Save the Date! 
April 18 - 20, 2020

McCormick Place North

2301 S. King Dr. Chicago, IL 60616

McCormick Place North Map

Show Floor Hours
Saturday, April 18, 2020  |  11am - 5pm
Sunday, April 19, 2020  |  9am - 5pm
Monday, April 20, 2020  |  9am - 4pm



DIRECTIONS

Chicago is at the very center of the nation's transportation system. It's a world-class destination, easy to get to and from anywhere in the country or world. You'll find McCormick Place at the heart of Chicago, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan and just minutes away from downtown hotels, shops, restaurants and attractions.

Directions to McCormick Place Parking Lot A (best place to park for ABS exhibits)
McCormick Place Parking Lot Map
Lot A – 2301 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616
Lot B – 3050 South Moe Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
Lot C – Fort Dearborn Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

Lot A – 2301 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616:
 (8' height clearance) is a six level garage with 2,100 parking spaces located on Martin Luther King Drive, adjacent to the West Building. Covered walkways from Lot A leading directly into McCormick Place, WIntrust Arena, Marriott Marquis and Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel also provide added convenience. The parking rate is $23 for up to 16 hours and $36 from 16 to 24 hours.* There are no in-and-out privileges. Overnight parking is available in Lot A only. Lost tickets will pay the $36 (overnight) fee per day.

Lot B – 3050 South Moe Drive, Chicago, IL 60616 (also known as 31st Street Lot) is an outdoor surface parking lot located at 31st Street near Lake Shore Drive South and Moe Drive. It holds over 1,800 vehicles. The parking rate is a flat fee of $15 per day with no in-and-out privileges.* This parking lot is open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is not available.

Lot C – Fort Dearborn Drive, Chicago, IL 60616 (6'4" height clearance) is an underground garage with 1,900 parking spaces and is located on Ft. Dearborn Drive, adjacent to the Lakeside Center. The parking rate is a flat fee of $23 per day with no in-and-out privileges.* This parking lot is open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is not available.

* Credit Cards are accepted at the parking pay stations. 

Contact information:
Lot A 312-567-8360 lmccoy@spplus.com
Lot B/Truck Marshalling 312-808-3125 rmemisovski@spplus.com
Lot C 312-567-8152 ltbrown@spplus.com

McCormick Place North Building Area map (pdf)
View Transportation Gates - pick up and drop off areas (pdf)
Visit the McCormick Place website for more directions, maps and information.

PUBLIC TRANSIT


METRA TRAINS

Stay on Michigan Avenue and Ride the Metra Electric Line trains into McCormick Place
A seven-minute direct ride!

  • Departs for McCormick Place 20 minutes after the hour
  • Departs McCormick Place 10 minutes before the hour
  • One way fare only $2.50, unlimited day pass, just $10 and a 3-day pass only $20

Need more money-saving tips? Email us at info@americasbeautyshow.com.
All exhibitors, workshops, artists, presenters, times and locations are subject to change without notice.


CTA

Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station 
The nearest CTA rail station is located at the intersection of Cermak Road and State Street, 2 blocks (0.15 mile) from the northwest corner of the McCormick Place West Building - Gate 41- located at Cermak Road and Indiana Ave. 

Fare and Frequency
A one-way fare on the L train is $2.25 (Additional fare if coming directly from O’Hare Airport). Fare cards can be purchased at the station and collected prior to boarding the platform. To learn more about the CTA fare card system, visit Ventra Card. On average, Green line trains operate approximately on an 11 minute frequency from 5 a.m. to Midnight. Review the station timetable for additional information.

Riding the CTA to and from McCormick Place
CTA "L" Train routes our designated by colors and terminating stations. When traveling to McCormick Place from the downtown Loop, make sure to enter the southbound Green Line Cottage Grove or Ashland/63rd Branch trains as indicated on the platform and train display cards. When returning to the Loop from McCormick Place use the northbound platform marked "Harlem/Lake". 

Optional Cermak #21 Bus Transfer
For an additional $.25 transfer fare, Green Line riders transfer to an East bound Cermak Road #21 Bus located directly below the station platform on Cermak Road. As an alternative option to walking, The #21 bus stops directly in front of McCormick Place. 

Connections to Other Trains, Airports
The CTA Green Line Route offers convenient citywide connections to the Loop and free transfers to many other "L" lines including the Blue Line - O’Hare Airport branch and the Orange Line - Midway Airport branch. The Green Line also offers near-direct connection to suburban METRA train stations servicing the North and Western Suburbs via Ogilvie Transportation Center, Union Station and Amtrak - via the Clinton Green Line stop.

Metra Train and CTA Bus Map


 

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