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 […]
Navy Pier Intern's Experience
June 13, 2013
Being a summer intern at Navy Pier, I have been able to experience several aspects of the Pier in the summer time. Recently, my fellow intern and I were able to partake in a Shoreline Cruise. Being 21 years old, when I thought of an architecture cruise, I thought of boring useless information about buildings […]
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 […]
Celebrating Mother’s Day at Navy Pier!
May 8, 2013
May 8, 2013 Whenever you’re down and out, the one person you can count on is Mom. She’s supported you through it all from your terrible two’s to your wild teenage years to all those days you made her so incredibly proud (and we bet there were many). @So doesn’t Mom deserve the very best? Bring her […]
Earth Day | Navy Pier
April 22, 2013
When you live in a place like Chicago, you forget sometimes to look past the spectacular architecture at the natural beauty that surrounds the city. Well, today’s a day for noticing and appreciating Chicago’s parks, beaches, bike trails, and waterways. Happy Earth Day, Chicago! If you’re looking for ways to celebrate, here are some of […]
Cruise this Valentine’s Day at Navy Pier!
February 12, 2013
If the daily grind wasn’t hard enough, Valentine’s Day lands right in the middle of it. With February 14 on a Thursday this year, it’s difficult to find the time to plan that perfectly romantic evening, let alone find the time to wine and dine mid-week. That’s where Navy Pier comes in! Our boat cruises […]
Special Events at Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier
January 23, 2013
Ahoy there mateys! A new show has docked in town and it’s celebrating all things nautical! Opening tomorrow in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, the Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show is four days full of exhibits, seminars, and giveaways from premier international boating companies and industry specialists! From January 24-27, visitors will have the chance to […]
Strictly Sail 2013 | Navy Pier
January 16, 2013
Eyes to the horizon, sailors and landlubbers of Chicago! The Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show is shoring up at Navy Pier in Chicago from January 24 – 27, 2013. The show, held in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall A & B will be open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. […]
New Year’s Eve Cruises | Navy Pier
December 21, 2012
If you feel tired of the New Year’s Eve party circuit and won’t be content with just any old gathering this year, we suggest adding a completely new element to your evening: Lake Michigan! Hop aboard one of the Pier’s great cruise boats and spend your New Year’s Eve out on the water! Here are […]
Spirit of Chicago’s Santa Lunch Cruise | Navy Pier
December 3, 2012
December 3, 2012 The busiest guy this time of year is Santa Claus, no surprise there. But even with his crazy schedule, he’s still made time for all his great fans at the Pier! And between his visiting hours at our Family Pavilion, he’s worked in a special two-hour lunch cruise with the Spirit of […]
Odyssey’s Thanksgiving Cruises | Navy Pier
November 19, 2012
You may love your Grandma, but let’s face it, heading to her house every year for Thanksgiving and eating the same food year after year can get a little old. And I bet if you asked your Grandma, she’d admit she’s pretty tired of preparing the annual Thanksgiving feast, too. So give Grandma a break […]
Bears Game Tailgating at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier
September 6, 2012
It’s time to Bear Down, Chicago! And time to take your party to the next level! Ditch the couch or that ordinary old standby watering hole and head over to Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier for an all-day tailgating party with a special football brunch and option to cruise to the game at Soldier […]
Boat Cruises at Navy Pier!
June 21, 2012
There is never a dull moment at Navy Pier! There is plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment and other attractions for guests of all ages to enjoy. This summer, experience a different side of Navy Pier by boarding one of our many cruises! Whether you’re looking to sightsee, have dinner or hold a private event, our many […]
Windy – Blues on the Blue: Live from Lake Michigan!
June 6, 2012
Set sail on Tall Ship Windy for live blues midst the winds and waters of Lake Michigan. Grab a drink from the bar, sit back, and enjoy the city skyline at sunset from the decks of this majestic tall ship. Ticket prices: $35 for adults, $30 for students/seniors, $20 for kids. Buy tickets: Tall Ship Windy Presents: Barry […]
Chicago Match Race Invitational at Navy Pier
May 17, 2012
Join the Chicago Match Race Center at the East End of the Pier for match race sailing open to the public. The 28-foot long sailboats race in one-on-one duels just feet off the pier. Complete with live on-shore commentary, this stadium sailing atmosphere will make you feel like you are on the sailboat with the […]
Tall Ship Windy Presents: Unrehearsed Shakespeare!
May 5, 2012
The Tall Ship Windy at Navy Pier presents The Comedy of Errors as you’ve never seen it before! Take to the seas for this fast-paced, high-energy performance of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Combine the Tall Ship Windy and some good ‘ole Shakespeare and you’ve got an adventure waiting to happen! What is Unrehearsed Shakespeare, asks thee? Performing in the […]
Boat Cruises at Navy Pier
April 16, 2012
Navy Pier has many great boats and cruises for everyone to enjoy! There are sightseeing, dinner and private charter cruises. There is something different and unique about each cruise, but all are a guaranteed good time. Sightseeing Cruises Tall Windy Ship is our 148-foot, four-mast schooner. This ship offers 90-minute cruises that pay tribute to […]
Santa Claus Arrives at Navy Pier!
November 8, 2011
November 8, 2011 When do you know that it’s the holiday season and time to hang up your bahumbugs and become a little nicer and a bit more jovial? Does it take a snowflake, the smell of pine pervading the house or is it something much simpler? Is it when you’re sprawled out and completely […]
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 […]
Harry Caray’s Tavern: Park, Tailgate and Cruise Bears Games!
September 13, 2011
Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier is offering one of the most amazing and unique Bears game experiences in Chicago! For every home regular season Bears Game, avoid pre and post game traffic hassles and sky-high parking rates with Harry’s Park, Tailgate and Cruise Party. Customers of Harry Caray’s Navy Pier will receive a discounted […]