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The Great American Lobster Fest Chicago
September 2 - September 4
We’re now celebrating our 7th year on Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier, September 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Enjoy live lobster flown in fresh from the cold waters of the East Coast, live music performances, family-friendly games & activities, unique craft shopping, and cold beverages. We’ll also have plenty of dessert and non-seafood items to please the whole family!
TICKETS / INFO: www.AmericanLobsterFest.com
Festival Entry (General Admission): FREE! The festival grounds are open to the general public to enjoy live music and many different food, drink, and craft vendor options.
Lobster Meal Experience: choice of (1) Full Lobster (Approximately 1.25 pounds) OR Lobster Roll. All served with corn on the cob, potatoes, a dinner roll, fresh cut lemons, & melted butter. One (1) Drink Ticket redeemable for a Domestic Beer, Hard Seltzer, Bottle of Water, or a Soda.
VIP Meal Experience: choice of (1) Full Lobster (Approximately 1.25 pounds) OR Lobster Roll. All served with corn on the cob, potatoes, a dinner roll, fresh cut lemons, & melted butter. VIP ticket holders also receive (4) Drink Vouchers good for any beverages of your choice, PLUS Access to an exclusive VIP Lounge, Additional Bathrooms, Reserved Seating Areas, and the Special Sampling Experience from 1:00pm – 3:00pm and 5:00pm – 7:00pm daily!
-Lobster Meal ticket holders will have exclusive areas for meal pick-up, separate from all other day-of food purchase tents and reserved seating areas. There will also be a private redemption line and exclusive lounge for VIP ticket holders.
-Our live lobster will be flown in fresh from the east coast. Additionally, the fest will feature a vast array of seafood selections, non-seafood related items, other exciting food vendors, snacks, sweets, and vegetarian options.
-The VIP Experience will take place within the festival grounds as well as sections of the Aon Grand Ballroom; and include privileged seating, ordering, viewing, and party areas. Plus, a special sampling experience inside the VIP Lounge from 1:00pm – 3:00pm and 5:00pm – 7:00pm daily!
-Live Musical Performances will be featured on our outdoor main stage throughout each afternoon and into the night. In addition to the special arts & craft shopping, there will be many family-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained as well.