Venue Details

Navy Pier East End Plaza
600 E. Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60611
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 143 members
Review from Barb
Red Velvet 15 events 9 reviews

would have been a great day but the rain ruin that, The food was good seating would have been great overall very pleased with all the arrangements

reviewed Aug 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Deborah Lewis
Red Velvet 29 events 6 reviews

This was a great event, especially for our elderly parents. Not having to fight crowds was wonderful. Parking was available: thank you for the discount. Check-in was easy. Comfortable chairs and easy restroom access...all good. The viewing was...continued

reviewed Aug 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Tony Carter
71 events 34 reviews

Event went on even with a major storm that overcasted most of the morning . Had to wait for the storm to pass and then the airshow did start around 1pm . The Navy pier venue was too far away to see the details of the show as I felt I could have...continued

reviewed Aug 20 2011 report as inappropriate
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The 53rd Annual Chicago Air and Water Show, presented by the City of Chicago and Shell Oil Products U.S., is Chicago’s longest running event on the lakefront.

Your ticket includes:

  • Private, crowd-free VIP viewing area on the beautiful water-surrounded east end of Navy Pier
  • 5 hours of unlimited food and drink
  • $5 off parking (Voucher distributed at will-call. You will pay parking upon exiting the lot.)
  • 1 free ferris wheel pass per person (Voucher distributed at will-call.)
  • Tables and seating for all guests
  • Easy access to restrooms 


Hot Dogs and Brats

Grilled Chicken Breasts

Grilled Portabella Mushrooms

Assorted Buns and Condiments

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Cole Slaw


Cookies and Brownies

Soft Drinks and Bottled Water

Beer and Wine (with Adult Alcohol Ticket)

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