Chicago, Ill. 60611
Cost: Free kids 2 and under. 2012 passenger rates online.
Hours: Cruise departs at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:15 p.m. Saturday. Fireworks Cruise tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. the day of the event at the Mercury ticket window.
Wednesdays and Saturdays in the summer, Mercury offers 90-minute lakefront fireworks cruises for families with an unobstructed view of the harborfront fireworks.