Chicago Marathon Parking: Your 2022 Guide to Race Parking, Tips + More

Searching for Chicago Marathon parking? We’ve got you covered! The 2022 Chicago Marathon is coming up on Sunday, October 9. The Marathon is anticipating over 40,000 runners will run 26.2-miles through 29 Chicago neighborhoods this year. Millions of spectators will line the streets of Chicago to cheer on the runners. Our advice? Get there early and […]

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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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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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Wrigley Field Parking: Your 2022 Guide to Parking for Cubs Games, Concerts & More

Here at SpotHero, we’ve got your Wrigley Field parking needs covered, whether it’s parking for a Chicago Cubs game or any of this summer’s other events, including Concerts at Wrigley Field and the Race to Wrigley 5K. Here’s what you need to know to park with ease! Wrigley Field Parking 101 There are dozens of […]

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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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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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7 Ways To Score Free Parking In Chicago

There are only 3 things that bring Chicagoans true suffering: 1) Cold winters 2) Cubs baseball… until 2016! 3) Parking! Parking prevents both residents and tourists alike from enjoying all our city has to offer. Now that the city privatized parking meters and Chicago has been recognized as the worst city in the USA for […]

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Chicago One of a Kind Show

Planning on coming to Chicago’s One of a Kind Show? SpotHero is here you help you park with ease! One of a Kind Show runs from December 2-5 in the Merchandise Mart. This show is a holiday shopping event alternative to the traditional retail approach. Hundreds of artists from across North America will be showing […]

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Lincoln Park ZooLights Parking

Lincoln Park Zoo’s 27th Annual ZooLights returns November 19 and runs on select dates through January 2. In one of Chicago’s most spectacular holiday attractions, the Lincoln Park Zoo transforms into a winter wonderland with more than 2.5 million lights and hundreds of dynamic displays. This Chicago tradition is a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Not […]

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