Chicago Thanksgiving Parade 2022 Parking Guide

The Chicago Thanksgiving Parade is almost here! The parade celebrates its 88th year and starts at 8:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. People, bands, and floats will travel up State Street, beginning at Ida B. Wells and ending at Randolph. Where is the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade? The Thanksgiving Day Parade begins at 8:00 a.m. at […]

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Chicago Union Station Parking Guide

Union Station is Chicago’s transportation hub for Amtrak trains and the Metra commuter rail. With hundreds of arrivals, departures, and connections each day, Union Station can become super busy. Parking Near Chicago Union Station There are a handful of parking options just a short walk from Union Station. Most facilities downtown are covered garages, with […]

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SpotHero Fall Picks: Our Top 7 Things to do in Chicago this Fall

Fall in Chicago is often all too brief, that just means you should take advantage as much as you can! Here are a few of SpotHero’s favorite fall activities to help make this time of year special. Open House Chicago Dates: October 15-16 Location: Various Price: Free! Details: Every year, the Chicago Architecture Center partners […]

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Chicago’s Best Rooftops

Summer in Chicago is truly one of a kind. With warm summer sunshine and breezy gusts from the lakefront, the city skyline creates the perfect backdrop for a perfect summer day. Looking to sip on an ice-cold beverage and catch up with your crew? Visit one or even a few of SpotHero’s favorite rooftop spots […]

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SpotHero Summer Picks: Our Top 9 Things to do in Chicago This Summer

If there’s one thing Chicagoans are ready for, it’s beach days and rooftop patios! Here are 9 of SpotHero’s favorite things to do in Chicago this summer! Spend a day at the beach Dates: Beaches are open daily, lifeguards are on duty from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Location: Chicago Lakefront Price: Free! Chicago has […]

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Chicago Air and Water Show Parking

The Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the city’s most anticipated annual events. The largest free event in Chicago takes place each August. The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels take to the sky for a synchronized aerial display for the whole city to enjoy. The Chicago Air and Water Show this year will take […]

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Oak Street Beach Parking Guide

After a long, cold winter, Chicago residents are ready to have some fun in the sun. The Oak Street Beach is located between the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods at the tip of Michigan Avenue, making it a perfect location for those who live or visit downtown. Oak Street Beach is open every day […]

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Navy Pier Fireworks Parking Guide

Memorial Day Weekend marks the first of many summer firework shows at Navy Pier. The Chicgao skyline is lit up with a spectacular fireworks display every Wednesday at 9:00 pm and Saturday at 10:00 pm from now until Labor Day Weekend. We know the crowds get bigger each year, so we have added even more […]

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North Avenue Beach Parking Guide

It doesn’t get much better than summertime in Chicago! Chicago summers are filled with festivals, sports, live music, patios, and of course, the lakefront beaches along Lake Michigan. One of Chicago’s most popular beaches is North Avenue Beach, located east of Lincoln Park and just north of downtown. North Avenue Beach is open every day […]

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