Navy Pier Ferris wheel taking final spins this weekend

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Sunday, September 27, 2015
Navy Pier

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Navy Pier's iconic Ferris wheel is taking its final spins this weekend and many fans are enjoying a last turn on the wheel.

Rides are free until 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning and free commemorative t-shirts will be handed out starting at midnight.

The Ferris wheel stops turning at 8 p.m. Sunday night.

It's being replaced with another wheel that is 50-feet taller.

The new wheel will be in place by next summer.