Navy Pier is excited to present a reimagined Light Up The Lake, the largest indoor and outdoor holiday experience in Chicago! Join us for a winter celebration that promises to illuminate Chicago’s top lakefront destination from November 24th to December 31st.
November 24th – December 31st
Explore the Pier’s dazzling outdoor lakefront light displays. Experience the joy of outdoor ice skating with a breathtaking backdrop of Lake Michigan. Cozy up with loved ones and roast smores by the toasty firepits. Ignite your creativity at our holiday workshops.
Discover one-of-kind finds with our local artisan markets. Experience the thrills of axe throwing. Enjoy live music every weekend from local performers. Take a ride on the heated Centennial Ferris Wheel. Create cherished memories with family and friends at our award-winning fireworks on Saturdays.
Skating is FREE if you bring your own skates!
Purchase your skate rentals & axe throwing tickets here
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