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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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Black History Month Cruise Series Aboard Spirit of Chicago

Black History Month Cruise Series Aboard Spirit of Chicago

February 3, 2014

Every February we celebrate the achievements of African Americans in U.S. history. Since 1976, February has been designated Black History Month. This year, the theme of the month-long celebration is Civil Rights in America and the timing couldn’t be better with 2014 being the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Spirit of Chicago […]

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IGI Chicago Style Gymnastics Competition

IGI Chicago Style Gymnastics Competition

January 31, 2014

Who’s ready to watch some flips, tucks, twists, and everything in between? We know we are! Join us at the Illinois Gymnastics Institute’s 16th annual Chicago Style Gymnastics Meet on Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9! The Chicago Style Gymnastics meet hosts more than 150 national and international gyms. Held in Festival Halls A […]

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Calling All Sailors! Strictly Sail is Coming to Navy Pier

Calling All Sailors! Strictly Sail is Coming to Navy Pier

January 10, 2014

Calling boat lovers of all ages and skill levels– Although Chicago might be cold and blustery right now, there is much to look forward to in the coming weeks! The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show kicks off at Navy Pier on January 23, and this four-day-long event will preview the summer fun to […]

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Meet & Greet with the Star of Disney Channel’s Jessie!

Meet & Greet with the Star of Disney Channel’s Jessie!

November 15, 2013

On Sunday, November 24, join us in welcoming Debby Ryan star of the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie to Navy Pier! Bring the family on down to Navy Pier for your chance to meet Debby Ryan, dance along with the Radio Disney Chicago Road Crew, and enjoy a festive holiday light display. If Disney Channel […]

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Let’s Light Up Navy Pier!

Let’s Light Up Navy Pier!

November 13, 2013

Looking for the perfect way to kick off the holiday season? Join Navy Pier in celebrating the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, the largest evening holiday celebration in the nation! On Saturday, November 23, Navy Pier is the place to be before and after the renowned Magnificent Mile Lights Parade for even more enchanting light shows, […]

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Event Space at Navy Pier

Event Space at Navy Pier

November 1, 2013

Whether it’s a conference, a festival, or a concert, the spaces in historic Navy Pier are perfect for accommodating any kind of event. If you’ve ever attended a show or event at Navy Pier, you know we have so much to offer to make any occasion a success! Our 170,000 square foot exhibition space is […]

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