Catch a fantastic firework display over Lake Michigan every Wednesday at 9:30 pm and Saturday at 10:15 pm, all summer long at Navy Pier. The fireworks begin Memorial Day Weekend and go through Labor Day Weekend. All shows are free and last 10 to 15 minutes.
When does the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier operate?
The Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier runs all year long from 10 am – 7 pm on Sundays, 10 am – 8 pm from Monday-Thursday, and 10 am – 10 pm on Friday & Saturday. The new wheel soars 200 feet high and carries 42 heater or air-conditioned gondolas that can fit eight to 10 people. The rides are about 15 minutes long and feature interactive video screens and cushioned seats.