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COVID-19 Operations Updates

Our Pier Pledge

As the People’s Pier, Navy Pier has and always will prioritize the health, safety and well-being of its staff, partners and guests. We will continue to do everything in our power to make each individual feel safe and comfortable while visiting the Pier.



Navy Pier is operating in accordance with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The City of Chicago requires that everyone over the age of 2 wears a mask indoors in public regardless of vaccination status (effective 8/20/21). Masks may be removed while dining. Thank you for your cooperation.

No-Cost COVID-19 Testing


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Navy Pier is pleased to partner with Curative, an essential health services provider, to offer COVID-19 testing via a testing center conveniently located at the Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion, at no cost to you. Test results are delivered electronically within 24–48 hours upon receipt of the sample at the lab.

To schedule an appointment, visit Walk-ups are also welcomed. Testing is available Wednesday-Sunday from 9am–4pm. For more information about Curative and their offerings, visit

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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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