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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.
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.
Location: 1552 N. Wells St. – valet
Rate: $45 | Saturday 10am-4pm
Location: 1445 N. Orleans- under L train
Location: 1550 N. Sedgwick St.- under L train
Location: 321 W. Schiller St.- under L train
Location: 320 W. Evergreen Ave.- under L train
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.
Location: 70 E. Walton St. – valet
Rate: $14 | Saturday 9am-7pm
Location: 1 E. Delaware Pl.
Location:100 E. Walton St.
Enjoy the show!