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Parking at Navy Pier is easy and convenient with two on-site parking garages, West Garage and East Garage, connected to the Pier. Operated by Standard Parking, combined these garages accommodate 1,500 vehicles. Oversized trucks and vans are recommended to park in the East Garage with a maximum height clearance of 7’9”. The West Garage clearance is 6’3”. For more information, contact Standard Parking directly at 1-312-595-5072. All vehicles are subject to search. Cars parked illegally on Navy Pier will be issued citations.

SPECIAL GRAND AVENUE NOTICE: The Chicago Department of Transportation continues its work to create a flyover bridge for the Chicago Lakefront Trail to ease congestion by diverting cyclists and pedestrians above and over vehicular traffic near Navy Pier. Lane reductions are currently in place on Grand Avenue from Navy Pier to Lake Shore drive. These lane changes may cause traffic delays for vehicles exiting Navy Pier, especially at peak times on peak days such as weekends and during special events. Please plan your visit accordingly. For more information please visit the CDOT website by clicking here.

Navy Pier Parking

Special Seasonal Parking Rate at Navy Pier (November 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017)

$25 flat parking rate every day

Valid at Navy Pier Garages only, 600 E. Grand Avenue. Published garage rates are valid for a 24-hour period starting from the time stamped on the ticket when the car entered the garage. Cars parked beyond the 24 hours will be subject to additional rates.

Motorcycle & Trailer Parking

Motorcycle Parking – a flat rate of $15.00 per day. Do not enter the parking garages, proceed to our dedicated motorcycle parking area by the Riva Valet in Entrance 1.

Trailer Parking – price varies on size of trailer. Proceed to the East garage and press the “assistance” button prior to entering.

*Rates subject to change.

Reserve Parking in Advance with Click and Park

Navy Pier guests can now reserve parking in advance of their visit with Click and Park. Use the online portal to purchase a parking permit, valid at Navy Pier’s East and West garages. Then, simply bring your parking permit (on a mobile device or paper copy) to scan at both the entrance and exit.

Current Winter Rate (November 1 – March 31): $35*

*Blackout dates: November 24 (Pier is closed), December 25 (Pier is closed) and December 31.

Click and Park permits are valid from 5 am – 4:59 am the next day. Guests may purchase a Click and Park permit until 11:59 pm the day before it will be used. (Sorry, no same-day purchases are allowed.) Cars parked beyond 4:59 am will be subject to additional parking fees.

Valid at Navy Pier East and West Garages only, 600 E. Grand Avenue.

CLICK HERE to purchase a parking permit.

Valet Parking

Harry Caray’s Tavern and RIVA Crab House

Available at Entrance 1, located just past the entrance and exit to West Parking. Please see valet attendant for ticket. Valet parking rates do not apply to vehicles self-parked in the Navy Pier East or West Garage. $25 minimum purchase for validation at Harry Caray’s Tavern, Riva Crab House and DMK Burger Bar and Fish Bar. All taxes included. With validation, valet rates are as follows:

0 – 6 hours: $15
6 hours – close: $33
Lost ticket and no validation pays maximum rate: $33

All prices subject to change.

Automated Parking Pay Stations

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For your convenience, Navy Pier has installed parking pay stations at various locations throughout the Pier. Pay for parking in advance anytime during your visit.

On-site Navy Pier parking garages afford convenience to all our attractions and venues.

Discounted Remote Alternate Parking Garages


Grand Plaza Park (540 N. State)
Ogden Plaza Self Park (300 E. North Water)
Millennium Park Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.)

Navy Pier has partnered with three off-site parking garages that will offer discounted parking for $15 when validated at Navy Pier.* Grand Plaza Park (540 N. State), Ogden Plaza Self Park (300 E. North Water Street) and Millennium Park Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.) are within walking distance to Navy Pier and are serviced by the Navy Pier Trolley seasonally.

  • Grand Plaza Park (540 N. State) – enter from Grand or Ohio Streets
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    Getting to Navy Pier from Grand Plaza Park: Board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) from the west side of State Street between Grand and Illinois or on Illinois just east of State.

    Validating your Parking at Grand Plaza Park:
    Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

  • Ogden Plaza Self Park (300 E. North Water Street) – from Illinois Street turn right on New Street or McClurg and turn right on E. North Water
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    Getting to Navy Pier from Ogden Plaza Self Park:
    Board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) on Illinois Street at McClurg or walk four blocks east on Illinois to Navy Pier.

    Validating your Parking at Ogden Plaza Self Park:
    Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

  • Millennium Park Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.) – enter from Columbus Drive, north of Monroe St. or south of Randolph St., or lower Randolph St.
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    Getting to Navy Pier from Millennium Park Garage:
    Board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) from the north side of Monroe Street between Michigan Ave. and Columbus Dr.

    Validating your Parking at Millennium Park Garage:
    Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

*Subject to availability. Rates subject to change. The $15 alternate special parking offer is valid year-round at the Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park and Millennium Park garages. Must obtain validation in order to receive the special rate. Navy Pier Guest Services validates for cars parked at Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park and Millennium Park garages ONLY. Validation rate provides 12 hours of parking in the Grand Plaza Park, Ogden Plaza Self Park and Millennium Park garages.The alternate parking special rate cannot be applied to Navy Pier East or West Garages (600 E. Grand Ave).

Bus & Motorcoach Parking

Navy Pier does not provide bus or motorcoach parking onsite.

Please contact Choose Chicago at 1-312-567-8474 or click here for information on where you can park your bus. Download the Chicago Motorcoach Parking Map and Guide here.

Bus Drop-Off Plan

Due to ongoing construction, buses must follow the Bus Drop-Off Plan when dropping off groups. Please contact your group leader to arrange a pick-up time. Any standing buses will be asked to leave Navy Pier and return when their groups are present for pickup.

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