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Beauty and the Beast | CST

Beauty and the Beast | CST

July 27, 2012

Now playing at the Chicago Shakespeare Courtyard Theater – right here on the Pier!   From the stunning opening sequence to the rafter-raising final song, The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is bringing this majestic Disney classic to life all summer, with a rich, spellbinding energy you can’t find at another Chicago venue. With a splendid set, […]

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War of 1812 Bicentennial | Navy Pier

War of 1812 Bicentennial | Navy Pier

July 25, 2012

Two-hundred years ago the United States went to war with Great Britain to preserve its economy and its independence. With the war of 1812 underway, the United States Navy took on Great Britain’s fleet and proved to be a great force of innovation while they kept the sea and America safe. It was during the […]

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Traditional as Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza | Navy Pier

Traditional as Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza | Navy Pier

July 23, 2012

Navy Pier is a Chicago tradition. It’s one of the few places in Chicago that you must visit when in the Windy City! What makes Navy Pier such a Chicago tradition is its unique way of merging Chicago dining, shopping and entertainment in just one location. Chicago Originals If you’re at the Pier and looking […]

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Navy Pier History

Navy Pier History

July 20, 2012

Navy Pier is the Midwest’s number one tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8 million visitors per year but most people don’t know the unique history associated with this tourist attraction.   Early History- Municipal Pier In 1916, Municipal Pier opened to the public as a home for freight and passenger docks.  Soon after, […]

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An Intern’s Favorite Places at Navy Pier

An Intern’s Favorite Places at Navy Pier

July 19, 2012

Navy Pier has plenty of fun and exciting things happening now that can help cool you off this summer.  It is located right by Lake Michigan and is Chicago’s most visited tourist site so look no further for fun! As an intern at Navy Pier, I have been exposed to many great restaurants at the […]

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Cirque Shanghai – All Summer Long!

Cirque Shanghai – All Summer Long!

July 18, 2012

After a successful run on Broadway, Cirque Shanghai returned to Navy Pier this Memorial Day with a magnificent new show, Year of the Dragon! Now is your chance to experience what everyone is talking about! Year of the Dragon will continue to run all summer long through September 3rd, so get your tickets now!   […]

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Enter to win a Cirque Shanghai Night Out!

Enter to win a Cirque Shanghai Night Out!

July 17, 2012

Want to spend an evening on Navy Pier?  Click here to win a night out on Navy Pier that includes, 2 tickets to see Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon, a $50 gift certificate to City Porch on Navy Pier and a $10 voucher for the Landshark Beer Garden.  What better way to enjoy some […]

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Family Pavilion Stage

Family Pavilion Stage

July 16, 2012

Anchored by the 50,000-square-foot Chicago Children’s Museum and Navy Pier’s 440- seat large-screen IMAX Theater, the Family Pavilion is also home to 40,000 square feet of exciting restaurants and retail shops! This summer Navy Pier offers so much you and your family can enjoy at the Family Pavilion Stage!   Jammin with the Jellies Navy […]

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Family Fun Nights at Navy Pier!

Family Fun Nights at Navy Pier!

July 13, 2012

It’s summer which means the kids are home from school and they’re ready for some summer fun in the sun! If you’re looking for an exciting way to spend the day with your family then look no further! Bring your family to Navy Pier and we’ll help you get the party started!   Radio Disney […]

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The Life of a Navy Pier Intern

The Life of a Navy Pier Intern

July 12, 2012

 Being an intern at Navy Pier for the summer is a great experience. I work with 3 other ladies named Karina, Brittany and Helen. We are from all different parts of Illinois (from the Northwest Suburbs to the South Suburbs) and range in age from 20-22. Karina and Natasha on the Ferris wheel Brittany and […]

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Landshark Beer Garden – July

Landshark Beer Garden – July

July 11, 2012

Landshark Beer Garden has had a great summer season so far! Opening day was on Memorial Day, and this year the garden has gotten even better with the addition of live music every Wednesday through Sunday! We’ve had an amazing lineup of bands and singers and will continue to bring you the best drinks, food, […]

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CST – Beauty and the Beast

CST – Beauty and the Beast

July 9, 2012

Be Our Guest!  Navy Pier and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater invite everyone to enjoy a “tale as old as time” as they present a musical adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Disney film, Beauty and the Beast, beginning June 28th.   Beauty and the Beast at Navy Pier Recount the tale of a young prince trapped […]

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Jammin’ with the Jellies!

Jammin’ with the Jellies!

July 6, 2012

This summer there is no shortage of entertainment at Navy Pier! From rides to live music to delicious dining, there is something for everyone in the family. New this summer, check out Jammin’ with the Jellies- an all day, all ages party that is inspired by the Jellyfish exhibit happening now at the Shedd Aquarium! […]

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Happy Fourth of July Chicago

Happy Fourth of July Chicago

July 4, 2012

July 4th marks the anniversary of our nation’s freedom. Every year people across the country celebrate by holding barbecues or picnics but this summer, bring your family and friends to Navy Pier and celebrate the Chicago way!   Attractions Start your day off by taking a ride on the 15-story iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel- […]

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BIGart at Navy Pier – New Additions!

BIGart at Navy Pier – New Additions!

July 2, 2012

New Art on display at BIGart at Navy Pier Navy Pier welcomed it’s free, annual outdoor art exhibition, BIGart @ Navy Pier this past Memorial Day with the unveiling of Roy Lichtenstein’s signature piece, Brushstroke Group. Now through October, Navy Pier and the Gagosian Gallery plan to unveil more sculptures and works of art in the […]

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