Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the I Heart Halal Festival located?

I Heart Halal will take place inside Festival Hall A and B of Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. The complete address for the Navy Pier is 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.  For directions and parking information for Navy Pier, visit –

Is this an outdoor event?

Nope! I Heart Halal will take place inside the Navy Pier’s Festival Hall A and B.

How much are tickets and what is included?

Your ticket gives you access to the food hall, bazaar, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, kids zone and educational and lifestyle sessions in the main hall. It also includes access to all the main stage featured programs! Single day tickets allow for one day access on the day of your choice, multi day tickets allow for return access for the entire weekend.

Advanced (Pre-Festival):
Single Day: $15 / kids / seniors $5
Multi Day: $25 / kids / seniors $10

On site Price (At the Door): 
Single Day: $20 / kids & seniors: $5
Multi Day: $30 / kids & seniors $15


How much are kids’ tickets?

Children under 2 are free. Children under 13 are $5.00 for a single day pass and  $10 for a multi-day / full weekend pass.

Is the food in the Food Hall free or for sale?

The Food Hall will contain various food vendors with food items for sale.  Some food vendors may offer free samples at their own discretion.

What are the Festival hours?

Friday, April 17, 2020 – 11am – 10pm

Saturday, April 18, 2020 – 11am – 10pm

Sunday, April 19, 2020 – 11am – 6pm

Is there parking at the Festival?

Navy Pier is pleased to offer convenient on-site and off-site parking to all visiting guests.  Navy Pier’s two on-site parking garages, West Garage and East Garage, can accommodate a total of 1,500 vehicles.  For additional parking information, visit –


For directions and full parking information for Navy Pier, visit –

Do I have to purchase my tickets in advance?

You do not have to purchase tickets in advance, however, there is an increase in price for tickets purchased the day of the event.

What happens if I purchased a ticket, but I can’t make it to the festival?

All tickets purchased are non-refundable.

Are kids allowed to attend the evening events?

Kids 13 and over will be allowed to attend evening events with their purchased ticket.  We have requested to each performer to keep the programming family friendly, but parental discretion is advised as all content is intended for adults.


Is there coat check and stroller check available?

Yes, the festival will have coat check and stroller check available for $3 per item.

Is there childcare available?

No, the Festival will not provide babysitting or childcare services.  We require all children be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Is there an available space for nursing mothers?

Yes, the festival will have a nursing room available on-site.