Getting to the Show

Driving Direction

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Parking Information

Discounted parking now available!

Lot B (outdoor lot) $17 all day/every day

Lots A&C (indoor lots) $25 before 6PM — $11 every day after 6PM

Overnight parking is permitted in Lot A ONLY

Click here for additional information on parking lots near McCormick Place, daily garage fees and more.

Public transportation

Regional Transportation Authority

The Regional Transporation Authority oversees Northeastern Illinois' three public transit operators; the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra Rail and Pace Bus. The RTA makes it easy for area residents to attend the Show. Visit for more information.

For train/bus schedule, running times, riding instruction, points of interest, fare and accessibility information for the individual operators, visit their websites:

South Shore Line

The South Shore Railroad makes it easy and convenient for Hoosiers to visit the Show.Besides their regular weekend service, the South Shore will now stop select weekday trains. Go to to find your way from Northern Indiana to McCormick Place.

City Information

Chicago's official website

Catch up on local government news or find special tourist deals.

Toursim Bureau of Chicago

A must see if you are a first-time traveler to Chicago or are just looking for fun things to do downtown. Find special discounts, make online restaurant reservations, view maps, get transportation information, check out event calendars, and more...

Chicago's McCormick Place


Managed by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), Chicago's McCormick Place is North America's premier convention facility and attracts more than three million trade and public show visitors annually. The McCormick Place Complex comprises four state-of-the-art buildings, the North and South Buildings, the West Building and the Lakeside Center (formerly the East building).These buildings have a combined total of more than 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space, 1.6 million square feet all on one level, making it the nation's largest convention center.

The hub of the convention industry, McCormick Place features:

  •  2.7 million square feet of exhibit halls
  • 1.2 million square feet all on one level
  • 175 meeting rooms
  • Assembly seating for 18,000 people
  • 4,249 seat theater (Arie Crown)
  • 3 theaters seating 300 each
  • Ceiling heights up to 50 feet
  • Easy access and 5,000 parking spaces

The entire McCormick Place complex is linked by an expansive series of pedestrian promenades and sky bridges. This Grans Concourse contains retail shops, cafes, restaurants and other visitor amenities.

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Disability Services

McCormick Place is designed to make your visit to the Show as Comfortable as possible, allowing for assisted hearing, elevators, service animals and equipment rental.

For wheelchairs, mobility scooters and power chairs, contact their preferred service partner, Scootaround Mobility Solutions at 888-441-7575 or visit