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Kids Run This City – May 11, 2019

The 4th Annual Cities Projects 5K & 8K will take place on May 11th along Chicago’s Lakefront Trail. Based out of DePaul University, the Cities Project is a non-profit organization that uses researched mentoring methods to mitigate environmental stressors for Chicago Public School students in disadvantaged areas. The race serves as a fun outing for kids in the program and is one of the major fundraisers for the group.

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the Kids Run This City. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.

Cities Projects 5K & 8K – May 12, 2019

The 4th Annual Cities Projects 5K & 8K will take place on May 12th along Chicago’s Lakefront Trail. Based out of DePaul University, the Cities Project is a non-profit organization that uses researched mentoring methods to mitigate environmental stressors for Chicago Public School students in disadvantaged areas. The race serves as a fun outing for kids in the program and is one of the major fundraisers for the group.

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the Cities Projects 5K & 8K. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.

World Vision Global 6K – May 4, 2019

6K is the average distance women and children in developing countries walk to find water, and many times the water isn’t even safe to drink. By walking the World Vision’s Global 6K for Water, you are providing life-changing clean water to one person in need. The race will take place at 9 AM on May 4th at Lincoln Park – South Fields

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the World Vision Global 6K. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.

Cinco de Miler – May 4, 2019

The Cinco de Miler will take place on May 4th at Montrose Harbor. The race is hosted by RAM Racing and features a 5-mile course and post-race fiesta.

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the Cinco de Miler. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.

Chicago Kids and Kites Festival – May 4, 2019

On May 4th, visit Montrose Harbor and fly a kite! The Chicago Kids and Kites Festival will offer free kits for children to make their own kites, in addition to family-friendly activities such as arts & crafts, story time, and face painting. Food and drinks will be available on the grounds.

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.
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Chicago Kids and Kite Festival 1-Park West Montrose Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL, USA
Wilson & Lake Shore Dr 4-Parking W Wilson Ave & Lake Shore Dr

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

Hours of Operation:
6am - 11pm

Chicago Cubs Parking Special – Offer Ends May 23, 2019

For a limited time only, the Chicago Park District is offering discount parking for all Chicago Cubs home games at Wrigley Field. Now through May 23rd, enjoy $10 special event parking at Belmont North and Belmont South.

Parking

Discount Cubs parking is available at Belmont North (3600 North Recreation Drive) and Belmont South (3154 Belmont Harbor).

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Wrigley Field 1060 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613
Belmont North 4-Parking 3600 North Recreation Drive, Chicago, IL, USA
Belmont South 4-Parking 3154 Belmont Harbor, Chicago, IL, USA

Hamilton: The Exhibition – Opening April 27, 2019

Lincoln Park Zoolights The world premiere of Hamilton: The Exhibition will open on April 27 at Chicago’s Northerly Island. The new traveling attraction is by the creators of the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton – composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, producer Jeffrey Seller, set designer David Korins, and musical director Thomas Kail. The immersive experience will recreate pivotal events featured in the play such as the Revolutionary Army’s decisive victory at the Battle of Yorktown.

Parking for Hamilton: The Exhibition

Convenient parking is available at the Adler Planetarium Lot at Soldier Field. The rates are as follows: Adler Lot: Day Rate $20 / Night Rate (in after 4 PM) $13 / Early Bird (in before 9:30 AM) $11. Bus Parking: $35.00 for customers parking between the hours of 9:30 AM and before 4 PM. For more information, click here.

Fifth Third Bike the Drive – May 26, 2019

Bike the Drive

Fifth Third 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 26th.

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

BUY PARKING – NORTH GARAGE

Park at Soldier Field’s North Garage for the event and pay only $13. You can reserve a parking space and pre-pay for your parking at this great $13 discounted rate (pre-paid parking is $13 plus an additional $3.00 service fee). Click here to reserve your space. Pre-paid parking allows access to the garage for 12 hours during the day.

You can purchase a same-day non-reserved parking space on the day of the event – May 27. The parking rate is $25 and it is good for 12 hours. Cash or credit card accepted at the garage.

The garage opens at 4:00 AM.

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Fifth Third Bike the Drive 1-Park Lake Shore Drive, Chicago IL May 27, 2019
Soldier Field North Garage 4-Parking Soldier Field, Chicago IL Bike the Drive Parking - $13 + $3 service fee
Click to reserve parking.

Komen Chicago Race for the Cure – May 12, 2019

The 2019 Komen Chicago Race for the Cure will take place on Mother’s Day, May 12th. The race will be held at Montrose Harbor to help raise breast cancer awareness and funds benefiting community programs and research.

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the Komen Chicago Race for the Cure. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.
TitleCategoryAddressDescription
Komen Chicago Race for the Cure 1-Park West Montrose Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL, USA
Wilson & Lake Shore Dr 4-Parking W Wilson Ave & Lake Shore Dr

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

Hours of Operation
6am - 11pm

Montrose Harbor 4-Parking 4400 N Simonds Dr

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

Patrons (mainly for the Lincoln Park Zoo) that purchase pre-paid bus parking passes and are assigned to park in this lot may do so if they have displayed the authorized pass as directed on their bus.

Hours of Operation
6am - 11pm

Bunny Rock Chicago 5K – April 20, 2019

easter-run-banner Hop on over to the Bunny Rock 5K & Egg Hunt at Montrose Harbor on Saturday, April 20th. The festive race offers great fun and excitement for the entire family, including 80’s rock music being played at the start and finish line, amazing amenities, kids petting zoo, and Easter Egg Hunt!

Parking

Convenient parking is available for the Bunny Rock Chicago 5K. Refer to the map for more information on nearby parking.
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Bunny Rock Chicago 5K 1-Park West Montrose Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL, United States
Belmont Harbor South 4-Parking W Belmont Ave & N Lake Shore Dr

Rates:
$15 per day Peak Season (Early April - Mid October)
$7 per day Off-Peak Demand Season

Hours of Operation:
6am - 11pm

Belmont Harbor North 4-Parking W Belmont Ave & N Sheridan Rd

Rates:
$15 per day Peak Season (Early April - Mid October)
$7 per day Off-Peak Demand Season

Hours of Operation:
6am - 11pm

Diversey Harbor Driving Range 4-Parking 141 West Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

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

Hours of Operation:
6am - 11pm