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Date Night at Navy Pier

Date Night at Navy Pier

June 29, 2012

This summer let Navy Pier help you plan the perfect date to sweep any guy or gal off their feet.  Navy Pier has dining and attractions to amuse any couple, no matter the age. Check out our suggestions to planning the perfect date at Navy Pier and add some fun to your love life.   […]

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Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

June 27, 2012

The Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier is one of the staples on the Chicago skyline. It is also one of the reasons why Navy Pier is the number one tourist destination in the Midwest. With its thousands of lights sparkling over the waters of Lake Michigan, the Ferris Wheel stands at a majestic 150 feet […]

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Navy Pier Must See Summer!

Navy Pier Must See Summer!

June 25, 2012

Navy Pier is the spot to be this summer! Whether you’re looking for a day of family fun or a night out with friends, Navy Pier has plenty to offer. While you plan your day at Navy Pier, check out our ‘Must See’ list below to make sure you don’t miss any of the fun. […]

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Just Dance at Navy Pier

Just Dance at Navy Pier

June 22, 2012

Navy Pier presents JUST DANCE! From June 22-23, 29-30 and July 1, the northwest corner of Pier Park will have some of Chicago’s best dance troupes, companies and schools! This event is free for all so bring the whole family!     Opening Day JUST DANCE! kicks off on Friday June 22 with the McNulty […]

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Boat Cruises at Navy Pier!

Boat Cruises at Navy Pier!

June 21, 2012

There is never a dull moment at Navy Pier! There is plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment and other attractions for guests of all ages to enjoy. This summer, experience a different side of Navy Pier by boarding one of our many cruises! Whether you’re looking to sightsee, have dinner or hold a private event, our many […]

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Summer Fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum

Summer Fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum

June 19, 2012

Come one, come all, to the extended hours at the Chicago Children’s Museum! Now until the end of summer, September 3, the museum will be open Sunday-Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  This gives you and the little ones plenty of time to enjoy all the hands-on, high […]

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Creation of the Sand Mandala

Creation of the Sand Mandala

June 18, 2012

Mandala, a word which is loosely translated to the word “circle” is a sacred piece of art created with sand for the Buddhism and Hindu religions. The Mandala is seen as a piece of art to many around the world, but in these religions it symbolizes radial balance. Seeing a Mandala being created is a […]

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Landshark Beer Garden – June

Landshark Beer Garden – June

June 15, 2012

The Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier always promises a pleasant experience to all guests. After a fun filled day at Navy Pier, the Beer Garden is a perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy the gorgeous city-views right on the lake. This summer will be no exception. Come enjoy a day at Navy […]

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Make Music Chicago Returns!

Make Music Chicago Returns!

June 14, 2012

Make Music Chicago is a completely free, one-day music festival presented by Rush Hour Concerts. This year, it returns for its second annual event on the first day of summer, Thursday, June 21! Make Music Chicago celebrates the ability of everyone to make music. Age, ability level and genre do not matter. Everyone can come […]

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Snacks galore at Navy Pier!

Snacks galore at Navy Pier!

June 13, 2012

With all the exciting things Navy Pier has to offer, strolling up and down the Pier can be tiring.  Luckily, Navy Pier is lined with delicious options for snacks to keep you going throughout the day!   Satisfy the sweet tooth! Got a sweet tooth you need to satisfy, and then head over to Ryba’s […]

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Smith Stained Glass Museum at Navy Pier

Smith Stained Glass Museum at Navy Pier

June 11, 2012

Need somewhere to cool down during a hot day at the pier? Check out the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows for free during your next visit to Navy Pier! Located at the lower level terraces of Festival Hall, the museum opened in February of 2000 and is the first museum in the United States […]

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Seasonal Pier Restaurants – Now Open!

Seasonal Pier Restaurants – Now Open!

June 8, 2012

This summer at the Pier we’ve got plenty of dining options to keep you feeling full and satisfied for your day of fun in the sun. Come visit Harry Caray’s, Bubba Gump’s, Capi’s Italian Kitchen or check out some of our great seasonal hot-spots!   Chango Loco Chango Loco is a refreshing and entertaining addition […]

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L.L. Bean Bootmobile is coming to Navy Pier!

L.L. Bean Bootmobile is coming to Navy Pier!

June 7, 2012

Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, L.L.Bean began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. Before he knew it, Leon had a thriving mail-order operation catering to those who loved the outdoors, adding apparel and accessories by 1930. Today, L.L. Bean continues to thrive through catalog and online orders […]

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Windy – Blues on the Blue: Live from Lake Michigan!

Windy – Blues on the Blue: Live from Lake Michigan!

June 6, 2012

Set sail on Tall Ship Windy for live blues midst the winds and waters of Lake Michigan.  Grab a drink from the bar, sit back, and enjoy the city skyline at sunset from the decks of this majestic tall ship. Ticket prices: $35 for adults, $30 for students/seniors, $20 for kids. Buy tickets: Tall Ship Windy Presents: Barry […]

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Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze and Time Freak!

Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze and Time Freak!

June 4, 2012

Remember the fun-house mazes you went to as a kid? How about experiencing a new and innovative way to race against time? Well, at the Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze, we bring back a part of your childhood so you and your kids can experience all the fun! Or check out Time Freak, an exciting new […]

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Father’s Day at Navy Pier!

Father’s Day at Navy Pier!

June 1, 2012

Don’t forget! Father’s Day is June 17th! Instead of giving Dad the same old gifts this year why not give him an experience he’ll never forget? There are countless exciting events happening at Navy Pier all summer long and Father’s Day is no exception! Take Dad and the rest of the family down to the […]

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