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Miller Lite Beer Garden

From May through October, the Miller Lite Beer Garden on Navy Pier is Chicago’s go-to destination for free, live, outdoor music performances. During your visit, enjoy a large menu of beers, cocktails and frozen drinks, as well as beer-soaked brats, burgers, hand-tossed pizza and more. Best of all, there is no cover to enter, and all ages are welcome!

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Live on the Lake!: Free Music and Dance Series

May 26 – September 4 | Miller Lite Beer Garden

This summer, get your live music fix at Navy Pier. Live on the Lake!, the Pier’s free summer music and dance series in the Miller Lite Beer Garden, boasts a better-than-ever lineup in 2017, featuring a wide range of local talent.

This year, join us Sundays for performances from the Old Town School of Folk Music and Wednesdays for blues music presented by Buddy Guy’s Legends. Plus, Pier Dance returns on Thursday nights with cultural rhythms that will keep you moving and grooving all summer long.

View the full musical lineup below.

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Private Events

Host your next corporate party, special event or casual get-together at the Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier! Our spacious outdoor venue is an ideal location for parties of up to 400 guests. To learn more about hosting your private event with us, download our 2017 Private Events Guide, or contact us at or (312) 451-1692.

Performing at the Miller Lite Beer Garden

Thank you for your interest in performing at the Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier. Our submission deadline was March 1, 2017 and we are no longer accepting applications to perform this summer. Please check back later this year for how to book your band during the 2018 summer season.

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