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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 from 6 am – 11 pm. If you plan on driving to Oak Street Beach, make sure you reserve a parking spot before heading out. Oak Streets’ location and proximity to the lakefront trail will be sure to draw large crowds. Spend more time in the sand and less time circling for a parking spot!

Parking Spots at Oak Street Beach

130 E Oak St | $22 | 8 hours

This valet garage is the closest parking spot available on SpotHero, just a five-minute walk to the beach! You can park and take the pedestrian underpass to get to Oak Street Beach. The $22 special only applies to those parking between 9 am – 4pm.

100 E Bellevue Pl | $15 | 3 hours

This covered parking garage has both valet and self-park. It’s an 8-minute walk to Oak Street Beach.

57 E Oak St | $12 | 3 hours

This valet parking garage is attached to Le Colonial, however, you don’t need to dine in to park here! This garage is a 7-minute walk to Oak Street Beach.

For more about metered parking, park hours, swim restrictions, and more, check out the Chicago Park District’s Oak Street Beach page.

Public Transportation to Oak Street Beach

Don’t feel like driving? The following Chicago Transit Authority busses drop off near Oak Street Beach:

Check out our other Chicago Beach Parking Guides:

North Avenue Beach Parking Guide

Ohio Street Beach Parking Guide