On Chicago's Riverwalk just off The Magnificent Mile
Just 3 Blocks North of Millennium Park
Our tours depart from the Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Look for our blue awning at the top of the stairway. GPS users enter 112 E. Wacker Drive.
Chicago's Riverwalk winds along the South Side of the Chicago River welcoming pedestrians to enjoy Chicago from a unique perspective while strolling along the River's edge under the State Street, Wabash Avenue and Michigan Avenue bridges. If you'd like to avoid the stairway, there are convenient ramps located nearby at State St. & Wabash Ave. View accessibility info here.
10/9/16 - The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will involve extensive street closures on Sunday, October 9, 2016.
Street closures along the route will occur between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The roads in Grant Park will be closed longer.
A complete street closures and openings list can be found here.
For more information please visit https://www.chicagomarathon.com/participant-information/course-amenities/street-closure-notification/
10/10/16 - On Monday, Octover 10, 2016 The annual Columbus Day Parade will take place from 12:30pm to 2:30pm. The parade route will be on State Street from Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street.
Several streets in the 42nd Ward will be used for the parade as well as for staging and disbanding of parade entries:
Beginning at 9am and lasting until 2pm: Both sides of Wacker Drive (from Franklin to Wabash) will be closed.
Beginning at 12pm (noon) and lasting until approximately 3pm: Both sides of State Street (from Kinzie to Congress) will be closed.
Mercury Ticket Box Office on Chicago’s Riverwalk. Look for the blue awning at the southeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive.
Please use 112 E. Wacker Dr. for GPS Navigation.
Parking and Access
Parking is available across the street at LAZ Parking Garage (111 E. Wacker Dr.) next door to Fannie May Candy. A reduced rate is offered for Mercury customers of $14 for 1-3 hours or $15 for 3-4 hours of parking. Simply have your parking ticket stamped at the Mercury Box Office to recieve the discount.
For shopping, dining and lodging on the Magnificent Mile,
For guests needing accessibility information,
Please visit CruiseChicago.com/location/accessible_drop_off_area/
We encourage the use of public transit to and from our dock.
For more info, visit TransitChicago.com
Directions Via Public Transit
Via CTA's Red Line
Exit at Lake Street Station and proceed east 2 blocks to the east side of Michigan Avenue. Continue north to Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Wacker Drive.
Via CTA's Blue Line
Exit at Washington Street Station and proceed east 3 blocks to the east side of Michigan Avenue. Continue north to Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Wacker Drive.
Via CTA's Green, Brown, Orange and Pink Lines
Exit at State/Lake St. Station and proceed east 2 blocks to the east side of Michigan Avenue. Continue north to Wacker Drive. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge and Wacker Drive.
Via CTA Bus
Take the 151 bus, which runs north and south along Michigan Avenue. Exit at Wacker Drive and walk across intersections to the Southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Look for our blue awning marking the stairway entrance.
From I-90/I-94 Kennedy/Edens Expressways
As you begin to enter downtown Chicago exit on right at OHIO STREET. Continue Eastbound on Ohio Street and turn Right (South) on WABASH AVENUE. Cross over the Chicago River and turn left (East) at first street, WACKER DR. Continue Eastbound on Wacker Drive. Cross through the Michigan Avenue intersection and look for the first driveway East of Michigan Ave., on your right which is 111 E. Wacker Dr. / Systems Parking Garage. It is a self park facility and is available to our customers on a space available basis. Walk across the Street (North) and look for the Blue Awning marking the stairway down to our Riverside Gardens Dock and Mercury Skyline Cruiseline.
From I-290 Eisenhower Expressway
Continue east through the old Post Office and continue to Michigan Avenue. You must go straight at that light, but get ready to turn left at the next light which will take you Northbound onto Michigan Avenue. Travel past Millennium Park and continue North to Wacker Dr. Turn Right onto Wacker Dr. and take the first right hand driveway into the 111 E. Wacker Drive Parking facility..
From Lakeshore Drive North or Southbound
Exit at Wacker Drive (Upper) and continue Westbound. Parking is on your left at 111 E. Wacker Dr. Look for our Blue Awning when walking to the dock, which is located at the SouthEast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge.