Arrive Right at the Gates for Chicagoland’s Best Local Music Festival: Pitchfork

July 20, 2023

Avoid the hassles and high costs of parking by taking CTA directly to Union Park for the 3 days of music

Riding a CTA bus or train is the best choice for getting to the front door of Pitchfork at Union Park this weekend beginning Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23. No traffic, no hassles, no problem! Save your money for good eats and band merchandise.

CTA’s popular, unlimited ride passes – the 1-day pass costs just $5 and for those attending all three days of the festival, the 3-day pass is only $15.

  • Rail Service: The Green and Pink lines provide the closest access to the park. Customers should exit at the Ashland station.
  • Bus Service: The #9 Ashland bus route will provide direct service to the festival.

The CTA strongly recommends customers allow extra travel time and plan ahead by purchasing fare passes in advance by downloading the Ventra app, which allows you to manage your Ventra account.

Stay in the loop on CTA service changes and alerts by subscribing to CTA Updates.

For additional route information riders should call 312-836-7000 or check the CTA website: https://www.transitchicago.com/schedules/

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