Chicago comes alive during the summer, and fireworks are an essential part of that. Block parties echo and cicadas call at dusk but there’s nothing like laying on blanket to watch the sky light up with a pyrotechnic display.
The city, just like every resident, doesn’t take the warm weather for granted. That’s why a fireworks show isn’t just for the Fourth of July, but all summer long too. There are two shows at Navy Pier at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 10:15 p.m. on Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
A special event takes place on the Fourth of July, of course, and the lakefront gets packed along with all the rooftop bars and restaurants with a view of Navy Pier. Now, as the summer comes to a close, there will also be a big finale for Labor Day weekend.
Whether you’d like a bird’s eye view from a historic hotel’s rooftop or you’d rather stake out a spot in park—here are some of our favorite spots to see sparks fly with friends and family.Read More