Parking is operated by Pivot Parking. Paid parking is in effect from March 1st through October 31st except where otherwise posted. Parking rates are $5.00 per hour or $25 per day.  No refunds or credit for unused time will be given for inclement weather.  Please check local weather before making your purchase.  

Parking is enforced from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (7 days a week), unless otherwise posted,  with the following exceptions: 

Paid Parking will be enforced from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the following parking lots:
South Lumina Parking Lot (near the Oceanic Restaurant)
East & West Salisbury Street Parking Lots (adjacent to Johnny Mercer's Pier)
North Lumina Parking Lot ("L" shaped lot)
North Wrightsville Beach Parking Lot (adjacent to Shell Island)
Wynn Plaza - Paid parking will be enforced from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m 

Truck and trailer parking is not permitted on Old Causeway Drive, Keel Street, and Marina Street year round.  Truck and trailer parking is not allowed on Pelican Drive and Causeway Drive between March 1st to October 31st.  

Wrightsville Beach Park Parking Lot, Town Hall Parking Lot, Visitors Center, and Museum Lots will require a pay station receipt in order to park in these areas from March 1st to October 31st between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily.  The first two hours of parking are free with a valid parking receipt being displayed on the dash.  Unless a valid 2 hour free parking receipt is displayed, paid parking at $5.00 per hour will be enforced.  

Vehicles parked on residential streets on Harbor Island must display a vehicle identification decal, or a residential hang tag.  These streets are as follows:
North Channel Drive
Coral Drive
South Channel Drive
Live Oak Drive
Cypress Avenue
Jasmine Place
Island Drive
Shore Drive
Point Place
Myrtle Court
Lindy Lane
Pelican Drive

On-street where individual parking meters are located and in the public parking lots:

  • Jack Parker Boulevard Parking Lot - south end of the island adjacent to the gazebo
  • South Lumina Parking Lot - near the Oceanic Restaurant
  • Wynn Plaza Parking Lot - at the corner of Waynick Blvd and Causeway Dr
  • East & West Salisbury Street Parking Lots - at the end of Salisbury Street (US74) 
  • Ocean View Parking Lot
  • Moore's Inlet Parking Lot - beside the Holiday Inn
  • North Lumina Parking Lot -"L"Shaped Lot 
  • North Wrightsville Beach Parking Lot - beside the Shell Island Resort

On-street at paystations, on residential streets off of North Lumina Avenue and South Lumina Avenue: 

  • East Mallard Street
  • East Oxford Street
  • East Augusta Street
  • East Charlotte Street
  • Stone Street

Pay-by-phone must be used on following streets:

  • Seagull Street
  • East Atlanta Street
  • Shearwater Street
  • East & West Columbia Street
  • Lagoon Street
  • East & West Henderson Street
  • East & West Greensboro Street
  • East & West Fayetteville Street
  • West Asheville Street
  • West Atlanta Street
  • Old Causeway
  • Keel Street
  • Circle Drive
  • Heron Street
  • Sandpiper Street
  • West Oxford Street
  • Nathan Street

Text to Park Parking Only:

Wrightsville United Methodist Church (unless church activities are occurring)

Harbor Island Residential Parking District Parking Restrictions

During the period March 1 through October 31 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily, no person shall park any vehicle on the streets designated unless the vehicle displays a current residential parking pass or a decal issued in accordance with the provisions of 70.36 of the Code of  Ordinances.

See map below for parking lot locations. Click here for a PDF version.