After School Matters
  • One hundred and twenty-five years ago at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the first Ferris Wheel opened to the public on June 21, 1893. On June 21, 2018, Navy Pier and the Santa Monica Pier honor the late Ferris wheel inventor George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. with a dynamic celebration featuring live entertainment, free wheel rides for the first 1,893 pre-registered guests, special appearances by Ferris family members, and more.

After School Matters
  • Location: Navy Pier
  • Address: 600 E. Grand Ave.
  • August 7, 2018
  • Navy Pier