Does Navy Pier do fireworks? The extension is part of Navy Pier’s free fall series. For the first time, Chicago’s Navy Pier will extend its weekend fireworks displays past Labor Day and into the fall.
Does Navy Pier do fireworks?
The extension is part of Navy Pier’s free fall series. For the first time, Chicago’s Navy Pier will extend its weekend fireworks displays past Labor Day and into the fall. Two special fireworks shows will take place at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, and Saturday, Sept. 18, visible from across Navy Pier.
Did Navy Pier cancel fireworks?
This is the second consecutive year Navy Pier has not hosted a fireworks show for the Fourth of July, cancelling the display in 2020 due to health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. More details on Navy Pier’s holiday weekend plans can be found at the attraction website.
Does Navy Pier have fireworks every Saturday?
Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks in Chicago, perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Our biweekly Aon Summer Fireworks shows occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Where is the best place to watch Chicago fireworks?
Navy Pier hosts some of the most spectacular firework shows, and not only on the Fourth of July. Throughout the summer from Memorial Day to Labor Day, every other Wednesday and Saturday, Navy Pier is the place to be to catch the Chicago night sky light up for 15 minutes after sundown.
Is it safe to walk in Chicago downtown at night?
Downtown Chicago is safer than most cities at night because it’s usually packed with pedestrians soaking up the dining and nightlife scene. Like in any big city, be aware of your surroundings, don’t walk in dark alleys by yourself, and make sure you know where you are going.
How long does the Ferris wheel take at Navy Pier?
13 to 15 minutes
The new wheel is 50 feet taller than its predecessor (whose new home is in Branson, MO). Its rides also last longer—for 13 to 15 minutes, a Navy Pier spokesperson told Chicagoist. A ride on the old Ferris wheel took seven minutes, according to the Tribune.
Where can I watch the fireworks at Navy Pier?
8 Best Places to Watch the Navy Pier Fireworks that aren’t at the…
- Cindy’s Rooftop Restaurant. 12 S. Michigan Ave.
- The Signature Room at the 95th John Hancock Center.
- Fullerton Beach. 2400 N.
- Adler Planetarium. 1300 S.
- Fireworks Cruise. 474 N.
- DuSable Harbor. 111 N.
- The Penthouse at Grand Plaza. 540 N.
Where do they shoot the fireworks off at Navy Pier?
The Shedd Aquarium This is probably my favorite place to catch the fireworks. Located just south of the Pier on Lakeshore Drive on the Museum Campus, the Shedd Aquarium counts the Planetarium, Field Museum and Solider Field as its neighbors.