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Partner With Us

Few places in Chicago captivate as many imaginations as Navy Pier.

With 9 million annual guests—six million from greater Chicagoland— partnership with this historic civic landmark connects your organization to the Midwest’s premier leisure destination, an engaging arts and cultural venue, and a mission-based vision true to our nonprofit status.

Impactful engagement opportunities are tailored to provide meaningful benefits and recognition opportunities, including year-round brand visibility, high-traffic areas for brand activation, bespoke program sponsorships, and so much more.

Proposal & Bid Requests

There is no active request for bids at this time.

Corporate Partnerships

With free public programming all year long, Navy Pier provides a one-of-a-kind platform for artists, performers, and cultural organizations from throughout Chicago’s neighborhoods and from countries around the world.

What you can expect from a partnership with Navy Pier:

  • Increased Visibility and Brand Awareness—Navy Pier welcomes nearly 9 million guests each year. Many of these will encounter and engage with Navy Pier’s free programming.
  • Community Impact—Every year, Navy Pier partners with hundreds of artists and organizations to elevate their talents onto an iconic and world-class stage with international reach.
  • Individually Tailored Partnerships—Navy Pier’s team works with your team to identify the programs that will develop mutually beneficial partnerships. With over 250 free programs, there’s sure to be a fit for your company’s priorities.

To learn how you can support Navy Pier, please contact Linda Crouchelli at

Brand Activations At Navy Pier

Extend your brand’s reach at Navy Pier!

With an average daily attendance of nearly 25,000 and peak daily attendance of nearly 100,000, Navy Pier welcomes Chicagoans and worldwide guests 363 days a year.

We can identify spaces where you can promote your brands, products and services with maximum impact in a high-traffic location. Previous activations have included vehicle displays, food sampling, make-up and hair styling, TV show launches and promotions, new product launches, art installations and more. We can accommodate all types and sizes of mobile marketing displays. We can also complement your experiential marketing efforts with customized packages that can include Navy Pier’s digital assets.

To see how we can help you best achieve your initiatives, please contact Marisa Diaz-Arce at

Perform At Navy Pier

Interested in performing at one of the Navy Pier’s free public programs and events? Please send an email with your group’s bio along with any prior performance web links and contact information to

Leasing Opportunities

Navy Pier is currently home to more than 70 businesses, ranging from small to large and local to internationally-recognized brands.

Businesses at Navy Pier are typically exposed to nearly 9 million annual guests who visit Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination. Leasing considerations are open and welcome based on availability.

  • Please submit this form if you’re interested in kiosk space at Navy Pier.

Artisan Markets

If you’re interested in being notified about any upcoming artisan market vending opportunities, please submit this form.


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