Special Event Support & Banners

Park Tucson prides itself on working with community, business, and charitable groups to support events in Downtown Tucson. From block parties to major conventions, Park Tucson can help with shuttles, street closures, special parking, and more.

Close Down the Street or Barricade Almost Anything!

Street closures and barricading are administered by the Tucson Department of Transportation's Traffic Engineering Division. For information call (520) 791-4259 or visit the Traffic Engineering web page.

To Reserve Parking Spaces for Special Events or Construction

Park Tucson can arrange to hood parking meters Downtown or in the University area. If you need to hood meters for a special event, construction project, or loading zone, we need a 24-hour notice. Please call (520) 791-5017.

  • Downtown: $4.50/meter per day
  • University area: $9.00/meter per day
  • Handicap: $25.00/meter per day

Fees may be paid by check, credit card, or cash in person at Park Tucson, 110 E. Pennington St. Suite 150. Drawdown accounts can also be established. If not given 24 hours advance notice, there will be a $20.00 late penalty fee or Park Tucson may not be able to accomodate the request.

Loading Zones

Loading zones can be rented for $25/day per loading zone. There is a late penalty fee of $20 per loading zone if not given 48 hours avanced notice.


If you would like to install banners to promote your business district or a special event, please refer to the Downtown Destinations Signage Identity Manual pdf for design parameters and specifications.

Banners within the Park Tucson service area — from the West Side through Downtown, 4th Avenue, and Main Gate Square to the University of Arizona — must be compatible with the graphics of the Downtown Destinations Program.