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Hours & Admission

Navy Pier is open year-round* and general operating hours and admission vary depending on the seasons and may be subject to change.

Regular Navy Pier hours of operation apply to most merchants, including all retail shops and food court eateries. We encourage Navy Pier guests to contact full-service restaurants, boats and theaters regarding their extended operating hours.

*Navy Pier is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Times listed are subject to change.

2022 Hours of Operation


There is no admission fee to enter Navy Pier. Attractions within Navy Pier may have admission prices and those prices can be obtained from each individual attraction’s box office.


Please note: Navy Pier’s youth escort policy is in effect after 5pm on all Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for guests under the age of 18. Click here for details. 

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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