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A Sparkling Celebration

Get your stars & stripes ready Chicago, because 4th of July is just a few days away! Commemorate this Independence Day with a sparkling celebration in the city!

We want you to have the best seat in the house for the iconic fireworks at Navy Pier, with specialty boat cruises, patriotic provisions, and festivities at some of the hottest Chicago attractions.

Fire up the grill or sit back and enjoy the panoramic skyline views, because The Magnificent Mile has all the fixings for a fabulous Fourth.

Dining

  • Beatrix

    Customized Cookies at Beatrix
    June 29 - July 4, 2018

    Don’t show up to your 4th of July party empty handed! Customized cookies from Beatrix are the perfect way to start off the festive holiday with a bang! Enjoy the sweet treat from Chef Partner Yasmin Gutierrez & choose from fireworks, flags, and more! Available in all Beatrix locations from June 30 – July 4.

    Want to ensure your party doesn’t miss out? Pre-order your batch by Monday, June 29.

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    River North
    519 N. Clark Street
    (312) 284-1377

    Streeterville
    671 N. St. Clair Street
    (312) 642-0001

  • Bub City

    Celebrate the 4th with Bub City
    Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    11:00 AM - 2:00 AM

    Bub City is open and ready to celebrate this Fourth of July! Heading to a backyard BBQ? They’ve got you covered – ask about their large-party carry-out options like slabs of Baby Back Ribs, whole smoked Berkshire pork shoulder, 18-Hour Brisket and more.

    Going to be in the River North area? Stop in for live music, All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken, and $5 Back Porch Tea and Margarita specials.

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    435 N. Clark Street
    (312) 610-4200

  • Hopsmith Tavern

    4th of July Kickoff Party
    Sunday, July 1, 2018

    Kickoff the 4th of July week the ‘Merica way! Join Hopsmith for BBQ style food specials, $22 bottomless mimosas and Ketel One bloody Mary’s, giant Connect Four game and more. DJ throwing the party with all the best BBQ jams! Dress up in your favorite patriotic attire and let’s party like it’s 1776. Prizes and giveaways all day!

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    15 W. Division Street
    (312) 600-9816

     

Entertainment

  • Chicago History Museum

    59th Annual Fourth of July Celebration
    Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    12:00 - 4:30 PM

    Commemorate our nation's independence at the Chicago History Museum! Join the event for time-honored traditions, family-friendly festivities, and a keynote oration by the Honorable Anne M. Burke, Illinois Supreme Court Justice. Other highlights include patriotic musical performances, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a children's costume parade led by the World's Tallest Uncle Sam!

    Following the event, the Museum is open from noon until 4:30 pm with free admission for Illinois residents.

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    1601 N. Clark Street
    (312) 642-4600

  • Chicago's First Lady Cruises

    3D Fireworks Extravaganza Cruise
    Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    Save the date for a memorable family outing aboard Mercury's Fourth of July 3D Fireworks Extravaganza Cruise and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show - with a twist! Each guest receives complimentary 3D glasses and a delicious treat box to enjoy the fireworks show! Cash bar available onboard.

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    112 E. Wacker Drive
    (312) 332-1353

  • Mystic Blue Cruises

    Celebrate the 4th of July aboard Mystic Blue with a fireworks dinner cruise! Treat yourself to our delicious buffet, dance to music from the onboard DJ, play games like giant Jenga and shuffleboard, and enjoy unobstructed views of Navy Pier's incredible fireworks show (weather permitting).

    Independence Day Fireworks Dinner
    Wednesday, July 4th
    3-hour cruise with incredible views of Navy Pier's Fireworks show (weather permitting)
    Delicious, three-course buffet style dinner
    Platinum open bar included with ticket (all guests must be 21+)
    Patriotic decor, DJ and dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
    Boards: 7 PM | Cruises: 7:30 - 10:30 PM | Price: from $139.90

    July 4th Weekend Cruises
    June 29th - July 4th
    Brunch, Lunch and Dinner Cruises available all weekend
    Amazing views of the Chicago skyline
    Delicious buffet-style menu
    Onboard DJ, dance floor & onboard games

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    600 E. Grand Avenue
    (312) 321-8081

     

  • Navy Pier

    Celebrate the 4th of July at Navy Pier
    Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    Navy Pier is proud to display our Independence Day Fireworks Celebration presented by Miller Lite on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at 9:30 p.m.

    4th of July Entertainment

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    600 E. Grand Avenue
    1(800) 595-7437

  • Odyssey Chicago

    Join Odyssey Chicago on the water for a 4th of July lunch or dinner, featuring creative plated dining, award-winning wines, entertainment, dancing and views that will take your breath away. During the open-bar dinner cruise, you'll have unobstructed views of Navy Pier's outstanding fireworks show (weather permitting) - the city has never looked so stunning.

    4th of July Skyline Lunch
    Wednesday, July 4th
    2-hour cruise with amazing views of Chicago's skyline
    Plated Lunch Menu
    Onboard DJ and dance floor
    Additional upgrades available at checkout
    Board: 12:15 PM | Cruise: 1 - 3 PM

    4th of July Fireworks Dinner
    Wednesday, July 4th
    3-hour cruise with spectacular views of Navy Pier's Fireworks show (weather permitting)
    Plated Dinner Menu
    Platinum Open Bar included (all guests must be 21+)
    Onboard DJ and dance floor
    Board: 6:30 PM | Cruise: 7:30 - 10:30 PM

    July 4th Weekend Cruises
    June 29th - July 4th
    Brunch, Lunch and Dinner Cruises available all weekend
    Amazing views of the Chicago skyline
    Delicious, seasonally inspired three-course meal
    Onboard DJ and dance floor

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    600 E. Grand Avenue
    (312) 321-1241

  • Shoreline Sightseeing

    4th of July Fireworks Tours
    Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    8:15 10:00 PM

    This sixty-minute panoramic tour of Lake Michigan covers the entire length of Chicago’s magnificent skyline. The cruise concludes with lakeside viewing of the July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier. Boats will depart from Shoreline’s dock at Navy Pier* Dock Street (across from McDonald’s) beginning at 8:35 p.m. Boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to departure with cash bar available. Fares: $69.00 all ages.

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    600 E. Grand Avenue
    (312) 222-9328

     

  • Spirit of Chicago

    Celebrate the 4th of July aboard Spirit of Chicago for a lunch or dinner cruise! Treat yourself to our delicious buffet, dance to music from the onboard DJ, play games like giant Jenga and shuffleboard, and be treated to views of Chicago's panoramic skyline. At dinner, enjoy unobstructed views of Navy Pier's incredible fireworks show (weather permitting).

    4th of July Lunch Cruise
    Wednesday, July 4
    2-hour cruise with incredible views of Chicago's skyline
    Delicious, three-course buffet style lunch
    Patriotic decor, DJ and dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
    Additional upgrades available at checkout: drink packages, boarding photo etc.
    Boards: 12 PM | Cruises: 12:30 - 2:30 PM

    4th of July Fireworks Dinner
    Wednesday, July 4
    3-hour cruise with incredible views of Navy Pier's Fireworks show (weather permitting)
    Delicious, three-course buffet style dinner
    Platinum open bar included with ticket (all guests must be 21+)
    Patriotic decor, DJ and dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
    Boards: 7 PM | Cruises: 7:30 - 10:30 PM

    July 4th Weekend Cruises
    June 29th - July 4th
    Dinner, Lunch, Brunch and Cocktail cruises available all weekend
    Festive atmosphere with incredible views of Chicago's skyline
    Delicious buffet style meal
    DJ and dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
    Additional upgrades available for purchase: VIP package, boarding photo, and more

    Learn More >>

    600 E. Grand Avenue
    (312) 222-2508

Shopping

  • Eataly Chicago

    Celebrating America, The Italian Way
    Valid now through July 4

    Across the United States, Americans will celebrate Independence Day by soaking up the sun, setting off fireworks, and - our favorite - grilling delicious food and sipping refreshing drinks.

    Join Eataly as they celebrate America, the Italian way, with 20% off our entire catalog online!* Shop now, and they'll deliver the highest quality food, drink, and gift boxes to your door.

    Shop now for 20% off*: enter promo code JULY20 at checkout.

    Auguri, America: Happy Birthday!

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    43 E. Ohio Street
    (312) 521-8700

  • Garrett Popcorn Shops

    Star-Spangled Snacking
    Now through July 9, 2018

    Make Fourth of July sweeter than your barbecue with Garrett® All-American KettleCorn in red, white, and blue! Glazed with a touch of pure cane sugar and a hint of salt, this limited time recipe will light up your family and friends’ holiday like fireworks.

    For more information or to place an online order, visit www.GarrettPopcorn.com or call 1-888-4-POPCORN.

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    151 N. Michigan Avenue
    (888) 476-7267

     

  • Vince

    Summer Sale
    June 29 - July 4, 2018

    Enjoy an extra 25% off sale styles Friday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 4 at Vince.

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    106 E. Oak Street
    (312) 280-6890

     



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