Transportation & Parking at CHI Health Center Arena
Downtown Interactive Parking Map
On-site parking - Lot D $8/day
On-site parking - south side $12/day
(No re-entry privileges for CHI Center parking)
Hilton Hotel Parking (3-minute walk)
First Hour - Free
Per Hour - $3
Daily Max - $21 ($15/day for hotel guests)
Capitol District Parking (6-minute walk)
325 N 12th Street
1hr. - $6.00
1-4hrs. - $9.00
4-8hrs. - $12.00
8-24hrs. - $15.00
Omaha Park Eight (7-minute walk)
$3 flat rate
Opens 7:30am on Saturday
9th & Farnam Garage (10-minute walk)
Requires Park Omaha app
Omaha Park One (14-minute walk)
1516 Douglas St.
$1/hour, $8 max
Credit cards only
Bus Parking - Lot D $20/day
For those traveling on buses from outlying areas, bus drop-off and pick-up will be in front of the main CHI entrance on 10th Street at the curb cut. Bus parking is provided in Lot D for a daily rate of $20.
To avoid parking, locals are encouraged to use ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. Special discounts are available for first-time riders at https://www.uber.com/promo/
Bus – Omaha Metro System
Cash adult fare = $1.25/ride.
Bus Stops Closest to CHI
12th & Dodge (7-minute walk) - Line 11, 92, Yellow (Council Bluffs)
12th & Harney (12-minute walk) - Line 15
10th & Douglas (7-minute walk) - Line 13, 18
10th & Cass St SW (1-minute walk) - Line 4, 16
FREE Surface Lot Parking
8th Street & Douglas – Free, 3-hour parking
Lewis & Clark Landing, Riverfront Drive
Street Parking Meters
N. 12th Street Between Douglas & Mike Fahey
2-4 hour limits but can refill
Download the Park Omaha app
from your app store to refill a meter and extend time without having to return to your car.
Event Entry & Re-Entry
All event participants will be required to show proof of registration upon entry. This can be in the form of a printed registration confirmation or by showing a digital version of registration confirmation on a smartphone or other device. Children attending with their parents who are not registered to participate in one of the youth tracks can be admitted with a parent who has proof of registration.
Participants are welcome to leave the event and re-enter, but they will need to show proof of registration upon re-entry. There will be no re-entry after 9 p.m.
Information kiosks are located near Hall A on the first floor of the convention center, on the second floor of the convention center just across from the Hilton skybridge, and at the Plaza entrance to the arena at the bottom of the steps. Info kiosks are staffed with English-speaking and bilingual volunteers equipped to answer questions related to the event schedule and facility maps along with information for handicapped guests including reserved seating, hearing impaired devices, and other helpful details.
General admission seating is located on all concourses; floor seating is reserved for deacons, clergy, religious, and other program participants. The arena will be open throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., except during Jim Gaffigan’s rehearsal from 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Saving seats is allowed, but ArchOmaha Unite and the CHI Center are not responsible for monitoring saved seats, items used to save seats, or helping to retrieve saved seats that end up being taken. Seating is limited and will fill quickly. Early arrival is encouraged.
Food & Concessions
The CHI Center provides a variety of concessions throughout the arena concourses which are open from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.and from 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. All concessions are closed during Mass. Additional concessions are available as part of the Latino Unite track in Exhibit Hall B from Noon - 3:30 p.m.
No outside food or beverages are allowed (other than empty personal water bottles). However, you may tailgate or keep food in your vehicle. Complimentary water stations are available throughout the event, and guests may fill personal water bottles.
Meal breaks are provided from noon-2 p.m. and again from 6-7:30 p.m. Guests are free to leave the CHI Center to eat meals in the local downtown area. Proof of registration will be required for re-entry. ArchOmaha Unite is not responsible for ensuring “saved seats” will be available upon return. Get info on food and beverage discounts at nearby restaurants and festivals here!