22 May - 07 Sep: Wednesday & SaturdayDuration
1 hour 30 minutes (including boarding)Start time
Cruise departs from Navy Pier, where ample parking is available. Directions for reaching Navy Pier are given in Additional Information.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The cruise ends at the starting point
See the sky explode in a kaleidoscope of light from your grandstand seat in a speedboat on Lake Michigan.
As well as watching the fireworks, you can enjoy a thrilling narrated waterfront cruise and let the wind blow through your hair when the Captain opens the throttle on this superfast boat.
For a magical evening on the water take the Seadog Chicago Fireworks Cruise. There is no hotel pick-up for this cruise, which starts from Navy Pier, where there is ample parking. Details of how to reach Navy Pier are given in Additional Information.
To receive your boarding pass please present your voucher and photo ID at the activity operator’s ticket kiosk at Navy Pier. Boarding begins 30 minutes before departure time.
During the Summer Months, Navy Pier puts on spectacular fireworks displays on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekend.
This great cruise not only gives you an extended speedboat cruise, with a narrated tour, but your position in the boat means you get one of the very best views of the Navy Pier fireworks.
Every seat on the Seadog Chicago Fireworks Cruise has spectacular open panoramic views of the world famous Chicago skyline.
Food and drink can be brought on board, but remember – it is hard to eat while the boat is going fast! Be prepared to be splashed – Seadog is an open-air speedboat. If conditions are windy and the lake has a chop, there is a good chance you might get wet. It’s all part of the fun!
Your fun 60-minute trip ends back at the starting point at Navy Pier.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
You must print and present your voucher in order to redeem services purchased. Please present your voucher and photo ID at the activity operator’s ticket kiosk located at Navy Pier. You will be issued boarding passes at this time. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time.
Cruises go ahead rain or shine all year long. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather conditions, your activity operator will contact you to make other arrangements