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IGI Chicago Style Gymnastics Competition

IGI Chicago Style Gymnastics Competition

January 31, 2014

Who’s ready to watch some flips, tucks, twists, and everything in between? We know we are! Join us at the Illinois Gymnastics Institute’s 16th annual Chicago Style Gymnastics Meet on Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9! The Chicago Style Gymnastics meet hosts more than 150 national and international gyms. Held in Festival Halls A […]

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A Glorious Day for Group-ies at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show!

A Glorious Day for Group-ies at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show!

January 30, 2014

Looking for an unforgettable way to spend the day with your friends, family, scout troop, garden group or book club? The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s runs from March 15-23 in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall and is sure to wow garden lovers of all ages. Turn your thumb green with how-to’s and […]

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Sneak Peek at Snow Days Chicago 2014

Sneak Peek at Snow Days Chicago 2014

January 29, 2014

In just one week, we’ll be able to walk through Gateway Park and marvel at the amazing structures carved out of snow by talented artists from more than 15 countries around the world and 12 high schools in the Chicagoland area. As we gear up for Snow Days Chicago 2014, we’re getting more and more […]

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Explore the Faraway Cultures at Neighborhoods of the World

Explore the Faraway Cultures at Neighborhoods of the World

January 27, 2014

It’s no surprise that Navy Pier offers seasonal festivals and cultural events year round, but did you know you could celebrate numerous diverse ethnic communities without the hassle and expense of traveling across the globe? What if someone told you this celebration isn’t just one day, but that it’s actually eight weeks long?  We know […]

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Gypsy, the Great American Musical, at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Gypsy, the Great American Musical, at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

January 24, 2014

Before Dance Moms, before Toddlers and Tiaras, there was Momma Rose. This winter, come watch as the original stage mother, Rose Hovick, urges Baby Louise and Baby June on to stardom from just barely offstage (and often onstage) in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s rendition of critically acclaimed musical Gypsy. From February 6 to March 23, […]

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Our Best Bites: Favorite Dishes at Navy Pier’s Restaurants

Our Best Bites: Favorite Dishes at Navy Pier’s Restaurants

January 22, 2014

You know Navy Pier is a great place to catch a view of Lake Michigan, a ride on the Ferris wheel, or a spectacular fireworks display, but did you know that Navy Pier is also home to many fine dining establishments? That’s right; not only is the Pier one of the most renowned and historic […]

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Parking Special: Seasonal Rates Going on Now

Parking Special: Seasonal Rates Going on Now

January 20, 2014

Finding parking downtown can be a hassle—we all know it. It can even be a huge deterrent from going to restaurants or events in the city at all. Well we’re making it easy to go out on the town with our seasonal parking rates! Now until March 23, you can park in the Navy Pier […]

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Action, Mystery, and More at Navy Pier IMAX!

Action, Mystery, and More at Navy Pier IMAX!

January 17, 2014

So you saw The Hobbit twice and you’re looking for the next epic to get you through that long winter lull? Film fanatics rejoice, for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit arrives at Navy Pier IMAX on January 17, 2014 for a one week, limited release, followed by  I, Frankenstein on January 24, 2014! If CIA dramas […]

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Beat the Cabin Fever with a Day at Chicago Children’s Museum!

Beat the Cabin Fever with a Day at Chicago Children’s Museum!

January 15, 2014

It’s easy to feel cabin fever this time of year. The perfect way to keep from being cooped up is to enjoy a day at Chicago Children’s Museum! Kids will love playing, and you’ll love that they’re learning while they do it! The month of January is jam-packed with fun learning opportunities at the Chicago […]

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Winter WonderFest Photo Blog: Thanks for All the Memories!

Winter WonderFest Photo Blog: Thanks for All the Memories!

January 13, 2014

It’s been a wonderful year for Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! We had a great time with all the new rides and attractions, as well as all the classics from past years. Thank you to everyone who came out and joined in the winter wonder with us! Now that it’s […]

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Calling All Sailors! Strictly Sail is Coming to Navy Pier

Calling All Sailors! Strictly Sail is Coming to Navy Pier

January 10, 2014

Calling boat lovers of all ages and skill levels– Although Chicago might be cold and blustery right now, there is much to look forward to in the coming weeks! The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show kicks off at Navy Pier on January 23, and this four-day-long event will preview the summer fun to […]

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Mark Your Calendars: Snow Days is Coming!

Mark Your Calendars: Snow Days is Coming!

January 8, 2014

We might be winding down Winter WonderFest, but that doesn’t mean that the winter fun at Navy Pier is ending! One month from now, February 8 -9, 2014, Navy Pier will be hosting Snow Days Chicago once again! This outdoor event will let you experience snow in a way you may have never thought of […]

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Last Chance for Winter WonderFest!

Last Chance for Winter WonderFest!

January 6, 2014

Time is running out to visit everyone’s favorite winter extravaganza – Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! You only have until January 12, 2013 to join in on the 170,000 square feet of fun for you and your family of rides, slides, obstacle courses, and so much more! This year’s Winter […]

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Sneak Up on Spring!

Sneak Up on Spring!

January 3, 2014

Does the latest Chicago cold snap have you dreaming about spring? Mark your calendar and get discounted tickets online today for the 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show presented by Mariano’s, coming to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall March 15-23! The show appeals to gardeners and want-to-be gardeners of all ages and abilities. This year’s “Do […]

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Happy New Year! What’s to Come in 2014

Happy New Year! What’s to Come in 2014

January 1, 2014

Happy New Year, Chicago! And what a year it’s been! Though we’ve been around for about 98 years now, we’re pretty sure 2013 was the best one yet. (Isn’t that always the way?) We’re so excited for all 2014 has in store, but before we put 2013 to bed, it only seems fitting to take […]

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