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Mamby on the Beach – June 23 & 24, 2018

Mamby on the Beach will be held on June 23rd and 24th at Oakwood Beach. The two-day festival will feature music from various genres, with performances by Common, Spoon, Grizzly Bear, AJR, Tune-Yards, Russ, Cold War Kids, St. Lucia, and more! In addition to music, the festival will feature fun activities such as beach volleyball, water balloon fights, yoga sessions, a braid bar, henna tattoo booth, tarot and palm readings, and wellness workshops.

Parking for Mamby on the Beach

Convenient parking for Mamby on the Beach is available at the following locations:

Mamby on the Beach 1-Park Oakwood Beach, Chicago, IL, USA June 23 - 24, 2018
31st St Beach 4-Parking Fort Dearborn Dr, Chicago, IL

Meter Rates:
$2.00 per hour all hours of lot operation

Up to $40 rate charged for parking of over 2 hrs. for Soldier Event or MPEA event dates (Bears' games, concert, etc.)

Hours of Operation
6am - 11pm

Oakwood & Lake Shore Dr 4-Parking 1199 East Oakwood Boulevard Chicago, IL 60653

Meter Rates:
$2.00 per hour between 9am - 9pm
$1.00 per hour between 6am - 9am & 9pm - 11pm

Hours of Operation
6am - 11pm

MB Bike the Drive – May 27, 2018

Bike the Drive

MB Bike the Drive is a recreational, non-competitive bicycle ride held in Chicago annually that closes all motor vehicle traffic along the Lakefront. This year, the event will take place on Sunday, May 27th.

The bike ride begins several hours before dawn to allow sunrise views of the Chicago skyline and of Lake Michigan. Cyclists can ride along Lake Shore Drive with no cars in sight for nearly five hours. The route extends approximately 30 miles, with riders beginning at Grant Park, going to the South and North extremes, and then returning to the starting point. Rest areas with refreshments and repair services are located at the north and south ends of the route, as well as the starting point.

People of all ages and cycling abilities are encouraged to come out and enjoy the ride. Following the event, there will be a free festival in Grant Park that includes music, food, cycling-related activities, vendors, and exhibits.

Reserve Parking for MB Bike the Drive

Reserved parking is available at Soldier Field’s North Garage. Guarantee your spot today. Click here to reserve.

MB Bike the Drive 1-Park Lake Shore Drive, Chicago IL May 29, 2016
Soldier Field North Garage 4-Parking Soldier Field, Chicago IL Bike the Drive Parking - $16
Click to reserve parking.

Food Truck Social – May 19, 2018

On Saturday, May 19th, the Lincoln Park Zoo will be hosting a Food Truck Social, an opportunity for visitors to try delicious bites from local food trucks and to enjoy the zoo after-hours. In addition to dozens of food trucks, there will be fun activities, DJ tunes, and drinks available for purchase.


Convenient parking is available for the Food Truck Social. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.  
Food Truck Social 1-Park 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Diversey Harbor Driving Range 4-Parking 141 West Diversey Parkway Chicago, IL 60657

Rates: (Off Peak)
$4.00 for 1 hour or less
$8.00 for up to 4 hours
$20.00 for up to close

Tennis Club members may park for free if they display a Tennis Club parking pass on the dashboard of their vehicle.

Hours of Operation
6am - 11pm

Diversey South 4-Parking 2431 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, IL 60657

$20.00 per day
$10.00 for Farmers Market (Winter Only)

Hours of Operation
6am - 11pm