$8.00 for the first 7 hours (minimum purchase $8.00), $8.00 per ½ hour thereafter to a maximum of $32.00.


$3.00 flat rate (minimum purchase $3.00); vehicles must be removed by 9 am.


These fees will not apply to those who hold a valid General, Senior or Family & Friends Escape Membership or Heritage Club Membership. The aforementioned will receive complimentary parking 24 hours a day, year-round. Escape Members and Heritage Club members will receive information on how to register their license plate(s) with Heritage Park.

Shopping and Dining Outside the Park Gates

Heritage Town Square

For those shopping or dining in the Heritage Town Square free zone, complimentary parking is available for up to 90 minutes (registration at pay machine required).

We would like to encourage our guests to participate in alternative transportation such as car pooling or taking public transit.


Where to Park

Not sure where to park? Check out our parking map!

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A map of the parking lots at Heritage Park

Heritage Park Annual Members & Heritage Club Members

Heritage Club members and those who hold valid Escape level memberships, are entitled to complimentary parking at Heritage Park, 24 hours a day, year-round. Online registration is required.

For new members:

Step 1: Visit Heritage Park in person to activate your Escape Membership* You will then receive your membership number, which is required to register for parking.

Step 2: If you have never previously registered your licence plate(s) for complimentary parking at Heritage Park, click here for instructions on how to set up Calgary Parking Authority account.

*Note: You do not have to pay for parking when you first visit the Park to receive your membership number. Simply complete your online registration by 11:59 p.m. on the day of your initial visit to avoid a parking penalty.

For existing members:

If you previously registered your license plate(s) prior to June 25, 2018 using the old myID system, you will need to claim your account on our new Online Parking Permit system. Please click here for instructions.

If you are having difficulty with the online system, please ensure you are using a laptop or desktop computer and are accessing the site using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Internet Explorer, as well as mobile browsers on smart phones and tablets, have been causing error messages to appear for some guests.

Note: If your membership number does not begin with “MC”, you must obtain a new card from the Park first. This number is located on the back of the card under the barcode. Please contact Heritage Park guest services if you have any questions about your membership card at 403.268.8500.

If you are having difficulty registering for parking, please contact Calgary Parking Authority directly at 403.537.7275.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much is parking?

    Daytime: Parking will be $8.00 for a full seven hours if you arrive between 6:00am and 5:00pm.
    $8.00 per ½ hr thereafter to a maximum of $32.00.

    Short term: A 90 minute grace period will allow visitors ample time to shop or dine in Heritage
    Town Square. You will still be required to enter your licence plate into the ParkPlus machine, but
    will not be required to pay.

    Evening: Parking is $3 per car from 5:00pm – 6:00am the following day. If your car is not removed
    by 9:00am you will be ticketed. A 90 minute grace period will allow visitors ample time to shop or
    dine in Heritage Town Square. You will still be required to enter your licence plate into the
    ParkPlus machine, but will not be required to pay.

  • How do I pay?

    Once you arrive at Heritage Park Historical Village, look for one of the ParkPlus pay machines
    located along the promenade and near the front admission gate or pay by cell phone with your
    existing ParkPlus cell phone account or the MyParking app for iPhone or Android. You can also pay
    through the Virtual Pay Machine at Our parking lots are monitored by ParkPlus.
    Any vehicles not registered will be ticketed.

  • What is the Park Plus zone number for the parking lots?

    The Park Plus zone number for all Heritage Park parking lots is 8320.

  • Can vehicles be left overnight?

    Yes, we encourage our visitors attending evening functions to make responsible
    choices and not drink and drive. If you need to leave your car in our parking lots overnight you
    may do so. Parking is $3 from 5:00pm until 6:00am the following morning. You have until 9:00am
    to remove your vehicle. If you do not remove your vehicle by 9:00am the following morning you
    will be ticketed.

    Please note that vehicles may not be left inside the Historical Village overnight.

  • Do fee assistance users get free parking?

    No. Fee assistance visitors are required to pay for parking.

  • Is there a monthly parking rate?

    No, not at this time

  • Why do I have to pay for parking?

    As a registered charity responsible for connecting people with the settlement of Western Canada,
    we are challenged with the ongoing and ever-growing preservation and upkeep of the park’s 127
    acres and over 180 exhibits. The costs to operate and maintain Heritage Park increase each year.
    Proceeds collected from the parking fee will help ensure Heritage Park continues to educate,
    entertain and preserve history for generations to come.

  • How do I dispute a ticket?

    Parking at Heritage Park is managed by Calgary Parking Authority through ParkPlus. You will
    need to contact Calgary Parking Authority directly if you would like to dispute a ticket. Visit to appeal a ticket online or phone 403-
    537-7100 for questions.

  • Do I have to pay to park if I’m driving into and attending an event inside the Historical Village?

    No, not at this time.

  • Do school buses and tour buses have to pay?

    No, not at this time.

  • Can I pay to park at Heritage Park and use the pathway or go to the hospital?

    Heritage Park’s parking lots are a private paid lot. They are designed for the use of Heritage Park
    guests only, but anyone can pay to park in these lots. Those who do not pay will be ticketed by
    Calgary Parking Authority.

  • Do Escape Members and Heritage Club Members get unlimited 24/7 parking?

    Escape level pass holders (General, Senior, Family) & Heritage Club members receive
    complimentary parking 24 hours a day, year-round. Licence plates must be registered online to
    obtain free parking.

  • How many license plates can Escape Members and Heritage Club Members register?

    Escape Members (General, Senior, Family) and Heritage Club Members can register two licence
    plates per adult – but only one registered licence plate per adult/senior membership number is
    eligible for complimentary parking at any one time.

  • Can a Child Pass holder qualify for free parking?

    No. Complimentary parking is only applicable to General, Family and Senior Escape pass holders.

  • Do Escape Guest Pass holders qualify for free parking?

    Yes they do. It is the pass holder’s responsibility to set up and manage parking for their guests with ParkPlus.