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Manhattan Beach offers free parking downtown over holidays

A red bag is pulled over a parking meter in downtown Manhattan Beach in this photo. The city is offering free parking for downtown shoppers over the holiday season. (City of Manhattan Beach)

December 7, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
The city of Manhattan Beach is offering drivers a gift this holiday season - free parking in downtown!

City meters were "bagged" for holiday shoppers starting on Friday. Parking at the meters will be free, but all posted time limits still apply.

County-owned meters and El Porto Beach parking lots are not included.

The bags will be up through Dec. 27.

For more information, contact the Manhattan Beach Police Department's Parking and Animal Control Office at (310) 802-5160.