Hours & Location
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Thursday, September 18 | 6:00pm–9:00pm
The Women’s Board of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago invites you to the annual EXPO CHICAGO Vernissage, benefitting the museum. Enjoy an exclusive first look at artworks from leading international galleries while enjoying drinks and light fare. For tickets, please visit the MCA website here.
Friday, September 19 | 11:00am–7:00pm
Saturday, September 20 | 11:00am–7:00pm
Sunday, September 21 | 11:00am–6:00pm
For tickets, please visit here.
BOOK YOUR FLIGHT
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:
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please visit Turon Travel's website.
2014 Partner Restaurants:
Current | W Chicago Lakeshore | 644 N. Lake Shore Dr. | Italian | 312.255.4460
David Burke’s Primehouse | James Hotel | 616 N. Rush St.American | Steakhouse | 312.660.6000
Embeya | 564 W. Randolph St. | Asian Fusion | 312.612.5640
Longman & Eagle | 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. | American, Gastropub | 773.276.7110
MK | 868 N. Franklin St. | American | 312.482.9179
NoMI | Park Hyatt Hotel | 800 N. Michigan Ave. | American | 312.239.4030
Pelago Ristorante | 201 E. Delaware Pl. | Italian | 312.280.0700
The Publican | 837 W. Fulton Market | American, Gastropub | 312.733.9555
The Pump Room | Public Chicago | 1301 N. State Pkwy. | American | 312.787.3700
Sepia | 123 N. Jefferson St. | American | 312.441.1920
Spiaggia | 980 N. Michigan Ave. | Italian | 312.280.2750
Tanta | 118 W. Grand Ave. | Peruvian | 312.222.9700
The Terrace | Conrad Chicago | 521 N. Rush St. | American | 312.645.1500
Travelle | The Langham Hotel | 330 N. Wabash Ave. | Mediterranean | 312.923.7705
For more restaraunts associated with EXPO CHICAGO, please visit click here.
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.