221 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Tips
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- Parking is a breeze 1
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If you want to take your time or take another look at everything, it's better to take in your own water bottle and a sandwich. There is plenty of spaces to sit either while you are watching a dance or listening to a presentation.
Crowded. Give yourself time to look around. Bring a snack. Wear comfy shoes. Relax and enjoy.
Have dinner afterwards in the Rosemont Entertainment District (other side of garage) and get your parking validated.
$15.00 parking in garage directly across the street. Have dinner afterwards in the Rosemont Entertainment District (other side of garage) and get your parking validated.
The weather was gloomy. I wore jeans, T-Shirt, casual walking shoes..
Parking is expensive- $15. You have to pay at in the parking ramp lobby. Please note there are machines that take cash or credit and some that take only credit cards. At the time we left, the credit-only machines had very short lines.
Rosemont's MB Financial Park is on opposite side of garage. Good restaurants to choose from. Plus they'll validate your parking.
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The weather was cold. I wore a t-shirt and jeans.
I wore Comfortable shoes lots of walking .
Bring water with u. You are allowed to bring food with ya.
Park at CTA station 2 blocks away. It's $5 for 14 hours and their is a free shuttle if you don't feel like walking. Parking at convention center is 1 block away and $13 for the day.
Parking is $13.
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The MB Financial Park Entertainment District is on the other side of the parking lot from the convention center. Ask at restaurants about parking validation.
Parking was $13.00 in lot across from the center.
The weather was not a factor.. I wore jeans, sweater, and comfortable walking shoes..
The weather was sunny. I wore Comfortable shoes because lots of walking.
The weather was cool but sunny. I wore Jeans and a nice top.
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