Driving Directions to the Chicago Auto Show
I-55 at McCormick Place is under construction. On weekends, please consider using the Millennium Park Garage. Parking is just $18 and the Chicago Auto Show provides FREE door-to-door shuttle service. More information here.
From the NORTH via LAKE SHORE DRIVE: Exit at 18th St. or 31st St. and follow signs to McCormick Place. ON THE WEEKENDS, use MILLENNIUM GARAGE and ride the free auto show shuttle.
From the NORTH via I-90/I-94: Exit at Ohio St. or Roosevelt Rd. to Lake Shore Drive. Exit at 18th St. or 31st St. and follow signs to McCormick Place. ON THE WEEKENDS, exit at Washington St. or Monroe St. east to the MILLENNIUM GARAGE and ride the free auto show shuttle.
From the WEST via I-290: Congress Pkwy. to Columbus south and follow signs to McCormick Place. ON THE WEEKENDS, Congress Pkwy to Columbus north to MILLENNIUM GARAGE and ride the free auto show shuttle.
From the WEST via I-55: Exit I-90/I-94 east and go south to Cermak Rd. or 31st. St. Head east and follow the signs to McCormick Place.
From the SOUTH via I-90/I-94: Exit at 31st. St. or 22nd. St. east, follow the signs to McCormick Place
From the SOUTH via LAKE SHORE DRIVE: Exit at 31st St. or 18th. St. follow the signs to McCormick Place.
BIKE: McCormick place has direct access to the Lakefront Trail. Bike parking is available along the Lakefront Trail. For more information on Bike access and the Lakefront trail, please visit http://www.chicagobikes.org.
Parking at the Chicago Auto Show
McCormick Place offers on-site parking. There are three main McCormick Place lots. A, B & C. Lot A & C are $23. Lot B is $15. All McCormick Place lots are $10 after 6 p.m. during Chicago Auto Show dates only. Parking fees can be paid by cash or credit card; VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Parking lots are open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is not available, and there are no in-and-out privileges.
SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS & PRESIDENTS DAY (Feb. 19) ONLY the Chicago Auto Show operates free shuttle bus service to and from the Millennium Park and Millennium Lakeside Garages. On these days only parking rates at Millennium Park are $18 per 12 hours with validation. Validation will be provided as you exit the shuttle. Parking fees can be paid by cash or credit card; VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.
Pre-purchase your weekend or President’s day parking online at http://www.millenniumgarages.com/chicago-auto-show/ for an even lower rate of $15 per 12 hours with validation.
Parking lots are open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is available at posted rates. The automobile entrance for the Millennium Park Garage is on South Columbus Drive between Monroe Street (from the south, heading north) and Randolph Street (from the north, heading south).
Furthermore, free shuttles stop in 10-15 minute intervals at the Lower Randolph pedestrian exits. For more information visit www.millenniumgarages.com.
Handicap Parking at McCormick Place: McCormick Place has accessible parking available in Lot A (located on Martin Luther King Drive), Lot C (located underground in Lakeside Center) and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place parking garage. However, any given lot may be full upon your arrival. Therefore, it may be recommended to drop off your guest and then find parking. For the Chicago Auto Show, the best drop off location is at our South Building, Gate 4 located on Martin Luther King Drive.
Additional parking information and details can be found at:
McCormick Place Parking Lot Map | Directions to Lot A | Directions to Lot B | Directions to Lot C