For the fifth year in a row, the Midwest’s largest seafood festival, the Great American Lobster Fest, returns for a Labor Day weekend’s worth of live music, libations and lobster — lots and lots of lobster, flown in fresh from the cold waters of the East Coast.
Start Date: Friday, August 31, 2018
End Date: Sunday, September 2, 2018
Time: varies by date
Location: Navy Pier – 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Cost: $34 – $94 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)
Additional dates and times may be available. Times and prices vary by date. Please view ticketing page for details.
Crustacean lovers and land-lubbers alike will have plenty of choices for chowing down, including non-seafood items, sweets and vegetarian dishes to enjoy, plus family-friendly games and activities, unique arts & crafts shopping and music from local bands and DJs. The Lobster Meal ticket includes one full lobster (approximately 1.25 pounds) or lobster roll, served with corn on the cob, potatoes, a dinner roll, fresh cut lemons and melted butter, along with reserved seating in the Aon Grand Ballroom. The VIP Experience adds on four drink vouchers, plus access to the Peroni VIP Lounge, with special tastings and bocce ball. So bring the whole family, a date or just a bib and a ginormous appetite to Chicago’s legendary Navy Pier.