Parkwhiz Provides Discounted Parking Reservations For NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Company Partners with St. Patrick's Day Foundation; Donates Portion of Parking Proceeds

March 1, 2013 – ParkWhiz, the company that enables users to find and reserve guaranteed parking spaces in advance and online at a discount, today announced its partnership with the St. Patrick's Day Foundation of New York. The partnership will allow 2013 NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade attendees to book guaranteed parking reservations in advance and at a discount. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the St. Patrick's Day Foundation.

Over 2 million spectators will attend the world's oldest and largest parade on March 16, 2013, to honor the patron saint of Ireland. As part of the partnership, ParkWhiz will make over one thousand discounted parking spaces along the parade route available for online presale.

"Parking on the day of the parade will be expensive and difficult to find for those who do not reserve a spot in advance," said Aashish Dalal, CEO of ParkWhiz. "Attendees can use our website and app to compare price, location, walking time and amenities, and to reserve parking within one mile of the Fifth Avenue parade route."

Over 1,000 spaces available in over 12 locations Parking rates range from $17 to $50 Discounted up to 60% off drive-up rates "We are pleased to partner with ParkWhiz for the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade, and encourage anyone that will be driving to the parade to use ParkWhiz to purchase their parking ahead of time," said Hilary Beirne, Chairman of the St. Patrick's Day Foundation New York City and Executive Secretary of the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.

More than 1 million people have used, the largest, fastest growing, online parking reservation company in the U.S. Drivers may reserve special event parking and purchase discounted downtown parking at up to 60% off drive-up rates. The company works with over 2,000 parking lots nationwide, giving customers access to over 3 million parking spaces.

About ParkWhiz

ParkWhiz is the industry leader of online parking reservations. The company's website and mobile platforms provide a fast and efficient way for drivers to find and reserve guaranteed parking spaces before reaching their destination. The company, headquartered in Chicago, was founded in 2006 by Aashish Dalal and Jon Thornton. ParkWhiz is an official partner of StubHub and TicketsNow. The company also has partnerships with professional sports teams including the Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, US Airways Center, NCAA teams, and other sport and entertainment venues. For more information, visit

About St. Patrick's Day Foundation:

The mission of the St. Patrick's Day Foundation is to support the New York St. Patrick's Day Parade and related activities, and to celebrate the contributions of the Irish to American society, with student scholarships, educational initiatives, publications and an ambitious year-round program of social and culture events.

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