Navy Pier’s 3rd Annual Water Flicks offers super summer entertainment

Navy Pier’s 3rd Annual Water Flicks offers super summer entertainment
Credit: James Richards IV Photography / Navy Pier

Free eight-week film series features fan favorites along the lakefront from June 24 through August 12

Calling all superhero fans Whoosh! Bang! Kapow! Your favorite superheroes are heading outdoors this summer at Navy Pier’s third annual Water Flicks.

Water Flicks is a free summer film series that takes place on the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park against the backdrop of serene Lake Michigan at sunset.

This summer’s theme is “Superheroes.” Guests will see some of the world’s greatest superheroes from hot ticket movies such as Black Panther, Wonder Woman and Aquaman.Aquaman

The eight-week series kicks off Monday, June 24 and continues every Monday through August 12, starting at 6:30 p.m.

No need to sit in a dark theatre or stay home watching Netflix. Get out and enjoy the summer, bring a picnic or buy some food from one of the many eateries at Navy Pier and watch your favorite superhero.

Or make a day of it. Come early and shop, walk the Pier, go for a boat ride or a spin on the Ferris Wheel, dine, get a Rainbow cone and take advantage of the many other activities and attractions available.

Here’s the full Water Flicks schedule and film roster:

June 24

Black Panther

July 22

The Lego Batman Movie

July 1

Thor: Ragnarok

July 29

The Incredibles 2

July 8

Avengers: Infinity War

August 5

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

July 15

Wonder Woman

August 12


About Water Flicks

Water Flicks is part of the Pier’s ongoing commitment to offer guests free, one-of-a kind arts and culture programming, designed to inspire, educate and connect communities and guests across the city and globe. For more information, visit

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