Smithsonian National Zoo Parking

The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C boasts one of the most complete collections of animal life on the East Coast. Located just north of the heart of the nation's capital, the Zoo has long served as a favorite outing for locals and tourists alike. As the official partner of the Smithsonian National Zoo, we have the best hints and tips to help your zoo trip go smoothly.

DC Cherry Blossom Festival Travel Guide & More!

The biggest Cherry Blossom festival in the US will be kicking off in Washington, D.C. earlier than expected this year! The unseasonably warm weather in past weeks has forced event planners to push up the start date of the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival to March 15 to accommodate what might be the earliest "peak bloom" of the Japanese trees in festival history!

Outsmart the Crowd on Inauguration Day!

Headed into DC for one of the many Presidential Inauguration events? You're going to want to have the logistics of the day locked down tight. Event planners are estimating that around 800,000 people will converge on the nation's capitol this January 20th, and all will be forced to navigate thorough security measures. Road closures to prepare for the event will start as early as Wednesday, January 18th, at 12:00pm.

Win a Free Year of Parking!

Yes, you read that right! Parking Panda is excited to offer an exciting promotion this summer (no purchase necessary). We will be giving away multiple prizes, including a year of free parking, a month of free parking, and surprise winners throughout the promotion! Keep reading below to find out all the details of this giveaway. 

Your Guide to Navigating Washington DC's Project SafeTrack!

Commuters across the Washington DC Metro area are bracing for the first effects of a comprehensive maintenance overhaul of the regions Metrorail system. Started earlier this month, project "SafeTrack" will condense three years of needed safety improvements into an 11 month period, bringing with it closures and delays throughout the system and sending workers headed to the District scrambling for alternate methods of transportation as they attempt to arrive at...

Meet Patrick R., Our Customer of the Month for April!

Parking Panda is delighted to welcome Patrick R. as our Customer of the Month for April. Parking Panda recently launched service in Toronto, Ontario and Patrick immediately took advantage. An avid Toronto Raptors fan, Patrick saves a few dollars and streamlines his parking experience every time he heads to to the Air Canada Centre by reserving parking ahead of time. 

Parking Panda Launches in Canada!

We're excited to announce our recent expansion into Canada! Bolstered by our new partnership with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, our first international expansion will allow guaranteed third-party parking reservations for the first time in Downtown Toronto.