Location and Parking

A great city in a great location

The city of Hopkins, located 13 minutes west of Minneapolis, is about four square miles in size and is surrounded by the larger, west suburban communities of Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, and Edina. View a Google map of the area.

Downtown Parking

No parking problems here. There are nearly 1000 public parking spaces in downtown Hopkins. For the location and rates that most apply to you, find your situation below.

I'm just coming for a few hours.

You can park free in any of the downtown parking lots for a duration of 1 to 3 hours, depending on the lot. Check the map from the City of Hopkins for specific lot information.

I plan to park for the day in Hopkins.

Park all day without a permit in Lot 800, or obtain a one-day permit from the Hopkins City Hall for $3 and park in one of over 300 permit spaces available downtown.

I work in Hopkins.

Employee permit parking is available by the month, quarter, or year. Check out current parking rates from the City of Hopkins.

I have temporary work in Hopkins.

Free parking is available upon approved application for downtown construction workers, and for loading and unloading commercial vehicles.

Need more information?

Go to City of Hopkins Downtown Parking Information.