WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The season of free parking at Wrightsville Beach is coming to an end.
On Thursday, paid parking returns with some changes.
While the hourly rate of $2.50 remains the same, the daily rate goes up from $15 to $17 this year.
The hours paid parking is enforced will be extended by an hour.
In most lots paid parking will end at 8 p.m. At meters it will end at 7 p.m.
Also, you can’t park for free on Causeway Drive anymore unless you are a Wrightsville Beach resident.
Non-residents must pay by phone to park there.