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The Great American Lobster Fest 2017

The Great American Lobster Fest 2017

The Great American Lobster Fest 2017

The Great American Lobster Fest 2017 is just a few months away, this September 1st, 2nd and 3rd, on Chicago’s Navy Pier for a three-day seafood spectacle (Labor Day Weekend). Complete with live lobster flown in fresh from the East Coast, live music performances, family-friendly dining and activities, unique craft shopping, and cold beverages, this annual festival does not disappoint. Here is a list of attractions guests particularly won’t want to miss:

The Lobster! Flown in fresh from the East Coast, The New England Seafood Company and others will showcase a variety of Lobster and other seafood specialties.  Large Lobster Rolls, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Lobster Tacos, Lobster on a Stick, Surf & Turf and much more will be served to satisfy all seafood desires.  Landfood and vegetarian options also available at the fest.  NEW THIS YEAR: The festival will also showcase additional amazing eats from select local restaurants (TBA).

Over 25 bands including Nightly Headliners: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, The Giving Tree Band, & Piano Man.  Each show will take place inside the Aon Grand Ballroom with tickets starting as low as $10. See full lineup at

Revel in a Maine-Coastal-Setting right here in Chicago. The Great American Lobster Fest transforms Navy Pier like you’ve never seen it before! With the perfect setting on the East End Plaza, this is the ultimate east coast experience brought right here to the Midwest.

Stay for the Fireworks Show. After satisfying your seafood cravings and the best of live music, top it off with a front row seat to Navy Pier’s final Saturday night firework show of the summer.

About The Great American Lobster Fest. Returning to Navy Pier this September 1st, 2nd & 3rd, The Great American Lobster Fest is the Midwest’s largest Lobster and Seafood festival. Featuring live music, live lobster and libations all weekend long from Noon – 10 p.m. With tickets ranging from Free (general outside access) to VIP. For more information, Ticket options, “Lobster Hero Tables”, or pre-ordering lobster meal tickets, visit

The 2017 Great American Lobster Fest @ Navy Pier from Foxhole Chicago on Vimeo.