In 1924, Soldier Field officially opened as a memorial to fallen American soldiers. Since then, the stadium has hosted festivals, concerts, stock-car races, and, most importantly, became the official home to the Chicago Bears of the NFL.
The stadiums location in the heart of downtown Chicago means that driving to Bears games can be difficult if you don’t have a good parking solution planned out. Our guide will help you find the best parking spaces for your needs and budget. Whether you’re looking for a convenient space right next to the stadium, or the best deal in the area, the Soldier Field Parking Guide has an answer for you!
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Soldier Field Online Parking Reservations
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Best Parking Options Near Soldier Field
The parking lots and garages immediately at Soldier Field are available mostly to Chicago Bears season ticket holders. There are a number of public parking lots and garages in downtown Chicago that are within walking distance of the stadium. If you’re willing to walk 15-20 minutes to on game day you can pay as little as $20 for parking, as opposed to up to $85 for some of the closer lots.
|Lot/Garage Name||Price Range||Online Reservations?||Distance||Walking Time|
|15 E 14th Pl||$15||Book Now!||1.1 mi||21 mins|
|20 E 21st Pl||$17||Book Now!||1.5 mi||30 mins|
|Grant Park South – Shuttle Service!||$31||Book Now!||1.2 mi||Shuttle Provided!|
|Grant Park North – Shuttle Service||$34||Book Now!||1.5 mi||Shuttle Provided!|
|Millennium Park Garage||$34||Book Now!||1.5 mi||Shuttle Provided!|
|Millennium Lakeside Garage||$36||Book Now!||1.4 mi||Shuttle Provided!|
|Sky55 Garage||$85||Book Now!||0.8 mi||16 mins|
|24 E 18th St – Lot||$20||Book Now!||0.8 mi||16 mins|
|1130 S Michigan Ave Garage – Valet||$60||Book Now!||0.8 mi||16 mins|
|Long Grove House Garage||$30||Book Now!||0.8 mi||15 mins|
|1725 S Wabash Ave Garage – Valet||$40||Book Now!||0.8 mi||16 mins|
|1347 S State St – Lot||$50||Book Now!||1.1 mi||23 mins|
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Soldier Field Official Parking Garages & Lots
There are a few official parking options at Soldier Field’s “Museum Campus” location. The facilities are mostly offered to season ticket holders for the Chicago Bears and must be paid for ahead of time. For other events, visit the Soldier Field website for more information.
|North Garage||.2 Miles|
|South Parking Lot||.3 Miles|
|Waldron Parking Deck||.3 Miles|
|East Museum Lot||.2 Miles|
|Adler Planetarium Lot||.5 Miles|
|Burnham Harbor Lot||1.9 Miles|
Soldier Field Parking Tips
- There is a Divvy Bike Station 1 minute from the field at 1550 N Lake Shore Dr. There are about 8 Divvy Stations within a mile, so you can park near one of those and bike to Soldier Field.
- If you park at a metered spot, download the ParkChicago app to replenish your meter from the game. You wouldn’t want to cut out during overtime!
Soldier Field Parking Resources:
Chicago Bears Parking: Find parking for Chicago Bears football games at Soldier Field. Check out available parking options and prebook and reserve yourself a parking spot. Call 312-566-7768 with any questions.
SoldierFieldParking.com: This is the Official transportation and parking guide for the stadium. See the parking for Soldier Field PDF link for tailgating info. Garages managed by Standard Parking
Parking information: This is a helpful stadium guide from Chicago’s very own Soldier Field. See information on different parking facilities along with hours of operation. If you have a camper/RV/bus please check out the information here.
Parking Map of Official Lots: Parking in these lots is extremely limited. If you do not have the parking pass on you or are not a season ticket holder, you cannot expect to find parking by driving up on game day.
Soldier Field Parking Map: This is the official map from the Chicago Bears of the parking lots right around the stadium. This is the highest quality parking map I have found of the area.
Transportation Guide: This is the official transportation Guide from The Chicago Bears
Soldier Field Parking Rates: This is a summary of parking rates in and around the stadium. This includes overnight parking, evening specials and regular rates. Lots include Adler Planetarium lot, North Garage, East Lot, South Lot and the Waldron Garage.
Chicago Bears Informational Parking Guide: Informational guide on some tips and areas where you can find parking.
Millennium Garages: Offers game day parking for $30. There is a free shuttle between the garage and the stadium. Shuttles start approximately 3 hours before the start of each game. Last shuttle leaves the stadium an hour after the end of the game. These complimentary shuttles are for Millennium Garage parkers only. You may need to show your ticket as proof in order to board the shuttle.
Soldier Field Express Bus (Pace): This is a summary of departure bus locations for park and ride locations from some suburban locations for Pace Bus routes. Schedule and pricing here too.
Chicago Bears Tailgating: Tailgating FAQ, and guide from BearsHistory.com
Guide to Soldier Field: This is an incredibly detailed guide to Soldier Field. This has everything from transportation to food and drink info.