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Fourth of July at Navy Pier

Fourth of July at Navy Pier

June 24, 2015

Whether you’re a Chicago local or just visiting for the weekend, the Pier is a great place to celebrate our great nation on the Fourth of July. Whether you’re looking to enjoy Freedom Fest, listen to music at the Landshark Beer Garden, cruise out on the Lake to catch the fireworks show, or simply eat at one […]

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Wind Down Wednesdays | Navy Pier

Wind Down Wednesdays | Navy Pier

July 8, 2013

We love summer for so many reasons. And one of our favorite things about summer is back! We’re talking about Navy Pier and the RedEye’s Wind Down Wednesdays! After a hectic start to the work week, there’s nothing better than treating yourself to a night out with the girls, after-work drinks with everyone from the […]

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Out Late at Navy Pier

Out Late at Navy Pier

July 5, 2013

We’re one of Chicago’s favorite spots, especially for families looking for a little daytime fun. But what about those of us who want to have a little fun when the sun goes down? Let the Pier after dark be your playground! Navy Pier restaurants, bars, and theaters are all open late during the summer season […]

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The Fourth of July at Navy Pier!

The Fourth of July at Navy Pier!

July 3, 2013

The Fourth of July is almost here and you’re in the best city in the world for celebrating: Chicago! Last year’s big Windy City Independence Day celebration was pretty spectacular, but we’ve gotten the inside scoop that this year’s festivities, including everyone’s favorite fireworks display at Navy Pier, will be bigger and better than ever […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!

May 27, 2013

Hey everybody, Happy Memorial Day! If you’re still searching for the perfect way to celebrate the holiday, bring your friends and family down to the Pier! We’ve got everything from rides to cruises out on the water to an amazing park that’s just waiting for you to picnic in—everything that will make your Memorial Day one to remember! Pier […]

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Fireworks Are Back at Navy Pier!

Fireworks Are Back at Navy Pier!

May 23, 2013

Are you ready? “For what?” is probably your next question. We’ll give you some hints: Memorial Day weekend at the Pier. Loud sounds. Beautiful colors. Oohs and ahs. We’re sure that gave it away! But if not, here’s one more clue: booms and bangs over Lake Michigan. Still not completely sure? We’re talking about the […]

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A New World Record at Navy Pier!

A New World Record at Navy Pier!

May 20, 2013

We had an incredible weekend celebrating Armed Forces Day and the brand new World Record set by our very own Pier Park Operations Manager (and Superman), Clinton Shepherd! Congrats to Clinton on making it all 48 hours 8 minutes and 25 seconds on the Ferris wheel; you’ve made us at Navy Pier, and the entire […]

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GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS and Armed Forces Weekend!

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS and Armed Forces Weekend!

May 13, 2013

Navy Pier is going big this weekend when we celebrate not one, but two major events here at Navy Pier! Beginning this Friday, May 17, we’ll be honoring our military for Armed Forces Weekend and cheering on our Pier Park Operations Manager, Clinton, as he attempts to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® feat for longest Ferris wheel […]

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Toast to Harry Caray

Toast to Harry Caray

February 25, 2013

Holy cow, Harry Caray’s fans, we know it’s hard to believe, but fifteen years ago we lost one of Chicago’s favorite personalities and hands down the best baseball broadcaster this city’s ever seen! But just because the legend’s gone doesn’t mean our very fond memories of him are too. We’re ready to raise our glasses […]

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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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NYE 2013 at the Restaurants of the Pier!

NYE 2013 at the Restaurants of the Pier!

December 24, 2012

Some people love big New Year’s Eve parties with all the bells and whistles: an open bar, live music, a huge dance floor, and a dress code. Other people like a quiet evening at home with the TV tuned into the hubbub at Times Square. If you’re looking for something in the middle or for […]

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NYE 2013 Parties | Navy Pier

NYE 2013 Parties | Navy Pier

December 19, 2012

New Year’s Eve is but one special night a year and it’s never meant to be spent on the couch, especially in a city as exciting as Chicago! Looking for a fab party to send off 2012 and usher in 2013? Nobody throws a New Year’s Eve bash like Navy Pier! And because the Pier […]

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Landshark Beer Garden – June

Landshark Beer Garden – June

June 15, 2012

The Landshark Beer Garden at Navy Pier always promises a pleasant experience to all guests. After a fun filled day at Navy Pier, the Beer Garden is a perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy the gorgeous city-views right on the lake. This summer will be no exception. Come enjoy a day at Navy […]

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Fireworks at Navy Pier!

Fireworks at Navy Pier!

May 7, 2012

Navy Pier’s fireworks are coming back! That means it’s time to save a Wednesday or Saturday night to come out to Navy Pier and enjoy the fireworks display with your significant other, family, friends, etc. It is a nice little get-away from your crazy day. Fireworks! Navy Pier fireworks throughout the summer are very popular. […]

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2011: A Year in Review at Navy Pier

2011: A Year in Review at Navy Pier

December 27, 2011

This past year brought many changes at Navy pier; Neighborhoods of the World debuted, the Landshark Beer Garden  and Margaritaville opened their doors to visitors, and Navy Pier became a non-profit organization. Some of these changes were more apparent than others, and we’d like to take a look back at this amazing year, 2011! As […]

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Navy Pier’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash!

Navy Pier’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash!

December 21, 2011

Location: Winter WonderStage in Winter WonderFest (located in Festival Hall) 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Fireworks at 8:15 p.m. Free Admission! On December 31st of each year family and friends gather together in joyous anticipation of the coming New Year.  Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with your family and friends at Navy Pier’s Winter WonderStage. Enjoy […]

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Cruises on New Year’s Eve from Navy Pier

Cruises on New Year’s Eve from Navy Pier

December 20, 2011

Navy Pier has the perfect way for you to celebrate New Year’s Eve! How does a cruise on Lake Michigan with a gorgeous view of Chicago skyline sound? Three different cruises, Odyssey, Sprit of Chicago, and Mystic Blue, want to make this New Year’s Eve a night to remember. Odyssey’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner […]

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New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier… Fireworks!

New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier… Fireworks!

November 26, 2011

Well, it seems like just yesterday we were making 4th of July plans to BBQ and watch fireworks… and now we’re making New Year’s Eve plans to party and watch fireworks! Yep, it’s that time of year again and if you aren’t thinking about how you’ll be spending your New Year’s Eve ushering in 2012, then you […]

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The Navy Pier Fireworks, where do you watch them from?

The Navy Pier Fireworks, where do you watch them from?

September 16, 2011

It would appear that autumn has officially hit Navy Pier, and while we enjoy the falling leaves and the cool crisp mornings and all the goings-on during the evenings, we would like to mention our favorite part of each fall week – Saturday nights at Navy Pier – which means fireworks, of course! There are […]

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Just the Two of Us: ‘Date Nite’ at Navy Pier Chicago

Just the Two of Us: ‘Date Nite’ at Navy Pier Chicago

September 7, 2011

For all you lovebirds out there that have been to the museums, seen the shows and even the big metal vegetable (ahem, “The Bean”) and think that there’s no place left in Chicago to do a romantic evening for two – we’ve put together an idea for a “Date Nite” at Navy Pier in Chicago. Knowing […]

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