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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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Chicago's Perfect 10 Run

Chicago's Perfect 10 Run

October 30, 2013

Tie up your running shoes because we’re about to show you why Chicago is our favorite city! The 3rd annual Chicago’s Perfect 10 Run is back! Join us along the lakefront for a 10 mile or 10K race showing off Chicago’s most phenomenal sights that may just take your breath away – but don’t forget […]

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Get Your Mustaches for the Mo’ Crawl!

Get Your Mustaches for the Mo’ Crawl!

October 28, 2013

What kind of ‘stache are you growing this Movember? Is it the businessman type? The English style? What about the toothbrush ‘stache? A horseshoe? The Dalí? The Ditka? Whatever style ‘stache (or faux-stache) you’re rocking, come show it off and enjoy a few drinks at The ‘Mo Crawl on Saturday, November 9, right here at […]

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Coming Soon to Navy Pier: SOFA Expo

Coming Soon to Navy Pier: SOFA Expo

October 25, 2013

Are you an art fanatic interested in the latest, cutting edge, international, and explosive art and design? If so, SOFA CHICAGO is one art fair you will not want to miss! The 20th Annual Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Expo, a gallery-presented art exposition, is coming to Navy Pier Thursday, October 31 with […]

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The Chicago Co-Op and Condo Expo

The Chicago Co-Op and Condo Expo

October 16, 2013

On Tuesday, October 22 current and aspiring real estate tycoons will visit Navy Pier for the Chicagoland Condo, HOA, Co-op & Apartment Expo! If you are in the real estate business, join the hundreds of other professionals looking to connect and learn with the goals of growing their businesses. At the Expo, attendees will get […]

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Chicago Chocolate Festival

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Chicago Chocolate Festival

October 11, 2013

For the love of chocolate this is one event you don’t want to miss! Everyone’s favorite sweet piece of heaven has its very own festival at Navy Pier. Chocolate, the soft, gooey, lovable delight is taking over the Pier next weekend, October 18 through 20 at the Chicago Fine Chocolate Show. The Chicago Fine Chocolate […]

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