Tips for The Chicago Theatre

175 N. State St. Chicago IL 60601
4.4 by 1186 members
The Chicago Theatre 4.37504215851602 out of 5 1186

165 The Chicago Theatre Tips

  • Casual 2
  • Dressy 1
  • Take public transit 1
  • Parking is expensive 1
10 events
7 reviews
12 stars
Parking around corner at 20 e randolph very convenient. But make sure validate park ticket loby of garage. We paid $41 cause did not notice. Price should have been $25. Would not give me refund next day.
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6 events
5 reviews
5 stars
They allowed us to put our suitcases in secure storage in the theater during the tour - very nice!
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
If you park in the parking lot behind the Chicago Theatre for a show, make sure you get validated. It will save you some money.
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2 events
1 review
0 stars
The weather was Sunny and hot. I wore Capris & top.
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Blues_Nurse
4 events
1 review
1 stars
Take public transportation: Red line Lake Street exits onto State Street. Bus lines #146, # 29
The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour
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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
Be prepared to stand, walk and climb....
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3 events
2 reviews
3 stars
There are a ton of places to eat all around, but very limited concessions inside the theater.
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17 events
4 reviews
9 stars
Get there early one entry for will call
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1 events
1 review
1 stars
eat at elephant and castle close to chicago theater.
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74 events
28 reviews
49 stars
There is a bit of climbing. Not really accessible for those who need assistance walking.
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3 events
1 review
1 stars
I used ParkWhiz for reserved parking it was only $10. for three hours in a safe enclosed location within a half mile.
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12 events
6 reviews
2 stars
Arrived 25 min early, front 'ticket' looby open, then Main (heated) Lobby opened 20 min. prior tour.
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12 events
6 reviews
2 stars
Highly recommend street parking (vs. garage): cost less, and tour is never more than 90 min.
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6 events
1 review
3 stars
Flat, non-slip soled, shoes recommended.
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Joe
3 events
1 review
2 stars
Exit the state & lake stop on the elevated structure and you're there.
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11 events
7 reviews
4 stars
Don't be shy with questions, enhances the experience
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11 events
7 reviews
4 stars
Do not arrive early, especially if it is cold, you must wait until tour time outside
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Goldstar Member
2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
We were allowed to wait indoors 15 minutes start time to warm up.
The Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour
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6 events
3 reviews
4 stars
Will call does not open before tour starts
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18 events
12 reviews
18 stars
You can leave your coats, bags, etc. in lobby and they will be watched by security guard.
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