Where Can I Shake It on the Lake?

Where Can I Shake It on the Lake?

We are located on the lakefront in downtown Chicago on Museum Campus – next door to Soldier Field

Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island (formerly FirstMerit Bank Pavilion)
1300 S Linn White Dr
Chicago, IL 60605

About Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island:

Did you know planes used to land on this property prior to being turned into a live music venue? Located on the 91-acre Northerly Island peninsula that sticks out into Lake Michigan, Country LakeShake Festival will take place on a 30,000 seat outdoor concert venue that is used for a variety of today’s top artists. An oasis in downtown Chicago on the lakefront, Huntington Bank Pavilion is known as the “Venue with a View”. The amphitheater has spectacular views of Lake Michigan, Burnham Harbor, Soldier Field and the Chicago Skyline.

Park It!

Park It!

Need a place to park? We have partnered with ParkWhiz for all your parking needs here!


Free Trolleys!

Free Trolleys!

US99 is making it even easier to get to LakeShake!

Welcome to the US99 LakeShake Trolleys where you can meet fellow fans, listen to country hits and get a ride directly to the festival!

Trolleys to LakeShake will depart from three locations, and arrive at McFetridge Drive just a short walk to the Festival. Trolleys will run continuously Friday thru Sunday 1pm- Midnight.

Millennium Park/South Shore Line Stop (Beaubien and Randolph) ~ departs near Millennium Station, South Shore Line and Millennium/Grant Park Parking Garages.

Union Station Stop (Adams and Canal) – departs near Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center

South Loop Stop (Roosevelt and Wabash)– departs near CTA stop for Pink/Green/Brown/Purple Lines

Trolley routes will transport fans to the event starting at 1pm on Friday – Sunday. Regular trolley service to-and-from the festival runs throughout the day. All routes will arrive at McFetridge Drive, just a short walk to the Festival. McFetridge Drive is also where guests re-board after the festival for the return trip.

Catch a Ride!

Catch a Ride!

Picking up or dropping off?


Uber drop-off will be located along McFetridge Dr. prior to the event. When you’re ready to head home after the Country LakeShake Music Festival, exit the festival grounds and walk west of Columbus Dr to request your ride and meet your driver.


Taxi drop-off will be located along McFetridge Dr. prior to the event. Guests will be directed to Roosevelt Rd. and Michigan Ave. to receive a taxi post event.


Limos/Buses can drop-off and pickup within the turnarounds at McFetridge Dr. Please note tailgating will NOT be permitted within the turnarounds.

Taking Public Transportation?

Taking Public Transportation?

Easy to get here with Metra and CTA!

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has got you covered. With train and bus routes throughout the city and to both major airports, CTA is a great option. CTA Buses will also drop-off and pickup guests at the transportation center located within the East Museum Lot. Map out your route on CTA or click here to buy a CTA Visitor Pass!

Traveling from the suburbs? Metra’s commuter rail system makes it easy. Click here for the scoop on riding Metra to and from LakeShake and to see a map of nearby Metra stations. Additionally, you can hop aboard the free US99 LakeShake trolley if arriving at Metra’s Ogilvie Transportation Center, Union Station or Millennium Station!


Hop on Board!


Hop on Board!

We Have Shuttles!

Hotel Shuttle Service:

If you stay at our host hotel the Hyatt McCormick Place, you can get complimentary shuttles rides to and from the festival each day! Click here to reserve your stay!

ADA Shuttle Service:

ADA shuttles are upon request within the parking lots. The shuttle will be provided to guests needing additional assistance. Guests can reach out to security patrolling the parking lots to radio for the shuttle. The shuttle will drop off at the Adler Planetarium and be able to provide service after the show, however, please be patient as it will need to wait until pedestrian traffic clears to be able to get back to the Adler drop-off for additional pickups.