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Free Carparks for Xmas Shopping in Lancaster & Morecambe


Lancaster Christmas Lights Switch-On
Lancaster Christmas Lights Switch-On (Nov 26)
Chris Satori

Christmas shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking at selected times in Lancaster and Morecambe in the run up to Christmas.

From Sunday November 26 until Sunday December 24, all of the city council's main pay and display car parks in Lancaster and Morecambe will be free to use for Sunday shopping.

From Thursday November 30 until Thursday December 21, you can also park for free at the council’s pay and display car parks in Lancaster after 6pm (until 8am the following morning) on Thursday evenings to enjoy late night shopping.  

The offer of free festive parking is also on offer at the council’s multi storey car park at St. Nics Shopping Centre in Lancaster.  Please note that this car park will close at 9pm on Thursday evenings.

Evening parking in Morecambe is already free.

Free parking excludes Lancashire County Council’s on street pay and display parking in Lancaster and the privately managed Marketgate Shopping Centre Car Park and Parksafe in Lancaster.  Free parking also excludes the pay and display car parks at Williamson Park.

For more information on city council car parks visit