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Mystic Blue’s Chicago Craft Beer Week Cruise

Mystic Blue’s Chicago Craft Beer Week Cruise

May 20, 2014

Happy Craft Beer Week! The 5th annual Chicago Craft Beer Week kicked off last Thursday, May 15, and craft beer lovers of Chicago have been celebrating all week long by sampling as many brews as possible in more than 300 participating venues around the city. The goal of the festival is to highlight the quantity […]

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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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Pinot Days is Coming to Navy Pier

Pinot Days is Coming to Navy Pier

April 24, 2014

Red has been done—let’s paint the town pinot! Anything but your average wine tasting, Pinot Days is the largest gathering of pinot noir producers in the world, and this weekend it returns once more to our picturesque Lakeview Terrace. This Saturday, April 26, 60 wine producers from across the country will gather right here at […]

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Don't Miss the International Art, Antiques, and Jewelry Show!

Don't Miss the International Art, Antiques, and Jewelry Show!

April 22, 2014

The city of Chicago certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to art and culture, and this weekend, Navy Pier is your best bet to find the greatest variety of it in one convenient location. History buffs, casual admirers, and art collectors alike will flock to our Festival Hall as The Palm Beach Show Group brings […]

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Celebrate on Shoreline Sightseeing’s St. Patrick's Day Lunch Cruise

Celebrate on Shoreline Sightseeing’s St. Patrick's Day Lunch Cruise

February 26, 2014

Shoreline Sightseeing is bringing out its pot of gold: the St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruise! The cruise gives you the best seat in the city to see the Chicago River up close in all its green glory—right from the river itself! The holiday is less than a month away, and tickets for this popular tour […]

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Romantic Valentine’s Dinner Cruises

Romantic Valentine’s Dinner Cruises

February 7, 2014

Love is in the air…and in the water! Everyone loves chocolate and roses, but this Valentine’s Day, plan a little extra romantic something for your sweetheart. Get on board a magnificent ship cruising breathtaking Lake Michigan this Valentine’s Day! Odyssey’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise on February 14th will not disappoint. The Odyssey offers a special […]

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Sneak Up on Spring!

Sneak Up on Spring!

January 3, 2014

Does the latest Chicago cold snap have you dreaming about spring? Mark your calendar and get discounted tickets online today for the 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show presented by Mariano’s, coming to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall March 15-23! The show appeals to gardeners and want-to-be gardeners of all ages and abilities. This year’s “Do […]

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Fifth Annual Santa Hustle 5K Run/Walk

Fifth Annual Santa Hustle 5K Run/Walk

November 27, 2013

Yes, it’s true. Santa can hustle. In fact, there are a whole lot of Santas in Chicago that can hustle! Thousands of Santas will hit Soldier Field on December 7 at 9 a.m. ready to run, jog, or walk in a Santa hat, beard, and special Dri-FIT shirt with a custom holiday design! It’s the […]

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Plan a Day at Navy Pier!

Plan a Day at Navy Pier!

November 25, 2013

Are you a hardcore Navy Pier IMAX fan? Do you watch the Bears game at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier every weekend? Does the idea of a Cheezborger make your mouth water? Then you know that Navy Pier has so many things to offer that it’s so easy to spend a whole day here […]

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Benefits of Playing Board Games

Benefits of Playing Board Games

November 18, 2013

Children of all ages want and need to spend time with parents and friends, why not use this time in an activity that is loads of fun and works your brain, which is a muscle after all – playing board games! The mission of Games for Educators,* a joint venture between the Chicago Toy and […]

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Come Out and Play at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

Come Out and Play at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

November 11, 2013

Christmas is right around the corner, and kids’ toys possibilities are endless. Will they want what they see on TV, or will they want what their friends have? How will they choose?! Well, we have the perfect solution. Bring your family to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) and let your little ones play, […]

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We Love Our Troops! Find Military Discounts at the Pier

We Love Our Troops! Find Military Discounts at the Pier

November 8, 2013

There are a few days coming up soon that remind us to be thankful for all those men and women who have served to protect the United States. With the United States Marine Corps birthday coming up on November 10 and Veteran’s Day on November 11, we wanted to take a little time to thank […]

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The Annual BusCon is Coming to Navy Pier

The Annual BusCon is Coming to Navy Pier

September 4, 2013

Coming to Navy Pier on September 10-11 is the annual BusCon – North America’s Biggest Bus Show! If you’re in the industry of bus transit and you buy or maintain buses and want to find out the latest industry technology, then you need to be at BusCon! Navy Pier’s Festival Hall showcases the largest quantity […]

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Annual Chicago Half Marathon

Annual Chicago Half Marathon

August 30, 2013

Runners take your mark! The Chicago Half Marathon is almost here! On September 8 over 18,000 participants will run 13.1-miles down Lake Shore Drive. It’s a great family activity to go to whether you are running or cheering someone on – after all, a little encouragement always helps! Half Marathon participants must pick up their […]

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Last Fireworks Show of 2013

Last Fireworks Show of 2013

August 28, 2013

Navy Pier has proven once again to be the summer destination for weekly Fireworks here in Chicago! Every Wednesday and Saturday during the summer, Navy Pier lights up Chicago with an incomparable spectacle of Fireworks perfectly synchronized with music. Navy Pier is closing out this summer with one last fireworks show this Saturday, August 31st […]

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Shoreline Sightseeing’s Last Brew Cruise

Shoreline Sightseeing’s Last Brew Cruise

August 26, 2013

With summer coming to close, there is no time to waste!  It’s time to squeeze out that last bit of summertime by going on a cruise! Not just any cruise though, a Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruise! We can’t think of a better way to close out the summer than by relaxing on a boat, drinking […]

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Zumba Fitness Concert | Navy Pier

Zumba Fitness Concert | Navy Pier

August 23, 2013

You want to get back in shape but let’s face it – you despise everything about the gym. You walk into a room filled with machines that you don’t know how to use, and feel pretty dumb looking when you attempt them. We have a better idea – how about you dance off those unwanted […]

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Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder

Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder

August 19, 2013

Get ready to be amazed! All summer long we have experienced acrobats soaring, motorcycles flipping and the jaws of audience member’s dropping over the vastly raved about Cirque Shanghai – Dragon’s Thunder Circus! Since last May, Cirque Shanghai has proven once again to be an hour and fifteen minutes of non-stop entertaining fun! Traveling with […]

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Independent Garden Center Show 2013

Independent Garden Center Show 2013

August 16, 2013

August 20th-22nd independent garden owners, buyers and managers in the gardening industry will make their pilgrimage to Chicago for the largest gathering of green thumbs we have ever seen! The Independent Garden Center Show is the largest tradeshow held to inspire and educate professionals in the gardening industry. With over 40 guest speakers like celebrity […]

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Entertainment Cruises – Chicago

Entertainment Cruises – Chicago

August 14, 2013

Travel the waters and see Chicago like never before aboard an Entertainment Cruises – Chicago cruise! Their unique vessels offer the complete cruise experience. With everything from elegant and sophisticated or fun and festive dining cruises, to high-speed thrill rides, to private charter yachts Entertainment Cruises has something for everyone! Accommodating parties both large and […]

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