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Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Fireworks Tour

600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

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Led by Shoreline’s experienced, educated, and entertaining docents, this 90-minute tour includes details, facts, the history of more than 40 buildings that line the Chicago River, and ends with a fireworks show at Navy Pier.

Shoreline Sightseeing joins all of Chicago in welcoming the return of Navy Pier’s summer Fireworks. Shoreline offers two tour options to take in these dazzling displays: a guided,75- 90-minute Architecture FireworksTour, or the traditional 60-minute Lake Fireworks Tour.  

Architecture Fireworks Tours begin with a guided presentation by one of Shoreline’s expert and entertaining guides featuring close-up views of Chicago’s world-famous landmarks lining the Chicago River. The tour ends with viewing of the Navy Pier Fireworks displays. Architecture Fireworks Tours depart from two locations; Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier and from the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Wednesday departures are at 8:30 p.m. Saturday departures are at 9:15 p.m. Please see our website for complete details and ticketing information. Tours run Wednesday evenings through September 1 and Saturday evenings through September 4.


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