Where to see FREE 2018 Chicago Area Fireworks This Year

With Independence Day landing midweek on a Wednesday this year, the 4th of July fireworks in Chicago will mostly be on July 4th. The 4th of July is a great time to celebrate with family and friends, and one of the best places to see FREE fireworks in Chicago is Navy Pier. This year’s brilliant display is scheduled to illuminate the skyline and lake at 9:30 p.m. on the 4th of July. If once a year just isn’t enough for you and your family, then you can always visit Navy Pier in the evening throughout summertime. Summer Fireworks in Chicago light up the sky every Wednesday night at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday evenings beginning at 10:15 p.m..  For other locations, see below



Navy Pier

Monday, July 4, 2018, 9:30pm at Navy Pierchicago area fireworks 2012


600 E. Grand Ave.

Lakefront, Chicago, IL | Cost: Free


Chicago’s fireworks

When do the fireworks start?

The fireworks display begins at 9:30 p.m. on the Fourth of July. Navy Pier opens to the public at 10 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Tuesday.


What’s the best way to get there?

The free Navy Pier trolley will run from 10 a.m. until midnight Tuesday on a looping route, providing transportation between Navy Pier and various parking garages, along Grand Avenue to State Street, and the Art Institute.



For all the fireworks locations in the Chicago Suburbs, CLICK HERE



Here is our list so far……  Know of more?  Let us know in comments….




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