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Lunch at Navy Pier: Order in the Court! (The Food Court, that is…)

Lunch at Navy Pier: Order in the Court! (The Food Court, that is…)

September 29, 2011

So you’ve strolled down Dock Street, taken a Shoreline Sightseeing Cruise, and have seen enough pigeons to last you a decade. You’re still looking for the best Chicago lunch, but now what? Brace yourselves, fellow Navy Pier-ians, we’re about to give you a little insight into Navy Pier’s Food Court – and the best Chicago […]

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Bridezillas Invading the Pier! – Navy Pier’s Bridal Show and Expo presented by Chicago Bride

Bridezillas Invading the Pier! – Navy Pier’s Bridal Show and Expo presented by Chicago Bride

September 28, 2011

Calling All Brides! Whether you’ve recently become engaged, have a wedding in the works or just want to scout out the latest bridal fashion and attire, join us Sunday, October 16th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Navy Pier’s Bridal Show and Expo presented by Chicago Bride.   Wedding gowns, bridal party designs, and […]

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Build-A-Bear at Navy Pier

Build-A-Bear at Navy Pier

September 27, 2011

Everybody has memories of a favorite stuffed animal growing up, but how many of us got to design our own furry friends? The Build-A-Bear Workshop at Navy Pier in Chicago lets visitors take a hands-on approach to the entire bear-building process! With summer ending, really what could be better than spending an afternoon of family […]

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Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier in Chicago

Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier in Chicago

September 23, 2011

As parents of children are sure to know, when it comes to small children museums can be a hit-or-miss experience. Half the time, they’re totally into the dinosaur bones or antique train cars. Other times? Long faces and boredom… But there isn’t a child who’s been to the Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier that […]

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Navy Pier Walk 2011

Navy Pier Walk 2011

September 22, 2011

Navy Pier Walk Printable Guide This fall, you can walk around Navy Pier and take in some outstanding pieces of art – all for free! Navy Pier Walk 2011, a public art showcase in Gateway Park and along Dock Street, will continue until Nov. 6, so it’s prime time to go check out the exhibits […]

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier presents: “Follies”

Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier presents: “Follies”

September 20, 2011

The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is proud to introduce a compelling and lively new production of “Follies” featuring a company of over 40 actors and musicians beginning Oct. 4th at Navy Pier in Chicago. Chicago Shakespeare Theater – What is “Follies”?   “Follies” brings the book written by James Goldman to life as it captures the […]

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Navy Pier in Chicago – Moms: No Horse Play, but 'Hat' Play OK

Navy Pier in Chicago – Moms: No Horse Play, but 'Hat' Play OK

September 19, 2011

Navy Pier would like to introduce ‘Hat’ play at Navy Pier in Chicago. Why? Because, sometimes the simplest things in life can be the most fun!   The friendly folks at Navy Pier’s Sports Store and DC Mad Hatter aren’t horsing around, they’re ‘hatting’ around and they want to show you how! What is Navy […]

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The Navy Pier Fireworks, where do you watch them from?

The Navy Pier Fireworks, where do you watch them from?

September 16, 2011

It would appear that autumn has officially hit Navy Pier, and while we enjoy the falling leaves and the cool crisp mornings and all the goings-on during the evenings, we would like to mention our favorite part of each fall week – Saturday nights at Navy Pier – which means fireworks, of course! There are […]

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Prost! 1st Annual Germany’s Best and Oktoberfest at Navy Pier

Prost! 1st Annual Germany’s Best and Oktoberfest at Navy Pier

September 15, 2011

September 23 – October 10 Sun -Tues from 11 am to 9 pm Wed – Sat from 11 am to 10 pm Get ready to “O’zapft is!” Pronounced…well you’ll have to come and find out at the 1st Annual Germany’s Best and Oktoberfest! As its name suggests, it combines two distinct yet closely intertwined aspects […]

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Harry Caray’s Tavern: Park, Tailgate and Cruise Bears Games!

Harry Caray’s Tavern: Park, Tailgate and Cruise Bears Games!

September 13, 2011

Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier is offering one of the most amazing and unique Bears game experiences in Chicago! For every home regular season Bears Game, avoid pre and post game traffic hassles and sky-high parking rates with Harry’s Park, Tailgate and Cruise Party.  Customers of Harry Caray’s Navy Pier will receive a discounted […]

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Navy Pier Hosts World Music Festival Chicago

Navy Pier Hosts World Music Festival Chicago

September 12, 2011

Navy Pier welcomes international musicians to the Landshark Beer Garden to rock around the world from September 16th to 18th as part of the 13th annual World Music Festival Chicago. Three days of ethnic/folk music ensembles will showcase traditional and contemporary music from diverse cultures. As always, there is no cover charge at Chicago’s best beer […]

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Progressive Piering: Nibble & Nosh Your Way Down Navy Pier Chicago

Progressive Piering: Nibble & Nosh Your Way Down Navy Pier Chicago

September 9, 2011

Eat, drink and repeat all the way down Navy Pier. While there are several well known dining and nightlife hotbeds in Chicago, few of them are as centrally located as Navy Pier and none can boast a better view of the lakefront!Where else can you grab your favorite cold beverage and the greatest munchies at […]

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Navy Pier Deals – How to find deals using Navy Pier Passport, Navy Pier VIP Pass and Foursquare Check-in Specials

Navy Pier Deals – How to find deals using Navy Pier Passport, Navy Pier VIP Pass and Foursquare Check-in Specials

September 8, 2011

Deals, deals, everywhere there’s deals at Navy Pier! With the VIP Pass, Navy Pier Passport and countless new Foursquare specials added every day, there is always an insider discount to be found, if you know where to look. And we’re going to make you an insider! Navy Pier VIP Pass Before you go to Navy […]

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Just the Two of Us: ‘Date Nite’ at Navy Pier Chicago

Just the Two of Us: ‘Date Nite’ at Navy Pier Chicago

September 7, 2011

For all you lovebirds out there that have been to the museums, seen the shows and even the big metal vegetable (ahem, “The Bean”) and think that there’s no place left in Chicago to do a romantic evening for two – we’ve put together an idea for a “Date Nite” at Navy Pier in Chicago. Knowing […]

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Navy Pier – Live Broadcast of ESPN’s “NASCAR Now” – Sept. 13-15

Navy Pier – Live Broadcast of ESPN’s “NASCAR Now” – Sept. 13-15

September 6, 2011

ESPN’s “NASCAR Now” Live from Chicago’s Navy Pier, Sept. 13-15. Racing fans, grab the kids and get revved up for the “NASCAR Now” live broadcast from Navy Pier in Chicago starting Tuesday, Sept. 13 for three consecutive days. NASCAR fans and Navy Pier visitors can come watch the broadcast and check out some of the […]

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Shake things up with a Musical Murder Mystery for Two

Shake things up with a Musical Murder Mystery for Two

September 1, 2011

If you’ve checked the theatre scene and can’t decide what to see in Chicago next, then perhaps heading to Navy Pier and taking in “Murder for Two”—a mix of an Agatha Christie mystery, an old-fashioned musical comedy and a modern panache—playing now at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater will do the trick!  This whodunit comes with a killer […]

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