Navy Pier introduces Pier Pumpkin Lights

If you didn’t get a chance to visit Navy Pier this summer, you definitely need to make plans to visit for the Halloween season. 

This October, the lakefront destination is introducing Pier Pumpkin Lights, a free pop-up experience with pumpkin installations from jack-o’-lantern towers to light displays. Guests can find six installations designed by Ivan Carlson Event Design throughout the Pier. 

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Pier Pumpkin Lights will run from Oct. 1-Nov. 2 during normal hours for the Pier. If you’re looking for the ultimate fall experience, it’s best to see these installations after dusk. Food and drink specials will also be available at Navy Pier restaurants throughout the pop-up. 

Don’t miss out on other spooktacular events happening on Navy Pier. On select weekends and Halloween, Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze transforms into the Haunted Maze inspired by famous Chicago ghost stories. On Oct. 26, 27 and 31, you can also enjoy free trick-or-treating throughout Navy Pier. 

If you go

Pier Pumpkin Lights

Oct. 1-Nov. 2


Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago

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