The LandShark Beer Garden at Navy Pier Chicago

Getting to the LandShark Beer Garden at Navy Pier

Public Transportation

Metra commuter rail is a convenient travel alternative. On weekends and select holidays, up to 3 children under 12 travel free when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. The CTA's #124 bus provides convenient and direct service from Ogilvie Transportation Center and Union Station to Navy Pier. For Metra fare and schedule information, call 312.836.7000.

City Bus
City Bus:
The CTA provides several bus lines with more than 200 buses serving Navy Pier daily. These include #29 State St, #65 Grand Ave, #66 Chicago Ave, and the #124 Navy Pier Express. All buses are equipped with bike racks and are ADA accessible. For more information, call the CTA at (312) 836-7000 or visit


The Navy Pier free trolley operates Memorial Day through Labor Day and during select special events. The trolley operates between Navy Pier and State Street, traveling on Grand and Illinois, stopping at designated points along the route. Click here for the route map.

Friday, May 23 – Monday, September 1
Monday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Taxi Navy Pier has three convenient taxi drop-off and pick-up points. One is at the west end of Navy Pier, serving Dock Street and the Family Pavilion. At the mid-point, Entrance 1 serves the west end of Festival Hall, RIVA, and WBEZ Radio. Entrance 2 serves the east end of Festival Hall, the Grand Ballroom and the Navy Pier Beer Garden.

Sightseeing Bus:
Three sightseeing bus lines stop and pick up at Navy Pier's front entrance. They include American Sightseeing and Gray Line Chicago, (312) 251-3100/3107; and Chicago Trolley Company, (312) 663-0260.Water Taxi

Shoreline Sightseeing operates several 42-seat water taxi boats between Navy Pier and the Museum Campus. In addition, a Shoreline Shuttle taxi service operates between the Pier and the Loop (near Sears Tower and Adams Street) via the Chicago River. Daily shuttle service operates from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All-day taxi passes and special group rates are available. For more information, call (312) 222-9328.

Standard Parking operates on-site parking garages accommodating 1,600 cars at Navy Pier. Self-park rates (including $3.50 city & county tax)
    Current rates:
    Monday through Thursday – a flat rate of $21.00 per day*
    Friday through Sunday – a flat rate of $25.00 per day*
    Holidays – a flat $25 fee per day*

    *Prices subject to change and include all city taxes.

Visitors can also take advantage of thousands of additional parking spaces located west of Lake Shore Drive near Navy Pier. The free Navy Pier trolley provides convenient transportation to and from remote lots.



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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 and avoid the long lines when exiting.


Pay in advance. Play all day. Enjoy an easier exit.

Always Drink Responsibly and choose a designated driver.


Navy Pier is accessible via a wide variety of public transportation options and also offers on-site parking. Following is a list of options to consider when visiting Navy Pier.


  • From the north, take Lake Shore Drive (US 41) to the Grand Avenue exit.
  • From the northwest, take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Ohio Street Exit, south on Orleans to Illinois Street and proceed east.
  • From the west, take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to Columbus Drive, north to Illinois Street and proceed east.
  • From the southwest, take the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to Lake Shore Drive (US 41), north to Illinois Street and proceed east.
  • From the south, take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) east to the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to Lake Shore Drive (US 41), north to Illinois Street and proceed east.
  • From the southeast, take Lake Shore Drive (US 41) north to the Illinois Street exit.

Get "Door to Door" driving directions to Navy Pier.


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