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Goldstar.com Night at Winter WonderFest!

Goldstar.com Night at Winter WonderFest!

November 30, 2011

The holiday season is filled with cheer and events that will create long lasting memories… but this fun can sometimes put a strain on your wallet. Luckily, Navy Pier has teamed up with Goldstar.com to bring you an all-inclusive night of fun during Navy Pier’s Winter WonderFest (LINK). Winter WonderFest will be closed to the […]

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Rethink Navy Pier: Indoor Shops, Restaurants and Attractions!

Rethink Navy Pier: Indoor Shops, Restaurants and Attractions!

November 28, 2011

Winter blahs got you down? Have no fear, because Navy Pier is here with the cure… The Pier is your place to be during the summer months, but many think Navy Pier is a cold place to be avoided when Old Man Winter is in town! No matter how low the mercury dips, our boardwalk […]

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New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier… Fireworks!

New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier… Fireworks!

November 26, 2011

Well, it seems like just yesterday we were making 4th of July plans to BBQ and watch fireworks… and now we’re making New Year’s Eve plans to party and watch fireworks! Yep, it’s that time of year again and if you aren’t thinking about how you’ll be spending your New Year’s Eve ushering in 2012, then you […]

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Navy Pier Thanks All on Thanksgiving!

Navy Pier Thanks All on Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2011

With the first snowfall in Chicago done, the seasons have unofficially shifted- and so must Navy Pier. We are shifting into to the season of giving thanks and Navy Pier wants to give a shout out to everyone who has visited our historical boardwalk for any kind of event. Thanks to all who donned their […]

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Winter WonderStage at Winter Wonderfest

Winter WonderStage at Winter Wonderfest

November 23, 2011

Do you have the winter blahs? Well Navy Pier has the winter pop, rock, funk and soul! Visit Navy Pier and wiggle the winter blues away with live entertainment on the Winter WonderStage located in Winter WonderFest! Party Band Nights 7 pm to 9:30 pm every Friday and Saturday December 2 – January 7 Come […]

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Unique Holiday Shopping at Navy Pier

Unique Holiday Shopping at Navy Pier

November 21, 2011

Looking for unique holiday gifts?  We have good news for you!  Navy Pier is full of indoor shops that are sure to satisfy all.  Whether you’re looking for personalized hats or all natural hand-made soaps, the Navy Pier shops have what you’re looking for!  With so much variety in one great location, you won’t have […]

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Winter WonderFest – Best Of Guide

Winter WonderFest – Best Of Guide

November 17, 2011

If you haven’t been to Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier yet to experience the wonderful assortment of characters, rides and SO much holiday family fun… you might need to grab a hot chocolate and check out this Beginner’s Guide to Winter WonderFest! The 11th Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America at Navy Pier runs […]

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Cast from Lemonade Mouth at Navy Pier on Nov. 20

Cast from Lemonade Mouth at Navy Pier on Nov. 20

November 16, 2011

Meet the stars from Disney Channel’s Lemonade Mouth in-person at Navy Pier!* 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, November 20 (wristband distribution begins at 10 a.m.) Family Pavilion   Come meet and greet the stars of the hit show Lemonade Mouth: Bridgit (Olivia) Mendler, Adam (Wen) Hicks and Hayley (Stella) Kiyoko! Plus, join the Radio […]

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Chicago Toy and Game Fair! Nov. 19 & 20

Chicago Toy and Game Fair! Nov. 19 & 20

November 15, 2011

What is the best part of the quickly approaching holiday season? The toys, of course! If you’re looking to see the latest and greatest conceptual toys and games along with some good old kid’s favorites, check out the Chicago Toy and Game Fair at Navy Pier. Activities range from a Star Wars Breakfast to a […]

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The Future of Navy Pier – What’s Your Vision?

The Future of Navy Pier – What’s Your Vision?

November 14, 2011

Navy Pier’s call for submissions to redesign one of Chicago’s most prominent tourism assets heated up recently as several talented architecture and design teams were chosen to move on to the next stage of the redevelopment competition. The teams have a few months to put together their plans before a winner is chosen in February, […]

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Celebrating Veterans Day at Navy Pier!

Celebrating Veterans Day at Navy Pier!

November 10, 2011

Navy Pier would like to thank all veterans for their service and recognize Veterans Day as an opportunity to not only celebrate all of our freedoms and those who sacrificed to preserve it, but also to remind our amazing Navy-Pierians (how about Navy Pier-ians instead?) about what exactly Veterans Day means to so many of […]

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AIC – Powwow at Navy Pier!

AIC – Powwow at Navy Pier!

November 9, 2011

With Thanksgiving around the corner, what better way to celebrate the start of our nation than by heading to Navy Pier for the 58th Annual Powwow celebration on November 19th and 20th! American Indian Center of Chicago The American Indian Center of Chicago puts the event on each year. For over fifty years, the AIC […]

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Santa Claus Arrives at Navy Pier!

Santa Claus Arrives at Navy Pier!

November 8, 2011

When do you know that it’s the holiday season and time to hang up your bahumbugs and become a little nicer and a bit more jovial? Does it take a snowflake, the smell of pine pervading the house or is it something much simpler? Is it when you’re sprawled out and completely stuffed, just like […]

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Navy Pier Goes to 11 on 11.11.11

Navy Pier Goes to 11 on 11.11.11

November 7, 2011

 “This one goes to 11! Why stop at 10, when you sometimes need the extra little push!”  – Nigel, Spinal Tap Check out the video here. When you need to turn it up and ten doesn’t cut it, Navy Pier goes to 11!   Reduced Parking and Open ’til 11! While some are claiming the […]

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Wedding, Party or Event Planning at Navy Pier

Wedding, Party or Event Planning at Navy Pier

November 6, 2011

Are you planning a party or event in Chicago? Have you considered Navy Pier as a possible venue? Well, you probably should and we’ll tell you why… Historic Navy Pier is a spectacular venue for events of all types and sizes. With two exhibit halls, 36 meeting rooms, the Grand Ballroom and Rooftop, Navy Pier […]

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Smith Museum of Stained Glass – Hidden Gem at Navy Pier

Smith Museum of Stained Glass – Hidden Gem at Navy Pier

November 4, 2011

Where in the world can you find over 150 stained glass windows? At the Smith Museum of Stained Glass!!! The stained glass windows are housed in an 800-ft.-long series of galleries along the lower level terraces of Festival Hall. The Smith Museum of Stained Glass, opened in 2000, is the first museum in the United […]

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Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier – Reduced Prices, Buy Online Now!

Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier – Reduced Prices, Buy Online Now!

November 3, 2011

If you’re looking ahead at the coming winter and can’t imagine keeping the kids, and yourself, cooped up all winter-break long, then it’s time to Escape the winter blahs at the 11th annual Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America with even more savings this year! If you purchase tickets before Winter WonderFest begins, now […]

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Elizabeth Rex at CST – Navy Pier

Elizabeth Rex at CST – Navy Pier

November 2, 2011

What is Elizabeth Rex? On the eve of his death, William Shakespeare relives another fateful night, fifteen years earlier, when the Lord Chamberlain’s Men were invited to perform for Queen Elizabeth—the night before her beloved Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, was to be beheaded for treason to the Crown. The Queen sentenced him to death, […]

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Save 25% to 58% on parking every day! November 1, 2011 – March 18, 2012

Save 25% to 58% on parking every day! November 1, 2011 – March 18, 2012

November 1, 2011

What!?! A break on parking in the City of Chicago!! Wow, that is nearly unheard of lately! You might be wondering if Navy Pier is off its proverbial rocker? The answer is no. Nobody’s lost it, you’re just the beneficiary of one of the greatest parking discounts around, and it’s at Navy Pier!! What’s even […]

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SOFA Returns to Navy Pier – International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair

SOFA Returns to Navy Pier – International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair

November 1, 2011

SOFA is back for the 18th time. The annual International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair has returned to Navy Pier, and it will share space in the Pier’s Festival Hall with The Intuit Show of Folk & Outsider Art. Both will be held at Navy Pier from November 4 to 6. SOFA enjoys being […]

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