GINZA HOLIDAY 2020 WILL NOT TAKE PLACE AS AN IN-PERSON EVENT. Due to precautions against the Covid-19 pandemic, unfortunately we will not have our usual Ginza Holiday. We are, however planning some ‘virtual’ celebrations for this year (our 65th Ginza) – please stay tuned for more information. We thank you for your support over the years and hopefully next year we can resume our in-person Ginza Holiday. Please stay safe.
Ginza Holiday Festival is located in the heart of Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood
For transit planning purposes, our temple is near the intersection of Sedgwick and Menomonee.
‘L’ and Subway:
Brown Line – exit at the Sedgwick ‘L’ Station (North Ave. and Sedgwick), walk north on Sedgwick to Menomonee, left on Menomonee to the Temple entrance.
Red Line – at the Fullerton ‘L’ Station transfer to southbound Brown Line.
Buses: The following bus routes serve our location
#22 Clark, #36 Broadway, #151 Sheridan, #172 North Ave (call 1-888-YourCTA for more information on public transportation options)
Taxi or Ride Sharing
Simply inform your driver that we are located at 435 W. Menomonee, Chicago
If you have a smartphone we suggest you use your “navigation” app for directions – just plug in (or click) our address: 435 W. Menomonee, Chicago. If you prefer, below are written directions to the Temple.
From East off Lakeshore Drive: Exit at North Avenue. Go west down North Avenue to Hudson Avenue. Turn right (north) on Hudson. The Ginza Festival South Gate entrance is at the end of Hudson Avenue.
From West off Kennedy Expressway: Exit at North Avenue. Go east down North Avenue to Sedgwick Street. Turn Left (north) up Sedgwick to Eugenie Street. Turn Left (west) on Eugenie Street. Proceed to Hudson Avenue. Turn Right (north) on Hudson Avenue. The Ginza Festival South Gate entrance at the end of Hudson Avenue.
As with any event in the heart of Chicago, parking can be a challenge. Here are some resources to help you locate parking near our Temple. For reference, we are located at 435 W. Menomonee, Chicago.
Street metered parking: You may be able to find metered parking spaces on Clark Street, Wells Street, or North Avenue. The ParkChicago app can assist you in paying and refreshing metered parking fees from your smartphone. www.parkchicago.com
Public Parking Lots: There are several public parking lots within walking distance to our temple. We suggest using parking apps such as Spot Hero or ParkWhiz to locate and even reserve a parking space.
Please note: the residential neighborhood surrounding our temple has “zoned parking restrictions” which are posted on every street. These restrictions are monitored and strictly enforced.