Plan Your Visit

September in Chicago. Be Here.

EXPO CHICAGO has partnered with six of the city's top hotels that are all in close proximity to Navy Pier. In addition, EXPO CHICAGO is proud to partner exclusively with Turon Travel for all your travel needs.


If you are traveling into Chicago for the event, United Airlines, the official airline of EXPO CHICAGO, is offering an exclusive discount offer. With over 350 destinations, United offers non-stop service from more cities to the Chicago area than any other airline. For online booking: Use the Offer Code ZSKT247555 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. If you are booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information:

Agreement Code: 247555
Z Code: ZSKT
If you are booking from outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office. For more information, please visit the Turon Travel website


We are working closely with our host hotels to offer guests the best rates possible. For more information on these special offers, please contact Demetra Prattas at Turon Travel, our official Travel specialists at 212.925.5453 or 800.952.7646, Our partner hotels:

PUBLIC Chicago
Park Hyatt Chicago
W Chicago Lakeshore
Langham Hotel Chicago
Conrad Chicago
The James Chicago

For more information, please visit their website.

Hours & Location

Navy Pier
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

Thursday, September 18 | 6:00pm–9:00pm

2014 HOURS
Friday, September 19 | 11:00am–7:00pm
Saturday, September 20 | 11:00am–7:00pm
Sunday, September 21 | 11:00am–6:00pm












If arriving by taxi, tell the driver,“Entrance 2.” (Proceed along the dock road on the north side of the Pier to the farthest entrance). Will Call and Coat Check are located on the Lower Level of Entrance 2. Limited on-site parking is located in the West and East Garages, along the north side of the Pier.

Proceed along the boardwalk on the south side of the Pier until you reach Festival Halls A & B. Will Call and Coat Check are located on the Lower Level of Festival Hall B. The fair entrance is located at Festival Hall B on the upper level.

Red Line to State & Lake:
from StateSt.take #29 StateSt.bus East to Navy Pier.
Brown Line to Chicago:
from Chicago Ave.,take #66 Chicago Ave. bus East to Navy Pier.

#29 State St.,#65 Grand Ave., #66 Chicago Ave. and the #124 Navy Pier Express (serving METRA lines, Millennium Park/ Randolph St.,Ogilvie and Union Stations).

Chicago Gallery News Shuttle Bus | Courtesy Transportation

Friday – Sunday,12:00pm to 6:00pm daily. Shuttles will run between EXPO CHICAGO at Navy Pier, the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, River North and West Loop gallery districts, with many galleries holding extended hours during the fair. Shuttles will depart Navy Pier on the hour and half hour. Please click here for shuttle map.

End of day shuttle service

Begins one hour prior to close. Pick-up at Entrance 2. Please see the VIP Desk for designated drop-off locations.


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