We encourage Headliners to take public transit to the venue as opposed to driving, since parking can be limited.


  • Northerly Island is easily accessible by the CTA Red, Green, and Orange Lines at the Roosevelt Station. There will be continuous CTA shuttles running from Roosevelt Station to the Museum that is close to the festival entrance.
  • CTA bus route #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express also provides a connection from Roosevelt Station to the Museum campus on McFetridge Drive 
  • CTA bus route #130 Museum Campus provides service from downtown Metra stations to Northerly Island, Adler Planetarium and Soldier Field
  • For fans coming from the South Side or south suburbs, Metra’s closest stop is the Museum Campus/11th St Metra station, and is approximately an 18-minute walk from the venue.
  • For more information on CTA, please visit TransitChicago.com

For more information on Metra’s train times and stations, please visit www.Metra.com

Driving Directions

DRIVING FROM I-55 (From South)

  • Take I-55, the Stevenson Expressway, northbound to Lake Shore Drive/Highway 41 North.
  • Take LSD north to the 18th Drive exit. 

DRIVING FROM I-290 (From West)

  • Take I-290, the Eisenhower Expressway, east to Congress Parkway.
  • Take Congress Parkway to Columbus Drive.
  • Turn right and take Columbus Drive south to the 18th Drive exit.

DRIVING FROM I-90/94 (From Northwest)

  • Take I-90/94, the Dan Ryan Expressway, north to the Lake Shore Drive/22nd street exit.
  • Stay to the right and exit to LSD.
  • Take LSD/Highway 41 north to the 18th Drive exit.

DRIVING FROM I-94 (From North)

  • Take I-94, the Kennedy Expressway, south to the Congress Parkway exit.
  • Follow Congress Parkway to Columbus Drive
  • Turn right on Columbus Drive and follow Columbus south to the 18th Drive exit.

Milwaukee – 98 miles
Detroit – 285 miles
Indianapolis – 182 miles
Madison – 152 miles
South Bend – 94 Miles
Green Bay – 210 Miles

Event Parking

  • All parking around Soldier Field, the Museum campus, and Northerly Island will be very limited, and available on a first come, first serve basis. It is strongly recommended that headliners use public transit or utilize taxi & rideshare options
  • There are several pay-to-park options for parking around Soldier Field and the Museum campus. The North Garage, Waldron Deck and the South Parking Lot are open to cash parking. Pre-pay parking for Beyond Wonderland is not available at this time.
  • ADA Parking: Accessible Parking spaces are available in all lots around soldier field.

Please visit www.soldierfieldparking.com to see all options and pricing

Taxi and Rideshare

  • Taxi, Rideshare, and Drop-off vehicles can access the Museum Campus throughout the day. To avoid congestion on Solidarity Drive, Drop Off is recommended at the Field Museum turnaround on McFetridge Drive
  • Please follow the directions of the OEMC’s Traffic Management Authority and SP+ while traveling on the Museum Campus.
  • Taxi and Rideshare pick up post-event is at the corner of Balbo and Columbus for the 1 hour post-event. After 1 hour, rideshare pick-up can resume on campus at the stadium.
  • Rideshares and Pick-Ups can access Columbus Dr via E. Balbo Dr.

Party Buses & Limousines

  • Limousines will not be allowed to enter the museum Campus 90 minutes after the event start until one hour after the festival is over. Violators are subject to ticketing and towing.
  • Buses may drop-off and pick-up guests on Columbus Drive, north of Balbo. Buses cannot drop off or pick up guests on any other area roadway.
  • Oversized Vehicles / Limousines: Cash parking is located at the Adler Planetarium Lot, on a first-come, first-served basis for $160. 
  • When available, buses and RVs can also park at the 31st St. McCormick Place Lot B for $85 drive-up, $90 prepaid. Rates subject to change.

Insomniac Holdings, LLC and its affiliates, together with their respective employees, officers, owners, shareholders, members, directors, representatives and agents (collectively, “Insomniac”) are NOT RESPONSIBLE for and assume no liability arising from fire, theft, damage to or loss of any vehicle or any articles left therein. Parking at the event constitutes acknowledgement by the holder that he or she has read and agrees to the provisions of the foregoing contract. Vehicles (a) remaining in parking areas after close or (b) in parking areas other than as designated by Insomniac are, at Insomniac’s sole discretion, subject to tow-away at owner’s expense.