Capacity crowds watch Navy Pier Fourth of July fireworks
CHICAGO — Crowds of over 100,000 people crammed Navy Pier to celebrate the Fourth of July firework show.
The parking lots were filled by 6 p.m. and Navy Pier was filled to capacity by 8 p.m., Navy Pier officials said.
Crowds came early to claim prime viewing real estate for Saturday night’s dazzling fireworks extravaganza.
Officials said their security plan included uniformed and plain-clothes police officers. Workers also checked bags at the entrance.