Chicago: Navy Pier Fireworks and Skyline Lake Cruise

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Chicago: Navy Pier Fireworks and Skyline Lake Cruise

From $32.70 per person

Enjoy an up-close view of the Navy Pier Fireworks at the end of your Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan. Admire the stunning views of the Chicago skyline, see many of the city’s iconic landmarks and learn about Chicago’s history and architecture.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
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Optional audio guide


  • Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display from the best seats in the city, every Wednesday and Sunday in the Summer.
  • Delight at the sparkling night-time views of the Chicago skyline
  • See Chicago’s historic lakefront sights and attractions
  • Listen to the pre-recorded commentary about the city’s history and architecture
  • Skip the Ticket Line by pre-purchasing your tickets
Full description
Whether you are a local or visiting the city for the first time, taking in the spectacular night-time views of Chicago's skyline from the lake makes for a perfect outing. This is especially the case when it is followed by the best seats in the city for the legendary Navy Pier Fireworks Display.  This 40-minute lake tour takes you on a night-time sightseeing cruise that highlights Chicago's most significant landmarks from beautiful Lake Michigan. See the sparkling city lights while listening to the informative commentary on Chicago's dramatic history and architectural gems. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sights as you admire the striking buildings that make up the Chicago skyline that has appeared in so many movies and TV shows.  Top it all off with an unobstructed view of the Navy Pier Fireworks Display, which occurs every Wednesday and Saturday evening in the summer. Seated on the open deck of the boat, have an unparalleled view of the fireworks and the city’s unique skyline. The perfect and unforgettable way to end your day.
  • 40-minute sightseeing lake cruise at night
  • Skip-the-line admission
  • Viewing of the Navy Pier fireworks display
  • Pre-recorded commentary
  • Boarding photo
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    At the South Side of Navy Pier. Look for the ticket booth and greeters in bright orange. Navy Pier address: 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Drinks
    • Food

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    • Please dress for an outdoor activity
    • Please note that boarding begins 15 minutes prior to the departure time
    • We recommend that you bring a camera
    • - You will be able to skip the ticket line and proceed directly to the line for boat boarding
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    4.7 / 5

    based on 51 reviews

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    A great way to see the Chicago skyline! When it came time for the fireworks they idle the boat near Navy Pier so you have a great view of the fireworks and can hear music. I would definitely recommend! It was chilly that night so we brought a couple of blankets with us.

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