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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 visitors 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.

Hours of Operation

2017 Navy Pier Hours

November 1 – December 31 Monday – Thursday 10 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday 10am – 10 pm
Sunday 10 am – 7 pm

*See Below For Our Holiday Hours Of Operation*

Navy Pier Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Day (November 23): Closed
Christmas Eve (December 24): 10 am – 5 pm
Christmas Day (December 25): Closed
New Year’s Eve (December 31): 10 am – Midnight
New Year’s Day (January 1, 2018): 10 am – 8 pm


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.

Youth Escort Policy

Please note: Navy Pier’s Youth Escort policy is in effect Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for patrons under the age of 18. Click here for details. 

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