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Directions & Parking


The main festival and starting location will be in Grant Park (235 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60604).

Riders may also safely enter Lake Shore Drive at any one of the following locations:

Please keep the following information in mind when planning your trip:

By Bike: When arriving via the Lakefront Trail after 5:00AM, please cross Lake Shore Drive at Randolph Street or the Museum Campus. For your safety, you will not be allowed to cross over Lake Shore Drive at Monroe Street, Jackson Drive or Balbo Drive.

By Transit: You can take your bike on any train or bus operated by the CTA, Metra and Pace. The CTA will relax their 2 bikes per car policy for this event from 3:00AM – 2:00PM.

By Car: Fifth Third Bike the Drive is a celebration of healthy, sustainable transportation. Please consider biking or using public transit to get to the event. If you plan to drive, keep in mind Lake Shore Drive will be closed to car traffic at 5:00AM. Please find an alternative route if arriving after 5:00AM.


Millennium Garages: Park at any of the four Millennium Park Garage locations for just $15 when you pre-purchase parking. Pre-purchased rates are valid from 4:00AM to 4:00PM. For parking questions, please call the Millennium Parking Garages 24/7 customer service hotline at (312) 235-7724.

Soldier Field North Garage: Park at Soldier Field’s North Garage for just $16 when you pre-purchase parking. Pre-paid parking allows 12 hours access to the garage. Same-day, non-reserved parking will be available for $25. Garage opens at 4:00 AM. For parking questions, please call the Click and Park Customer Service Hotline at (866) 330-PARK, ext. 7275.

After the 5:00AM closure of Lake Shore Drive, you may access the garage via I-55 or Roosevelt Ave. Detours and barricades will guide you to 18th street where you can access the North garage.

Museum of Science and Industry: Park at the Museum of Science and Industry for $22 (discounts available for MSI members). The entrance is located at 57th and Cornell Avenue. For more information, please visit the Museum of Science and Industry’s website.

Other Parking: For additional parking options, check out nearby locations on Google and