Have a question? Click through the Frequently Asked Questions below for an answer from our experts.

What is the Chicago Street Race Event Schedule?

The NASCAR Cup Series will race on Sunday, July 2, 2023 with the NASCAR Xfinity series competing on Saturday, July 1, 2023. View the latest schedule here.

What can I expect at the event?

Chicago is one of the most iconic cities in the country with its skyline, lake setting and numerous landmarks and destinations such as Michigan Avenue, Buckingham Fountain, Cloud Gate and Soldier Field.  The course will take NASCAR past and through many of those highly recognizable landmarks.  The event will be an entertainment-filled two-day racing and music festival in downtown Chicago; there will something for everyone.

When will tickets be available?

The event will feature many admission options including luxury premium hospitality, reserved seating and general admission passes.  Premium hospitality and reserved seating are on sale now here.  Concert Announcements and General Admission sales begin February 2nd.  Fans are encouraged to sign up for event alerts to receive notifications on event announcements and pre-sale invites.  Alert sign up here.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely! We do offer payment plan options to suit your needs. A 50/50 payment with the first payment coming out today and the final 50% on April 7, 2023.

50/50 plan:

  • Start with just 50% down Now
  • Final 50% payment due on April 7, 2023
When will I receive my tickets?

Tickets and admission wristbands will be mailed closer to the event.

Will there be parking?

Yes, there are multiple public parking options including local garages.  More information will be shared closer to the event.

Should I take public transportation to the event?

Yes, we strongly encourage the use of Chicago public transportation, transit information here.

Can I take a rideshare to the event?

Yes, designated drop off and pick up locations will be announced at a later date.

Are there maps available?
Course Map and event information can be found here.
How long is the course?

Chicago Street Race Course is approximately 2.2 miles.

How can I get more information on the event?

Stay connected by following us on social (@NASCARChicago) and sign up for event alerts to be the first to know. Event alerts registration here.

Bag Policy & Allowed + Prohibited Items

Bag Policy
  • One CLEAR bag that is no larger than 12” x 12” x 6” is allowed.  Clear bags will be restricted to small purses, totes, and drawstring bags only.  Backpacks and bags with multiple pockets are prohibited.
  • Small clutch purses and fanny packs that are 6” x 6” or smallerdo not need to be clear, but can have no more than one pocket.
  • Ziploc bags, no larger than gallon size, are allowed.
  • Hydration packs are allowed and do not need to be clear but must be emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets in addition to the one holding the water reservoir.

Bag Check/Security Screening:

  • Bag Checks – certified security service will inspect all bags and contents for prohibited items at the entrances.
Allowed Items
  • Baby Strollers
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
  • Collapsible Chairs, without chair bag
  • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts, and other attachments are not allowed).
  • EMPTY reusable plastic water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic water bottles for refilling.
  • Stadium Seat Cushions without metal components.
  • Sunscreen in non-aerosol containers is allowed in the size of 3.4 ounces or less.
  • Nationality flags attached to a pencil-size wooden stick.  Flags may not obstruct any other fan’s view of the event.
  • Prescription medicine, per below:

Prescription Medicine Requirements: 

Anyone needing prescription medicine must present the pharmacy-labeled container which states the prescription, dosage, and patient name to our medical staff at each entrance gate. Patrons are only allowed a sufficient supply of the prescribed medication for that day.

Over the counter medications are allowed in a sufficient supply for the day.

Prohibited Items
  • Weapons or explosives of any kind, including firearms, knives and utility tools or fireworks
  • Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products.
  • Coolers of any kind. (Exceptions may be made for medical use)
  • Framed backpacks
  • Any and all professional audio recording equipment; Professional cameras and professional recording (photo, video, audio) equipment (NO large professional detachable zoom lenses, stands, monopods, tripods, attachment sticks (selfie sticks) or other commercial equipment.
  • Any and all professional video equipment. No video recording will be allowed.
  • Drones or any other remote flying or ground device
  • Displays of the Confederate flag
  • Glass, metal (including water bottles) or ceramic containers of any kind
  • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
  • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind
  • Umbrellas
  • Hammocks
  • Balloons
  • Frisbees , footballs or any type of entertainment devices that are thrown into the air
  • Laser pointers
  • Noise makers or Air horns
  • Pets (except service animals, as defined by the ADA)
  • Wheeled transportation including but not limited to, skateboards, scooters, bicycles, hover boards, wagons (including Red Wagons) or carts, non-motorized or motorized
  • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
  • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed.
  • No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, giveaways, samples, etc.
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Obscene or indecent signs , blankets, apparel of any kind
  • Bicycles inside festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
  • All Chicago parks prohibit smoking of any kind, including vaping.


Check back here for 2023 Event information.

ADA Information

ADA and Accessibility accommodations for 2023 are not yet available but check back later! For questions about ADA and Accessibility accommodations, please contact [email protected].


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