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Coffee Fest Chicago is Brewing at Navy Pier

Coffee Fest Chicago is Brewing at Navy Pier

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017 Coffee lovers unite!! This is the event you definitely won’t want to miss. Head to Navy Pier June 9-11 2017 for Coffee Fest Chicago 2017! At this event, passionate fans will learn skills, network and experience all things coffee. With an endless schedule of events, speakers, new products, and classes there is […]

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The Great American Lobster Fest Returns September 2017

The Great American Lobster Fest Returns September 2017

May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 While September seems far away now, it’ll be here before you know it. And that’s not a bad thing, because September means The Great American Lobster Fest 2017! Join us right here at Navy Pier for all the lobster you can handle. This year, the festival even added a third day so […]

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The Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour Comes to Navy Pier

The Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour Comes to Navy Pier

April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 Calling all wine enthusiasts! The Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour celebrates the art of wine in the gorgeous Aon Grand Ballroom for a tasting experience like no other. The wines featured are from all across the globe, including those from Italy, France, Chile, Australia, Argentina and much more. This event gives you one […]

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THAWALLS at Navy Pier

THAWALLS at Navy Pier

April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 Navy Pier is no stranger to great art. From the Driehaus Stained Glass Museum to the various exhibits that cycle in and out, the Pier is consistently a destination for artists and art lovers alike. This spring, the artistic scope of Navy Pier expanded as we welcomed the exciting event of “THAWALLS,” […]

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Navy Pier Fitness: Spring into Action

Navy Pier Fitness: Spring into Action

April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017 When you think Navy Pier, what comes to mind? Maybe shops, big boats, and of course, the Centennial Wheel. But did you know Navy Pier offers free yoga and fitness classes? Oh yeah, you heard that right….FREE! All throughout the month of May, we are holding classes of all kinds with different […]

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Free Fitness by FFC at Navy Pier

Free Fitness by FFC at Navy Pier

February 9, 2017

February 9, 2017 In the midst of New Year’s Resolution season, going to the gym can be a fairly hectic experience. If the additional members are hindering your exercise routine, don’t worry. For the months of February and March, you can skip the monthly gym payment and take advantage of FREE fitness classes happening at […]

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Valentine’s Day at Navy Pier

Valentine’s Day at Navy Pier

January 27, 2017

January 27, 2017 Love is in the air, and what better way to celebrate this Valentine’s Day than with a romantic evening at Navy Pier? If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience to surprise your loved one, treat them to a Valentine’s Day Weekend Cruise for a romantic evening on Lake Michigan with plenty of […]

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First Bites Bash at Navy Pier

First Bites Bash at Navy Pier

December 16, 2016

December 16, 2016 Chicago Restaurant Week is one of the most anticipated events this city has to offer. For those that can’t wait to dive right into Chicago’s best dishes, Choose Chicago produced the First Bites Bash, an exciting sneak preview to the weeklong extravaganza. We are so excited to be the kickoff location for the […]

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Celebrate the Holidays at Navy Pier

Celebrate the Holidays at Navy Pier

November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 Make memories at Navy Pier this holiday season. This year’s festivities are set to be bigger and better than ever during our Fifth Third Bank Centennial Celebration. Kick off the holiday season on November 30 with a new tradition. For the first time ever Navy Pier will host a holiday tree lighting […]

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Chicago Toy & Game Fair Provides Fun For the Whole Family

Chicago Toy & Game Fair Provides Fun For the Whole Family

October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 Returning to Navy Pier once again this fall, the fourteenth iteration of the Chicago Toy & Game Fair will be held in Festival Hall November 19- 20, 2016. With previews of the hottest toys and unique events like the annual Star Wars Luncheon, ChiTAG is the perfect opportunity for you and your […]

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SOFA Expo returns to Navy Pier

SOFA Expo returns to Navy Pier

October 14, 2016

October 14, 2016 On Nov. 3-6 2016, it’s time for one of our favorite events of the year — a new edition of SOFA Chicago. The annual Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design Fair has been lighting up Navy Pier since 1994, and this year’s exposition looks like it will be one of the best yet. […]

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Fall into a New Season of Events at Navy Pier

Fall into a New Season of Events at Navy Pier

September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016 Summertime at the Navy Pier is what we’re known for, but as the weather gets crisper we have some of our best events and programming along the lakefront. Squeeze in a play at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater or bring the tykes to the Chicago Children’s Museum before experiencing many of the great rides at […]

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EXPO Chicago Returns for Fall 2016

EXPO Chicago Returns for Fall 2016

September 9, 2016

Image Credit: @EXPOchicago via Instagram September 9, 2016 Kick off the fall art season with EXPO Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art at Navy Pier, taking place Sept. 22 to 25, 2016. Now in its fifth year, EXPO Chicago includes more than 140 galleries from around the world, in addition to highlighting […]

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Feast at the Great American Lobster Fest

Feast at the Great American Lobster Fest

August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 Catch the third annual Great American Lobster Fest on September 2-3 2016. Prepare yourself for lobster everything – lobster tacos, lobster mac & cheese, and the best darn lobster rolls you can get your hands on. No, really. They were voted the best in Chicago by Time Out Chicago. However, if seafood […]

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Get out and Move at Navy Pier

Get out and Move at Navy Pier

August 4, 2016

August 4, 2016 Attention all seekers of calorie-burning fun: we now have the perfect excuse to get you outside and moving. Staying active can be tedious and easily slip to the wayside. We totally get it. That’s why we’ve created this list of our new programs to add a little boost to your lifestyle. Rush […]

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Navy Pier Pride Celebrates the LGBT Community

Navy Pier Pride Celebrates the LGBT Community

June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016 Navy Pier will make history on Saturday, June 25 by hosting Navy Pier Pride 2016. This will be the first time an LGBT Pride celebration will take place outside of the Lakeview neighborhood in Chicago. As part of the Fifth Third Bank Centennial Celebration, FREE fun family-friendly events will take place all […]

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Celebrate Fourth of July at Navy Pier

Celebrate Fourth of July at Navy Pier

June 16, 2016

June 16, 2016 With Fourth of July weekend around the corner, it’s important to have a game plan to celebrate. What better place to celebrate than at Navy Pier? With a variety of events happening all weekend long, there is something for everyone in the family.  Freedom Fest Have the best seat in the city […]

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Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 Exclusively for one weekend, the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series is bringing the best of sailing to Chicago, and there are plenty of ways to experience all of the action. This qualifying event for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda will be a historic one, since it’s the first time in its 165-year […]

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Memorial Day Weekend at Navy Pier

Memorial Day Weekend at Navy Pier

May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us and you don’t want to be without plans. Navy Pier has you covered with a weekend full of activities for the start of the Fifth Third Bank Centennial Celebration! What could be more perfect than that? There’s so much going on this weekend that you’re bound […]

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Cider Summit Chicago 2016

Cider Summit Chicago 2016

February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 Singles. Couples. Friends. Family. CHICAGOANS – Come One, Come All to the 4th annual Cider Summit Chicago. You’re invited to compare apples to apples in the Aon Grand Ballroom at the Pier! Cider enthusiasts are gathering at Navy Pier for the Fourth Annual Cider Summit on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Spend a […]

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