Skip to Main Content

Windy City Smokeout

SAVE THE DATE
JULY 10-12, 2020

Directions

RIDE SHARES

When heading to the festival via Uber or Lyft please enter the United Center as your destination. Entering the Windy City Smokeout will take you to last year’s location!

STREET CLOSURES

*PLEASE MAKE NOTE OF STREET CLOSURES. MADISON STREET WILL BE CLOSED FROM DAMEN TO PAULINA. THERE IS NO PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE ON DAMEN. THE FESTIVAL ENTRANCE IS AT PAULINA & MADISON. WOOD STREET WILL BE CLOSED FOR VEHICULAR TRAFFIC FROM MADISON TO WARREN BUT PEDESTRIANS CAN ACCESS THE ENTRANCE GATES THROUGH WOOD. WARREN WILL BE CLOSED FROM DAMEN TO WOOD. THERE IS NO PEDESTRIAN ACCESS TO WARREN AT DAMEN OR WOOD.

FESTIVAL ENTRANCE

The entrance to the Windy City Smokeout will be located at Madison and Paulina.

PARKING

Park right at the United Center. Click here for details!

Find available parking spots nearby via ParkWhiz. Click here!

BY CAR – Please note street closures listed above

North of the United Center Parking Lot?

Take I-90 East to the Madison Street exit and make a right onto Madison Street. The entrance for pedestrians is at Paulina & Madison – no vehicular traffic allowed past Paulina.

For Parking Lot A: Turn north on N. Ashland Ave. & then left on W. Washington Blvd. Parking Lot A is on the left just past N. Wood St. You can access the Festival Entrance Gate by walking south on N. Wood St.

To Drop Off: Drop off at Paulina & Madison

From the South

Take I-55 North to the Damen exit and make a left. Take Damen Ave. north.

For Parkin Lot F: Take a left on W. Madison St. and an immediate left in to the parking lot.

To Drop Off: Take a right on Jackson Ave. and a left on Wood Street to W. Monroe St. Drop off at W. Monroe  – walk north on Wood St. to Madison St. Entrance is on the left on Madison St.

From the East

Take Madison St. west from the Loop. The entrance for pedestrians is at Paulina and Madison – no vehicular traffic allowed past Paulina.

For Parking Lot A: Turn north on N. Ashland Ave. and then left on W. Washington Blvd. Parking Lot A is on the left just past N. Wood St. You can access the Festival Entrance Gate by walking south on N. Wood St.

To Drop Off: Drop off at Paulina and Madison.

From the West

Take I-290 East to exit 28A (Damen Avenue). Take Damen Ave. north.

For Parking Lot F: Take a left on W. Madison Street  and an immediate left into the Parking Lot.

To Drop Off: Take a right on Jackson Ave.  and a left on Wood St. to West Monroe St. Drop off at West Monroe – walk north on Wood St. to Madison St. Entrance is on the left on Madison St.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION – Please note street closures listed below 

CTA

Take the Orange, Green, Purple, or Brown lines to Madison. Take #20 Madison buses west.

To the United Center: The #20 Madison Bus travels west on Madison Street, starting downtown at Wabash Street and runs every few minutes, making all stops to the United Center.

From the United Center: The #19 United Center Express and the #20 Madison buses run every few minutes, departing from the eastbound side of Madison Street. Buses make all stops.

AIRPORTS

Chicago is served by O’Hare Airport and Midway Airport.

UBER PICK-UP

Uber pick-ups will be in the lot off of Wood and Madison.