• Tour code: 35169P6
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Duration: 75 minutes (approx.)

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Watch Navy Pier's fireworks display from the deck of a sailboat. During this 75-minute cruise on Lake Michigan, get views of the Chicago city skyline lit up at night and the colorful fireworks exploding over the lake. Listen to your guide's commentary about the city's history and join in on some traditional shipboard working songs if you like.


  • 75-minute evening sail on Lake Michigan
  • Watch the Navy Pier fireworks from the boat deck
  • Learn about Chicago's maritime history from your crew
  • Help sail the boat or just relax and enjoy the show

What You Can Expect

Chicago Fireworks Sail

Fireworks Sail

Make your way to Navy Pier in the evening to catch your departing sailboat. Once on board, purchase a drink from the bar and find a comfortable seat. 

Meet your friendly captain and crew as the boat sails out into Lake Michigan. Watch the lights of Chicago's city skyline twinkle on as darkness falls. Listen as your guides regale you with tales of the spirit ships and haunted harbors that populate Chicago's maritime history. You can even join in on some traditional shipboard working songs or help the crew with hoisting the sails or steering the ship.

Watch as the summertime Navy Pier fireworks explode overhead, lighting up the city and reflecting on the waters of Lake Michigan around you. At the conclusion of your 75-minute cruise, disembark at Navy Pier.

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