Lyric Opera of Chicago Parking

Welcome to The Poetry Garage, located just 1.5 blocks from the Civic Opera House, home to the Lyric Opera of Chicago. We are pleased to offer Lyric Opera of Chicago customers discounted parking rates for individual Lyric Opera performances as well as packages for subscriber series parking.

Each parking pass is valid for up to 12 hours of parking giving you ample time to arrive downtown, grab dinner at a nearby restaurant and attend your performance.

Please choose the option below that best suits your parking needs. If you have any questions or comments, we are happy to help!

You can reach us at or call us at 312-960-0700.

Single Parking Passes (Weekday Evenings & Weekend Performances)

$14.00 for up to 12 hours of parking!

Attending a single Lyric Opera performance this season? Make sure to have your opera performance name, date and time handy and click the “Buy Parking Now” button below.

Buy Parking Now

Weekday Matinee Parking Passes

$36.00 for up to 12 hours of parking!

Attending a weekday matinee Lyric Opera performance? Don’t circle around downtown Chicago looking for a parking space during peak times – reserve your parking space now by clicking the “Buy Parking Now” button below.

Buy Parking Now

Subscriber Series Parking Options

$12.00 per performance!

We’ve got your parking covered for the entire season! Whether you have purchased a 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 pack of Lyric Opera performances, we have created custom parking packages to fit your needs! Simply select your series from the options below and purchase your parking for the entire season with just one click!

You’ve exchanged an opera performance? Don’t worry – your parking permit is valid for the entire Lyric Season.  So if you’ve purchased a 6 Performance Package, your parking permit will be valid for six uses at the garage.  Once you’ve used your permit six times, it will automatically expire.