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Henry VIII | CST

Henry VIII | CST

April 29, 2013

Stateroom pageants. Backroom politics. A day in the life at the court of King Henry VIII. That’s right, Henry VIII, one of the last plays Shakespeare ever wrote, is finally coming to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater stage! When can you catch it? Try April 30-June 16. Under the brilliant direction of Barbara Gaines, Henry VIII […]

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Tall Ships Are Coming to Navy Pier!

Tall Ships Are Coming to Navy Pier!

April 26, 2013

We’ve been talking it up on Facebook for the past month or so, but if you haven’t heard yet, Tall Ships® Chicago 2013 presented by Pepsi® will be making its triumphant return to Navy Pier this August 7-11!  Yes, once again Chicago will play host to the magnificent TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®, a commemoration of U.S. […]

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World Sport Wrestling Festival | Navy Pier

World Sport Wrestling Festival | Navy Pier

April 24, 2013

Wrestling may be out of the 2020 Summer Olympics for now, but despite this oversight, the ancient sport of strength is still being celebrated at length in the Chicago area. That’s why Navy Pier is proud to open its doors once again to the World Sport Wrestling Festival this April, the largest all-ages tournament in […]

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Earth Day | Navy Pier

Earth Day | Navy Pier

April 22, 2013

When you live in a place like Chicago, you forget sometimes to look past the spectacular architecture at the natural beauty that surrounds the city. Well, today’s a day for noticing and appreciating Chicago’s parks, beaches, bike trails, and waterways. Happy Earth Day, Chicago! If you’re looking for ways to celebrate, here are some of […]

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Superheroes and More at the CCM!

Superheroes and More at the CCM!

April 19, 2013

If you’re looking for family fun seven days a week, we challenge you to find a better spot than Navy Pier’s Chicago Children’s Museum! They’ve got fun and exciting activities going on every day for kids small and tall! Test your superpowers throughout the museum in April and May with Superheroes Unite! Pick up a Power Card […]

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HSMAI 2013 MEET Mid America Conference | Navy Pier

HSMAI 2013 MEET Mid America Conference | Navy Pier

April 17, 2013

All of us here at Navy Pier would like to extend our warmest welcome to all participants in this year’s HSMAI 2013 MEET Mid America Conference! Running from April 23 – 24, HSMAI’s MEET will be the place to make connections and stay on top of all things current and relevant in the meeting and […]

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Pinot Days | Navy Pier

Pinot Days | Navy Pier

April 15, 2013

Wine lovers, it’s finally that time of year again. Pinot Days is headed back to Chicago! This national tour brings together the best domestic and international Pinot Noir producers for a day of wine sampling and education. Join us at Navy Pier this Saturday, April 20 for a chance to taste a great group of […]

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Chicago Business Opportunity Fair | Navy Pier

Chicago Business Opportunity Fair | Navy Pier

April 12, 2013

Networking, networking, networking – that’s what it’s all about in today’s business world. The more connections you have, the better off you are. Sometimes it can be hard for businesses to find these connections, especially when you’re still small and working on just getting off the ground. Well, you’re in luck! Navy Pier will be […]

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Chicago Bride Magazine Expo & Yacht Party | Navy Pier

Chicago Bride Magazine Expo & Yacht Party | Navy Pier

April 10, 2013

Is there such a thing as a “perfect wedding”? Young girls dreaming of their fairy-tale happy endings, the newly engaged, and married couples looking back on their special day would all say yes. But it’s so easy to lose sight of the perfect wedding when you’re caught in the middle of planning one. It can be very […]

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Spring AND Baseball Are in the Air!

Spring AND Baseball Are in the Air!

April 8, 2013

Spring may have officially begun on March 20, but it isn’t truly spring in Chicago until baseball starts up again for the season. The Chicago White Sox gave the city a show last Monday and now it’s the Chicago Cubs’ turn. Happy Spring, Chicago! The Cubs are set to take on the Milwaukee Brewers today at 1:20 […]

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A Greek Journey in the Windy City | Neighborhoods of the World

A Greek Journey in the Windy City | Neighborhoods of the World

April 5, 2013

We’re sad to say it, but it’s time to face the facts. After another brilliant run at Navy Pier, our Neighborhoods of the World celebration series is coming to a close this Sunday, April 7. We can’t begin to express how proud we are of the diversity Navy Pier has been able to showcase during […]

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2013 Shamrock Shuffle Health and Fitness Expo | Navy Pier

2013 Shamrock Shuffle Health and Fitness Expo | Navy Pier

April 3, 2013

It’s time to begin your outdoor running season with one of Chicago’s favorite races: the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K! This yearly event kicks off at Grant Park on the morning of April 7 to much citywide excitement! Expect to see lots of green, lots of costumes, and lots of enthusiastic cheering fans with […]

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Dinosaur Bones Found at Navy Pier

Dinosaur Bones Found at Navy Pier

April 1, 2013

In a simply amazing and almost unbelievable paleontological discovery, dinosaur bones have been found at Navy Pier. “We are just as shocked as the general public,” said a Navy Pier spokesperson. “What a terrific discovery for the Pier!” Earlier in March, Navy Pier engineers took soil samples in Gateway Park as part of prep work […]

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