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Autumn is for Cruising

Autumn is for Cruising

September 11, 2014

The leaves are changing, the temperatures are cooling, and you’re dusting off your sweaters and scarves.  Fall is officially upon us, and Shoreline Sightseeing Cruises has followed suit.  Sure, pumpkin carving and jumping in leaves are fall staples, but drinking cider and eating brats on Lake Michigan will guarantee the most fun you’ll have all […]

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EXPOsure to Art from Around the World

EXPOsure to Art from Around the World

September 9, 2014

There are few places on Earth where you can see an art exhibit curated by 15-time NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal in the same vicinity as another exhibit inspired by a Nobel laureate (in this case, Kenzaburo Oe). We know what you’re thinking and the answer is yes, Shaq curates art. Consider that your random fact […]

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Tune into Broadway on Parade

Tune into Broadway on Parade

September 2, 2014

It’s time for the boats at Navy Pier to take the spotlight! On Saturday, September 6, Navy Pier will partner with the Chicago Yachting Association and Broadway in Chicago to bring the 55th annual Venetian Night to Lake Michigan, this time to the tune of your favorite Broadway musicals. Venetian Night is a unique Chicago […]

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Fall in Love with Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Fall in Love with Chicago Shakespeare Theater

August 28, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, located at Navy Pier, has produced award-winning shows and has blossomed into an entertainment powerhouse of Chicago. Immerse yourself in the storytelling genius of Shakespeare this fall, as you sit back, relax, and enjoy some iambic pentameter. Chicago Shakespeare Theater will be hosting the world premiere of Since I Suppose, a pedestrian-based […]

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Morning Show Comedians Bring Evening Entertainment

Morning Show Comedians Bring Evening Entertainment

August 26, 2014

Have you ever heard that laughter is contagious? Make sure all of your friends catch it by going to Navy Pier Four Star Comedy presents Morning Show Comedians on Friday, September 5! You see them on the morning news, now you can see WGN-TV personalities Mike Toomey, Pat Tomasulo, and Ana Belaval one night only […]

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Show Us Your Muscles: Ultimate Fitness Expo Comes to the Pier

Show Us Your Muscles: Ultimate Fitness Expo Comes to the Pier

August 21, 2014

Are you ready to get pumped up? Navy Pier is thrilled to be hosting the final stop in this summer’s Ultimate Fitness Expo with Hollywood physique expert “Eric the Trainer” and, creator of Tae Bo® Fitness, Billy Blanks. Put on by Celebrity Sweat, the expo will feature fitness classes, informative booths and representatives from local […]

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Edge of Your Seat Thrills: Cirque Shanghai

Edge of Your Seat Thrills: Cirque Shanghai

August 19, 2014

Leaving you in awe from beginning to end, “Cirque Shanghai: Warriors” has been spending its 9th consecutive summer back in the Windy City to perform at Navy Pier! Set on the Pepsi® Skyline Stage, this latest installment combines the martial prowess of Chinese Kung Fu and Wu Shu masters with gravity-defying acrobatics, all resulting in […]

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Lobster ‘Til You Drop!

Lobster ‘Til You Drop!

August 14, 2014

The lobsters have been preparing for months, but are you ready for The Great American Lobster Fest? Navy Pier will be hosting The Great American Lobster Fest this weekend, August 16-17, and it will be an event unlike any other! As Chicago’s first outdoor lobster fest, the festival will provide attendees with fresh lobster flown […]

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8th Annual Independent Garden Center Show

8th Annual Independent Garden Center Show

August 7, 2014

Navy Pier will be hosting the 8th annual Independent Garden Center Show in beautiful Festival Hall on August 19-21. This unique event is open to all garden center owners, managers, and buyers. It offers an exclusive opportunity for those in the trade to familiarize themselves with the newest products and retail strategies. The event includes […]

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Rock n’ Lobster Roll!

Rock n’ Lobster Roll!

July 31, 2014

The Great American Lobster Fest at Navy Pier, Chicago’s first outdoor festival of its kind, is fast approaching! With plenty of sunshine, live entertainment and, of course, mouth-watering lobster flown in fresh from Boston, we’ll provide the perfect setting to end your summer with a bang! Lobster pre-orders will be open for submission through August […]

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Rise and Shine with Zumba and Yoga at the Pier

Rise and Shine with Zumba and Yoga at the Pier

July 17, 2014

Are you a morning person who loves to get in a work out in the sunshine, you’re going to be really excited about our newest summer addition at the Pier. We’re introducing Rise and Shine weekends at Navy Pier presented by Fitness Formula Club! Come by and enjoy a yoga or Zumba class in with […]

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Crustacean Invasion: Great American Lobster Fest Coming to Navy Pier

Crustacean Invasion: Great American Lobster Fest Coming to Navy Pier

July 10, 2014

    Fresh seafood, live music, warm sun and an abundance of melted butter are just a handful of things best suited to accompany any coastal summer weekend. And for all of this and more on the shores of the Midwest, look no further than Chicago’s Navy Pier. The Great American Lobster Fest, the first […]

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Afrojack Comes to Navy Pier

Afrojack Comes to Navy Pier

July 1, 2014

Electronic music lovers rejoice! From the Netherlands all the way to the Windy City, world-renowned DJ, Afrojack is coming to perform at Navy Pier on Saturday, July 5! Since bursting onto the scene in 2010, the Dutch musician has followed suit behind Tiesto and Armin Van Buuren in a line of globetrotting producers, DJs, and […]

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Try Your Toss at the Navy Pier Bean Bag Tournament

Try Your Toss at the Navy Pier Bean Bag Tournament

April 29, 2014

Nothing says spring like a classic Midwestern game of bags! Kick off the season with the first ever Navy Pier Bean Bag Tournament on Saturday, May 3, in the Festival Hall. Presented by Adrenaline Sports Management, this round-robin-style tournament is about having fun, winning cool prizes, and earning bragging rights for the rest of the […]

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Planning Your Perfect Event at Navy Pier

Planning Your Perfect Event at Navy Pier

April 15, 2014

In the classic “Be Our Guest” scene from Beauty and the Beast, maître d’ Lumiere knew how to throw a grand ballroom celebration—and he was only trying to impress one very well-read guest.  You, however, may not have access to a mansion’s-worth of magical dancing saucers and champagne bottles to “wow” your guests, be they […]

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Celebrate the Season at Swing Into Spring

Celebrate the Season at Swing Into Spring

April 10, 2014

After a long and brutal Windy City winter, there’s no better place to “Swing Into Spring” than historic Navy Pier! Bring the whole family to Chicago’s lakefront playground April 11 through the 20th to kick off the spring season and extend the Easter celebrations all week long. Get dressed in your Easter best and come […]

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U.S. Cheer and Dance Finals

U.S. Cheer and Dance Finals

April 8, 2014

Get ready for two days of high energy, excitement, and some seriously impressive moves. The U.S. Cheer and Dance Finals are coming to Navy Pier on April 12–13, 2014! This high-profile, end-of-the-season series features seven events across the U.S. that ultimately crown champions in all divisions and levels of cheer and dance. The competition is […]

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Chicago’s International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Chicago’s International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

April 1, 2014

Whether you’re a high-profile collector, a patron of the arts, or someone who just enjoys admiring exquisite items, mark your calendars for April 24 – 28, 2014, because this is one show you do not want to miss! Hosted by the prestigious Palm Beach Show Group, the inaugural Chicago’s International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show […]

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The 2nd Annual World’s Largest Indoor Bar Crawl

The 2nd Annual World’s Largest Indoor Bar Crawl

February 19, 2014

Why run around from bar to bar in slushy snow and salt? Celebrate Mardi Gras, bar hop, and frolic jacket-free inside Navy Pier! The 2nd Annual World’s Largest Indoor Bar Crawl, presented by Players Sport & Social Group, will be partying at the Pier on March 1st! Tickets are currently being offered at a discounted […]

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Let’s Throw Some Bags: Navy Pier’s Cornhole Classic

Let’s Throw Some Bags: Navy Pier’s Cornhole Classic

February 17, 2014

Admit it; who can’t resist bean bag tossing! With all those years of practice at family picnics, block parties, and BBQs, you have to be itching to test out your underhand toss on a bigger scale. Well now you can at Navy Pier’s Cornhole Classic, presented by Adrenaline Sports Management on February 22, 2014! Alone […]

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