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Navy Pier Chicago Fun On The Lake Year Round!

You’ve finally arrived! We’ve been waiting on you, “Navy Pier Chicago” that is…

This Pier off Chicago’s lakefront is a favorite attraction in the United States. It’s also one of the most visited places in the states!

It’s one of the top attractions in Chicago year round. While the Pier attracts millions of people every year, it will still welcome you.

It’s set on the gorgeous Chicago Lakefront, and the views of this pier is stunning!

You can see many ships as they ride by, private boats all along the lake front, and people enjoying all the water sports that are available.

Don’t be surprised if you see a hot air balloon gliding by.

The amazing thing about this lakefront attraction is that it doesn’t believe in saving the fireworks for just one day of the year.

This place is booming with fireworks during the holidays as well as many months of the year.

Just when you think fireworks season is over the Pier has another upcoming date scheduled for its firework shows.

So why wait until the fourth of July to see Navy Pier Fireworks when you have the opportunity to come to the Pier and see them on different days of the week before and after the Fourth of July!

The view of the fireworks off the lakefront is breathtaking. You can choose to view these fireworks on land or on a boat.

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You can even see them from the parks in front of the lakefront right off lake shore drive!

Enjoy one of the amusement park rides at Pier Park. Get on the ferris wheel! Kids and adults alike enjoy themselves.

It will take you very high up in the sky!

There’s a variety of entertainment venues and exciting things to do for all ages.

If you are up for a little challenge you can play some miniature golf also!

From the Navy Pier Imax to the Pier Ferris Wheel & Fun Park, you will not run out of things to do here.

If you have children don’t bypass the Chicago Children’s Museum where you can create art, work with your hands creating things, or just climb on a ship.

There’s so much to do for kids that they won’t get bored!

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The Chicago Children’s Museum offers free admission all day for ages 15 and under on the first Sunday of every month.

For more information on Chicago Children’s Museum please call (312) 527-1000

If you want to get around on wheels, you can rent a bike and skates at the Bike and Roll Chicago.

For rentals and tour reservations please call (888) BIKE WAY (245-3929)

If you are interested in a two hour tour of Chicago on 2 wheels to experience how beautiful Chicago is, try the Segway Experience of Chicago.

This tour starts at the Pier and takes you on a joy ride through Olive park and Oak Street Beach. You will continue to ride through Lincoln Park to the Gold Coast neighborhood and furthermore.

Call 312-663-0600 and ask for the NAVY PIER TOUR or Contact Segway Experience of Chicago at 312-663-0600

You can enjoy many free shows, and concerts from off the Pier. So you don’t have to spend plenty of money to have a good time.

You can sit down and listen to live jazz, or another music preference of your choice!

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You will see a host of gifted musicians, bands, and dancers from various regions of the world.

There are many more unique things to see here. If you’re looking for a show enjoy the Chicago Shakespeare theater.

The events and things to do however don’t stop there, there is still much more!

You’ve seen some of the things this pier has to offer on land but what about on the water?

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There are many Chicago Sightseeing, boat tours and cruise options to go on that you will have a lot to choose from.

Take a ride on the water and experience what the Lake shore has to offer you!

What about Beer Garden where you can relax and enjoy the social life on the lake shore. They have different kinds of beer and food there.

What more can you ask for than an entertainment park for all ages right off beautiful Lake Michigan.

This place will keep you busy all day long, and right into the night time with it’s beautiful views.

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There is so much to do here and the calendar of events never end!

The signs are pointing in every direction!


Current Hours of Operation: Open Year Round

Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 midnight

Summer (Friday before Memorial Day – Labor Day) Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 midnight

Fall (Tuesday following Labor Day through October) Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Winter (November 1 – March 31) Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Spring (April 1 – The Thursday before Memorial Day) Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 25

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Navy Pier Chicago Location:600 East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

Phone:(312) 595-PIER Toll Free: (800) 595-PIER