By Car

From Interstate 5 Northbound (toward Redding)

Take the J Street offramp, go forward two blocks and turn left on 5th Street, turn left on I Street one block ahead and stay in the left lanes to reach the vehicle entrance to Old Sacramento at 2nd and I.

Two hour metered street parking is available throughout Old Sacramento from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Some businesses offer valet parking.

Three public parking garages are available:

  • Old Sacramento Garage, entrance on I Street between 3rd and 2nd.
  • The Downtown Plaza West Garage, entrances on J Street between 4th and 5th and L Street between 4th and 3rd.
  • Tower Bridge Garage, entrance on Capitol Blvd at Neasham Circle near the Tower Bridge.

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Also, for a list of businesses that participate in the validation program visit: