Travel & parking
The Hilton Chicago is the official hotel of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. Located across the street from Grant Park, the Hilton Chicago is steps away from the start and finish lines and is a hub of activity on race weekend. Book your race weekend hotel room and secure a special rate of $149 per night. Reserve your hotel room today!
Public transportation is strongly recommended for race day transportation to Grant Park. Go to metrarail.com or transitchicago.com to plan your route by train or bus. If you drive, allow sufficient time for traffic congestion and street closures in the downtown area due to the race.
Metra trains are a great way to travel downtown race weekend. Participants and spectators are encouraged to take advantage of Metra’s $8 weekend pass for unlimited rides on both Saturday and Sunday. For more information on Metra service, visit metrarail.com or call 312.322.6777.
Take CTA race day
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is the most economical and convenient way to get to Grant Park on race day. Check out CTA’s transit tips below and visit transitchicago.com for more information.
CTA Transit directions to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K in Grant Park
From Downtown Chicago
- Take the Green, Orange, Pink or Brown Line trains to the Adams/Wabash station. Walk one block north to Monroe Street and three blocks east on Monroe Street to Columbus Drive.
- Or take the Red or Blue Line trains to the Jackson station: walk east on Jackson Drive to Columbus Drive.
From Ogilvie Transportation Center and Union Station
- Due to event street closures in this area we encourage you to use the trip planner at transitchicago.com for detailed travel information.
For CTA fare information, go to transitchicago.com/fares. CTA encourages all participants and spectators to purchase their fares in advance to avoid long lines during the weekend’s events.
Divvy to Grant Park
Warm up your legs and Divvy to Grant Park on race day. Divvy Ambassadors will be at the Michigan Avenue and Jackson Boulevard, as well as Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway docking stations on race day to ensure you can always take or return a bike.
To reserve your parking spot today, visit the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. You can also use SpotHero to park all over Chicago —learn more here.
Millennium Garages offer the closest race day parking options to Grant Park at the Grant Park North, Grant Park South, Millennium Park, and Millennium Lakeside garages.
Park Grill is the featured restaurant of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. Park Grill is located at the entrance of Chicago’s Millennium Park and steps from Michigan Avenue. Visit parkgrillchicago.com for more information.
The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen
The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen is home to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K after party. The Scout is located at 1301 S. Wabash Street in the South Loop. Visit thescoutchicago.com for more information.