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Parking at Navy Pier is the easiest and most convenient way to access the our many restaurants, shops, and attractions.
Navy Pier’s two on-site parking garages, West Garage and East Garage, can accommodate a total of 1,500 vehicles.
Oversized trucks and vans are recommended to park in the East Garage with a maximum height clearance of 7’9”. The West Garage clearance is 6’3”. All vehicles are subject to search. Cars parked illegally on Navy Pier will be issued citations.
When you park here, your money supports Navy Pier’s nonprofit mission, keeps the Pier viable and beautiful, and enables our job training programs and free cultural events year-round. Thank you.
Coming to Chicago LIVE Again! and planning to park off-site? We're making it easy for you to get the rest of the way! Our free trolley service will pick you up and deliver you to the event. See the pick-up points below. The trolley runs every 30 minutes 5:00pm–8:00pm Friday, and 12 noon–9:30pm Saturday.
You have 30 minutes to exit the garage after your payment is made. Lost tickets result in paying the maximum daily rate.
Or use the ParkWhiz app below:
*Valid at Navy Pier Garages only, 600 E. Grand Avenue. Published garage rates are valid for a 24-hour period starting from the time stamped on the ticket when the car entered the garage. Vehicles parked beyond the 24 hours will be subject to additional rates. Rates Subject to change.
Valet parking is available at Entrance 2, located just past the entrance and exit to West Parking. Please see valet attendant for ticket. Valet parking rates do not apply to vehicles self-parked in the Navy Pier East or West Garage. $25 minimum purchase for validation at Offshore, Lirica, Haray Caray's, or staying at the Sable. All taxes included. With validation, valet rates are as follows:
All rates subject to change.
Navy Pier does not provide bus or motorcoach parking onsite. Please click here for information on where you can park your bus. Download the Chicago Motorcoach Map and Guide here.
Buses must follow the Bus Drop-Off Plan when dropping off groups. Please contact your group leader to arrange a pick-up time. Any standing buses will be asked to leave Navy Pier and return when their groups are present for pickup.
Discounted parking is available* at the following off-site parking garages with validation from the Navy Pier Guest Services Desk:
Grand Plaza Park is located at 540 N. State St. Enter from Grand or Ohio Streets. To get to Navy Pier from Grand Plaza Park, board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) from the west side of State St. between Grand and Illinois or on Illinois just east of State.
Ogden Plaza Self Park is located at 300 E. North Water St. From Illinois St., turn right on New Street or McClurg and turn right on E. North Water. To get to Navy Pier from Ogden Plaza Self Park, walk four blocks east on Illinois to Navy Pier.
Millennium Park Garage is located at 5 S. Columbus Dr. Enter from Columbus Drive, north of Monroe St. or south of Randolph St., or lower Randolph St.
Cityfront Place Parking Garage is located at 400 N. McClurg Ct. Enter this location at 401 N New St. To get to Navy Pier from Cityfront Place Parking Garage, walk one block north and then four blocks east on Illinois to Navy Pier.
Note: When parking at any of the garages listed above, pull an entry ticket upon arrival and bring the ticket to Navy Pier. Guests must request validation at the Navy Pier Guest Services Desk, located at the west main entrance of the Pier, in order to redeem the discounted parking rates outlined above.
*Subject to availability. Rates subject to change. The alternate special parking offer is valid year-round at the Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park, Cityfront Place Parking Garage, and Millennium Park garages. Must obtain validation in order to receive the special rate. Navy Pier Guest Services validates for cars parked at Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park, Cityfront Place Parking Garage, and Millennium Park garages ONLY. Validation rate provides 12 hours of parking in the Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park, Cityfront Place Parking Garage, and Millennium Park garages. The alternate parking special rate cannot be applied to Navy Pier East or West Garages (600 E. Grand Ave).