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All events subject to change or cancellation
There’s always something to do at Navy Pier!
Cirque Shanghai combines impressive acrobatics with martial prowess. This summer’s production of Cirque Shanghai: Warriors brings an extraordinary line-up of thrilling acts to the stage, including China’s premier daredevil steel globe motorcycle troupe, “Imperial Thunder.” Purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or the Pepsi® Skyline Stage box office. Cirque Shanghai performs Wednesdays through Sundays at Pepsi® Skyline Stage, a canopied, open-air theater. Visit www.cirqueshanghai.com for more information about the show.
Spectacular Navy Pier fireworks choreographed to music dazzle the night sky all summer long, every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10:15 p.m. Whether viewing from the dock or on board a cruise, it’s the perfect way to end your day at Navy Pier. Click here for the full schedule. Schedule subject to change or cancellation.
On select Fridays throughout the summer, the tables will turn quite literally as Navy Pier features DJs spinning the hottest electronic dance music. All for free and only in the Landshark Beer Garden. Must be 21+ to attend Drop the Beat events. Must be 21+ to attend Drop the Beat events.
Rise and shine and spend your weekend mornings at Navy Pier! Every Saturday, stretch to hour Yoga classes on the lawn in North Polk Bros Park (located next to the CTA terminal). Every Sunday, move to hour Zumba classes on the Rooftop Terrace. Classes are taught by instructors from Fitness Formula Club. Classes are $10 and you can pre-register here or pay on-site (cash and credit accepted). At the class, participants may receive validation for $5 parking at the Navy Pier Garages located at 600 E. Grand Ave (all cars must exit garage by 10 a.m.).
*No classes held on August 16-17. Click here for a map of class locations. Classes take place rain or shine; indoor location will be chosen in the case of inclement weather.
The Great American Lobster Fest is Chicago’s first outdoor lobster fest of its kind. Enjoy the freshest seafood that Chicago has to offer, flown in fresh daily by New England Seafood Company’s family dock in Boston. This one-of-a-kind festival features two stages with over 25 live bands, fresh live lobster, cold beverages, and other food options to satisfy all cravings land or sea. Enjoy live music from Local H, Trippin Billies, Kiss Army, Think Floyd, and many more - while watching the jets fly overhead during the Chicago Air & Water Show. Cap it all off with the perfect view of Navy Pier’s spectacular fireworks display on Saturday night at 10:15pm. Tickets start at just $10. Purchase your tickets in advance to take advantage of early-bird pricing. Click here for tickets, music line-up and details.
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