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Swing into Spring at Navy Pier!

March 21, 2012

This Spring Break, Navy Pier’s Family Pavilion is transformed into an old-time town square. On the music stage, the Chicken or the Egg Orchestra plays all day everyday, featuring fiddle, banjo, bass, guitar and drums. Mother Goose and her friends act out stories by the Wishing Well, and play recess games along with the audience. From Opening Day (Friday, March 30) through Easter Sunday, April 8, the Bunny visits the square dressed in her spring finest and poses for photos in her colorful flower garden. Music, games and fun for everyone – Swing into Spring at Navy Pier!

Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April 15
Fridays & Saturdays: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sundays – Thursdays: 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Events this spring at Navy Pier

Neighborhoods of the World will be occurring all throughout the spring every Sunday from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. through April 15th. Every Sunday you will learn something new about another culture and it’s FREE! Yes, FREE! There will be authentic food, music, art, and much more fun to be had! You will travel India, Greece, Lithuania, Mexico, Italy, the Philippines, Africa and Germany all in this little time frame! Amazing right?

It is only right since it will be spring to have a flower show. The annual Chicago Flower and Garden Show will run from March 10 through 18 with many activities to be enjoyed. This show will explore the worlds of fashion and horticulture and they collide right in front of your eyes! There will be 25-plus garden drawings, visual shopping trip of implementable ideas, tips for your lawn/garden, cooking demonstrations, seminars, children’s activities and so much more!

St. Patrick’s Day is always a big deal for the city of Chicago! It is celebrated the entire day (and, for some, all month long!). Navy Pier has a great celebration waiting for you after the downtown parade! March 17th from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. will be the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. There will be Irish dancing by Trinity Irish Dancers and live music by Anish! This is an event you do not want to miss out on!

For all of you cheerleaders and dancers, Navy Pier will host VBI Ventures DBA Cheerlebrity March 25th from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. This is a time for you to come and show off your skills while learning a few new ones! No need to be shy, everyone is here to learn and improve themselves! Make sure you come out to move those hips, scream loud, jump, tumble, and more!

The cheer and dance seen isn’t for you? Are you more into business? Come join us at the CBOF (Chicago Business Opportunity fair) April 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is the perfect time to promote your business and learn more about the relationship between minority- owned companies and major buying organizations.

So much to choose from! I am sure there is at least one event for you, if not more! So what are you waiting for? Take advantage of this glorious spring weather and come join us on one of our fun-filled events! Hope to see you there.


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