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Attire

Wish BallWish Ball is a black-tie formal event.

Accommodations

For Wish Ball guests wishing to book a hotel room for the event, a limited number of rooms have been blocked for Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 E. Wacker Drive).

Rooms must be reserved before April 21, 2017 to receive the $309 rate (single/double occupancy) for guests’ rooms. An additional $25 per person charge will be assessed for a third or fourth adult (18 or over) in each room. Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state and local taxes, which are currently 16.4%.

 * Please note: Wish Ball is taking place the same weekend as The National Restaurant Association show, so rooms in downtown Chicago will fill up quickly.

Click here for reservations, or call1.888.421.1442 and refer to the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the dates of stay, and the “Wish Ball Room Block."

Directions and Parking

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO NAVY PIER

  • From the north, take Lake Shore Drive (US 41) to the Grand Avenue exit and follow signs to Navy Pier.
  • From the northwest, take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Ohio Street Exit, head east on Ohio to Wells, head south on Wells to Illinois Street, then proceed east to Navy Pier. A secondary route is to take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Ohio Street exit, head east on Ohio to Columbus/Fairbanks, then go south on Columbus/Fairbanks to Illinois, and proceed east on Illinois to Navy Pier.
  • From the west, take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to Columbus Drive, north to Illinois Street and proceed east to Navy Pier.
  • From the southwest, take the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to Lake Shore Drive (US 41) north to Illinois Street exit and turn right (east) at bottom of ramp to Navy Pier.
  • From the south, take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) east to the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to Lake Shore Drive (US 41) north to Illinois Street exit and turn right (east) at bottom of ramp to Navy Pier.
  • From the southeast, take Lake Shore Drive (US 41) north to Illinois Street exit.

VALET
Valet service will be available for $28 at Entrance 2 at the far east end of the pier.

SELF PARK
Self park is available for $25 in the East Parking Garage.

NAVY PIER MAP
View full pier map with parking and entrances. (PDF)

Make-A-Wish® Illinois
640 North LaSalle Drive
Suite 280
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 602-9474
Toll Free (800) 978-9474