Pierogi Fest™ takes place in Whiting, IN, a friendly city on Lake Michigan, just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. Scroll below and you’ll find out how to get to Whiting for the wackiest fest in the Midwest. From driving directions to nearby lodging we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re coming from near or far, you’ll feel like you’re at home when you come to Pierogi Fest™.

Driving Directions

FROM THE LOOP South on I-94/Dan Ryan Expressway to the Chicago Skyway/I-90. Exit Indianapolis Blvd. Turn left at the stop light (Southeast) onto Indianapolis Blvd. and drive for approximately 2 miles. At 119th Street, you have arrived at Pierogi Fest™. Park and enjoy! 

FROM I-80/94 Exit Calumet Avenue North. Continue North for approximately 7.5 miles to 119th Street. Turn right (East). In about a half mile, you’ll run into Pierogi Fest™. Please stop there or people will get hurt. Park and get yourself a plate of sauerkraut!

FROM THE INDIANA TOLL ROAD, I-90 Exit Calumet Avenue North. Continue North for approximately 7.5 miles to 119th Street. Turn right (East). In about a half mile, you’ll run into Pierogi Fest™. Smell cabbage? You’re in the right place. 

FROM I-65 Take I-65 North to I-80/94 West. Exit Calumet Avenue North. Continue North for approximately 7.5 miles to 119th Street. Turn right (East). In about a half mile, you’ll run into Pierogi Fest™. 

FROM ILLINOIS SOUTH AND SUBURBS Take I-294 South to I-80/94 East to Indiana.Exit Calumet Avenue North. Continue North for approximately 7.5 miles to 119th Street. Turn right (East). In about a half mile, you’ll start to hear polka music and you’ll know you’re in the right place.

Park & Ride

We have free parking all over town! Find a spot without a lawn chair in it and it’s yours; we are Polish, we do that just like our buscias used to. All lots below are free to park in and offer shuttle service to and from the Fest. The shuttle does cost you though, but it’s only $1. 

*A parking map for Pierogi Fest™ 2017 will be available soon.

Lodging

Coming from afar and need a place to stay? Don't worry. There's a number of hotels in the area that are close to Pierogi Fest™.

AMERISTAR CASINO & HOTEL
777 Ameristar Blvd.
East Chicago, IN
219.378.3000

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT
7730 Corinne Drive
Hammond, IN
219.845.6350

FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT
7720 Corinne Drive
Hammond, IN
219.845.6950

MAJESTIC STAR HOTEL & CASINO
1 Buffington Harbor Dr.
Gary, IN
888.218.7867

MAGNUS INN
4000 Calumet Ave.
Hammond, IN
219.931.0900

RAMADA INN
4141 Calumet Ave.
Hammond, IN
219.933.0500

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT
7740 Corinne Drive
Hammond, IN
219.844.8440

SUPER 8 MOTEL NORTH
4111 Calumet Ave.
Hammond, IN
219.932.8888

SUPER 8 MOTEL SOUTH
3844 179th St.
Hammond, IN
219.844.8888

Airports

Flying in for Pierogi Fest™? We have a number of airports that you can fly into.

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
5700 S Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
10000 W O'Hare Ave
Chicago, IL

Gary Chicago International Airport
6001 Airport Rd
Gary, IN

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