Charlottesville Parking Center is proud to offer convenient parking for events and attractions in Charlottesville.

The Gingerbread Express

The popular bus tour of the best of downtown holiday lights is back! The Gingerbread Express picks up at the Water Street Parking Garage with 45-minute tours starting at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm.  Tickets are available as of Dec. 1 by calling Charlottesville Parking Center at (434) 977-1812 or visiting the CPC office at 210 E Water St. until they are sold out. Tickets are $6 per person; lap children are free.  Dates of the Gingerbread Express are: Thurs. Dec. 14, Fri. Dec. 15, Sat. Dec. 16, Thurs. Dec. 21, Fri. Dec. 22, and Sat. Dec. 23.


We offer Special Events Parking for meetings, parties, and entertainment. Please email us at for an application.


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