Step 1) Park at a garage with the ParkSJ Validation symbol
Step 2) Take the parking ticket from the dispenser and keep it with you.
Step 3) Look for the ParkSJ Validation symbol in the windows of businesses that offer parking validation.
Step 4) Validate your ticket at a participating business – Participating retailers will either issue you one rose-colored validation coupon to be used in conjunction with your parking entry ticket, or the business will validate your parking entry ticket using a validation machine.
Step 5) Insert the validated parking entry ticket into the yellow automated payment cashier machine in the lobby and entry areas. The machine will either return the ticket or ask you to pay a balance before returning the ticket. Use it within 10 minutes to exit the garage.
WITH validation at Market and San Pedro, Second and San Carlos, Third Street, and Fourth Street garages:
WITH validation at Convention Center, Pavilion Garage and Third and Santa Clara garages:
Movie-goers can receive parking validation from Camera 12 Cinemas, good for 3-1/2 hours of free parking during the day or evening, from:
With validation from The Tech Museum, parking will be $5 or less for up to 24 hours at: