mechanism repairs. This is a 7-day a week revenue generation division.

Did you know?

The city has over 1,000 parking spaces near the beach!  You can purchase the Annual Beach Parking pass that allows discounted parking prices near the City beach.  Learn more about this beach parking pass.

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