Navy Pier

Navy Pier

Pier and General Entertainment · Streeterville
600 E Grand Ave (at Streeter Dr), Chicago, IL 60611, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–Midnight
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Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago's lakefront playground. Its the Midwest's #1 tourist and leisure destination.


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  • On Fodor's Travel's Top 20 Free Things to Do in Chicago
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    Austin O.
    "Go on the ferris wheel and take awesome pictures."(40 Tips)
    Greg W.
    "Beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline."(13 Tips)
    Negin N.
    "Gorgeous lakefront establishments with a marvelous view"(7 Tips)
    Yuri A.
    "Drink beer and have one of the best view of the city!!!"(44 Tips)
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  • jiresell

    It's hard to get around this place if you enter from the wrong location.

    jiresell · 1 week ago
  • Greg W.

    Beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Fun shops to check out. A bit touristy, but worth a trip if you're visiting Chicago.

    Greg Wilcox · 1 week ago
  • Sheila M.

    Love this place

    Sheila Mallya · October 21
  • David L.

    The view is gorgeous. Definitely one of the top places to see in Chicago.

    David Leszcynski · October 20
  • Kiara J.

    Had homecoming in the grand ballroom. beautiful view.

    Kiara Jones · October 19
  • Abdul

    The view is good, and there are plenty of restaurants in the area.

    Abdul · October 18
  • Adriana S.

    Perfect for a walk watching the sunset and some of the Chicago skyline

    Adriana Sanromán · October 17
  • Allison K.

    Only reason I go is for the Ferris wheel. If you have kids there are a lot of activities here for them

    Allison Kaminski · October 16
  • Sheree L.

    Halloween decorations were great quaint little shops food court was great sit down restaurants a lot of river rides

    Sheree LeGro · October 15
  • Jonathan F.

    Don't take your bike on the pier. They are not friendly to that.

    Jonathan Ferrera · October 12
  • Gnr

    Loved the place, very should see though,especially at night❤️

    Gnr · October 10
  • Sahar H.

    One of Chicago's must see places!

    Sahar Hashbal · October 7
  • Jonathan F.

    This is very tourist-y. The 4th of July fireworks is one of very few reasons to visit. Still, it is a wonder to enjoy on less-busy days.

    Jonathan Ferrera · October 3
  • Chuck D.

    Wednesday's nights in summer usually have a fireworks show.

    Chuck Diesal · September 29
  • Yuri A.

    Drink beer and have one of the best view of the city!!!

    Yuri Aoki · September 27
  • Lauren B.

    No bikes on pier - walking only- rides are pricey per ticket

    Lauren Bacon · September 22
  • Jasmine O.

    I hadn't been to Navy Pier in so long. The view (skyline) was so beautiful and there was so much diversity. It's a must go again. However, parking was a little steep ($25) lol.

    Jasmine O'Conner · September 21
  • Jared B.

    Many touristy attractions that I wouldn't go to, but a ride on the Ferris wheel is worth going.

    Jared Black · September 14
  • Andrew F.

    They have self servicing lockers where you can lock your stuff and you pay for them with Plastic 

    Andrew Fitt · September 14
  • Nicole S.

    Nice place to chill

    Nicole Scruggs · September 11
  • Doug C.

    The current Ferris wheel will be dismantled in the fall of 2015 to make way for a new Eye of London style Ferris wheel in spring 2016.

    Doug Couch · September 9
  • Yogendra R.

    We enjoy visiting this place with children for life time memories.

    Yogendra Rajkarnikar · September 3
  • William Q.

    A nice place for a family walk.

    William Quiñones · August 31
  • Saud A.

    Restaurants here are fabulous 😍😍

    Saud Alrasheed · August 28
  • Bryce J.

    Get some overpriced tourist action here, love that stuff

    Bryce Jensen · August 26
  • Khalid A.

    baba gum restaurant trere and don't forget to get Go Chicago Card

    Khalid Almat · August 25
  • Priya T.

    BUSY!!!!! Walk to the end and on the other side for a peaceful spot to watch the lakes and skyline.

    Priya Tungrus · August 24
  • Fodor's Travel

    Located right on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier not only provides visitors with stunning lakefront and skyline views, but it also has a number of free activities offered year-round.

    Fodor's Travel · August 24
  • Nicole D.

    Not much to do here. There's nothing to draw people back again, just a tourist trap. Can't want to see the remodel.

    Nicole Doup · August 19
  • Stephanie M.

    Ferris Wheel Fun!

    Stephanie Madlem · August 18
  • Faheem S.

    The Chicago Navy Pier is dope.

    Faheem Smith · August 16
  • Jeff R.

    A fun tourist trap. Great people watching but so damn expensive

    Jeff Ryan · August 14
  • Alex P.

    Picturesque Chicago, but very very touristy. It's really just a mall.

    Alex Parker · August 14
  • Dana K.

    funn and entertaining

    Dana Khalid · August 11
  • Vicky C.

    Beautiful view

    Vicky Chang · August 8
  • D.j. S.

    Ridiculously crowed on the weekends, but a cool place to visit.

    D.j. Schleich · August 7
  • Saif D.

    Chicago's version of Times Square meets South Street Seaport.

    Saif Dia · August 7
  • Andrew F.

    The current ferris wheel is coming down 9/27/2015 is last day for rides and being replaced with a taller one Read more

    Andrew Fitt · July 27
  • Paula F.

    It's full of chain restaurants and things for kids. But if you go untill the end, you can see the light(house).

    Paula Freire · July 26
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    🌹Sun! · July 26
  • Sabrina C.

    Fun cool and amazing

    Sabrina Coca · July 19
  • Gisselle E.

    It is so fun

  • Jon S.

    Definitely ride the Ferris Wheel at least once. Also Garrett's Popcorn if you haven't gotten any yet. Chicago souvenir's everywhere to take home.

    Jon Suminski · June 30
  • Alex B.

    Awesome Place normally--except they're doing tons of construction. Scenic View, Touristy Stuff, Small Amusement Park.

    Alex Burnham · June 24
  • Jeremy A.

    More for kids than adults. Only stuff for adults to do is walk or drink beer.

    Jeremy A. · June 22
  • Avin N.

    touristy, of course. but having been born in chicago, i still have fond memories of coming here as a kid. try to take a stroll through when i do make it back. grab yourself a beer and take in the view

    Avin Narasimhan · June 19
  • Mark G.

    A must see in Chicago. This is a great place to bring family and friends.

    Mark Golden · June 9
  • Magda B.

    A lovely place to enjoy summer days. Good places to eat and great view

    Magda Borges · June 9
  • Rick M.

    This is the right place for fun and entertainment with family.Enjoy the rides and views, Food, shopping, sightseeing cruise, games, music, fireworks, it has it all!

    Rick M Jones · June 4
  • Erika

    Awesome place! Everything is beautiful!

    Erika · May 24

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