The Great American Lobster Fest is the Midwest's largest Lobster and Seafood Festival. We're returning for our 3rd year to Chicago's legendary Navy Pier on Labor Day Weekend! Friday & Saturday, September 2nd & 3rd (and now a Lobster Brunch Cruise on the 4th!). Summer's last hurrah! Enjoy live lobster flown in fresh from the cold waters of the East Coast, live music performances, family-friendly games and activities, unique craft shopping, Land Food options, and cold beverages. What's not to love!? 

THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO LOBSTER FEST! HOW WILL YOU LOBSTER FEST?

1) LOBSTER MEAL + AON GRAND BALLROOM TICKET
Guarantees you a Whole Lobster Meal or Lobster Roll meal and the sooner you buy the more you save. 

2) GENERAL ADMISSION (AON GRAND BALLROOM TICKET)
Perfect if you just want to check out all the headlining bands, and decide what to eat when you get to the fest!

3) VIP TICKET
If you're the type who likes full access and lots of perks, VIP is for you! Buy before the next price increase!

4) LOBSTER HERO TABLE FEAST
If you're looking to do something you've never done before and you've got a cool group of folks you want to impress, you gotta check this out.

5) THE LOBSTER BRUNCH CRUISE
Looking for something to do on SUNDAY of Labor Day weekend? You found it! Check out our Lobster Brunch Cruise departing from Navy Pier from noon to 3pm!

 


Getting Here

Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

The Festival site is at the iconic Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom and East End Plaza, located at 600 E. Grand Avenue.

 

Music Lineup

Tickets