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May. 15, 2020

Smart Ways To Save at Navy Pier

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Navy Pier is a world-class destination that showcases the vitality of Chicago, and we want all guests to know that there are unique and affordable experiences to enjoy here! Check out some simple ways you can enjoy the Pier at a great deal below. We hope to see you soon!

Get Here For Free!

Navy Pier offers a free seasonal trolley service, with various stops throughout the city, for a convenient and affordable way to get here for all.

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Stroll The Pier

It costs nothing to walk along the 3,300 foot-long Pier on Chicago’s shoreline of Lake Michigan. Enjoy the fresh air, while taking in the sights and sounds of the city and the lakefront. Nature is a true gift!

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Enjoy a Popsicle

Stop by Ozzie’s Pops & Pretzels, where you can enjoy handmade popsicles in artisanal flavors. Milk Chocolate, Mint Oreo, Vanilla Bean and more are all on the menu! For only $3, this is a tasty gourmet snack for any smart saver.

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Play at the Park

Children love to run through the fountain at Polk Bros Park, Navy Pier’s public 12,500-square-foot signature fountain. With more than 150 programmable jets, playing in the park is an affordable way to have fun.

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Fireworks Finale

Throughout the year, guests can marvel at the spectacular, free fireworks at Navy Pier. The displays are perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan for a fun-filled finale to your day.

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Happy Hour at the Miller Lite Beer Garden

At Chicago’s go-to destination for free, live, outdoor music performances, enjoy weekly happy hour specials at the Miller Lite Beer Garden! In the summer, guests can enjoy discounts and specials on Miller High Life, Peroni and more, as well as tasty bites such as nachos and pizza.

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Piertastic Tuesday

If you happen to be looking for weekday plans, don’t miss Piertastic Tuesday. Discover great deals every Tuesday with special Pier-wide offers at Pier Park, dining and retail establishments and more.

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Free Art Installations & Cultural Programs

Navy Pier offers free events and public programming year-round. From free outdoor movies to jazz concerts to interactive art installations, there will always be a new thing to discover during your visit to the Pier. Please visit here for a full list of upcoming free events and public programs.

At Navy Pier, a top destination for millions of national and international travelers, wonder, discovery and fun are always around the corner at any budget!

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