Loop Chicago

Other Closures & Impacts


Portions of the Loop are periodically impacted by private construction work, public events, movie filming, and other projects. Major impacts are listed below.

Saturday, July 1, 2017  -  Lions Clubs International Parade of Nations

Chicago will welcome Lions Club International as they celebrate their 100th International Convention. Over 30,000 attendees are expected between June 30 and July 4. The convention will be held at McCormick Place. This is anticipated to be the largest Lions convention ever held in the U.S.

A featured event is the Lions Clubs International "Parade of Nations", scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 1, along State Street, between Lake Street and Van Buren Street from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Please be advised of extensive street closures and activities throughout the Loop. On Friday, June 30, northbound lanes on State Street between Monroe and Adams will close at 8:00 pm for bleacher installation. A full State Street closure between Monroe and Adams will go into effect at 10:00 pm on June 30 and remain closed until 11:45 pm on July 1. 

For a full list of street closures and parking restrictions, please click HERE. A map of the parade route can be found HERE