Payment for parking is required on many streets in downtown Ventura, including Palm and Main streets, the location of the Ventura Improv Company. The VIC does not validate parking; but there are many options for free parking in the area (see map, below).

Metered pay stations

There are blue pay stations at curbsides; follow instructions on the machines to pay for parking. Hours of operation are 7 days a week from 10am – 9pm, every day. Pay stations accept coins or credit/debit cards.

Parking rates (no time restriction):

  • Main Street and California Street: $1.00 per hour
  • Chestnut, Fir, Oak and Palm Streets: 50¢ per hour

Parking lots and structures

Downtown Ventura Parking

Please give yourself ample time to locate parking before a show or class at the VIC.


Make sure to read the signage for any other restrictions on street and lot parking in the area.

Updated July 15, 2015