Parking

Public Parking

Visiting Downtown Kannapolis? We welcome you to Discover the many new businesses and entertainment options the City has to offer. While you are browsing - see a movie at the GEM Theatre, take in a Kannapolis Cannon Ballers game or exercise by Looping the Loop.

With the first season of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers now underway downtown parking areas have gotten a facelift.  The City of Kannapolis VIDA parking deck is now open and new signage and striping has been added to parking lots.The VIDA parking deck is located at the intersection of Main Street and Vance Street. Entrances are on Vance Street and Main Street. 

  • The public is welcome to park in the VIDA deck free of charge.  Free public parking spaces are available on West Avenue, Research Campus Drive, Veterans Park, Laureate Way, West A Street and Cannon Baller Way. Free public parking is also available in these lots: Oak Ave., Train Station, North Main Street, NCRC Deck, City Hall, Chestnut Ave., University, Watson Crick, Wellness Way, South Main Street and RCCC.
     
  • VIDA Residents are  welcome to park in the VIDA deck and in the Main Street and Oak Avenue public parking lots. VIDA residents will need to obtain a parking decal and display it in their rearview mirrors in order to park in these designated areas.
     
  • Downtown business owners, tenants and employees are welcome to park in non-premium parking spaces. They cannot park in premium parking spaces. These are reserved for the public. (Premium parking spaces are: all on-street spaces in the following locations – West Avenue/Research Campus Drive between Vance Street and the southern horseshoe sidewalk entrance and Veterans Park; Laureate Way between Main Street and Chestnut Avenue; West A Street between Main Street and West Avenue; Cannon Baller Way between Main Street and Oak Avenue). Parking is available in the VIDA Deck during the day - no overnight parking in the deck.
     
  • Amtrak passengers who need to park overnight in the Train Station/Main Street Parking Lot may get a temporary parking decal.
     
  • Parking will be prohibited between 2-6 a.m. every day in the VIDA Parking Deck, the Oak Avenue Parking Lot and the Train Station/Main Street Parking Lots unless you have a city permit.
     
  • Handicap parking is available along West Avenue, in the parking lots and the VIDA deck.

 

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Cannon Ballers Game Day Parking

 

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Concert/Special Event Parking

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Parking FAQ

I am a VIDA resident - where and when can I park?

You are welcome to park in the VIDA parking deck or in the Main Street/Oak Avenue parking lots. You will need to have a City of Kannapolis Parking decal detailing which location where you may park.  Please display the decal when parked in these designated areas by hanging it on your rearview mirror.

 

How do I get a parking permit if I am a VIDA resident?

Please get the parking decals from the VIDA Leasing Office. (Email: vidakannapolis.mgr@ram-mgt.com or call 833.747.1031) 

There are two options available for parking permits.

  1. VIDA Deck— This permit guarantees you a non-specific parking space in the VIDA Parking Deck 24/7.
     
  2. Main St/Oak Ave— This permit guarantees you a non-specific parking space in the Main St./Oak Ave. parking lots 24/7. This permit is NOT valid for the VIDA parking deck.

     

Where can I purchase a parking permit?

Parking permits are available for purchase by VIDA residents only. The public can park in any on-street parking space, lot, or deck free without a parking decal. Downtown property owners, business owners and their employees may park in non-premium spaces/lots. (Premium parking spaces are: all on-street spaces in the following locations – West Avenue/Research Campus Drive between Vance Street and the southern horseshoe sidewalk entrance and Veterans Park; Laureate Way between Main Street and Chestnut Avenue; West A Street between Main Street and West Avenue; Cannon Baller Way between Main Street and Oak Avenue).

 

I am coming to a Kannapolis Cannon Ballers game - where can I park?

You are welcome to park anywhere on the street or any parking lot/deck. Please see the gameday parking map above for more information. Enjoy the game!

 

I am a downtown business owner/tenant? Where can I park?

Downtown business owners, tenants and employees are welcome to park in non-premium parking spaces. They cannot park in premium parking spaces. These are reserved for the public. (Premium parking spaces are: all on-street spaces in the following locations – West Avenue/Research Campus Drive between Vance Street and the southern horseshoe sidewalk entrance and Veterans Park; Laureate Way between Main Street and Chestnut Avenue; West A Street between Main Street and West Avenue; Cannon Baller Way between Main Street and Oak Avenue). Parking is available in the VIDA Deck during the day - no overnight parking in the deck.
 

I am staying in a VRBO unit? Where do I park?

Your VRBO rental owner will provide information to you regarding where you may park. Enjoy your stay in Kannapolis. The map above outlines the public spaces where you may park during the day. 

I will be taking the AMTRAK train? Where should I park? Do I need a permit if I am parking overnight?

Please park in the Train Station/Main Street parking lot. The lot is clearly marked with signage. Yes, if parking overnight as a train passenger please get a white temporary parking decal from the train station attendants.