War of 1812 Bicentennial | Navy Pier
July 25, 2012
Two-hundred years ago the United States went to war with Great Britain to preserve its economy and its independence. With the war of 1812 underway, the United States Navy took on Great Britain’s fleet and proved to be a great force of innovation while they kept the sea and America safe. It was during the […]
Traditional as Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza | Navy Pier
July 23, 2012
Navy Pier is a Chicago tradition. It’s one of the few places in Chicago that you must visit when in the Windy City! What makes Navy Pier such a Chicago tradition is its unique way of merging Chicago dining, shopping and entertainment in just one location. Chicago Originals If you’re at the Pier and looking […]
Navy Pier History
July 20, 2012
Navy Pier is the Midwest’s number one tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8 million visitors per year but most people don’t know the unique history associated with this tourist attraction. Early History- Municipal Pier In 1916, Municipal Pier opened to the public as a home for freight and passenger docks. Soon after, […]
Cirque Shanghai – All Summer Long!
July 18, 2012
After a successful run on Broadway, Cirque Shanghai returned to Navy Pier this Memorial Day with a magnificent new show, Year of the Dragon! Now is your chance to experience what everyone is talking about! Year of the Dragon will continue to run all summer long through September 3rd, so get your tickets now! […]
Enter to win a Cirque Shanghai Night Out!
July 17, 2012
Want to spend an evening on Navy Pier? Click here to win a night out on Navy Pier that includes, 2 tickets to see Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon, a $50 gift certificate to City Porch on Navy Pier and a $10 voucher for the Landshark Beer Garden. What better way to enjoy some […]
Family Pavilion Stage
July 16, 2012
Anchored by the 50,000-square-foot Chicago Children’s Museum and Navy Pier’s 440- seat large-screen IMAX Theater, the Family Pavilion is also home to 40,000 square feet of exciting restaurants and retail shops! This summer Navy Pier offers so much you and your family can enjoy at the Family Pavilion Stage! Jammin with the Jellies Navy […]
Family Fun Nights at Navy Pier!
July 13, 2012
It’s summer which means the kids are home from school and they’re ready for some summer fun in the sun! If you’re looking for an exciting way to spend the day with your family then look no further! Bring your family to Navy Pier and we’ll help you get the party started! Radio Disney […]
Landshark Beer Garden – July
July 11, 2012
Landshark Beer Garden has had a great summer season so far! Opening day was on Memorial Day, and this year the garden has gotten even better with the addition of live music every Wednesday through Sunday! We’ve had an amazing lineup of bands and singers and will continue to bring you the best drinks, food, […]
CST – Beauty and the Beast
July 9, 2012
Be Our Guest! Navy Pier and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater invite everyone to enjoy a “tale as old as time” as they present a musical adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Disney film, Beauty and the Beast, beginning June 28th. Beauty and the Beast at Navy Pier Recount the tale of a young prince trapped […]
Jammin’ with the Jellies!
July 6, 2012
This summer there is no shortage of entertainment at Navy Pier! From rides to live music to delicious dining, there is something for everyone in the family. New this summer, check out Jammin’ with the Jellies- an all day, all ages party that is inspired by the Jellyfish exhibit happening now at the Shedd Aquarium! […]
Happy Fourth of July Chicago
July 4, 2012
July 4th marks the anniversary of our nation’s freedom. Every year people across the country celebrate by holding barbecues or picnics but this summer, bring your family and friends to Navy Pier and celebrate the Chicago way! Attractions Start your day off by taking a ride on the 15-story iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel- […]
BIGart at Navy Pier – New Additions!
July 2, 2012
New Art on display at BIGart at Navy Pier Navy Pier welcomed it’s free, annual outdoor art exhibition, BIGart @ Navy Pier this past Memorial Day with the unveiling of Roy Lichtenstein’s signature piece, Brushstroke Group. Now through October, Navy Pier and the Gagosian Gallery plan to unveil more sculptures and works of art in the […]
Date Night at Navy Pier
June 29, 2012
This summer let Navy Pier help you plan the perfect date to sweep any guy or gal off their feet. Navy Pier has dining and attractions to amuse any couple, no matter the age. Check out our suggestions to planning the perfect date at Navy Pier and add some fun to your love life. […]
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel
June 27, 2012
The Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier is one of the staples on the Chicago skyline. It is also one of the reasons why Navy Pier is the number one tourist destination in the Midwest. With its thousands of lights sparkling over the waters of Lake Michigan, the Ferris Wheel stands at a majestic 150 feet […]
Navy Pier Must See Summer!
June 25, 2012
Navy Pier is the spot to be this summer! Whether you’re looking for a day of family fun or a night out with friends, Navy Pier has plenty to offer. While you plan your day at Navy Pier, check out our ‘Must See’ list below to make sure you don’t miss any of the fun. […]
Just Dance at Navy Pier
June 22, 2012
Navy Pier presents JUST DANCE! From June 22-23, 29-30 and July 1, the northwest corner of Pier Park will have some of Chicago’s best dance troupes, companies and schools! This event is free for all so bring the whole family! Opening Day JUST DANCE! kicks off on Friday June 22 with the McNulty […]
Boat Cruises at Navy Pier!
June 21, 2012
There is never a dull moment at Navy Pier! There is plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment and other attractions for guests of all ages to enjoy. This summer, experience a different side of Navy Pier by boarding one of our many cruises! Whether you’re looking to sightsee, have dinner or hold a private event, our many […]
Circus Zirkus – Chicago Children’s Museum
March 1, 2012
It’s time for the little ones to show their talents! Bring them to Circus Zirkus to see their amazing skills! Yes, at a Circus! The Chicago’s Children Museum, located at Navy Pier, is hosting Circus Zirkus through August 12th! Just imagine all the fun there is to be done! Circus fun for everyone! Circus Zirkus […]
Progressive Piering: Nibble & Nosh Your Way Down Navy Pier Chicago
September 9, 2011
Eat, drink and repeat all the way down Navy Pier. While there are several well known dining and nightlife hotbeds in Chicago, few of them are as centrally located as Navy Pier and none can boast a better view of the lakefront!Where else can you grab your favorite cold beverage and the greatest munchies at […]
Embark on a Nautical Adventure with Shoreline Sightseeing Cruises
August 30, 2011
Anchors Aweigh! In this “NavyPiering” episode, hosts Catie Keogh and Pete McMurray take us aboard one of Shoreline Sightseeing’s boat tours. Marvel at the amazing skyline views and learn a little something along the way about Chicago’s remarkable history and architecture.