Navy Pier is a landmark you’ll hear a lot about on your trip to Chicago. It's considered the number one tourist and leisure destination in the Midwest, and it's the longest public pier in the world. 

Visit Navy Pier with your Go Chicago pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass

  • 4-Ride pass to the Navy Pier Centennial Wheel, Carousel, Climbing Wall, Light Tower.

  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in Chicago including Shoreline Navy Pier or the Shedd Aquarium.

Attracting 8.6 million visitors each year, Navy Pier is a 50-acre, lakeside wonderland that lets visitors enjoy the splendors of Lake Michigan. Hop on the Centennial Wheel and take in the commanding views of the city and Lake Michigan at 200 feet. You’ll get a 360-degree view and, as each gondola is enclosed, you can ride all year round, no matter the weather.

Hours of Operation

Open at 10AM. Closing time varies by season. 

Closings & Holidays

Many rides are seasonal and closed November-April. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The Ferris Wheel operates year-round when weather permits. Visit the Navy Pier website for current operating hours.

Know before you go

Present your pass at the Ferris Wheel ticket booth to gain admission and receive your exclusive 4-Ride pass. Please note - each attraction can only be visited once with the 4-Ride pass.

The Centennial Wheel features enclosed, climate-controlled capsules and operates year-round, weather permitting. For more information, visit the Navy Pier website.


Tips for visiting Navy Pier

  • Looking to navigate to Navy Pier? Parking at Navy pier is easy and convenient. There are two on-site parking garages, West Garage, and East Garage, that can accommodate up to 1,500 vehicles

  • Valet parking is also available at Entrance 1. Please see the valet attendant for your ticket

  • There are a whole host of navy pier restaurants that you can dine at that bring the rich culinary tradition of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods under one roof

  • For an up to date list of events, please check the Navy Pier event itinerary here

  • Try and visit Chicago navy pier for its biweekly Summer fireworks displays

Getting there

Navy Pier - 4 Ride Pass

US, IL, Chicago, 60611, 600 East Grand Avenue,


600 East Grand Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60611
United States