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Chicago is a cosmopolitan metropolis with a gorgeous lakefront, world-class cultural establishments and a cool, hip and happening nightlife. The Mart is centrally located, has convenient transportation, and the area offers world-class attractions, including some of the world’s best shopping, dining, museums, architecture, theater, music, sports and more.

Driving Directions

The Mart is bordered by Wells and Orleans Streets on the east and west, and Kinzie Street and the Chicago River on the north and south. From I-90/94, exit east at Ohio Street. Turn south on Wells Street and drive four blocks to The Mart. (The Chicago River is on The Mart’s south side).

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Be sure to check out our Park at The Mart ticket packages, which include admission tickets (good for all 3 days) plus all day parking on-site at the Mart for either Saturday or Sunday.

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)

An elevated train stop called Merchandise Mart on the CTA’s brown and purple lines is conveniently located on the 2nd floor of the building. Additionally, there is easy access to multiple CTA bus routes within 4 blocks of The Mart.