Chicago Air & Water Show Parking 2016

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The Chicago Air & Water Show is almost here! The event takes place this Saturday 8/20 and Sunday 8/21, from 10am-3pm. Incredible stunts and unforgettable aerial maneuvers can be seen for miles along the lakeshore. The best views are from Fullerton Avenue to Oak Street, and the show centers around North Avenue Beach.

 

This year’s headliners include the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the U.S. Army Golden Knights, and the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs.

 

 

The Air & Water Show is free and attracts nearly two million spectators. Plan ahead by reserving your parking now, and get there early!

 

What are your best bets for parking?

North Avenue Beach

If you want to be as close to the action as possible, look for parking near North Avenue Beach.  You can score a great deal by parking under the L train in Old Town and walking about a mile. Below are some of our best rates:

 

Location: 230 W. North Ave.

Rate: $30 | Saturday 9am-9pm or Sunday 9am-9pm

 

Location: 1552 N. Wells St. – valet

Rate: $45 | Saturday 10am-4pm

 

Location: 1445 N. Orleans- under L train

Rate: $7 | Saturday 12 hours or Sunday 12 hours

 

Location: 1550 N. Sedgwick St.- under L train

Rate: $7 | Saturday 12 hours or Sunday 12 hours 

 

Location: 321 W. Schiller St.- under L train

Rate: $7 | Saturday 12 hours or Sunday 12 hours

 

Location: 320 W. Evergreen Ave.- under L train

Rate: $7 | Saturday 12 hours or Sunday 12 hours

 

Oak Street Beach

Located along North Lake Shore Drive, Oak Street Beach offers the second best vantage point in the city. It is also just steps from Michigan Ave. After the show, spend the rest of your afternoon strolling the Magnificent Mile or grabbing a bite to eat in the Gold Coast. Here are some of the best parking deals in the area:

 

Location: 900 N. Michigan Ave.

Rate: $18 | Saturday 12 hours or Sunday 12 hours

 

Location: 70 E. Walton St. – valet

Rate: $14 | Saturday 9am-7pm

 

Location: 1 E. Delaware Pl.

Rate: $20 | Saturday 9am-9pm or Sunday 9am-9pm

 

Location:100 E. Walton St.

Rate: $35 | Saturday 12 hours or Sunday 12 hours

 

Enjoy the show!

 

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