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Welcome to Chicago's Navy Pier

Chicago's Iconic Lakefront Destination

The People's Pier

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.
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COVID-19 Safety Measures

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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.

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. In 2020, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.

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.
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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 2020, 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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