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Parking at Navy Pier

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. The Pier offers complementary electric vehicle charging stations in both the East and West garages.

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.

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Self-Park Rates

  • 0-1 hours  | $16
  • 1-1.5 hours | $26
  • 1.5-2 hours | $32
  • 2-6 hours | $37 
  • 6-12 hours | $42
  • 12-24 hours | $53

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:

  • Trailer Parking: Price varies based on size of trailer. Proceed to the East Garage and press the “assistance” button prior to entering.*

*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:

  • 0-4 hours  | $20
  • 4-8 hours | $35
  • 8-12 hours | $55 
  • Event Parking (12 hour limit) | $55
Sable Hotel 
  • Overnight  | $69
  • Event Parking | $55

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. 

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 Remote Alternate Parking Garages

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. 

Rate: $15


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.

Rate: $15


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. 

Rate: $13

CityFRONT place parking Garage

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.

Rate: $15

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).

About Navy Pier

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 2022, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.

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