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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Ohio Street Beach Parking Guide

It doesn’t get much better than summertime in Chicago! Ohio Street Beach is one of the closest beaches to downtown Chicago and attracts tons of people each summer. The Ohio Street Beach is perfect if you’re planning on visiting Navy Pier or a great spot to watch the Chicago Air and Water Show. Ohio Street […]

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Art Institute of Chicago Parking

Parking can be in high demand near the Art Institute of Chicago. Let SpotHero help you find the best spot for your needs and have peace of mind! Here’s everything you need to know about finding parking near this beloved Chicago landmark. Street Parking Options Street parking in the area is limited and in high demand. […]

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SpotHero Spring Picks: 12 Things to Do in Chicago This Spring

If there’s one thing Chicagoans are ready for its sunny skies, lakefront walks, and rooftop patios. Spring has sprung, and sunny days and warmer temps are just ahead. If you’ve already worked your way through our winter picks and are looking for some fresh ideas for spring, we’ve got you covered. Here are 13 of […]

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St. Patricks Day Parade Parking in Chicago 2022

Heading over to downtown Chicago to get to the 2022 St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Parking downtown for a big event can be a pain. Let SpotHero help take the stress out of parking. The Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade will take place March 12, 2022, rain or shine. The parade begins at 12:15 pm, but […]

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Your Guide to Chicago Restaurant Week 2022

Hey Chicago, more than two weeks of dining deals are headed your way! The 15th Annual Chicago Restaurant Week 2022 returns on Friday, March 25 and continues through Sunday, April 10. Over 320 restaurants will participate this year, representing 37 Chicago neighborhoods, including 31 in suburban Chicago for 2022! Chicago Restaurant Week features special prix […]

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