Parking Plaza converts to 24/7 operation


HOT SPRINGS – Effective immediately, the Exchange Street Parking Plaza is now open 24/7, offering free parking for the convenience of downtown residents and visitors. The city-owned, multi-use park-and-ride facility is located at 128 Exchange Street and can be accessed via Court Street off of Central Avenue.

The parking plaza features a rooftop view, first-floor covered event area, two floors of covered parking and a total of 245 parking spaces. The top floor offers additional open-air parking or entertainment space. The entire facility is disabled accessible and is located on the Hot Springs Intracity Transit bus route. Security cameras cover the facility, including the elevator. Security is further enhanced by drive-through police patrol. The plaza is home to special events through the year such as the downtown merchants’ annual chili cook-off fund raiser and Christmas lights kickoff. For information call (501) 321-6778.