Tall Ship Windy - Navy Pier - Fireworks Information

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Schooner Windy - Fireworks

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Chicago's Navy Pier Fireworks

Every Wednesday and Saturday evenings throughout the summer you can enjoy the sun setting over Chicago with its unforgettable and dramatic night skyline followed by a great show of fireworks near Navy Pier all while sailing on a traditional Tall Ship! You'll have the best seat in the house to watch the fireworks, just off the coast of Chicago.

On Wednesdays we cast off at 9:15 pm for the 9:30 show, but you should be there at 8:45. Your firework tour will be sailing will be about 1.5 hours, while watching brilliantly lit skyline, and enjoying a peaceful sail. During all of our excursions, you can help us with some of the sailing duties, like hoisting the sails or steering the boat with our large wooden ships wheel. After the fireworks display, we return to the dock about 10:15pm

On Saturdays we cast off at 9:15PM for the 10:15 show. This sailing adventure offers you some sailing time to enjoy prior to the fireworks display provided by Navy Pier. We arrive back at the dock at Navy Pier at about 10:45pm.

The cost:
$34.50/39.50 per Adult Wed/Sat
$20 per Child, ages 0-12

Full Bar Beverages and Light Snacks, will be available for purchase aboard.

There are many other ways to use our Tall Ship, look around this web site for other fun things to do!

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Major Chicago Firework Events

Chicago's "Special Event Fireworks"

July 4rd Fireworks!

This cruise, on the evening of July 4rd, is from 9:00pm boarding (cast off 9:15p)until 10:30pm. We welcome singles, couples, or groups for this evening event. Come join us for one of the best seats to watch the fireworks and some quiet time aftewrwards, sailing on the schooner. Purchase your tickets soon as we expect to sell out again!

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Great date night activity