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Fun and Free Things to do in Chicago at Navy Pier

Looking for fun and free things to do in Chicago? There’s always something going on at Navy Pier! From cultural programming and seasonal celebrations to special events, festivals, fireworks and more, discover fun and free Chicago events at Navy Pier all year long.

See also: free events & public programs

Navy Pier, Chicago’s mission-driven cultural district, proudly offers free events and public programming year-round. See a full listing of Navy Pier’s ongoing free events and public programs

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Daily Cruises

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Bronzeville

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

29

Daily Cruises

Water Flicks presented by Bubly and Pepsi | The Incredibles 2

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

30

Daily Cruises

Sunset Yoga

Rush Hour Workouts

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

31

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

1

Daily Cruises

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

2

Water Colors
Back on the Block: Greg Spero Inspired by the Works of Quincy Jones

Daily Cruises

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Uptown

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Wiggleworms

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

3

Wave Wall Wax

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Uptown

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

4

Daily Cruises

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Uptown

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

5

Daily Cruises

Yappy Hour! Benefiting Canine Companions

Water Flicks presented by Bubly and Pepsi | Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

6

After School Matters Youth Showcase

Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

7

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

8

Daily Cruises

MILLER LITE PRESENTS CHICAGO BEARS: PARK, TAILGATE AND RIDE

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Impact Optimize2019

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

9

Water Colors
Ancient to the Future: Celebrating 50 Yrs of the Art Ensemble of Chicago

Daily Cruises

Shoreline Sightseeing Mixology Cruise with KOVAL Distillery

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Jurassic Quest

Wiggleworms

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

10

Noche Caribeña

Wave Wall Wax

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Jurassic Quest

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

11

Daily Cruises

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Jurassic Quest

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

12

Daily Cruises

Water Flicks presented by Bubly and Pepsi | Aquaman

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

13

Daily Cruises

Sunset Yoga

Rush Hour Workouts

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

14

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

15

Quinceañera

Daily Cruises

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

16

Water Colors
Chicago Jazz Orchestra, 1940s

Daily Cruises

Offshore Rooftop & Bar: Air and Water Show Viewing Party

Odyssey Air & Water Show Preview Brunch + Preview Lunch Cruise

Odyssey Air & Water Show Preview Brunch + Preview Lunch Cruise

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Humboldt Park

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Wiggleworms

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

17

Wave Wall Wax

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Offshore Rooftop & Bar: Air and Water Show Viewing Party

Odyssey Air & Water Show Early Brunch + Buffet Lunch Cruises

Odyssey Air & Water Show Early Brunch + Buffet Lunch Cruises

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Humboldt Park

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

18

Daily Cruises

Offshore Rooftop & Bar: Air and Water Show Viewing Party

Odyssey Air & Water Show Early Brunch Cruise

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Humboldt Park

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Live on the Lake!

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

19

Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

20

Daily Cruises

Sunset Yoga

Rush Hour Workouts

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

21

Daily Cruises

Aon Summer Fireworks

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

22

Daily Cruises

Breath of Hope Yoga and Social 2019

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

23

Daily Cruises

Water Colors
King Oliver’s Lawn Party! 100 Years of Jazz in Chicago

Wiggleworms

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Rogers Park

Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruises

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

24

Wave Wall Wax

Aon Summer Fireworks

Live on the Lake!

Daily Cruises

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Rogers Park

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

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Live on the Lake!

Daily Cruises

Neighborhood Artisan Market: Rogers Park

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Chicago Shakespeare presents: The Wizard of Oz

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

26

Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

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Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

28

Aon Summer Fireworks

Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

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Daily Cruises

MILLER LITE PRESENTS CHICAGO BEARS: PARK, TAILGATE AND RIDE

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

30

The Great American Lobster Fest®

Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

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Live on the Lake!

The Great American Lobster Fest®

Wave Wall Wax

Aon Summer Fireworks

Daily Cruises

Iván Navarro: This Land is Your Land

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