FREE Parking!


Spectators

Saturday, Feb 6

Convenient, free parking is available for all spectators, pilots and vendors in Lot E-14 at the University of Illinois, directly across First Street from the State Farm Center.

Look for our free Shuttle Bus running every 10-15 minutes on Saturday, February 6th between Lot E-14 and the Armory.

Lot E-14 is located at the corner of First Street and Kirby Avenue.


Sunday, Feb 7

Free parking is available on Sunday for spectators, pilots and vendors in Lot E-3, just east of the Armory.

Lot E-3 is located between Sixth Street on the west, the Main Library on the east, Gregory Drive on the south and Armory Avenue on the north.


Vendors & Pilots

Friday, Feb 5

To facilitate unloading during Set-Up on Friday, after 4pm Vendors and Pilots may use Lot E-12 directly adjacent to the Armory, across Gregory Drive, for short-term parking. Special E-Fest Parking Permit must be visible in the vehicle’s windshield when parked in Lot E-12. Parking Permits available on-site, or in advance from kblessinger@hobbico.com.

After unloading on Friday, Vendors and Pilots may use Lot E-14 for longer-term parking.

Lot E-14 is located at the corner of First Street and Kirby Avenue, and on Saturday will have free shuttle service to and from the Armory.

In addition, parking is available in Lot E-3 after 5pm on Friday.

Lot E-3 is located between Sixth Street on the west, the Main Library on the east, Gregory Drive on the south and Armory Avenue on the north.


Saturday, Feb 6

In addition to using the E-14 Free Shuttle Lot, Vendors and Pilots are welcome to park in Lot E-3 on Saturday.

Lot E-3 is located between Sixth Street on the west, the Main Library on the east, Gregory Drive on the south and Armory Avenue on the north.


Sunday, Feb 7

Free parking is available on Sunday for spectators, pilots and vendors in Lot E-3, just east of the Armory.

No overnight parking allowed any night in any lot.

To facilitate loading on Sunday during Tear-Down, Vendors and Pilots may use Lot E-12 directly adjacent to the Armory, across Gregory Drive, for short-term parking after 1pm. A special E-Fest Parking Permit must be visible in the vehicle’s windshield when parked in Lot E-12. Parking Permits available on-site, or in advance from kblessinger@hobbico.com.