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Spring Buds Early at “Evening in Bloom”

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 […]

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Ignite Your Friday Night at Navy Pier!

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 […]

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Special Events at Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier

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 […]

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Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier

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. […]

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Woody’s Winter Warm-Up | Harry Caray’s Tavern

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, […]

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Warm Up with a Drink at the Pier!

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 […]

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Happy New Year from Navy Pier!

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 […]

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Get Your Holiday Gift Cards at Navy Pier’s Great Restaurants!

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 […]

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Celebrating 12/12/12 at the Pier!

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 […]

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The Holidays Have Hit! | Navy Pier

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 […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Pier!

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 […]

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Even More Fun at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair! | Navy Pier

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. […]

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Chicago Fine Chocolate Show | Navy Pier

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 […]

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Chicago Toy & Game Fair | Navy Pier

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 […]

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Last Day to Register for Chicago’s Perfect 10 Race! | Navy Pier

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 […]

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SOFA CHICAGO 2012: Part 2 | Navy Pier

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 […]

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Chicago’s Perfect 10 | Navy Pier

Chicago’s Perfect 10 | Navy Pier

October 19, 2012

What’s your favorite way to see the city? In the back of a taxi? From inside an El car as it winds its way through the Loop? From the deck of a Chicago River cruise boat? From the back of a bike as you pedal down the Lakefront Trail? From the very top of the […]

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SOFA CHICAGO 2012 | Navy Pier

SOFA CHICAGO 2012 | Navy Pier

October 17, 2012

Just as the EXPO Chicago hubbub is dying down, another incredible art show heads to Navy Pier. SOFA CHICAGO 2012, an arts expo devoted to Sculpture Objects and Functional Art & Design, opens November 2 and runs through November 4 in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. Presented by the Art Fair Company and celebrating its 19th […]

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The Best of Fall | Navy Pier

The Best of Fall | Navy Pier

October 15, 2012

Navy Pier is known as Chicago’s lakefront playground, a nickname we take a lot of pride in. But we’re not just Chicago’s lakefront playground during the summertime. We host fun, family-oriented events throughout the entire year and now’s the perfect time to visit. Not only is the weather great and the Pier hopping, but it’s […]

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Black Watch | CST

Black Watch | CST

October 10, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is moving off of the Pier for its latest production.  Black Watch, a story about soldiers who served in the war in Iraq, will be performed in the Broadway Armory in Edgewater.  With loud explosions, strobe lights, and a plot that really hits home, Black Watch is back for a second run […]

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