the Ledge

Step outside the third tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. At 1,353 feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck.


The Skydeck Experience.

An all new, interactive 30-60 minute Chicago experience shares Chicago’s best and rich history prior to your 103rd floor Skydeck visit. Take a quick video tour.

The Skydeck open…

Advanced tickets are strongly recommended.

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


Sunday, November 20th, 2022

The Skydeck will open at 11am


Holiday Hours 

Thursday, November 24th- 9am-8pm

Friday, November 25th- 8:30am-10pm

Saturday, November 26th- 8:30am-10pm

Sunday, November 27th- 8:30am-10pm

Friday, December 23rd- 8:30am-10pm

Saturday, December 24th- 8:30am-10pm

Sunday, December 25th- 8:30am-10pm

Monday, December 26th- Thursday, December 29th- 8:30am-8pm

Friday, December 30th- 8:30am-10pm

Saturday, December 31st- 8:30am-10pm

Sunday, January 1st- 8:30am-10pm

Monday, January 2nd- Thursday, January 5th- 8:30am-8pm

Friday, January 6th- 8:30am-10pm

Saturday, January 7th- 8:30am-10pm

Sunday, January 8th- 8:30am-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 best views in the city to your online meetings with our new #SkydeckChicago Zoom backgrounds! You can download them here: 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.

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Rent Willis Tower’s 99th floor for business or personal 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! Click here to learn more.