United Center Parking

United Center Parking

Parking Near United Center 

United Center is home to the Chicago Bulls NBA team and Chicago Blackhawks NHL team. The arena’s address is at 1901 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60612. In addition to sports games, you will find plenty of concerts and events at the arena year round.


Here are the parking tips at United Center for a game or event!


How Much is United Center Parking?

If you plan to park in the United Center parking lots, you can expect to pay $25. Parking lots open up two hours before events, so arrive early to beat the traffic and claim a parking spot. Fans can use SpotHero above to reserve a parking space near United Center before their next event!


Also, it is worth noting that playoff basketball and hockey games will result in higher parking prices.


United Center Handicap Parking Spots

United Center Handicap Parking Spots

Lot G South offers ADA parking spots for fans to use when coming to United Center. The location of this parking lot is between Damen Avenue and Monroe Street. Fans will need a valid handicap parking pass to use these parking spaces for all events. Finally, fans should be aware that ADA parking can fill up quickly for certain events. Using SpotHero above can reserve a handicap parking space for you before your next event.


Can you Tailgate at the Stadium?

There is no tailgating at the venue’s parking lots, but plenty of bars are nearby to visit before a game. Some bars near the stadium include Budweiser Select Brew Pub, Queenie’s Supper Club, and Rhine Hall Distillery. In addition to those bars, fans also visit Cobra Lounge, Output Lounge, and Hawkeye’s Bar and Grill before and after a game.


Also, be sure to check out the United Center food guide before your next visit! Along with that, visit the United Center Bag Policy Guide to see what bags can come into the arena.


Should I Take Public Transportation?

There are plenty of ways to move around downtown Chicago to get to the arena. Fans can take the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) orange, green, purple, and brown lines to the arena. On game days, fans can take the #19 express bus to the arena as well.


Finally, fans can use Uber and Lyft to get to and from the arena. The official pick-up and drop-off locations are in Zone A, Zone D, and Zone F of the venue. Each of these zones is about a block away from the arena, so it’s a very short walk.


Popular NBA Matches for the Chicago Bulls

popular matches for the chicago bulls
The Chicago Bulls has a strong fan base to watch their team play. Expect large crowds when the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, and Miami Heat visit. Other popular games include the Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks, and Milwaukee Bucks.


Popular NBA Matches for the Chicago Blackhawks

popular matches for the chicago blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks have a passionate fan base that shows up for games all season. Expect large crowds when the Buffalo Sabres, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Tampa Bay Lightning visit. Other popular games include the St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, and Boston Bruins visit.


Other Notes

Finally, Chicago is also home to baseball at Wrigley Field and Guaranteed Rate Field. If you are looking for Wrigley Field Parking or Guaranteed Rate Field Parking, you can check out those links. Also, you can find professional football at Soldier Field. If you are looking for Soldier Field parking, you can visit that link.