Would your group like to be recognized? Connect with the March for Life Chicago by registering
your group here!
Filling a bus? Be sure to send us information on your group’s travel plans so others may join you.
Courtyard Marriott Chicago Downtown/RiverNorth
30 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611
$89 per night/ Rate available 1/12/2019 to 1/13/2019
Rate can be extended to three nights prior and three nights after. Room availability is limited and must be booked by December 22nd. To make your room reservation online, go to the March for Life Chicago reservation page or call the Marriott Reservation Center at (800)321-2211.
Bus Parking – Please ask your bus company for parking information. The Chicago Department of Transportation and the local Alderman’s Office recommend buses park on Canal Street between Roosevelt and 14th St. There is an idling bus location on Canal Street. It is only street parking, available on a first come, first serve basis. Also, passengers can be dropped off at the corner of Adams and Dearborn (directly in front of Federal Plaza!).
Chicago Parking Map – An easy and free guide to parking garage locations in the Chicagoland area.
Spot Hero – Prepay and reserve your parking garage space or valet at discounted pricing.
Parking Panda – Offering special discount for March for Life Chicago attendees. Use promo code MARCH10 to receive a 10% discount. Parking Panda will also donate 20% of revenue to March for Life Chicago.
Chicago Parking Meters – Guide to Chicago’s on-street system, locations and rates.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) – Information about bus and train service in and around Chicago.
Metra – Information about train service to Chicago from surrounding suburbs.
Below are a couple of options. Be sure to mention that you are participating in March for Life Chicago. Important note: Please confirm parking information with your bus company ahead of time.
USA Bus Charter – Phone (800)979-4498
Tristate Travel – Phone (800)779-4869
Your local school bus company may also offer an affordable alternative.
JOIN THESE GROUPS TO THE MARCH
St. Constance Church – Private bus from 5843 W. Strong St., Chicago, IL. Contact Richard at 708-205-8487
Lake County Right to Life – Private bus departing from Marytown, 1600 W. Park Ave., Libertyville, IL immediately following 11:00 am Mass. Contact Bonnie at 847-223-7022 or email@example.com
Portage, Indiana NWI Pro-Life Coalition – FREE roundtrip from Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church – 2949 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, Indiana. Kick-off Mass with Fr. Kevin McCarthy at 11am. Bus departure 12:30PM, Return at 5:30PM.
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod – Northern Illinois District – leaving from Trinity Lutheran Church in Lisle, 1101 Kimberly Way at 1pm. Suggested bus ride donation is $10 to cover the cost. Please call 630-234-1491 to reserve your seat! Space is limited!
St. Patrick Catholic Church, St. Charles, IL – Call parish office for details 630-338-800
Catholic Diocese of Peoria – Round-trip transportation from Peoria to Chicago. Mass at 10:15AM at St. Mary of Perpetual Help in Chicago followed by lunch in the Church hall. Breakfast will be continental on the bus. Cost is $25 per person, $10 per college student. Register here.
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Batavia, IL – Please call Holy Cross Parish to register at 630-879-4750.
Lutherans for Life of Illinois – Public transportation fro Matteson, IL
St. Patrick Church of Merna Youth Ministry – Coming from Bloomington, IL
Diocese of Springfield, IL – The Office for Pro-Life Activities and Special Ministries is coordinating a bus to the March for Life – Chicago. Participants will attend the Youth Rally, Archdiocese Mass for Life, and the March. Bus to leave Saturday, January 12 and return after the March, Sunday, January 13. A letter with information has been sent to parish Respect Life Coordinators or the parish office. Click here for more information.
Shrine of Christ the King – car pool from the Shrine of Christ the King after the 11:30 AM Mass. Will be wearing blue scarves!
St. John the Evangelist Church/ K of C Council #12154 – St. John Indiana. Contact Kate De Schepper at 219-365-5678 ext. 267. Free bus transportation – registration required. Departs from St. John the Evangelist Church.
St. Thomas More Church, Munster, IN – with groups from St. Joseph Church/ Knights of Columbus Council #8082 and St. Micahel’s Church – Contact Margie at firstname.lastname@example.org
630-915-7117 or Leslie at 219-741-3739. Free bus transportation. Registration required. Northwest Indiana parishioners, families and friends are welcome to join. Pick up and return location: St. Thomas More Church 8501 Calumet Ave., Munster, Indiana.
St. Ita Parish, Chicago – Blessing and send-off after the 10:30 Mass, light refreshments after in Jubilee Hall. Walk to Bryn Mawr “L” Station. Look for the blue and yellow St. Ita banner.
Queen of the Rosary Parish, Elk Grove Village – chartered school bus with room for 50. Cost is a free will donation to offset the cost of the charter and driver tip. The bus will depart from the Queen of the Rosary church west parking lot after the 11:30AM mass – between 12:30PM and 12:45PM. We will return to Queen of the Rosary immediately following the march. We generally get back around 5:30PM. Queen of the Rosary is located at 750 West Elk Grove Blvd in Elk Grove Village. People interested in riding the bus can contact me at (847) 217-6535 to reserve their seat. Thanks!
College Church, Sanctity of Human Life Task Force – departing from Wheaton, IL.
Wheaton College “Voice For LIFE”
Church of the Resurrection, Sanctity of Life