Parking & Directions
Get where you need to be on race day

There will be several streets throughout downtown Chicago and north side parks that will be impacted by road closures and traffic reroutes during the weekend of Friday, August 25, 2017.



Athletes and spectators alike can enjoy a ride from the transition area to the post-race party, and back again. Catch the trolley at the northeast corner of Balbo and Columbus and the southwest corner of Lakeshore and Monroe anytime between 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Parking Information

Sunday, August 27
Race day parking is available through a variety of downtown pay lots, as well as the Hilton Chicago. Regular rates and rules apply.

If you plan to drive downtown on race morning, we recommend parking in the 9,200 space Millennium Garages located in Grant Park. These underground lots are located near the Transition Area at the east end of Randolph Drive.

Spectators are encouraged to park at the Soldier Field North Garage Lot, located at the north end of Museum Campus Drive and off of McFetridge Drive. This location is an easy walk to the swim start, run course and finish line areas.

Check back for special race day offers as the weekend approaches.

Free Race Day Parking for Subaru Owners

At Subaru, we encourage healthy lifestyles with our ‘go anywhere’ capabilities. So for the 2018 Chicago Triathlon, the first 200 Subaru owners will receive free parking on race day, courtesy of Subaru. Just register and show your keys at the expo to receive your parking voucher. The voucher will have the instructions included for free parking.

Step 1: Register here!

Step 2: Stop by the Subaru Booth at the Multi-sport & Fitness expo to check in, show your Subaru keys and receive your free parking validation for race day.

Step 3: Be sure to park at the designated parking lot on your parking validation voucher.

Step 4: Make sure you have your parking voucher upon leaving the garage after your race! (Free only from 4:30am – 2:00pm. Additional fees may be applied after 2:00pm).

To show our commitment to the environment, Subaru will also be collecting used bike tubes at packet pick-up/expo and race day.  Everyone who donates will receive an eco-friendly gift, courtesy of Subaru. Come see us!



Millennium Park and Millennium Lakeside Garages – Located near Transition

Participants who plan to drive downtown on race morning are also welcome to park in the Millennium Park Garage or Millennium Lakeside Garage. These underground lots are located near the Transition area, along Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street.

Grant Park South Garage – Located near Finish/Swim Start

We also recommend parking at the Grant Park South Garage which is in close proximity to the Finish Line and Swim Start. The garage has 1,350 parking spaces and the entrances are on Michigan Avenue between Congress Parkway (from the south, heading north) and Jackson Street (from the north, heading south).”

Take advantage of discounted parking with Millennium Garages by purchasing your discounted ticket here!

You can view a PDF of all Millennium Garages here.

Note: Please give yourself ample time to walk from the lot to Tranistion/Swim Start.

Millennium Garage
35 E. Monroe, $13-30

17 E. Adams, $24-30

55 E. Monroe, $32

Prudential Park
130 E. Randolph, $23-28

The Buckingham
200 E. Randolph, $17.50

llinois Center Garage
111 E. Wacker, $23

Doral Plaza
151 N. Michigan, $25-30