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OFFSHORE AT NAVY PIER | Named World's Largest Rooftop Bar by The Guinness Book of World Records


CHICAGO–Boasting over 36,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, this spectacular year-round rooftop destination will elevate the Chicago skyline to another level, offering locals a truly unique perspective of The Windy City and Lake Michigan

The Guinness Book of World Records has officially recognized Chicago’s OFFSHORE atop the legendary Navy Pier, as the World’s Largest Rooftop Bar, boasting over 52,300 square feet of indoor and outdoor space! This spectacular year-round rooftop destination elevates the Chicago skyline to a completely new level, offering locals a truly unique perspective of The Windy City and Lake Michigan.

To celebrate their first Fourth of July on the shore, OFFSHORE is offering guests the best views of Navy Pier’s iconic 4th of July Fireworks presented by Miller Lite with ticket packages ranging from general admission to VIP lounge access. The ticket breakdown is included below:

General Admission 7-10 PM: $150 per guest; Includes open bar access with signature cocktails and an assortment of food stations

VIP Marina Table or VIP Lounge (For Groups of 14): $3,000 and $3,500, respectively; Includes early entry at 6:30 pm, a reserved table with Chef selected menu items and cocktails personally served at the table

Offering brand new views of Chicago’s magnificent skyline, OFFSHORE opened this past May, and is the nation’s largest rooftop built for Chicago and its locals atop one of the city’s most iconic buildings, Navy Pier. Offshore, a stunning, chic 36,000 sq. ft. all-seasons/all-weather venue offers Chicagoans a full-service luminous bar and world-class kitchen, terraces, seven cozy fire pits, an entertainment and gaming area, and multiple large social gathering spaces. Already one of the city’s and the country’s hottest destinations, this sexy and sophisticated space sits on the third floor atop Navy Pier’s Festival Hall at 1000 East Grand, and offers panoramic, unmatched views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline.



The hours of operation for Offshore are Monday – Thursday 4 p.m. - midnight, Friday from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. – midnight. Patrons must be 21 and over to enter Offshore. Offshore is easily accessible through the pier, with ample valet service available. For more information, please visit For more information or to make a group reservation, please contact Director of Sales & Marketing Kathleen Jenkins at