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Last Day to Register for Chicago’s Perfect 10 Race! | Navy Pier

Last Day to Register for Chicago’s Perfect 10 Race! | Navy Pier

November 7, 2012

Are you a hardcore runner who loves battling the elements and is constantly in pursuit of that next personal best? Or are you a more casual athlete who enjoys the physical challenge of running and completing a race? Or are you the type of person who likes to run, but haven’t taken the race plunge […]

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Halloween is Here! | Navy Pier

Halloween is Here! | Navy Pier

October 31, 2012

We’ve been talking about it all month long and Halloween is finally here! If you haven’t come down to the Pier yet to party at our Really Big Halloween Party, today is your very last chance! And you really don’t want to miss out on today’s celebrations because we’re ending things with a big bang! […]

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Get Ready for Skyfall! | Navy Pier IMAX Theatre

Get Ready for Skyfall! | Navy Pier IMAX Theatre

October 26, 2012

You’ve seen him investigate murder in Jamaica, battle underwater aboard an American submarine, meet with Russian Mafia members in St. Petersburg, escape capture in Saigon, and this is only a small part of his story. Who are we talking about? The one and only James Bond, of course! And soon the wait will be over […]

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SOFA CHICAGO 2012: Part 2 | Navy Pier

SOFA CHICAGO 2012: Part 2 | Navy Pier

October 24, 2012

Can you believe it? SOFA CHICAGO 2012 kicks off next week already and artists and gallery owners from across the country and across the globe are flocking to Chicago to get ready for the big art expo. Haven’t heard of SOFA CHICAGO? It’s the largest art fair of its kind in the city, running November […]

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Harry Caray’s Tavern’s Halloween Party | Navy Pier

Harry Caray’s Tavern’s Halloween Party | Navy Pier

October 22, 2012

In the last couple months, Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier has brought you two weeks of Oktoberfest, a terrific concert by Blues Traveler, Sundays and Mondays (and even a Thursday) full of Bears tailgating bliss, and now they’re excited to tell you all about their Halloween plans. Now through October 31, stop by a […]

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Chicago’s Perfect 10 | Navy Pier

Chicago’s Perfect 10 | Navy Pier

October 19, 2012

What’s your favorite way to see the city? In the back of a taxi? From inside an El car as it winds its way through the Loop? From the deck of a Chicago River cruise boat? From the back of a bike as you pedal down the Lakefront Trail? From the very top of the […]

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SOFA CHICAGO 2012 | Navy Pier

SOFA CHICAGO 2012 | Navy Pier

October 17, 2012

Just as the EXPO Chicago hubbub is dying down, another incredible art show heads to Navy Pier. SOFA CHICAGO 2012, an arts expo devoted to Sculpture Objects and Functional Art & Design, opens November 2 and runs through November 4 in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. Presented by the Art Fair Company and celebrating its 19th […]

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The Best of Fall | Navy Pier

The Best of Fall | Navy Pier

October 15, 2012

Navy Pier is known as Chicago’s lakefront playground, a nickname we take a lot of pride in. But we’re not just Chicago’s lakefront playground during the summertime. We host fun, family-oriented events throughout the entire year and now’s the perfect time to visit. Not only is the weather great and the Pier hopping, but it’s […]

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Halloweeum at Navy Pier! | CCM

Halloweeum at Navy Pier! | CCM

October 12, 2012

Everyone’s favorite spooky holiday is back and the Chicago Children’s Museum is throwing a party! And it’s not just any party! The Chicago Children’s Halloweeum Party lasts an entire month! Are you wondering what the Museum’s got in store for you? They have hours after hours of Halloween fun created with the entire family in […]

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Really Big Halloween Party | Navy Pier

Really Big Halloween Party | Navy Pier

October 8, 2012

Here at Navy Pier, we believe that Halloween is too big a holiday to fit into one day. That’s why we’re spreading our celebrations out with another Really Big Halloween Party this year! Did you come by our party last year? We’ve got even more in store for you this October! Navy Pier’s Really Big […]

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Photo Blog: Top 10 Things to See | Navy Pier

Photo Blog: Top 10 Things to See | Navy Pier

October 5, 2012

  1) BIGart at Gateway Park, a magnificent display of contemporary sculptures!                   2) The Chicago Shakespeare Theater! Three plays are running this month alone!                   3) Connie’s Pizza, a Southside favorite brought to the Pier!         […]

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Tim Kazurinsky at Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

Tim Kazurinsky at Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

October 4, 2012

Over the course of his nearly thirty-five year comedy career, Tim Kazurinsky has gone by many names. There’s Dr. Jack Badofsky, the SNL Weekend Update health specialist who warned the public about all sorts of ridiculously named illnesses, Mr. Landlord in Eddie Murphy’s ‘Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood’ sketch, the husband of a chimp in the ‘I […]

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Chicago Ideas Week | Navy Pier

Chicago Ideas Week | Navy Pier

October 3, 2012

Chicago is a city of great movers, shakers, and thinkers so why not celebrate this constant local innovation? For one week, the city will do just that during its annual Chicago Ideas Week! Chicago Ideas Week From October 8 through October 14, Chicago Ideas Week, or CIW, will sponsor discussions across the city, from locations […]

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Creation of the Sand Mandala | Navy Pier

Creation of the Sand Mandala | Navy Pier

September 30, 2012

The people have asked and the people shall receive. Back by popular demand, the Tibetan Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery in India join us here at Navy Pier for another weekend of meditation, peaceful prayer, and stunning art creation. The Monks last visited Chicago back in August and drew large crowds curious to witness their […]

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Charna Halpern at Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

Charna Halpern at Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

September 30, 2012

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Navy Pier’s brand new Four Star Comedy Fest on October 6 is going to be quite the comedy event! The entire day is chock-full of great acts and big names. And, we’ve got another big announcement for all you improv fans! We’ve been talking up Jimmy […]

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Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

Four Star Comedy Fest | Navy Pier

September 28, 2012

As the saying goes, laughter is the universal medicine. If you’re in the need for a remedy to help brighten up your week, and who isn’t, then have we got the thing for you! Navy Pier is excited to present the debut of a brand new comedy festival called Four Star Comedy Fest on Saturday, […]

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Sunday in the Park with George | CST

Sunday in the Park with George | CST

September 26, 2012

Witness the 2012/2013 Chicago Shakespeare Theater season get things started by taking in tonight’s opening of Sunday in the Park with George! This beautiful Pulitzer Prize and Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical drama, which originally premiered Off-Broadway in 1983, has since made its way to Broadway, journeyed to London, and revisited New York and London […]

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart | CST

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart | CST

September 24, 2012

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater has been home to some pretty interesting productions over the years and if you’re into innovative, international and emotionally gripping theater, then you’re in for a real treat with The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. The play, which mixes music, song, folklore, and dance into its story, is being presented by […]

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An Afternoon at World Music Festival | Navy Pier

An Afternoon at World Music Festival | Navy Pier

September 21, 2012

It’s one of those classic fall days, still warm enough, but perfect weather for a light sweater and scarf, especially with that slight breeze coming off of Lake Michigan. I’ve got a cold one in front of me and am shimmying along to the hot rhythms of a little samba. Could this day get any […]

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Tips for the PSI Career Fair | Navy Pier

Tips for the PSI Career Fair | Navy Pier

September 19, 2012

The job hunt can often feel long and fruitless. You submit your interest and resume to a couple dozen companies a week and maybe hear back from one of them – and that’s on a good week. Personnel Strategies Inc. (PSI), a company devoted to bringing together employers and a diverse group of candidates, wants […]

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