Where to Park in Chicago During Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer, is coming up soon. Whether you’re kicking back downtown or catching a flight out of town, make the most of your long weekend by reserving parking today.

We’ve rounded up our best downtown rates and airports rates. Plus, we’re available by phone at 312-566-7768 or email (support@spothero.com) if you have any questions.

Chicago Weekend Rates

Location: 901 S. Wabash Ave. is a self-park uncovered lot in Downtown Chicago. It is within walking distance of Millennium Park, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, the Adler Planetarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

This facility allows in/out privileges, which means you can enter and exit more than once during the duration of your reservation. If you are parking an oversized vehicle, make sure you purchase as many spots as your vehicle takes up and park within the boundaries of your individual parking spot. You can be ticketed for parking on or over the designated yellow lines.

Rate: $11/24 hours on the weekend | $17/24 hours or $11/12 hours on Labor Day

 

Location: Adams & Wabash Garage (17 E. Adams St.) is a self-park covered garage in the heart of Downtown Chicago. This facility does not allow in/out privileges, which means you cannot enter and exit more than once during your reservation. Electric vehicle (EV) charging is available.

Rate: $14/12 hours on the weekend | $20/12 hours on Labor Day

 

Location: Mart Parc Wells (401 N. Wells St.) is a self-park covered garage in River North. This location is within walking distance of countless restaurants, hotels, tourist attractions and shopping options. This facility does not allow in/out privileges, which means you cannot enter and exit more than once during your reservation. Electric vehicle (EV) charging is available.

Rate: $18/24 hours on the weekend | $19/12 hours on Labor Day

 

Location: 111 S. Clinton St. (525 W Monroe Garage) is a self-park covered garage in Chicago’s West Loop. This location is a quick walk to Greektown and the West Loop’s bustling restaurant scene on Randolph Street. It is also close to several public transportation options. This facility does not allow in/out privileges, which means you cannot enter and exit more than once during your reservation.

Rate: $10/24 hours on the weekend | $20/24 hours on Labor Day

 

Location: 365 N. Halsted St. is a self-park covered garage in Chicago’s Fulton River District and is a short walk to the heart of the West Loop. This facility does not allow in/out privileges, which means you cannot enter and exit more than once during your reservation.

Rate: $20/48 hours on the weekend | $10/24 hours on Labor Day

 

Explore other weekend parking rates in Chicago here.

 

Airport Rates

There are two pieces of good news if you’re flying out of Chicago this Labor Day weekend.

First, wait times at security are down drastically since Memorial Day weekend. According to Mayor Emanuel, the average wait time at O’Hare in July was just seven minutes during peak time, down from 105 minutes in May. Midway Airport was even faster at about four minutes during peak periods.

Second, you can drive to the airport and park your car for the entire weekend at a great rate. Here are some of our best deals:

O’Hare (ORD) Parking

Location: Holiday Inn & Suites (10233 W. Higgins Rd.) is a self-park facility that offers both covered and uncovered options. In/out privileges are not allowed, so you cannot enter and exit more than once during your reservation.

Shuttle service to O’Hare is available at no additional cost from this location daily. The shuttle runs every 15 minutes between 6 am – 11 pm and every 30 minutes between 11 pm – 6 pm. When you return to ORD, please wait at Shuttle Center Door #3 for return shuttle pick-up.

Rate: $7/day uncovered or $7.50/day covered

 

Location: Routes Airport Parking (3901 N. Mannheim Rd.) offers uncovered valet parking near the airport. In/out privileges are not allowed, so you cannot enter and exit more than once during your reservation. Oversized vehicles (SUV or larger) are charged an additional fee of $10/day on site.

Shuttle service to ORD is available at no additional cost from this location 24/7. The shuttle runs on-demand. When you return to ORD and have your bags, please call (847) 671-4000 to arrange return shuttle pickup. Free luggage assistance is available as well.

Rate$7/day

 

Explore more O’Hare parking rates here.

 

Midway (MDW) Parking

Location: 4909 W. 47th St. is an uncovered self-park lot. Shuttle service to Midway Airport is available from this location every 10 minutes.When your flight returns, call (312)401-4031 to request shuttle pickup.

This facility allows a 45-minute grace period. If you arrive early, or stay later than your SpotHero reservation time period (plus 45 minutes), you will have to pay an overage fee to the on-site cashier before you can exit.

Rate: $11.99/day

 

Location: Airport Parking Express (4832 W. 47th St.) is a self-park lot. Shuttle service to Midway runs every 10-15 minutes from this location at no additional cost, 24/7. When your flight returns, call (773) 585-0200 to request shuttle pickup.

Rate: $12/day

 

Explore more Midway parking rates here.

 

Happy Labor Day!