Plenty of parking is available in Downtown Blacksburg. Download the Downtown Parking Brochure to see all of the options. 

Take advantage of the convenience of the Kent Square Parking Garage. The entrance is located at the corner of Draper Road and Roanoke Street and the garage offers 380 public parking spaces, with hourly and daily rates available.  Parking is validated by many downtown businesses.  

The North End Parking Garage is open to the public after 5p.mand offers various rates during the day. This garage features 802 spaces and is located off Turner Street.  

The Blacksburg Municipal Building parking lot offers free parking after 5 p.m. and on weekends as well. You will find it located at 300 S. Main Street.  

The Blacksburg Library offers free parking after library hours. The parking lot contains 27 spaces and is located at 101 Clay St., SW. 

You will find metered parking on many streets surrounding and crossing the Main Street corridor of downtown Blacksburg: Draper Road, College Avenue, College Avenue Extension, Lee Street, Church Street and Roanoke Street.  

In addition, there are metered parking lots off Church Street, Progress Street and Draper Road (Farmers Market).  

Parking reserved for Virginia Tech personnel (Squires Center and the lots off Roanoke Street and Otey Street) is available for downtown visitors after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all-day on Saturday and Sunday. This open parking does not include 24-hour service vehicle spots. 

  • Squires Lot – corner of College Avenue and Otey Street 

  • Architecture Annex Lot – corner of Roanoke Street and Otey Street 

Streets that Allow Public Parking

  • Gilbert Street 

  • Giles Road 

  • Church Street 

  • Faculty Street 

  • Wilson Avenue 

  • Jackson Street 

  • Draper Road 

  • Roanoke Street 

  • Otey Street 

  • Wall Street 

  • College Avenue 

  • Washington Street 

For more parking information, visit  Town of Blacksburg. 

Did You Know?

Blacksburg was voted "Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids" by Bloomberg's Businessweek in 2011.