Canal Park/Downtown Parking Additional parking options The DECC’s parking facilities have a maximum capacity of 1,800 vehicles. If you wish to park at the DECC, it is recommended guests carpool and arrive 1 hour before the event. In the event of a full lot, there are many parking options within 5-10 minute walking distance. Use the map below to help plan your visit. We look forward to seeing you! Helpful hints To ensure a parking space at the DECC, park early and walk to dinner in Canal Park or Downtown. If your visit includes a hotel in Canal Park or Downtown, walk to the DECC. Your hotel’s front desk staff will be able to assist in directing the easiest route, or utilize the map below. Enjoy dinner in Canal Park or Downtown before your event. Remain parked there, and walk to DECC. Street and metered parking is plentiful around Downtown and Canal Park. Public Parking Lots around Canal Park and Downtown charge various amounts between $1/hour and $10 /day. You are responsible for paying according to that parking lot. Several parking lots around Canal Park are for private patrons only. Please follow any private parking lot rules before leaving your vehicle. The Duluth Skywalk System includes 3.5 miles of climate-controlled indoor skywalks, connecting buildings and parking lots throughout Downtown. The skywalk extends over I-35 and directly to the DECC.