SOFA Chicago Navy Pier Parking

SOFA Chicago 2015 – Parking at Navy Pier

Contrary to popular belief, SOFA Chicago is not an event for sofa enthusiasts. It’s one of Chicago’s longest continually running art fairs. SOFA is short for Sculptures, Objects, and Functional Art. The big three-day event returns to Navy Pier this weekend. Here’s what you need to know. Dates and Times Thursday, November 5, 2015: 5 […]

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Parking and Other Tips for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is a can’t-miss holiday event in Chicago. It features a tree lighting ceremony on Michigan Avenue, a parade led by Mickey Mouse himself, and countless other activities to get into the holiday spirit. It’s also going to be crazy busy all day. Here’s the main schedule of events: […]

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Parking and Other Tips for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair!

The 2015 Chicago Toy and Game Fair runs from 10AM to 6PM, on Saturday November 21 and Sunday November 22. The Fair is at Navy Pier in Festival Hall A on the east end of the Pier, on the second level above the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows. At The Toy & Game Fair, […]

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Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban

Chicago’s annual overnight street parking ban starts today, December 1. Whether or not there’s snow, parking is banned from 3 to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on more than 100 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted. Look for these signs. On some side streets, there’s a separate overnight […]

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Winter WonderFest Parking At Navy Pier

Chicago keeps spirits warm with holiday markets and winter events, even in the most frigid temperatures. The PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier does exactly this, featuring ice skating, dozens of rides, and a Ferris wheel – all indoors. Winter WonderFest may be an escape from the cold, but it’s certainly not an escape […]

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Ideal Home Show Parking At Navy Pier

  The Ideal Home Show is an expo where you can see the latest home improvement, decor, and remodeling trends and products. The show takes place at Chicago’s Navy Pier January 29 – 31. Tickets are $10 at the door, but you can save $3 when you buy your ticket online. There’s also a $10 Groupon for two single-day tickets. Now that you […]

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How To Spend A Day In River North For Only $40

Have you ever gone downtown and spent more money than you planned? Yep, me too. From paying for parking to eating great food to finding fun things to do–it all adds up. But when I found out about SpotHero, I knew it was my ticket to exploring downtown Chicago on a budget. What better neighborhood to start […]

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Taste of Chicago parking

5 Things To Know About Taste of Chicago

The 36th annual Taste of Chicago kicks off tomorrow. Every summer since 1980, Grant Park has been home to the world’s largest food festival. This year, the five-day event takes place July 6-10.   Here are five things you need to know if you plan to head to Grant Park.   Hours: July 6 – 8: […]

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Parkapalooza 2016: Your Lollapalooza Parking Guide

Updated Friday, July 29th with new rates   To celebrate its 25th anniversary, this year’s Lollapalooza is bigger and better than ever. You registered your wristband, you picked the perfect outfits, and your lineup is lined up.   Now how are you going to get there?   Believe it or not, parking near Lollapalooza is easy, when […]

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Chicago Air & Water Show Parking 2016

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. […]

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