St. Patty’s Day at the Pier!
March 13, 2013
Even if you aren’t Irish, it’s time to pull out those “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” T-shirts because St. Patrick’s Day is just about here! In honor of everybody’s favorite Irish priest, get that green on (or risk pinching), get those beers in early, and get yourself downtown for a day of Irish dancing, bagpipe music, […]
Celebrate Mexico | Neighborhoods of the World
March 1, 2013
How many of you have spent a day in Little Village, affectionately known as the “Mexico of the Midwest”? Mexican culture in Chicago’s Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods is going strong, which is why we’re honoring it here at Navy Pier on March 3 with Celebrate Mexico! We’re partnering up with the Consulate General of […]
Toast to Harry Caray
February 25, 2013
Holy cow, Harry Caray’s fans, we know it’s hard to believe, but fifteen years ago we lost one of Chicago’s favorite personalities and hands down the best baseball broadcaster this city’s ever seen! But just because the legend’s gone doesn’t mean our very fond memories of him are too. We’re ready to raise our glasses […]
Spring Buds Early at “Evening in Bloom”
February 4, 2013
Spring is just around the corner, and the most dazzling way to welcome it is with a tiptoe through the tulips (and thousands of other lovelies) at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show! This year’s show theme is “The Art of Gardening,” and you could be among the very first to get a sneak […]
Ignite Your Friday Night at Navy Pier!
January 29, 2013
We know that winter can be a drag, but it doesn’t have to be! Especially when you live in such a vibrant city like Chicago and Navy Pier’s right in your backyard! To help keep February exciting for all of our great Navy Pier fans, we’re introducing Ignite Your Fridays! This special event will take […]
Special Events at Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier
January 23, 2013
Ahoy there mateys! A new show has docked in town and it’s celebrating all things nautical! Opening tomorrow in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, the Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show is four days full of exhibits, seminars, and giveaways from premier international boating companies and industry specialists! From January 24-27, visitors will have the chance to […]
Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier
January 16, 2013
Eyes to the horizon, sailors and landlubbers of Chicago! The Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show is shoring up at Navy Pier in Chicago from January 24 – 27, 2013. The show, held in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall A & B will be open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. […]
Woody’s Winter Warm-Up | Harry Caray’s Tavern
January 4, 2013
You’ve probably heard that old saying, cold hands, warm heart. Well, at the Pier, you’ll find warm hands AND warm hearts, especially at the Wood Family Foundation’s second winter charity event at Harry Caray’s Tavern on January 18! In June 2011, former Chicago Cubs pitcher and 13-year MLB veteran, Kerry Wood, and his wife, Sarah, […]
Warm Up with a Drink at the Pier!
January 2, 2013
Oh the weather outside is frightful, but inside the Pier, it’s so delightful! If you’re looking for a little liquid courage to help you warm up and brave the cold then there’s no better activity than grabbing a drink at the Pier! For an extensive selection of beer and wine, head to Riva’s! Enjoy daily […]
Happy New Year from Navy Pier!
December 31, 2012
Happy (almost) New Year, Navy Pier fans! Who’s ready to welcome 2013? You can bet we are! We’ve had a marvelous 2012, but we’re always ready for the next big thing and 2013 already looks like it’s going to be a whole lot of fun! To send off the old year, the Pier’s hosting two […]
Get Your Holiday Gift Cards at Navy Pier’s Great Restaurants!
December 10, 2012
‘Tis the season for too much fun! That’s the motto of our Winter WonderFest celebration this year. ‘Tis also the season for lots of giving! If you’re still in that boat of trying to figure out what to get the last couple of people on your list, how about a gift card to one of […]
Celebrating 12/12/12 at the Pier!
December 6, 2012
12/12/12 only happens once a century, which is why we’re celebrating the day here at the Pier with great discounts for everyone! As coincidence would have it, this year we’re also celebrating the 12th anniversary of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier! 12 years of Chicago’s favorite winter festival—what could be better?! We want everybody to […]
The Holidays Have Hit! | Navy Pier
November 26, 2012
After all the wishing and waiting, Christmas is just around the corner again and the city knows it! The lights have been strung along the Magnificent Mile with care and the decorations are up in the Macy’s windows with hopes that Santa Claus soon will be there. Of course with the holidays also come lots […]
Happy Thanksgiving from the Pier!
November 21, 2012
Navy Pier fans, since we’re fast approaching the year’s end and are in the midst of that special season for giving thanks, we think it’s only fitting that we take a moment to stop and talk about all that we’re thankful for. 2012 has been a year full of exciting events and special guests. We […]
Even More Fun at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair! | Navy Pier
November 16, 2012
What’s that crying sound and where’s it coming from? Could it be your inner child begging for a little attention? Maybe. Or could it just be the sound of your kids complaining yet again because they’re bored? Either way, we’ve got a cure for whatever ails you at this weekend’s Chicago Toy & Game Fair. […]
Chicago Fine Chocolate Show | Navy Pier
November 12, 2012
Do you like chocolate? How about fine chocolate? What about having more than a hundred different fine chocolate samples right under your fingertips in the very same room? Do birds fly and fish swim? Of course you like chocolate! And if you’re like most people in this world, you’re also mildly obsessed with it. So […]
Chicago Toy & Game Fair | Navy Pier
November 9, 2012
Santa is coming to Chicago early this year, or at least his elves are. And where will they be setting up shop? Right here at Navy Pier for the 10th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair on November 17 and 18! Have you ever had that dream where you walk into a toy store the […]
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 […]
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 […]