Wrigley Field Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Wrigley Field Travel Guide

Home of the Chicago Cubs

Last Updated: 08-21-2023

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1060 W Addison St

Chicago, IL 60613 USA

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Baseball: 42495

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About Wrigley Field:

Wrigley Field opened in 1914 and became the home of the Chicago Cubs starting in 1916. It is currently the second oldest stadium in Major League Baseball (Fenway Park in Boston, MA).

Over the years, Wrigley has hosted a variety of events including the NFL's Chicago Bears, college football, soccer, and concerts.

Wrigley Field is currently in the middle of a $500 million renovation set to be completed by the 2018 season.

Tour Info:

Tours are generally not offered during the offseason due to the renovation of the stadium and the Chicago winters. Otherwise, please visit Wrigley Field Tours for current schedule and rates.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

Add that the website indicates Backpacks including clear backpacks, and hard-sided coolers are not allowed. Bags like wallets, purses, soft-sided coolers are allowed if 16” x 16” x 8” or smaller.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

Parking is not easy to find at Wrigley Field, unless you are a season ticket holder with a parking pass. For night and weekend games, free parking and a shuttle bus are available at 3900 N. Rockwell St. Alternatively, many private residences and local business offer parking for a fee that varies by proximity to the stadium, the opponent, the day (weekends are typically more expensive than weekdays), and the time of year.

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Bus Service:

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has several bus routes that go directly to Wrigley Field. These include the #8 Halsted, #22 Clark, and #152 Addison.

Rail Service:

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) also offers rail service. You can get there riding on the Red Line, Brown Line, Yellow Line, or Purple Line.

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

Taxis service the area. For pick-up after the game, head south on Clark St or Sheffield Ave to find a cab.

For Ride Share pick up after the game, head east on Addison to in between Broadway and Halsted or head north to Irving Park Rd between Clark Street and Seminary Aveneue.

Closest Major Airport: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Midway International Airport (MDW)

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