When you hear the pops and booms over Lake Michigan, it's a sure sign that summer has arrived. You don't have to wait for 4th of July in Chicago for an amazing display of fireworks that light up the lake and cityscape. The colorful Navy Pier fireworks show is a great way to cap off your day at Chicago's beaches or exploring the best rooftop bars.
What is the Navy Pier fireworks show?
Twice a week during the summer, fireworks are set off from Navy Pier. Each show lasts 10 to 15 minutes.
When are the Navy Pier fireworks?
The fireworks begin Memorial Day weekend and end Labor Day weekend. They take place every Wednesday at 9:30pm and Saturday at 10:15pm.
Where are the Navy Pier fireworks?
Navy Pier is located on the shoreline of Lake Michigan at 600 E Grand Ave. You can get a good view of the fireworks from Navy Pier, the Chicago beaches, harbors, downtown rooftops and anywhere north or south along the shoreline near Navy Pier.
Do the Navy Pier fireworks cost anything?
Nope, the fireworks are completely free to watch.