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Special Attractions at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

Special Attractions at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

September 17, 2012

Starting tomorrow, EXPO Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, begins its four-day stint in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall and art enthusiasts and philocalists couldn’t be happier. The show brings together 100 top art galleries for exhibitions and a number of high-profile speakers, such as New York Magazine art critic, Jerry Saltz, for […]

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Where Have They Gone, Georges?

Where Have They Gone, Georges?

September 16, 2012

You’ve been thinking about your Sunday trip to the Art Institute of Chicago all week, dreaming about the calming effects a quiet stroll through the galleries will have on you after another long and hectic work week. Finally, the day arrives. You know exactly where you’re headed first: Second Floor, Medieval to Modern European Painting […]

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Art at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

Art at EXPO Chicago | Navy Pier

September 12, 2012

Looking for inspiration? Want to be in the know about everything cutting edge happening in the art world? Hoping to connect with arts professionals and gallery owners AND meet the artists behind the work? EXPO Chicago is your answer. EXPO Chicago, the city’s preeminent Exposition of Contemporary/ Modern Art and Design, opens up the fall […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Fiesta | Navy Pier

Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Fiesta | Navy Pier

September 10, 2012

Chicago is always celebrating something and starting this Saturday, September 15, the city begins its annual month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Música If Saturday still feels too far away, then come to the Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier to get the festivities started a little early with a free Hispanic Heritage Kick-Off fiesta on […]

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Bears Game Tailgating at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

Bears Game Tailgating at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

September 6, 2012

It’s time to Bear Down, Chicago! And time to take your party to the next level! Ditch the couch or that ordinary old standby watering hole and head over to Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier for an all-day tailgating party with a special football brunch and option to cruise to the game at Soldier […]

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Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

September 3, 2012

Have you seen Chicago by plane, train, and automobile? Are you ready to explore the city on a different set of wheels? If you answered yes to any of the above questions then look no further than a segway tour with Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours!   Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours offers a fun way to […]

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Unboxed! | CCM

Unboxed! | CCM

September 1, 2012

Just about every parent has had the experience of buying their child an expensive present only to watch the child ignore the actual gift and play for hours with the box. Navy Pier’s new exhibit, Unboxed: Adventures in Cardboard, celebrates the joy that cardboard boxes have brought to countless numbers of birthday boys and girls […]

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Pirates of Penzance – Tall Ship Windy | Navy Pier

Pirates of Penzance – Tall Ship Windy | Navy Pier

August 30, 2012

Dinner and a show, dinner cruise … feel a little old hat, right? If you think your date night or next family outing could use some oomph, then how about boarding the Tall Ship Windy for a night of sailing and opera! For four special nights, the nautical production The Pirates of Penzance will unfold […]

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Before You Visit | Navy Pier

Before You Visit | Navy Pier

August 27, 2012

Summer may be winding down, but the activity at Navy Pier sure isn’t! Chicago’s favorite lakefront playground is open seven days a week and already has a packed calendar of events for the month of September. Before stopping by the Pier, here are a few things you should know:   Hours Navy Pier is open […]

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AIC – Powwow at Navy Pier!

AIC – Powwow at Navy Pier!

November 9, 2011

With Thanksgiving around the corner, what better way to celebrate the start of our nation than by heading to Navy Pier for the 58th Annual Powwow celebration on November 19th and 20th! American Indian Center of Chicago The American Indian Center of Chicago puts the event on each year. For over fifty years, the AIC […]

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Happy Halloween!!! Last Day and Night of Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party!

Happy Halloween!!! Last Day and Night of Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party!

October 31, 2011

Still wondering how to spend your Halloween? Looking for something that everyone, from Grandpa and Grandma to your four-year old cousin, will enjoy? Then come celebrate with us at the Really Big Halloween Party at Navy Pier! There’s a lot going on at Navy Pier in the weeks leading up to Halloween, but of course […]

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Navy Pier's Really Big Halloween Party Costume Contest

Navy Pier's Really Big Halloween Party Costume Contest

October 22, 2011

Every year, you probably spend weeks searching for the perfect Halloween costume. It’s got to be dramatic, something that gets you noticed the minute you enter a room. Or funny—who doesn’t appreciate a clever costume? Or maybe you’ll go for a classic scary look this year with blood and guts and a lifelike mask. If […]

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Build-A-Bear at Navy Pier

Build-A-Bear at Navy Pier

September 27, 2011

Everybody has memories of a favorite stuffed animal growing up, but how many of us got to design our own furry friends? The Build-A-Bear Workshop at Navy Pier in Chicago lets visitors take a hands-on approach to the entire bear-building process! With summer ending, really what could be better than spending an afternoon of family […]

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