United Center Parking FAQS
Where can I find parking around United Center Chicago?
There are multiple official United Center parking lots on-site, conveniently located around the arena with access from Madison Street, Adams Streets, Warren Boulevard, Damen Avenue, Monroe Street, Wood Street, and Washington Street. Alternative parking garages and surface lots are also available within walking distance of the United Center. Street parking around United Center Chicago is limited due to high demand. But you’ll find several off-street parking facilities with the latest amenities that ensure safety and convenience at reasonable rates. Many self-parking and United Center valet parking garages in the neighborhood offer premium parking spots that can be pre-booked online at special rates that are lower than drive-up rates.
How much does United Center parking cost?
Official United Center parking lots charge about $22 for public parking when you book a spot in advance online. On-site payments can also be made at these lots, and it will cost you a daily maximum of $24 - $40, depending on the location. The daily maximum parking rate at Lot H, accessible via S Wood Street, is $40. A daily rate of $29 is charged for parking at Lot C on Wolcott Avenue and Lot K on Monroe Street. These rates are subject to change; check the United Center website before driving up to the arena’s official parking lots. On average, hourly rates at off-site parking garages near United Center range from $10 - $20.
Is there free parking near United Center Chicago?
Free parking could be available at official United Center parking lots for certain family shows. Street parking around the United Center is mostly free. However, there is a high demand for these spots, and it isn’t easy finding a vacant spot, especially on a game day or during events. But if you arrive early, you can try parking on Wood Street, Adam Street, Jackson Boulevard, Monroe Street, or Leavitt Street. Keep an eye out for parking permit restrictions and maximum parking time limits. Always check posted signs to ensure free parking is allowed on the street at the time of your visit.
How can I find the best parking for United Center?
Go online or download a Chicago parking app to find the best United Center parking deals. Parking is cheaper at official United Center parking lots when you book a spot online. Other parking garages in the area also offer exclusive discounts on online reservations. You can get instant access to your designated spot when you pre-book parking at a garage near the arena.
United Center Parking Tips
United Center parking lots generally open two hours before event time. In/Out privileges and overnight parking are not available at the on-site parking lots.
Accessible parking spots are available at Lot G on the southwest corner of the United Center building. You can access this lot via Damen Avenue. Cars must display a valid handicapped license plate or placard.
Limited but free EV charging is available at Lot H and Lot K.