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Parking & Valet

Navy Pier is pleased to offer convenient on-site and off-site parking to all of our visiting guests. 

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.

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.

Download Parking Route Map

Self-Park Rates

See below for daily parking rates at Navy Pier. For your convenience, Navy Pier has installed parking pay stations at various locations throughout the Pier. Pay at the pay stations before exiting the garage. Parking can be also be reserved online.

      • Vehicle Parking: Hourly tiered parking is available on-site. Self park rates are:
        • 30 mins – 1 hr for $15 
        • 1 hr – 1.5 hrs for $25
        • 1.5 hrs – 2 hrs for $30
        • 2 hrs – 6 hrs for $35
        • 6 hrs – 12 hrs for $40
        • 12 hrs – 24 hrs for $50 

      • 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

Valet parking is available at Entrance 1, 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 Harry Caray’s Tavern and Riva Crab House. All taxes included. With validation, valet rates are as follows:

Monday – Thursday

      • 0-6 hours  | $15 
      • 6+ hours or no validated ticket | $35

Friday – Sunday

      • 0-6 hours | $20
      • 6+ hours or no validated ticket | $40

All rates subject to change.

Buses and Motorcoaches

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 Remote Alternate Parking Garages

Navy Pier has partnered with three off-site parking garages that will offer discounted parking for $15 when validated at Navy Pier.* Grand Plaza Park (540 N. State), Ogden Plaza Self Park (300 E. North Water Street) and Millennium Park Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.) are within walking distance to Navy Pier and are serviced by the Navy Pier Trolley seasonally.

Grand Plaza Park

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.

Validating your Parking at Grand Plaza Park:
Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

Ogden Plaza Self Park

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, board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) on Illinois St. at McClurg or walk four blocks east on Illinois to Navy Pier.

Validating your Parking at Ogden Plaza Self Park:
Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

Millennium Park Garage

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. To get to Navy Pier from Millennium Park Garage, board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) from the north side of Monroe St. between Michigan Ave. and Columbus Dr.

Validating your Parking at Millennium Park Garage:
Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

*Subject to availability. Rates subject to change. The $15 alternate special parking offer is valid year-round at the Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park 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 and Millennium Park garages ONLY. Validation rate provides 12 hours of parking in the Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park and Millennium Park garages.The alternate parking special rate cannot be applied to Navy Pier East or West Garages (600 E. Grand Ave).

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