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To help community members and visitors get ready for the holiday season, the City of Evanston will offer free parking in downtown Evanston garages starting Thursday, November 27, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015.

Free holiday parking will be provided in the Sherman Plaza, Maple Avenue and Church Street parking garages on weekdays after 5 p.m. to midnight and all day on Saturdays. City Lot #60, located at 1234 Chicago Ave., will provide free 2-hour parking after 5 p.m. on weekdays and between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Please note that it is always free to park in Evanston garages and lots on Sundays.

For a map and listing of parking facilities, visit cityofevanston.org/parking/lots-garages. To learn more about shops and restaurants located in downtown Evanston, visit downtownevanston.org