Copernicus Center Address:  5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630


LIMITED Free parking: (click on map below – BROWN marker)


Hoyne Savings Bank, 4729 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60630   Fri. After 5pm Sat. after 1m Sun. & Mon. – all day 


UNLIMITED Free Parking with Free Shuttle

Irish American Heritage Center: 4626 N Knox Ave, Chicago, IL 60630

      >>>> There will be a sign at the pickup spot

taste of polonia, polish fest, free shuttle, parking


Free air conditioned coaches will  shuttle guests to the festival grounds and back.  Coaches will run Saturday, Sunday and Monday during festival hours.  Click on Map for detailed information. 


  • Saturday: 1st pick-up 12 pm >>>>>last pick up from TOP at Avondale & Lawrence is at 11:30 pm
  • Sunday: 1st pick-up 12 pm >>>>>> last pick up from TOP at Avondale & Lawrence is at 11:30 pm
  • Monday: 1st pick-up 12 pm >>>>>>last pick up from TOP at Avondale & Lawrence is at 10:30 pm


Paid Parking:   Area options range from $12 to $20 & are out of our control.  (click map above for directions) 

Veteran’s Square Parking 4849 N. Lipps Ave. Chicago, IL 60630
VIP ( open to all ) “Close in Parking” 5211 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60630 
See GREEN markers on the map above

Public Transportation to the Festival

Lawrence Bus # 81 Stop is in front of building

JEFFERSON PARK Terminal, 1 block away: 

CTA bus                 PACE               METRA Northwest Line               CTA Blue Line

FOOD Vendor Parking – Please click HERE

Merchandise Vendor Parking – – – – – –  Please click HERE