Celebrate Independence Day at Chicago's 2nd Annual Freedom Fest

Nothing says Independence Day like fireworks! Get into the spirit of America with one of Chicago’s best 4th of July fireworks displays at Navy Pier overlooking Lake Michigan.


The Navy Pier’s fireworks display is a part of “Freedom Fest”, an annual Independence Day celebration that includes delicious BBQ food, a full bar and music selections by a professional DJ. This year’s DJ is one of the most popular in the Chicago area, Deejay Metro.  Doors open for the event at 6:30pm with the firework display scheduled for 11pm.


Ticket Options

Tickets include everything from general admission to seated VIP tables. The general admission and other similar tickets are standing room only, so if you’re planning a big party you may want to look into the VIP seated options. You can also purchase concession vouchers to add on to your tickets for convenient food purchasing. Ticket prices range from $44 for a single general admission ticket to $1060 for a 10 person table, however ticket prices are subject to change as we get closer to the 4th of July. For all ticket details and prices check out the Freedom Fest’s website. 


About the Navy Pier   

First built in 1914, the Navy pier is a Chicago historic landmark. When it first opened it was actually the largest pier in the world! Its rooftop gives a wonderful view of the Chicago shoreline and Lake Michigan. Though originally used for military purposes during WWI,  The pier has gone on to be used in primarily commercial and entertainment functions and today it averages around 9 million visitors annually.



2nd Annual Freedom Fest at Chicago’s Navy Pier

Where:  Navy Pier’s rooftop, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

When: July 4th, Doors open at 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm CST

Admission: $44 general admission


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