With more than 100,000 people expected in the Midlands for the solar eclipse, parking in downtown Columbia is expected to be at a premium.
The City of Columbia Parking Services Division announced its upcoming parking options for the Total Solar Eclipse weekend beginning Aug. 19 through Aug. 21.
The following parking decks will be open for the public:
- Washington Street Deck
- Taylor Street Deck
- Lady Street Deck
- Park Street Deck
- Lincoln Street Deck
- PJ Cannon
The following surface lots will be available:
- Sumter Street
- Devin Street
- Harden Street/Exxon lot
The Convention Center lot will be available for parking Aug. 21. All event parking rates for parking decks and surface lots may apply, cash only, according to a press release. On-street parking will operate as normal.