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Rides & Attraction at Navy Pier USA, Chicago

Historic Navy Pier is Chicago’s lakefront playground and the Midwest’s premier leisure destination, attracting more than 8.9 million visitors in 2013.

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Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats, Navy Pier has it all – in a location unlike any other!

There’s so much to do in our 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, eateries and attractions.

Take a ride on our 15-story tall Ferris wheel. Catch a movie at the IMAX Theatre. Visit three floors of hands-on fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum inside the Family Pavilion. Experience any one of the cruise boat rides departing from Navy Pier’s South Dock. Or unwind to the sounds of live music at Landshark Beer Garden Wednesdays – Sundays, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Navy Pier also offers dining opportunities as diverse as Chicago itself. Dine at one of the fine restaurants or sample a variety of great tastes to be found at the food court in the Family Pavilion. You can find everything from bikes to books and from souvenirs to sunglasses at the retail shops in the Family Pavilion open year-round. There is no admission to enter Navy Pier. Attractions within Navy Pier may have admission prices and those prices can be obtained from each individual attraction’s box office.