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The Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier Is Open for Summer 2017

The Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier Is Open for Summer 2017

June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 Summer is rolling in and the Miller Lite Beer Garden at Navy Pier is the place to be. One of Chicago’s most popular destinations is open for all ages with FREE admission. Soak up the sun, kick back and listen to live music while sipping on an ice-cold cocktail and devouring a […]

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Beat the Heat with Skate by the Lake

Beat the Heat with Skate by the Lake

June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 Navy Pier has the coolest way to beat Chicago’s summer heat: the newly-opened Skate by the Lake! Designed by ice engineer Zoran Bendicak, Skate by the Lake offers a 5,000-square-foot ice rink housed in an open-air tent at the Pier’s main entry point. Sound impossible? It’s not! Ten thousand gallons of water, two […]

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Miller Lite Beer Garden’s June Lineup

Miller Lite Beer Garden’s June Lineup

June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 Summer rocks in the Miller Lite Beer Garden. Be sure not to miss any of these free shows by local bands while you kick back with your buddies and enjoy cold brews. June 4 Hey Monea This three-piece band based in Canton, OH will play their original rock-n-roll from 2:00-4:00. Grab a […]

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Make it a Date with Navy Pier

Make it a Date with Navy Pier

April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 Navy Pier has long been known as a date night destination for Chicago couples, but these out-of-the-box date ideas are going to inspire you to add a new twist to your evening (or morning!) of romance. Whether you’re out and about celebrating an anniversary or simply taking advantage of much-needed together time, try these ideas […]

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A Grand #FerrWell

A Grand #FerrWell

October 1, 2015

October 1, 2015 Last weekend, thousands joined us at Navy Pier to say goodbye to our beloved Ferris wheel. Between cherishing the old memories and cultivating new ones with that one final ride, it was an emotional weekend! We decided to share some of our favorite commemorations to the wheel from our #Ferrwell fans on Instagram. […]

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Pier People Chat with Artist Pete Nawara

Pier People Chat with Artist Pete Nawara

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 If you haven’t yet had a chance to speak with Pete Nawara, the artist responsible for the beautiful, hand-painted Pier People mural in the new food experience, we highly suggest you stop and chat with him! Pete and his team are at the Pier most days projecting or painting to complete this […]

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Peer into the Pier People Mural

Peer into the Pier People Mural

April 2, 2015

April 2, 2015 The reimagination of Navy Pier has inspired many changes – both indoors and out. If you’ve taken a stroll through the new food experience, you have probably seen two artists – Pete Nawara and Michael Pasier – hard at work painting what is known as the Pier People mural, a celebration of the […]

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On the Horizon:  Cruises at Navy Pier

On the Horizon: Cruises at Navy Pier

February 10, 2015

February 10, 2015 One of the best things about living in Chicago is Lake Michigan. And with this Great Lake, it can feel like vacation all year long, especially if you book a dining or specialty cruise leaving from Navy Pier! From romantic to fun and from Valentine’s Day to St. Patty’s Day, and even […]

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Feel the Love: Valentine’s Day Cruises at Navy Pier

Feel the Love: Valentine’s Day Cruises at Navy Pier

February 5, 2015

February 5, 2015 Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day with romantic events from Navy Pier. Our Valentine’s Day activities are sure to impress your valentine. All Valentine’s Day events will take place from February 13-15, so even if you can’t celebrate on the official day, there’s still plenty of love to go around all weekend long. […]

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Set Sail into the Sea of Love

Set Sail into the Sea of Love

January 22, 2015

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it, the pressure to plan a night that is nothing short of magical. Thankfully, your friends at Navy Pier have just the solution. Take the romantic meal to the water and join Odyssey, Spirit or Mystic Blue for cruise options that will set any heart a […]

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The Fear is Here: Guard Your Brains

The Fear is Here: Guard Your Brains

October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 Chicago’s only floating haunted house is “Zombie Containment,” an all-new “Fear” experience and barge of the undead, brought to you by Zombie Army Productions, the creators of The Fear at Navy Pier and Statesville Haunted Prison. A zombie outbreak has struck the nation! Hired by the Government, Merikorp Industries is studying the […]

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EXPOsure to Art from Around the World

EXPOsure to Art from Around the World

September 9, 2014

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 […]

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Tune into Broadway on Parade

Tune into Broadway on Parade

September 2, 2014

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 […]

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Something for Everyone at Navy Pier

Something for Everyone at Navy Pier

August 5, 2014

Navy Pier has been a must-do Chicago destination since 1916, so you may need a refresher course on everything we have to offer. With exhibits and shows constantly changing, you might not even be aware of all there is to do at the Pier. Get ready, because Navy Pier’s attractions are abundant and full of […]

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Don’t Miss the Future Blockbusters Coming to IMAX

Don’t Miss the Future Blockbusters Coming to IMAX

July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 Movie buffs rejoice! There are a handful of highly-anticipated movies premiering over the course of the next few months and IMAX at Navy Pier is prepared to bring them all to you! Home to Chicago’s largest flat movie screen – soaring as high as six stories – Navy Pier IMAX is undoubtedly […]

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New Attraction Alert! Jet Skis at the Pier

New Attraction Alert! Jet Skis at the Pier

June 26, 2014

You’re probably familiar with the many outdoor activities available at Navy Pier. You can take in a tour of Chicago by boat, bike, or Segway, catch a movie at the IMAX Theatre, or hop aboard one of the sailboats for a pirate themed ride around the lake – the possibilities are endless! If you think […]

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There’s No Excuse Not to Visit Navy Pier this Summer

There’s No Excuse Not to Visit Navy Pier this Summer

June 17, 2014

Now that summer is here to stay, it’s time to start planning those weekday and weekend excursions. From deals on cruises to other attractions, we’re offering a variety of promotions that will make taking advantage of the summer sun even easier! Bringing the family to Navy Pier? Look no further than Chicago Children’s Museum! Featuring […]

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Insider’s Guide: the Best Deals and Discounts at Navy Pier

Insider’s Guide: the Best Deals and Discounts at Navy Pier

May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 Don’t crack open that piggy bank just yet! Chicago is certainly filled with fun things to do and places to see, but if you want to keep the whole family entertained without spending a fortune, Navy Pier is the place to be. With deals and promotions for all sorts of attractions and […]

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Embark On an Aquatic Adventure with Tall Ship Windy

Embark On an Aquatic Adventure with Tall Ship Windy

May 22, 2014

Ahoy there, matey! Get your pirate’s booty over to Navy Pier—Tall Ship Windy is now open for the season! Offering programs that are educational, creative, and inspiring, with a variety of daily sailing adventures as well as educational tours, Tall Ship Windy has something for everyone, from experienced sailors to rookie landlubbers. The official flagship […]

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Lakefront Fun at Pier Park + 2014 Fireworks Schedule!

Lakefront Fun at Pier Park + 2014 Fireworks Schedule!

May 13, 2014

After a long winter, the sun has finally emerged, and everyone’s favorite lakefront hangout is once again in full swing! Hop on all the rides in Pier Park and spend the entire day enjoying everything Navy Pier has to offer. Located on the upper deck between the Crystal Gardens and the Pepsi Skyline Stage, Pier […]

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