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NAVY PIER®: ONE OF CHICAGO'S TOP ATTRACTIONS

Navy Pier is where you go in Chicago for events, free public programs, attractions, culture, dining, shopping and more. It's where fun lives large, whether you're a visitor or local, with family or friends.

As a nonprofit organization, the People's Pier™ offers a diverse and eclectic range of activities and experiences that ignite the imagination, stimulate the senses and allow your spirit to soar.

It's no surprise it's a place that continues to inspire discovery and wonder after more than a century. Find out what it has to inspire you...


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Exciting Events and Free Programs

Navy Pier is proud to offer a diverse variety of exciting events and public programs year-round. Our extensive event calendar features something for everyone, from free fireworks displays throughout the year to live music, theater, art exhibits, dance performances, cultural celebrations, lake cruises and kids’ activities.

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SailGP: Adrenaline-fueled racing

Experience the incredible high-adrenaline racing of SailGP, sailing’s pinnacle league, when 10 national teams – racing cutting-edge, flying sailboats capable of speeds in excess of 60 mph – turn the Chicago lakefront into a racecourse at the United States Sail Grand Prix at Navy Pier, June 18-19, 2022.

Enjoy the Flavors of the Pier

We've got the rich culinary tradition of Chicago, all in one place. Our restaurants offer you authentic food, in one of the city's most iconic locations.

Sable at Navy Pier: Wake up on the Lake

Created to continue the spirit of Navy Pier, Sable at Navy Pier offers exquisite accommodations, unique dining experiences, and a rooftop bar unlike any other. With an unmatched view of the lake, Sable at Navy Pier is the perfect place to plan your next getaway or staycation.


Discover the Pier Life

 Our Navy Pier blog has all the inspiration you need for a fantastic trip to the Pier, including all the must-sees and must-dos.

Support Navy Pier: A Mission-Driven Nonprofit Organization

Help Bring Free Public Programs to Life

Navy Pier produces nearly 250 free public programs annually. Your support helps maintain this world-class platform for local cultural organizations and artists.

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Discover our History

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences.

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Hold Your Event at Navy Pier

Planning a special event in Chicago? Wow your guests with a private event venue unlike any other in the city: Navy Pier.

From weddings to corporate retreats to festivals to trade shows, Navy Pier’s breathtaking venues and unmatched service provide an unparalleled private event experience, ensuring that no detail goes unnoticed.

We are the People's Pier

From selfies to gorgeous landscape shots, we want to see your #NavyPier photos!

Getting Here

Getting to Navy Pier has never been easier.
Click an option below to learn more about the many convenient ways to get to Navy Pier.

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About Navy Pier

More Than You Imagine

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2021, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.


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Navy Pier

600 E. GRAND AVENUE
CHICAGOIL 60611
1-800 595-PIER (7437)

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SailGP tickets are now available!

See cutting-edge, flying sailboats turn the Chicago lakefront into a racecourse at SailGP, which takes place at Navy Pier on June 18-19, 2022.

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