Family Guy at Gateway Park
June 17, 2013
Yes, it may be a little irreverent and sometimes the pop cultural references go over your head, but most of us have a place in our hearts for Family Guy, that hit Sunday night cartoon about a family of misfits from the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island. There’s certainly no doubting Family Guy’s commercial […]
Two Months to Tall Ships Chicago!
June 14, 2013
It feels like just yesterday that we made the big announcement that Tall Ships® would be returning to Chicago in August. And now we’re less than two months away! Are you getting pumped for the big TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®? Here’s what’s in store for you: On Wednesday, August 7, Tall Ships® Chicago 2013 presented by […]
Navy Pier Intern's Experience
June 13, 2013
Being a summer intern at Navy Pier, I have been able to experience several aspects of the Pier in the summer time. Recently, my fellow intern and I were able to partake in a Shoreline Cruise. Being 21 years old, when I thought of an architecture cruise, I thought of boring useless information about buildings […]
Classes & Competition at Coffee Fest | Navy Pier
June 5, 2013
Wake up and smell the coffee! It’s almost time for Coffee Fest 2013! Are you attending this trade show celebrating everybody’s favorite source of caffeine? Well, you’re in for quite the weekend! Competition Sit and sip as you enjoy some friendly competition between rival coffeehouses. Be wowed as a group of insanely talented baristas put […]
PSI Career Fair at Navy Pier
June 3, 2013
Happy summer, Chicago! We know you’ve been dreaming of warm days at the beach and fun in the sun, and believe us, there will be plenty of time for that. But summer is also the perfect time to buckle down and begin looking for new opportunities, especially if you’re out there in the job market. […]
Coffee Fest | Navy Pier
May 31, 2013
Coffee lovers, follow your noses! Navy Pier will soon be welcoming Coffee Fest to the shores of Lake Michigan and if you’re an industry member, this is one show you definitely won’t want to miss! On June 7-8, spend time with fellow coffee-enthusiasts and some of the nation’s greatest brewers and exhibitors! Coffee Fest has […]
CrossFit Regional Competition
May 29, 2013
CrossFit is headed to Chicago, May 31- June 2, and we’re ready to be inspired! What is CrossFit, you may ask? It’s a specialized fitness regimen combining bodybuilding with high cardio exercises developed by Coach Greg Glassman, a former gymnastics coach and police officer trainer. The workout has flourished in popularity since its introduction and […]
Happy Memorial Day!
May 27, 2013
Hey everybody, Happy Memorial Day! If you’re still searching for the perfect way to celebrate the holiday, bring your friends and family down to the Pier! We’ve got everything from rides to cruises out on the water to an amazing park that’s just waiting for you to picnic in—everything that will make your Memorial Day one to remember! Pier […]
Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet
May 21, 2013
Have you ever wondered what kind of capital and resources your business needs in order to succeed? Join us at Navy Pier for Access to Capital: Money to Mainstreet this Wednesday, May 22, and find out the answer to this question and more! During this one-day conference, you’ll learn what banks are really looking for, […]
A New World Record at Navy Pier!
May 20, 2013
We had an incredible weekend celebrating Armed Forces Day and the brand new World Record set by our very own Pier Park Operations Manager (and Superman), Clinton Shepherd! Congrats to Clinton on making it all 48 hours 8 minutes and 25 seconds on the Ferris wheel; you’ve made us at Navy Pier, and the entire […]
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS and Armed Forces Weekend!
May 13, 2013
Navy Pier is going big this weekend when we celebrate not one, but two major events here at Navy Pier! Beginning this Friday, May 17, we’ll be honoring our military for Armed Forces Weekend and cheering on our Pier Park Operations Manager, Clinton, as he attempts to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® feat for longest Ferris wheel […]
Cinco de Mayo at the Pier!
May 3, 2013
Chicago loves a good party and ever since St. Patty’s Day we’ve been looking forward to the next big bash. All we’ve got to say is thank goodness for Cinco de Mayo! This annual celebration commemorates Mexican heritage and pride, and just like St. Patty’s Day, no one is excluded from the festivities! Like any […]
Tall Ships Are Coming to Navy Pier 2013!
April 26, 2013
We’ve been talking it up on Facebook for the past month or so, but if you haven’t heard yet, Tall Ships® Chicago 2013 presented by Pepsi® will be making its triumphant return to Navy Pier this August 7-11! Yes, once again Chicago will play host to the magnificent TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®, a commemoration of U.S. […]
Earth Day | Navy Pier
April 22, 2013
When you live in a place like Chicago, you forget sometimes to look past the spectacular architecture at the natural beauty that surrounds the city. Well, today’s a day for noticing and appreciating Chicago’s parks, beaches, bike trails, and waterways. Happy Earth Day, Chicago! If you’re looking for ways to celebrate, here are some of […]
Pinot Days | Navy Pier
April 15, 2013
Wine lovers, it’s finally that time of year again. Pinot Days is headed back to Chicago! This national tour brings together the best domestic and international Pinot Noir producers for a day of wine sampling and education. Join us at Navy Pier this Saturday, April 20 for a chance to taste a great group of […]
Chicago Bride Magazine Expo & Yacht Party | Navy Pier
April 10, 2013
Is there such a thing as a “perfect wedding”? Young girls dreaming of their fairy-tale happy endings, the newly engaged, and married couples looking back on their special day would all say yes. But it’s so easy to lose sight of the perfect wedding when you’re caught in the middle of planning one. It can be very […]
2013 Shamrock Shuffle Health and Fitness Expo | Navy Pier
April 3, 2013
It’s time to begin your outdoor running season with one of Chicago’s favorite races: the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K! This yearly event kicks off at Grant Park on the morning of April 7 to much citywide excitement! Expect to see lots of green, lots of costumes, and lots of enthusiastic cheering fans with […]
Dinosaur Bones Found at Navy Pier
April 1, 2013
In a simply amazing and almost unbelievable paleontological discovery, dinosaur bones have been found at Navy Pier. “We are just as shocked as the general public,” said a Navy Pier spokesperson. “What a terrific discovery for the Pier!” Earlier in March, Navy Pier engineers took soil samples in Gateway Park as part of prep work […]
Easter in the Windy City!
March 27, 2013
If you think church and spending hours searching for that hidden Easter basket or decorated eggs is all there is to Easter then think again! The city of Chicago is full of great brunches, lunches, and parties, and guess what?! You’re invited!! Of course the best Easter celebrations happen right here at the Pier! Stop […]