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Minsk 2011 | CST

Minsk 2011 | CST

January 30, 2013

This season, we’ve hosted several international companies at our outstanding Chicago Shakespeare Theater. The National Theatre of Scotland came by in September for The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart and returned in October for a special presentation of Black Watch at the Broadway Armory. And just last month, the amazing British actress Miriam Margolyes brought […]

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Ignite Your Friday Night at Navy Pier!

Ignite Your Friday Night at Navy Pier!

January 29, 2013

We know that winter can be a drag, but it doesn’t have to be! Especially when you live in such a vibrant city like Chicago and Navy Pier’s right in your backyard! To help keep February exciting for all of our great Navy Pier fans, we’re introducing Ignite Your Fridays! This special event will take […]

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Photo Blog: Snow Days Chicago 2013 | Navy Pier

Photo Blog: Snow Days Chicago 2013 | Navy Pier

January 28, 2013

This past weekend, Navy Pier’s Gatweway Park held another spectacular Snow Days Chicago celebration! Check out some of our favorite photos from the day!                                                

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Snow Days at Navy Pier Begins Today!

Snow Days at Navy Pier Begins Today!

January 25, 2013

This winter take a Snow Day at Navy Pier! And you don’t even have to wait for that snow day—it’s already here with today’s opening of Snow Days Chicago! If you’ve been by the Pier recently, we’re sure you noticed all the snow in Gateway Park (it’s pretty hard to miss) and if you came […]

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Special Events at Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier

Special Events at Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier

January 23, 2013

Ahoy there mateys! A new show has docked in town and it’s celebrating all things nautical! Opening tomorrow in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, the Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show is four days full of exhibits, seminars, and giveaways from premier international boating companies and industry specialists! From January 24-27, visitors will have the chance to […]

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Winter at the Chicago Children’s Museum

Winter at the Chicago Children’s Museum

January 21, 2013

There’s nothing worse than a bored child. You have to listen to the constant complaints that there’s nothing to do, that there’s nothing on TV, that all of their toys are old and boring (and only a month after Christmas too). And during this time of year it’s even worse because you can’t escape it. […]

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Snow Sculptures and More at Snow Days at Navy Pier!

Snow Sculptures and More at Snow Days at Navy Pier!

January 18, 2013

Hey Navy Pier fans! We’re hitting the home stretch to Snow Days 2013! Just a week left until our fabulous winter weekend kicks off! If you feel an extra chill in the air, Old Man Winter’s not completely to blame. We’re making all of the snow in preparation for our big snow sculpture competition. All […]

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Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier

Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier

January 16, 2013

Eyes to the horizon, sailors and landlubbers of Chicago! The Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show is shoring up at Navy Pier in Chicago from January 24 – 27, 2013. The show, held in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall A & B will be open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. […]

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Leave it to Ludwig | CST

Leave it to Ludwig | CST

January 14, 2013

It can be hard to introduce your children to the theater. The plays out there are either too adult or too long or not stimulating enough to keep your child’s attention for more than an hour (or if we’re being really honest, five minutes). You want your children to learn to appreciate art, but this […]

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Snow Days 2013 | Navy Pier

Snow Days 2013 | Navy Pier

January 11, 2013

Some artists use paint and a canvas to create beautiful art. Others use clay, charcoal, marble, or the film from a camera. Still others create spectacular pieces out of everyday found objects: spare change, automobile parts, seashells discovered on a beach. Here at the Pier we aim to introduce visitors to art in its many […]

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show | Navy Pier

Chicago Flower & Garden Show | Navy Pier

January 7, 2013

Sometimes it feels like winter’s never going to end. We’re enchanted by it at first, but once January hits, we’re ready for spring to hurry up already. At the Pier, we love to celebrate all seasons, but there’s a part of us that longs for those warm days spent relaxing on the outdoor patios along […]

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Woody’s Winter Warm-Up | Harry Caray’s Tavern

Woody’s Winter Warm-Up | Harry Caray’s Tavern

January 4, 2013

You’ve probably heard that old saying, cold hands, warm heart. Well, at the Pier, you’ll find warm hands AND warm hearts, especially at the Wood Family Foundation’s second winter charity event at Harry Caray’s Tavern on January 18! In June 2011, former Chicago Cubs pitcher and 13-year MLB veteran, Kerry Wood, and his wife, Sarah, […]

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It’s the Last Weekend of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier!

It’s the Last Weekend of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier!

January 4, 2013

It’s almost hard to believe, but we’ve come to the end of our 12th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America celebration! Today, Saturday, and Sunday are the last three days visitors will be able to enjoy all the rides, attractions, music, food, and fun at Winter WonderFest so if you […]

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Warm Up with a Drink at the Pier!

Warm Up with a Drink at the Pier!

January 2, 2013

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but inside the Pier, it’s so delightful! If you’re looking for a little liquid courage to help you warm up and brave the cold then there’s no better activity than grabbing a drink at the Pier! For an extensive selection of beer and wine, head to Riva’s! Enjoy daily […]

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