The Low Down
When to Go: Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, free fireworks light up the sky on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
Where to Sit: If it's too hot or crowded outside, make a beeline for the six-story air-conditioned Imax Theater.
The Extras: See what big names are performing at the Pier's Skyline Stage.
Know Before You Go: On Fridays and Saturdays, the wheel spins until 10pm.
Save Money: Admission to the Children's Museum is free on Thursday evenings from 5pm to 8pm.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
This tourist-packed peninsula extends for more than half a mile into the swells of Lake Michigan.
by Contributor at Citysearch
Opened in 1916 as a shipping facility and recreation spot, Navy Pier has evolved into one of Chicago's top family and tourist destinations. Some of the attractions include the three-story Chicago Children's Museum andâ¦
By Fatherhood USA at Citysearch
Check their website for many free events for the family. Highly recommend for everyone. Read More
By RubyRedShoes at Citysearch
Navy pier is good for the IMAX but it is VERY dirty and crowded. The Imax is very dirty as well. There are lots of kids running around and there is... Read More
By GroupTix at Citysearch
Navy Pier is the quintessential summer tourist destination in Chicago. It has countless restaurant and entertainment options for all ages and inte... Read More
Ferris Wheel Navy Pier
By Giggles1959 at Citysearch
Last June I was on vacation in Chicago for the first time and off course me and my friends were going to visit the Navy Pier. The first thing I saw... Read More
nice tourist attraction
By chopenticity at Citysearch
i love chicago. We've lived here for almost 3 years now and it is one great city. Navy pier is really a nice place to see the lake, eat some great ... Read More