Summer Fireworks at Navy Pier

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May 30, 2022 @ 9:30 pm - September 24, 2022 @ 10:00 pm CDT

building and lit up Navy Pier sign with fireworks in the background at night at Navy Pier during summer in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Experience a summer fireworks spectacle like no other at Navy Pier! Gather the crew and watch pyrotechnics ignite the Chicago skyline.

Who can resist the beauty of dazzling lights filling the sky? Enjoy the breathtaking fireworks display at Navy Pier paired with dramatic music and special occasion soundtracks.

Dates and Time

The Summer Fireworks event dazzles every Wednesday and Saturday this summer, from Memorial Day to Labor Day 2022.

On Wednesday, expect the show to start at 9:30 pm and on Saturday at 10:15 pm.

Special shows will be presented on July 4th, and a grand finale will dazzle Labor Day Weekend.

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This experience is free. Admission may be required depending on where you choose to view the fireworks.

Best Viewing Areas

From rooftop bars to a blanket in a park, here are the top spots to view the fireworks at Navy Pier:

North Avenue Beach

OffShore Chicago

Lake Michigan Cruises

Millennium Park

Maggie Daley Park

Adler Planetarium

Oak Street Beach

Belmont Harbor

Covid-19 Information

Navy Pier complies with the City of Chicago's guidelines to lift the face coverings and vaccine requirements.

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Other Attractions in Chicago

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Field Museum

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Chicago Crime Tours

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Chicago Packages

Our vacation packages come with Broadway show tickets or tickets to any number of Chicago attractions like sightseeing tours and museums. Book a Chicago vacation package today for the easiest and most affordable vacation experience.

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Experience Summer Fireworks at Navy Pier

Witness and admire jaw-dropping fireworks shows without spending any dollars.

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Head early to save the perfect spot and experience all the other activities at Navy Pier.


May 30, 2022 @ 9:30 pm CDT
September 24, 2022 @ 10:00 pm CDT
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Navy Pier
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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