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Summer Fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum

Summer Fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum

June 19, 2012

Come one, come all, to the extended hours at the Chicago Children’s Museum! Now until the end of summer, September 3, the museum will be open Sunday-Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  This gives you and the little ones plenty of time to enjoy all the hands-on, high […]

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Creation of the Sand Mandala

Creation of the Sand Mandala

June 18, 2012

Mandala, a word which is loosely translated to the word “circle” is a sacred piece of art created with sand for the Buddhism and Hindu religions. The Mandala is seen as a piece of art to many around the world, but in these religions it symbolizes radial balance. Seeing a Mandala being created is a […]

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Landshark Beer Garden – June

Landshark Beer Garden – June

June 15, 2012

The Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier always promises a pleasant experience to all guests. After a fun filled day at Navy Pier, the Beer Garden is a perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy the gorgeous city-views right on the lake. This summer will be no exception. Come enjoy a day at Navy […]

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Make Music Chicago Returns!

Make Music Chicago Returns!

June 14, 2012

Make Music Chicago is a completely free, one-day music festival presented by Rush Hour Concerts. This year, it returns for its second annual event on the first day of summer, Thursday, June 21! Make Music Chicago celebrates the ability of everyone to make music. Age, ability level and genre do not matter. Everyone can come […]

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Snacks galore at Navy Pier!

Snacks galore at Navy Pier!

June 13, 2012

With all the exciting things Navy Pier has to offer, strolling up and down the Pier can be tiring.  Luckily, Navy Pier is lined with delicious options for snacks to keep you going throughout the day!   Satisfy the sweet tooth! Got a sweet tooth you need to satisfy, and then head over to Ryba’s […]

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Smith Stained Glass Museum at Navy Pier

Smith Stained Glass Museum at Navy Pier

June 11, 2012

Need somewhere to cool down during a hot day at the pier? Check out the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows for free during your next visit to Navy Pier! Located at the lower level terraces of Festival Hall, the museum opened in February of 2000 and is the first museum in the United States […]

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Seasonal Pier Restaurants – Now Open!

Seasonal Pier Restaurants – Now Open!

June 8, 2012

This summer at the Pier we’ve got plenty of dining options to keep you feeling full and satisfied for your day of fun in the sun. Come visit Harry Caray’s, Bubba Gump’s, Capi’s Italian Kitchen or check out some of our great seasonal hot-spots!   Chango Loco Chango Loco is a refreshing and entertaining addition […]

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L.L. Bean Bootmobile is coming to Navy Pier!

L.L. Bean Bootmobile is coming to Navy Pier!

June 7, 2012

Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, L.L.Bean began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. Before he knew it, Leon had a thriving mail-order operation catering to those who loved the outdoors, adding apparel and accessories by 1930. Today, L.L. Bean continues to thrive through catalog and online orders […]

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Windy – Blues on the Blue: Live from Lake Michigan!

Windy – Blues on the Blue: Live from Lake Michigan!

June 6, 2012

Set sail on Tall Ship Windy for live blues midst the winds and waters of Lake Michigan.  Grab a drink from the bar, sit back, and enjoy the city skyline at sunset from the decks of this majestic tall ship. Ticket prices: $35 for adults, $30 for students/seniors, $20 for kids. Buy tickets: Tall Ship Windy Presents: Barry […]

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Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze and Time Freak!

Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze and Time Freak!

June 4, 2012

Remember the fun-house mazes you went to as a kid? How about experiencing a new and innovative way to race against time? Well, at the Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze, we bring back a part of your childhood so you and your kids can experience all the fun! Or check out Time Freak, an exciting new […]

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Father’s Day at Navy Pier!

Father’s Day at Navy Pier!

June 1, 2012

Don’t forget! Father’s Day is June 17th! Instead of giving Dad the same old gifts this year why not give him an experience he’ll never forget? There are countless exciting events happening at Navy Pier all summer long and Father’s Day is no exception! Take Dad and the rest of the family down to the […]

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Champagne Cruises on the Odyssey!

Champagne Cruises on the Odyssey!

May 31, 2012

Board the Odyssey, Navy Pier’s premier elegant, yet affordable dining cruise! Enjoy a great meal, attentive service, live entertainment, dancing and the view of Chicago’s skyline. During the summer season, every Friday in May through August, enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne during the Champagne Dinner Cruises aboard the Odyssey. Dinner Our Executive Chef prepares […]

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Military Discount at Navy Pier!

Military Discount at Navy Pier!

May 30, 2012

It’s that time of year again when all of Navy Pier’s attractions, shops and restaurants can be enjoyed to the fullest! And what could make a beautiful summer day in Chicago even better? How about discounts on almost everything the historic Navy Pier has to offer! Are you in the military?  Live in Chicago or […]

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Memorial Day Weekend at Navy Pier!

Memorial Day Weekend at Navy Pier!

May 25, 2012

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend at Navy Pier! Come for a signature brew and food at the Landshark Beer Garden, experience the new Cirque Shanghai Year of the Dragon show, enjoy a night of fireworks, and much more! Landshark Beer Garden Beginning May 25, the Landshark Beer Garden will reopen for the 2012 season, […]

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Navy Pier IMAX: Upcoming Summer Movies!

Navy Pier IMAX: Upcoming Summer Movies!

May 24, 2012

Summertime promises three things: warm weather, good sports and great movie releases! This summer in particular marks the arrival of some of the most anticipated movies of the year. Titles like Dark Shadows, Prometheus and The Dark Knight Rises are sure to draw movie-goers from all over the Chicago-land area to their nearby theaters. Enjoy […]

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Chicago Shakes: A History of Everything

Chicago Shakes: A History of Everything

May 22, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater opened at Navy Pier in 1999 and has been home to some of the most beloved productions throughout the years. This intimate theater seats 510 guests and only nine rows separate the most distant seat from the actors onstage- there isn’t a bad seat in the house!  This 2008 Regional Tony Award […]

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BIGart @ Navy Pier

BIGart @ Navy Pier

May 21, 2012

Navy Pier welcomes BIGart at Navy Pier, an annual, free outdoor art exhibition at the Pier. For this year’s exhibition Navy Pier is pleased to partner with contemporary art gallery, Gagosian Gallery to unveil to the public a signature Roy Lichtenstein sculpture, “Brushstroke Group”. Who is Roy Lichtenstein? In the 1960’s, Lichtenstein along with Andy […]

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Landshark Beer Garden opens next week!

Landshark Beer Garden opens next week!

May 17, 2012

Chicago’s Best Beer Garden Just Got Even Better! Let the Fin Begin Chicago! The Landshark Beer Garden, on the East End of Navy Pier, is open to all ages and is a great place to unwind and enjoy Chicago’s lakefront. Residents and visitors alike will enjoy the outdoor atmosphere surrounded by the unique personality of […]

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Chicago Match Race Invitational at Navy Pier

Chicago Match Race Invitational at Navy Pier

May 17, 2012

Join the Chicago Match Race Center at the East End of the Pier for match race sailing open to the public. The 28-foot long sailboats race in one-on-one duels just feet off the pier. Complete with live on-shore commentary, this stadium sailing atmosphere will make you feel like you are on the sailboat with the […]

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Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours at Navy Pier!

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours at Navy Pier!

May 15, 2012

Looking to discover Chicago in a new and different way? Come tour the city on an exciting Chicago Segway tour adventure. Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours provides the finest Chicago sightseeing tour available and they’re now at Navy Pier! While gliding effortlessly, enjoy the Lakefront and learn the history of our city on this exciting and informative Chicago Segway tour conducted […]

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