the Ledge

Step outside what’s not only the tallest building in Chicago but the third-tallest building in the Western Hemisphere! The viewing tower offers spectacular views spanning up to four states, but there’s also The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside Willis Tower’s 103rd floor. At 1,353 feet in the air, its glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck..


The Skydeck Experience.

An all-new, 30-60 minute interactive experience in the viewing tower shares Chicago highlights and the rich history of the tallest building in Chicago. If you’re wondering what to do in Chicago today that will be fun and educational, this is a great addition to your 103rd-floor Skydeck visit!

The Skydeck is currently open…

Wondering what to do in Chicago today? The Skydeck is open year-round, seven days a week. The viewing tower is popular with locals and visitors alike, so we recommend contacting us for Willis Tower Skydeck tickets and price info in advance.

Skydeck Hours:

March- September

Monday – Friday:      9am-10pm
Saturday – Sunday:   8:30am-10pm

October- February

Monday – Friday:  9am to 8pm

Saturday – Sunday:  9am to 10pm


Last entry is 30-minutes prior to closing


Offering spectacular views spanning up to four states and The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor of Willis Tower!


Live SkyCam from Skydeck Chicago

Skydeck Zoom Backgrounds

Bring the view from the tallest building in Chicago to your online meetings with our new #SkydeckChicago Zoom backgrounds! Simply download the Skydeck Zoom Backgrounds and follow the instructions below for installation (via Zoom):

  1. Log in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Room Management > Zoom Rooms.
  3. Click Account Settings at the top of the page.
  4. In the Account Profile tab, under Background image for Zoom Rooms, click Upload New Image.
  5. Select your image and click Open.

Feel to free to share with us on social media at @SkydeckChicago or using our hashtags, #SkydeckChicago and #StreettoSkyChi.

Skydeck 99th floor

Skydeck Chicago Upcoming Events

Whether you’re looking for what to do in Chicago today or on your upcoming wedding anniversary, make a memory that will last a lifetime in the Skydeck viewing tower. Let us help you plan your special event!

Join Our Team!

How would you like to work in the tallest building in Chicago? Submit your resume to join the Skydeck Chicago Team.


Chicago CityPASS

Get 48% off the Expedited Entry Willis Tower Skydeck tickets price, plus admission to 5 more top Chicago attractions – your best sightseeing value

The ultimate Chicago event venue.

Rent Willis Tower’s 99th floor for business or private events. Meetings, weddings, cocktail receptions, birthday parties, and fundraisers at Willis Tower offer spectacular views spanning up to four states and include VIP access to The Ledge!