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Chicago’s Navy Pier Heats Up with World-Class Happenings This Summer

by Kimberly Inlander

Jun 13, 2023

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Destinations / North America

Family travelers will definitely want to hit up Chicago’s Navy Pier this summer for a schedule of music, art, dance, cultural celebrations and more.



Live on the Lake!

Navy Pier’s weekend music series features live performances in the beer garden, boasting an eclectic mix of musical styles.



Summer Fireworks

The popular sky spectacle is held every Wednesday and Saturday.



Wave Wall Wax

Top DJs mix it up every Saturday at Wave Wall Performance Platform.



Summer Night Markets

The immersive night markets are themed around the 1970s, 80s, 90s and the future, featuring eclectic, one-of-a-kind wares from local businesses and more.



Skyline Sessions

Enjoy live music every Thursday and Friday evening at Wave Wall Performance Platform.



Pier Fitness: Rush Hour Workouts and Sunset Yoga

Free exercise classes led by professional fitness instructors include yoga at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.



Pier Dance

Free instruction in a new dance style will be led each Wednesday in June.



Wave Wall Moves

Take in live dance performances in partnership with See Chicago Dance on Saturdays.




These include Rolex United States Sail Grand Prix (June 16–17), Navy Pier Pride (June 24) and Fresh Fest! (July 13–14).



Other events on offer include Water Flicks, Water Colors, Retro Rides, LatiNxt, Derrick Adams’ Funtime Unicorn, The State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois, and The Tangled Roots Beer Garden.



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