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10 Things We’re Thankful For

November 15, 2019

We cannot wait for Thanksgiving and besides all of the turkey, stuffing and family memories, this holiday is a great time for reflection and gratitude. At Navy Pier there is so much to be thankful for, so in the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s our list of 10!   Chicago: Navy Pier is proud to be […]

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We cannot wait for Thanksgiving and besides all of the turkey, stuffing and family memories, this holiday is a great time for reflection and gratitude. At Navy Pier there is so much to be thankful for, so in the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s our list of 10!

 

  1. Chicago: Navy Pier is proud to be Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination for nearly 9 million guests per year. Whether it’s Lake Michigan’s stunning views, the city skyline, or changing seasons, Navy Pier would not be the same without this amazing city.
  2. Navy Pier Guests: From locals to international guests, we are so thankful for everyone who visits the Pier and enjoys all that there is to offer, from attractions to dining, retail to cruises and beyond.  
  3. Free Arts and Cultural Programming: Navy Pier is committed to offering guests free, one-of-kind experiences and year-round arts and cultural programming. We’re so thankful to be able to host these events and welcome all to attend. This month, join us for Housegiving, a free house music celebration and donation drive for the homeless, featuring special DJ performances from local artists! The event will be held Wednesday, November 27 from 8:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Learn more here and hope to see you there!
  4. Dining & Retail: We want to thank all of the wonderful dining options throughout the Pier, from table service restaurants to kiosks to counter service spots, for keeping Navy Pier guests happy and fed! We are also grateful for the wonderful retailers throughout Navy Pier who provide great gifts, collectibles, apparel and more.
  5. Cruises and Tours of Chicago: As Navy Pier is Chicago’s lakefront treasure, we’re so thankful for our boating partners and other tours of Chicago that depart from the Pier.
  6. Safety and Accessibility: Navy Pier is committed to providing the best experience for guests in making their visit to Navy Pier safe, accessible, comfortable and enjoyable. We are grateful to continue to provide that to our guests.
  7. Centennial Wheel and Attractions: There’s no better way to see the city and Lake Michigan than on the iconic Centennial Wheel! We’re so thankful to have Pier Park and exciting rides and attractions to keep guests entertained and having fun here.
  8. Cultural Attractions: Navy Pier is home to many of the most beloved attractions in the city, including Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago Children’s Museum and Navy Pier IMAX® at AMC. We’re so proud to be the home of these mission-driven cultural spots.
  9. Events at Navy Pier: Navy Pier is grateful to be the venue for so many spectacular events held in the city. From the Aon Grand Ballroom and The Crystal Gardens to Festival Hall and Lakeview Terrace, Navy Pier’s breathtaking venues and unmatched service provide an unparalleled private event experience.
  10. Pier-wide Partners: Navy Pier is so thankful to all corporate partners and lead foundation partner Polk Bros Foundation for its generous support: American Airlines, Aon, Big Bus Chicago, Fifth Third Bank, Impact, Miller Lite, Pepsi and People’s Energy.

 

Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend With Us!

Although Navy Pier is closed for Thanksgiving, we invite you to celebrate the weekend with us! Don’t miss Housegiving on Wednesday, November 27. Also, Navy Pier will be open on Black Friday and will be unveiling the first-ever Winter Wonder Market. Your one-stop shop for all things holiday, Winter Wonder Market will feature unique gifts, seasonal treats and food specials and special appearances by Santa & Mrs. Claus. Please check back on our website for details on the opening day!

 

 


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The Best Activities for Senior Citizens at Navy Pier

November 14, 2019

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier and is an accessible, fun and affordable destination for all age groups! For seniors looking to have a great day at Chicago’s lakefront treasure, we’ve listed out some of the best activities at the Pier.   Chicago Shakespeare Theater Catch a play at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, a leading international […]

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Navy Pier is the People’s Pier and is an accessible, fun and affordable destination for all age groups! For seniors looking to have a great day at Chicago’s lakefront treasure, we’ve listed out some of the best activities at the Pier.

 

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Catch a play at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, a leading international theater company. This winter season, enjoy the classic “Romeo and Juliet” through December 22 or enjoy the festive holiday show “Q Brothers Christmas Carol” from November 29 to December 23. Purchase tickets online or at the box office and learn more at chicagoshakes.com.

 

 

 

Table Service Restaurants and Dining

For a delicious and relaxing meal, visit one of the many table service restaurants and dining options at Navy Pier. Offshore, the largest rooftop venue in the U.S., opened this summer and offers spectacular views, cocktails and fare. Giordano’s is also a must for pizza lovers and Riva Crabhouse features fresh seafood, steak and pasta for an elevated meal.

 

 

 

Centennial Wheel

Navy Pier’s iconic Centennial Wheel is a year-round, comfortable attraction that is climate controlled and great for all ages! Take in views of Chicago and Lake Michigan in the enclosed gondolas and wow friends and family with the spectacular photos from your ride. Adults can save $2 on tickets when they purchase online.

 

 

 

Navy Pier IMAX® at AMC

Seniors will have a blast at Navy Pier IMAX at AMC for an immersive movie experience. With reserved seating, clear sound, food and drink options from MacGuffins Bar, assisted listening devices, wheelchair access and more, this is the place to be for senior movie lovers at Navy Pier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retail and Shopping

From apparel and accessories to collectible items, Navy Pier’s various retail options offer something that senior citizens will love. Purchase a cozy sweatshirt from the Navy Pier Store, delicious spices from The Spice House, handcrafted jewelry from Nakamol Chicago and Garrett Popcorn to-go for family members at home!

 

 

 


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Stay Cozy with These Winter Comfort Foods at Navy Pier

November 13, 2019

Thanksgiving is still a few weeks away but the temperature is downright wintry! Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, offers many restaurants and dining destinations to keep you nourished, cozy and full this season.  Check out these great winter comfort foods below and make your visit to the Pier soon for a delicious meal!  Three […]

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Thanksgiving is still a few weeks away but the temperature is downright wintry! Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, offers many restaurants and dining destinations to keep you nourished, cozy and full this season. 

Check out these great winter comfort foods below and make your visit to the Pier soon for a delicious meal! 

  • Three Cheese Oven Flatbread at Offshore with tomato and herbs 
  • Double Cheezborger “The Best” at Billy Goat Tavern with fries 
  • Shrimp Shack Mac & Cheese at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. with noodles, sautéed shrimp, freshly grated cheddar, Monterey jack and parmesan cheeses, topped with golden brown breadcrumbs 
  • The Special Deep Dish Pizza at Giordano’s with sausage, mushrooms, green peppers and onions
  • St. Louis Spare Ribs at Harry Caray’s Tavern with bread and butter pickles, Texas toast and choice of side 
  • Jimmy’s Jammin’ Jambalaya at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville featuring Cajun rice, shrimp, chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a spicy broth 
  • Skirt Steak and Frites at Riva Crabhouse with a USDA Prime 14 ounce steak, blue cheese and frites 
  • Wisconsin Cheese Curds at Tiny Tavern with chipotle mayo 
  • Meatball Sandwich at Potbelly Sandwich Shop with marinara sauce and melted provolone cheese on a multigrain roll 
  • Louisville Dog at America’s Dog & Burger with a deep fried dog, smoked cheddar sauce, maple bourbon bacon and onion strings on a pretzel roll 
  • Orange Chicken at Big Bowl Chinese Express with a side of fried rice
  • 3-Piece Fried Chicken at Big City Chicken with a side of cheese fries
  • Pizza by the Slice at Frankie’s
  • Steak Nachos at Lalo’s with a side of street corn 

Next time you’re at Navy Pier this season, indulge in a tasty and comforting meal at one of the onsite establishments! And while you’re here, don’t forget to sip on a warm holiday beverage from Starbuck’s or a glass of red wine at various partners to top it off. 


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5 Hidden Gems at Navy Pier

November 8, 2019

Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, is full of hidden gems and surprises. From places to eat to shops to explore, we’ve rounded up five spots at Navy Pier you might not have checked out yet. Read below and make sure to stop by on your next visit to the Pier!   Art Now! Faces […]

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Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, is full of hidden gems and surprises. From places to eat to shops to explore, we’ve rounded up five spots at Navy Pier you might not have checked out yet. Read below and make sure to stop by on your next visit to the Pier!

 

Art Now! Faces in Focus

Faces in Focus is a premiere caricature and face painting destination, located conveniently in the Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion. Founder and award-winning artist Lothar Speer and a team of talented illustrators and artists capture guests on paper through portraits, silhouettes, caricatures and face painting art. Faces in Focus is available for individual and group sittings, as well as surprise engagement drawings. They’ve even been featured on local and national TV, including the “Steve Harvey Show.”

 

Magnetic Attraction

Magnetic Attraction features a large variety of collectible magnets, key chains and other awesome items. Browse the biggest selection of magnets in the Midwest at Navy Pier! Whether it’s for a fridge accessory or a stocking stuffer for the holidays, you’ll be sure to find something great and unique at Magnetic Attraction.  

 

 

 

The Neighborhood Urban Gift Shop

At The Neighborhood Urban Gift Shop, guests will find items from local, creative artists for a true Chicago shopping experience. Their mission is to create a community where Chicago artists and neighborhoods can showcase their works, so it’s a great place to support local and give back to the city we all love and Navy Pier calls home.

 

Completely Nuts

 

If you are in need of a snack after all that shopping, stop by Completely Nuts for delicious roasted almonds, cashews, pecans and peanuts. Each batch is roasted to perfection in copper kettles using fresh ground cinnamon, sugar and vanilla. No oils or preservatives are used in the cooking process, ensuring the best products, gourmet flavor and maximum freshness. Yum!

 

 

The Crystal Gardens

After all of this exploring, relax in The Crystal Gardens, a beautiful indoor botanical garden at Navy Pier. The six-story glass atrium features a 50-foot arched ceiling and holds more than 80 live palm trees, lush foliage, hanging twinkle lights and dancing leapfrog fountains. No matter the weather outside, The Crystal Gardens is a hidden nature oasis in the middle of Navy Pier. The Crystal Gardens also offers great views of the lakefront, Chicago skyline and the iconic Centennial Wheel.

 


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Tickets on Sale Now for Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest!

November 6, 2019

‘Tis the season for holiday fun at Navy Pier’s 19th annual Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest! For more than five weeks, guests can dash through an indoor winter wonderland as Chicago’s iconic lakefront destinations transforms its Festival Hall into a dazzling spectacle with 170,000 square feet of holiday fun. The event kicks off on Friday, […]

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‘Tis the season for holiday fun at Navy Pier’s 19th annual Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest! For more than five weeks, guests can dash through an indoor winter wonderland as Chicago’s iconic lakefront destinations transforms its Festival Hall into a dazzling spectacle with 170,000 square feet of holiday fun. The event kicks off on Friday, December 6, 2019 and runs through Sunday, January 12, 2020. Buy your tickets now and learn everything you need to know about Midwest’s popular annual holiday event below!

Tickets 

Buy online to save more! Tickets can be purchased online or at the on-site box office. Ticket options vary based on date, height/age, time of sale and location of sale.

Hours

Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest opens at 10 a.m. each day and closing hours vary. Visit here for the full calendar and schedule.

 

Rides & Attractions


Packed with indoor fun for all ages, 170,000 square feet will be adorned with a variety of attractions, including rides, giant slides, indoor ice skating, a carousel and more. Browse a list of all of the rides here to get excited!

For more entertainment, aerial acrobats will be performing each weekend at 3, 4 and 5 p.m. and Winter WonderTown’s holiday mini-town will be open for guests. Visit the Aquafina Cookie Cottage for cookie decorating and take a ride on the Arctic Express Train to round out your visit.

 

What’s New

Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest will feature a brand-new attraction, The Wind Chill, which will take holiday lovers on an exciting ride to heights of nearly 53 feet above the indoor winter playground.

On the way to Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest, guests can stroll through the first-ever Winter Wonder Market, where Navy Pier’s Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion will be transformed into an all-new holiday market featuring meet-and-greet opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday shopping and seasonal treats from onsite dining establishments. Winter Wonder Market will open on Black Friday through Christmas Eve. Check back for more information and schedule updates on the website.

Holiday Parties

Looking for more reasons to visit Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest? Plan a holiday bash, from corporate events to birthday parties and more, with Navy Pier’s all-inclusive package options. Choose from packages like Very Merry Mixer, Sleigh Ride Soiree, Holly Jolly Jamboree and Silver Bells Celebration. Download the form here to check out the options and book your party by calling (312) 595-5300 or email navypierevents@navypier.org.  

 

 

 

More to Know

On Thursday, January 9, Navy Pier will host sensory friendly hours from 4 – 8 p.m., consisting of discounted tickets, limited lighting, reduced sound, quiet zones and more to accommodate the special needs community.

Groups of 20 or more can save on Group Admission passes, so visit here if you have a larger group interested in attending!

For the comfort and safety of all Navy Pier guests, those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Also, if you’re looking for a sneak peek to the event, join the Navy Pier Associate Board for Cheer at the Pier, the exclusive opening party of Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest on Thursday, December 5 from 5 – 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy an open bar (21+), appetizers and access to all rides and activities.

 


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National Sandwich Day is Almost Here

November 1, 2019

National Sandwich Day is November 3rd, so bite into a delicious sandwich or two at Navy Pier! From classic subs to shrimp po’ boys, we are loving all of the options here at the Pier. This Sunday, make your family and friends happy with an awesome lunch or dinner at Navy Pier to celebrate National […]

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National Sandwich Day is November 3rd, so bite into a delicious sandwich or two at Navy Pier! From classic subs to shrimp po’ boys, we are loving all of the options here at the Pier. This Sunday, make your family and friends happy with an awesome lunch or dinner at Navy Pier to celebrate National Sandwich Day.

 

Beach Club at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville
It will be a day at the beach with this sandwich, filled with sliced roasted turkey and ham, Swiss cheese, Applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo served on toasted country white bread.

 

Cheeseburger at Billy Goat Tavern
While some may say burgers aren’t sandwiches, we disagree! Let Billy Goat Tavern show you why with their classic “Cheezborger” made famous by a Saturday Night Live skit.

 

Chicago Dog at America’s Dog & Burger
With mustard, relish, onion, tomato, sport peppers, pickle and celery salt, America’s Dog & Burger offers all their City Dogs in regular, jumbo, all-natural and veggie for a great National Sandwich Day spot for every taste and preference.

 

Crab Cake Sandwich at Riva Crabhouse
This seafood destination at Navy Pier offers this sandwich with crab cake, toasted brioche, vegetable slaw and louis sauce.

 

Falafelicious Wrap at IDOF
Falafel with a spread of hummus, cucumber-tomato, red cabbage slaw, tabouli and tahini wrapped in Laffa bread is a great grab-and-go National Sandwich Day option.

 

Fried Amish Chicken Sandwich at Offshore
Take in spectacular views while feasting on this fried chicken sandwich, served with a Hawaiian roll, southern slaw and hot sauce.

 

Italian Beef at Giordano’s
With tender Italian-style beef on a toasted garlic Italian roll with sweet peppers, spicy giardiniera and beef jus, you won’t be missing pizza at all with this sandwich from Giordano’s.

 

Original Crispy Sandwich at Big City Chicken
This stop offers crispy, delicious, golden-brown fried chicken, available in fried chicken, chicken strips or on a sandwich – perfect for National Sandwich Day! Don’t forget to wash it down with a refreshing root beer float.

 

Pulled Pork Sandwich at Harry Caray’s Tavern
This classic barbecue sandwich with coleslaw, bread & butter pickles and a brioche bun will be a hit on National Sandwich Day.

 

Shrimp Po’ Boy at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Transport yourself to New Orleans with the Shrimp Po’ Boy, featuring a fresh toasted baguette stuffed with warm, hand breaded shrimp, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles and mayo.

 

Turkey Club at Potbelly
Enjoy a classic sub sandwich with this all-natural, hand-pulled, slow-roasted turkey with Nueske’s bacon and cheddar cheese toasted and then topped with fresh lettuce, tomato and mayo on multigrain.

 


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The 9 Best Treats to Celebrate National Chocolate Day

October 28, 2019

Monday, October 28 is a chocolate lovers’ dream day: National Chocolate Day! At Navy Pier’s on-site restaurants and establishments, there are many ways to celebrate the day and indulge in delicious chocolate offerings. We’ve rounded up the 9 best National Chocolate Day treats below so head to the Pier with your sweet tooth!   1.       Dark […]

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Monday, October 28 is a chocolate lovers’ dream day: National Chocolate Day! At Navy Pier’s on-site restaurants and establishments, there are many ways to celebrate the day and indulge in delicious chocolate offerings.

We’ve rounded up the 9 best National Chocolate Day treats below so head to the Pier with your sweet tooth!

 

Photo Courtesy: Bubba Gump

1.       Dark Chocolate Fondue at Offshore: With marshmallows and salty pretzels

2.       Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Fresh baked chocolate chip cookies served with warm vanilla ice cream, topped with chocolate and caramel sauce, peanuts and whipped cream

3.       Oversized Skillet Cookie at Giordano’s: Choice of chocolate chunk or salted caramel, freshly baked in the pizza oven and topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate or sea salt caramel sauce

4.       Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae at Harry Caray’s Tavern: Chocolate ice cream, chocolate sauce, caramel sauce and whipped cream served in a keepsake Cubs or Sox helmet bowl

 

Photo Courtesy: Ozzie’s Pops and Pretzels

6.       Chocolate Brownie Cookie at Potbelly: Freshly baked chocolate brownie cookie

7.       Oreo Chocolate Pop at Ozzie Pops & Pretzels: Made with all-natural ingredients on-site daily

8.       Chocolate Gelato at FRÍO Gelato: Made with real melted chocolate

9.       Chocolate Cupcakes from Brown Sugar Bakery: Decadent homemade cupcakes

 

 

 

 


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Celebrate Halloween at Navy Pier!

October 22, 2019

Navy Pier is full of fun and fright this October with several Halloween festivities offered throughout the month, in addition to Pier Pumpkin Lights, the Pier’s new, free pumpkin pop-up experience on display now through November 2. Whether you are with family, friends or your significant other, the Pier is the place to be this […]

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Navy Pier is full of fun and fright this October with several Halloween festivities offered throughout the month, in addition to Pier Pumpkin Lights, the Pier’s new, free pumpkin pop-up experience on display now through November 2. Whether you are with family, friends or your significant other, the Pier is the place to be this Halloween!

 

Trick-Or-Treating
Dress up in your best costumes for three dates of free trick-or-treating at participating Pier establishments.

  • Free
  • Saturday, October 26
  • Sunday, October 27
  • Thursday, October 31
  • 2 – 6 p.m.

Haunted Maze

On select weekend dates and on Halloween, Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze will transform into a Haunted Maze inspired by famous Chicago ghost stories for a spooky, twisty time. Please note, guests under the age of 18 will not be permitted to enter without a paying adult chaperone and the maze is not recommended for guests under the age of 10.

  • $15/person
  • Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27
  • Thursday, October 31
  • 5 p.m. – closing

Cosplay on the Pier: Halloween Fest 2019

This inaugural event will feature a designated cosplay photo area, RSVP perks and after-party! Please visit here to pre-register for the event and receive the following perks: one free Centennial Wheel ticket, discounted parking, a chance to be entered into two costume contests, portrait opportunities with professional photographers, discounted and themed food and drink specials and entry to the Cosplayer After-Party at Harry Caray’s (must be 21 and older to enter).

  • Free
  • Saturday, October 26
  • 2 – 10 p.m.

HalloWheel

The first 1,031 guests to register for tickets will enjoy complimentary access to the Centennial Wheel during normal operating hours on Thursday, October 31 (weather permitting). Ticket registration will go live on Thursday, October 24, so stay tuned!  

  • Free
  • Thursday, October 31
  • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

October Food & Beverage Specials

Treat yourself at the following on-site partners for special fall-inspired food & beverage specials, available all month long:

  • Big Bowl, Billy Goat Tavern, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Giordano’s, Harry Caray’s Tavern, Margaritaville, Riva Crabhouse, Snow Dragon Shavery, Tiny Tavern
  • Prices vary
  • Through October 31
  • Standard Pier operating hours


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Discover Pier Park

October 20, 2019

The weather is still mild and a great way to enjoy a beautiful Chicago day is at Pier Park! Take in the fall foliage, have a blast on rides and get a close-up view of the amazing Pier Pumpkin Lights displays (up through November 2). Check out our inside look at Pier Park below so you’ll be an […]

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The weather is still mild and a great way to enjoy a beautiful Chicago day is at Pier Park! Take in the fall foliage, have a blast on rides and get a close-up view of the amazing Pier Pumpkin Lights displays (up through November 2). Check out our inside look at Pier Park below so you’ll be an expert during your next visit to the Pier.

Pier Park Attractions

  • Centennial Wheel (open year-round, weather permitting): Navy Pier’s Wheel is an iconic part of the Chicago skyline and a treasured piece of Chicago’s cultural history. Soaring to heights of nearly 200 feet, the Wheel offers visitors unparalleled, 360-degree views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. No matter the season, the enclosed gondolas provide a comfortable experience and amazing city views.
  • Pepsi Wave Swinger (open late spring through early fall, now open): Soar through the air on this fun and exciting swing ride!
  •  Carousel (open late spring through early fall, now open): Navy Pier’s whimsical carousel is 36 feet in diameter and features 34 animals and 2 chariots for a classic experience.
  • Climbing Walls (open late spring through early fall): Grab hold of the ropes and challenge yourself to climb to the top of these new interactive climbing walls.
  •  Light Tower (open late spring through early fall): A thrill for all ages, for a price of $9, ride both the Light Tower and Carousel in Pier Park for a wonderful deal!
  • Remote Control Boats (open late spring through early fall): Located at the base of the Pepsi Wave Swinger, navigate and maneuver one of eight token-operated, remote control boats through the waters.
  • Virtual Rush: Chicago: This groundbreaking 4D VR adventure offers riders a thrilling virtual voyage over and through a futuristic Chicago city-scape, immersing them in the action.

 

Play the Park Pass

Guests can purchase a Play the Park Pass at the Pier Park Box Office to explore every corner of Pier Park and fill their visit with multiple attractions (pending ride status)! Each pass includes:

 

 

Weather & Other Helpful Tips

For the safety of guests and staff, the Centennial Wheel and other attractions may occasionally close due to weather conditions, such as lightning, wind and extreme cold. To check on the status of Pier Park rides and attractions on the day of your visit, please call 312-595-PIER.


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Get into the Halloween Spirit with Navy Pier’s Haunted Maze

October 16, 2019

Looking for a scary good time within the confines of Chicago? Navigate through the haunted twists and turns of Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze, which will transform into a Haunted Maze on select dates and on Halloween this month!   About the Maze Located in the middle of Navy Pier near WBEZ, Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze […]

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Looking for a scary good time within the confines of Chicago? Navigate through the haunted twists and turns of Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze, which will transform into a Haunted Maze on select dates and on Halloween this month!

 

About the Maze

Located in the middle of Navy Pier near WBEZ, Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze is Chicago’s only self-paced, full sensory experience where guests will navigate through 4,000 square feet of tunnels, mazes and fun. For Halloween, the maze will be decked out with festive and spooky decorations and will be inspired by famous Chicago ghost stories for a spooky, twisty time. From the Union Stockyards to the Capone era, you and your friends can seek refuge from these famous haunts and have fun this Halloween season at the Haunted Maze.

 

 

Dates & Times

Please visit the Haunted Maze this season over the following dates:

·         Friday, October 18: 5 – 10 p.m.

·         Saturday, October 19: 5 – 10 p.m.

·         Sunday, October 20: 5 – 8 p.m.

·         Friday, October 25: 5 – 10 p.m.

·         Saturday, October 26: 5 – 10 p.m.

·         Sunday, October 27: 5 – 8 p.m.

·          Thursday, October 31: 6 – 8 p.m.

 

 

 

Price & Details

·         $15 per person

·         *To note, guests under the age of 18 will not be permitted to enter without a paying adult chaperone. The Haunted Maze is not recommended for guests under the age of 10.

 

 

 

More To Do

Navy Pier is full of fun and fright this entire month as we celebrate Halloween with special events, including Pier Pumpkin Lights, trick-or-treating, HalloWheel and more. Don’t forget to visit our on-site partners for their fall-inspired food & drink offers, available all month long.

Dress up in your favorite costume and visit the Pier for three dates of free trick-or-treating, coinciding with the Haunted Maze, on October 26, 27 and 31. Also, the Pier is hosting the inaugural Cosplay on the Pier: Halloween Fest 2019 on October 26, so there are tons of fall activities to enjoy!

 


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Did Someone Say National Dessert Day?

October 15, 2019

Monday, October 14 is National Dessert Day! As if you need an excuse to treat yourself to a sweet treat or two, we’ve put together this helpful list of delicious desserts so you and your favorite sweets lover can celebrate the holiday at Navy Pier. Enjoy! Frozen Hot Chocolate at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville: This kid […]

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Monday, October 14 is National Dessert Day! As if you need an excuse to treat yourself to a sweet treat or two, we’ve put together this helpful list of delicious desserts so you and your favorite sweets lover can celebrate the holiday at Navy Pier. Enjoy!

  • Frozen Hot Chocolate at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville: This kid and adult friendly dessert (available in both an alcoholic and non-alcoholic version) is a cool, refreshing take on the original Hot Chocolate for all of the chocolate lovers out there.
  • Pumpkin Shaved Snow, Donut Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwich and Pumpkin Spice Milkshake at Snow Dragon Shavery: Get into the fall spirit with these pumpkin spiced October specials, available through October 31. Don’t miss them!
  • Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich at Snow Dragon Shavery: Another staple menu item at Snow Dragon Shavery, this dessert sandwich features signature macarons on the outside, filled with creamy ice cream on the inside.
  • Pumpkin Milkshake at America’s Dog & Burger: Another fall treat is available here, pairing smooth ice cream with sweet pumpkin flavor for the perfect seasonal milkshake.
  • Pretzel Sundae at Tiny Tavern: Navy Pier’s craft cocktail destination Tiny Tavern also whips up amazing desserts. Make sure to try their Pretzel Sundae, featuring a deep fried pretzel, caramel, chocolate, vanilla ice cream and option whipped cream. Yum!
  • Churro Milkshake at Xurro: This creative combination pairs signature churros with a milkshake for a unique and scrumptious dessert, topped with a mini churro pop and a torched s’mores pop.
  • Dark Chocolate Fondue at Offshore: Take in 360 stunning views of the skyline and Lake Michigan as you sample this treat with marshmallows and salty pretzels for a fun fondue dessert experience.
  • Other Must-Visit Spots for National Dessert Day:
    • Ozzie’s Pops & Pretzels: Try these fresh-made popsicles, featuring flavors like banana chocolate, strawberry, Oreo chocolate, dulce de leche and peanut butter & jelly.
    • Frio Gelato: Argentine gelato and sorbets are prepared in a gluten-free and nut-free kitchen for an accessible National Dessert Day stop for all!
    • Ben & Jerry’s: Everyone loves a classic ice cream cone, so be sure to visit Ben & Jerry’s during National Dessert Day at Navy Pier.
    • Brown Sugar Bakery: Pick up a cupcake for here or to-go at Brown Sugar Bakery, a James Beard nominated local bakery!

After all of this sugar, don’t miss Navy Pier’s retail, attractions and free programming, including Pier Pumpkin Lights, on National Dessert Day while you’re here.


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Fall into Fun with these Family Activities

October 11, 2019

Fall is officially here! With changing leaves, cooling temperatures and school back in session, your family might be looking for something fun to do, both indoor and outdoor. Here are some great activities and happenings for your whole family to enjoy at Navy Pier this season.   Check out Pier Pumpkin Lights Now through November […]

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Fall is officially here! With changing leaves, cooling temperatures and school back in session, your family might be looking for something fun to do, both indoor and outdoor. Here are some great activities and happenings for your whole family to enjoy at Navy Pier this season.

 

Check out Pier Pumpkin Lights

Now through November 2, walk through a fall pumpkin wonderland at Chicago’s newest, free pumpkin pop-up experience. Families will have a blast exploring a variety of pumpkin pop-up installations stationed throughout the Pier. From jack-o’-lantern towers to light displays, this inaugural fall program is perfect for families and children of all ages to enjoy the fall and take a great photo or two!

 

 

Celebrate Halloween All Month Long

Halloween, candy and costumes are synonymous with family fun and Navy Pier is full of flair this October. Free trick-or-treating will be offered on October 26, 27 and 31 at participating Pier establishments, so grab your best costume and head over! Also, don’t miss Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze, which is turning into a Haunted Maze during select dates this month for a spooky fun time.

 

 

Grab a Bite to Eat (And a Beverage for Parents!)

Through October 31, families can enjoy Halloween and fall-themed food and drink specials at participating onsite establishments, including Billy Goat Tavern, Big Bowl, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Giordano’s, Harry Caray’s Tavern, Margaritaville Chicago, Riva Crabhouse, Snow Dragon Shavery and Tiny Tavern. Kids will love feasting on the Apple Crumb Cheesecake (Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.) or the Jumbo Soft Pretzel (Harry Caray’s), and parents will not want to miss a variety of seasonal cocktails (think “The Grave Digger” and “Harvest Sangria”) at participating partners. Check out the website here for a full list of specials.

 

Take a Centennial Wheel Ride

No trip to Navy Pier is complete without a ride on the iconic Centennial Wheel and a fall Wheel ride is the best way to experience all of the beautiful, changing fall foliage throughout the city. And don’t worry – with enclosed and climate-controlled gondolas, the ride is sure to be comfortable for the whole family whether it’s a mild or chilly fall day.

 

 

 

Visit Chicago Children’s Museum

Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier is a must-do for families visiting. New this fall is “The Pigeon Comes to Chicago!: A Mo Willems Exhibit,” where visitors will join beloved Mo Willems characters Knuffle Bunny, Elephant and Piggie, as well as The Pigeon himself, as their stories come to life in this hands-on exhibit. From now through January 12, 2020, little ones and their grown-ups will have a blast at this exhibit. Chicago Children’s Museum will also be unveiling their brand-new “Cloud Buster”  climbing exhibit this season, which opens to the public on November 1. Check out this sneak-peek article for more information and get ready to climb.

 

Catch a Play or Movie

Take a break from raking leaves and doing homework and watch a play or movie at Chicago Shakespeare Theater or AMC Navy Pier IMAX. CST fall plays include The King’s Speech, A Man of Good Hope, Andares and Romeo and Juliet and check out AMC’s website for a full list of showings.

 

 

 

 

 

Listen to Live Music and Shop with Local Artisans at Sequence Ch!cago

Navy Pier offers free, year-round arts and cultural programming, so families will have a treat if they happen to visit during Sequence Ch!cago this fall. Now through December 20 (over select dates), the event is a free, eclectic music and market series celebrating local artists, musicians and cultural organizations to showcase their works. Arts lovers will have a blast at Sequence Ch!cago, so check out the website for the full schedule and fall artists and vendors.

 

 

 


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7 Places to Shop Local at Navy Pier

October 9, 2019

Chicago was just named the best big city in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler and we can’t disagree! What better way to support the Windy City than by shopping local and supporting Chicago’s very own retailers at Navy Pier? Plan a visit to the Pier and stop by these shopping destinations located in our […]

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Chicago was just named the best big city in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler and we can’t disagree! What better way to support the Windy City than by shopping local and supporting Chicago’s very own retailers at Navy Pier? Plan a visit to the Pier and stop by these shopping destinations located in our newly renovated Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion. You won’t be disappointed!

 

1. 77 Chicago Flavors

77 Chicago Flavors offers the best assortment of authentic ingredients and foods that this city has to offer. Come experience the bold, locally sourced flavors that this shop discovered throughout the 77 neighborhoods in Chicago.

2. Art-K-Texture

This gift shop features items inspired by the city’s architecture and design, so it is safe to say any item you pick up there will be eye-catching!

3. Chicago Sports & Novelty
Family owned and operated since 1987, Chicago Sport & Novelty specializes in Chicago Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs, Fire and White Sox headwear, souvenirs and apparel. Cheer on your favorite team and shop local here!

4. Nakamol Chicago
Jewelry lovers rejoice at Nakamol, a Chicago-based jewelry brand offering handcrafted and fashionable jewelry designs at accessible prices. This local retailer combines natural elements like leather, silk and genuine stone beads to create their signature style.

5. The Neighborhood Urban Gift Shop
Grab a variety of gifts here, which are made with love by local Chicagoans. At The Neighborhood Urban Gift Shop, owners keep their pulse on what’s happening in the city and discover new artists daily to give them a venue to shine.

6. Sweet Home Chicago
Sweet Home Chicago offers souvenirs and artisan crafts that showcase the unique landscape of Chicago. From handcrafted chocolate, candles and jewelry to screen-printed glass and retro apparel, there is something available for everyone.

7. The Spice House
This Midwestern retailer with locations throughout the Chicagoland area and Milwaukee is a leading purveyor of the world’s finest spices used by chefs at home and in the nation’s top restaurants. Don’t miss their Chicago Heritage collection, which represents the foundational flavors of Chicago’s culinary scene.

 

Shopping is a blast any day of the week, but if you are looking to maximize savings and discover great deals, visit Navy Pier on Tuesday for PierTastic Tuesday! Guests will enjoy offers at select dining and retail establishments across the Pier, as well as other Pier-wide attractions. Please visit here for more information and a list of current offers: https://navypier.org/promos/piertastic-tuesdays/.


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Must-Try October Food & Beverage Specials

October 4, 2019

From the first-ever Pier Pumpkin Lights pop-up to haunted mazes, Centennial Wheel rides and free arts and culture programs, guests at Navy Pier might work up an appetite with all of the activities to do this month. Don’t worry because Navy Pier’s onsite restaurant partners have created fall-inspired bites & drinks that are perfect to […]

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From the first-ever Pier Pumpkin Lights pop-up to haunted mazes, Centennial Wheel rides and free arts and culture programs, guests at Navy Pier might work up an appetite with all of the activities to do this month. Don’t worry because Navy Pier’s onsite restaurant partners have created fall-inspired bites & drinks that are perfect to indulge in after an October day or evening at the Pier. Check them all out below!

Billy Goat Tavern

  • Zombie Goat: Billy Goat vodka, soda, cranberry, blue curacao, splash of lemonade

Big Bowl

  • Regular and Boozy Popsicles: Lettuce Entertain You’s own vodka

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

  • Bobbing for Apples: Vodka and sour apple liquor, combined with fall-flavored juices and caramel swirl
  • Apple Crumble Cheesecake: Made from scratch, drizzled with strawberry and caramel sauce, topped with whipped cream

Giordano’s

  • Harvest Sangria: Vodka, prosecco, apple cider, apples and cinnamon
  • The Grave Digger: Whiskey, apple cider, ginger ale, lemon twist

Harry Caray’s Tavern

  • Jumbo Soft Pretzel: Beer cheese fondue – pair it with Sam Adams Octoberfest
  • Evil Apple Bacon Burger: Burger, sharp cheddar, spicy mayo, bacon apple compote – pair it with Moody Tongue’s Here’s to Harry Amber Ale
  • Beer Bratwurst: Grilled drunken brat served on hot dog bun with white peppercorn mustard and grilled onions – pair it with Sam Adams Octoberfest
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake: Pair it with Irish Coffee
  • Monster Smash: Bacardi Superior, Midori, Splash of Sierra Mist, Fresh Lemon Juice, Mint, Sloe Gin Floater, Gummy Eye Ball
  • Vampire Bite Martini: Rumchata,  Fireball, Grenadine, Red Sugar Rim
  • Walk through Harry’s Haunted Hallway – 100 feet of spooky fun draped in spider webs, animated ghouls and creepy creatures 

Margaritaville Chicago

  • Frozen Hot Chocolate: Topped with whipped cream or other sweet treats available
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake

Riva Crabhouse

  • Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest
  • Berry Scary Spritz
  • Maliboo: Malibu, lemonade, grenadine
  • Specialty cocktail featuring Navy Pier’s own honey  

Snow Dragon Shavery

  • Buy one, get one free on all pumpkin flavors: Pumpkin Shaved Snow, Donut Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwich, Pumpkin Spice Milkshake 

Tiny Tavern

  • Tiny Cider: Hot apple cider, spiced rum, lemon juice, raw sugar rim
  • Bread Pudding: Warm buttery caramel, vanilla ice cream, cinnamon, nutmeg

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The 7 Best Beers to Drink at Navy Pier This Fall

September 27, 2019

Football season, Oktoberfest, fall leaves on the ground – it’s beer drinking weather! From ciders to Belgian wheats, grab your friends and head to Navy Pier for a beer or two this month.   Virtue Michigan Apple Cider at Offshore     Billy Goat IPA at Billy Goat Tavern     Happy Hour Beer Selections at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. […]

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Football season, Oktoberfest, fall leaves on the ground – it’s beer drinking weather! From ciders to Belgian wheats, grab your friends and head to Navy Pier for a beer or two this month.

 

We’ve rounded up the seven best beers to try at Navy Pier now, but you also won’t want to miss our weekly Piertastic Tuesday offers, with beer deals available at Tiny Tavern and Billy Goat Tavern on Tuesdays!

Finally, while you’re at the Pier, don’t forget to check out our new Pier Pumpkin Lights installation and other Halloween happenings for your post-drinks activities.


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Pier Pumpkin Lights

September 24, 2019

Countdown to Pier Pumpkin Lights! We are only one week away from Navy Pier’s new fall program: Pier Pumpkin Lights, Chicago’s newest, free pumpkin pop-up experience with nearly 1,000 pumpkins on display! The first-ever program is coming to Navy Pier starting Tuesday, October 1 through Saturday, November 2. Guests will explore a variety of pumpkin […]

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Countdown to Pier Pumpkin Lights!

We are only one week away from Navy Pier’s new fall program: Pier Pumpkin Lights, Chicago’s newest, free pumpkin pop-up experience with nearly 1,000 pumpkins on display! The first-ever program is coming to Navy Pier starting Tuesday, October 1 through Saturday, November 2. Guests will explore a variety of pumpkin pop-up installations and enjoy Pier-wide deals during the month-long seasonal celebration. Call up your friends, family, significant other, coworkers and more – the Pier is the place to be this fall.

Installations

Six installations will be displayed across the 50-acre Pier, stretching from the main entrance to past the iconic Centennial Wheel. Building on inspiration from traditional Halloween images as well as unique and original designs, featured stations include the Juggernaut of Jack-O-Lanterns in Polk Bros Park, Pumpkin Picasso, Garden of Totems, Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree, Pumpkin Dancers and Arachnids, as well as Skeleton Grave Dancers scattered throughout.

These spots will be the perfect place to stop and take in the views, snap a photo and enjoy the fall displays. The pop-up installations will be on exhibit daily during normal Pier operating hours but will best be experienced after dusk!

Eat & Drink

Pier Pumpkin Lights seasonal food and drink specials will also be available during the duration of the pop-up. Check out deals from Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Giordano’s, Harry Caray’s Tavern, Tiny Tavern, Riva Crabhouse, Big Bowl, Billy Goat Tavern, Snow Dragon Shavery and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville.

Also, stay tuned for our upcoming blog post, which will highlight the delicious and festive specials and offers!

More To Do

Navy Pier will be full of fun and fright throughout the month of October. From free trick-or-treating, HalloWheel free Centennial Wheel rides, Amazing Chicago’s Haunted Maze and Cosplay on the Pier, you will not want to miss fall at Navy Pier.

Please check out our Halloween page for more details.


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5 Free Activities at Navy Pier

September 20, 2019

Navy Pier is proud to be an accessible and welcoming destination to inspire its guests to discover all that the Pier and Chicago has to offer. While some activities at the Pier are ticketed or require payment, we’ve listed our favorite free things to do at the Pier so you can watch your wallet and […]

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Navy Pier is proud to be an accessible and welcoming destination to inspire its guests to discover all that the Pier and Chicago has to offer. While some activities at the Pier are ticketed or require payment, we’ve listed our favorite free things to do at the Pier so you can watch your wallet and have a great time at Chicago’s lakefront destination.

 

Stroll the Pier

Navy Pier stretches more than six city blocks and offers incredible views of the Chicago skyline, parks and Lake Michigan. Walk the Pier and green spaces and enjoy the peace that nature can bring – all for free! If you need any other convincing, check out this article about the health benefits that time in nature provides from Science Daily!

 

 

 

Attend a Free Event

There is always something going on at Navy Pier. From cultural programming and seasonal celebrations to special events, festivals and more, discover free and fun Chicago events at Navy Pier all year long. Please visit here for an ongoing list of events to attend! We’re excited for Pier Pumpkin Lights, our new October pumpkin pop-up coming October 1!

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy a Free Public Art Installation

Navy Pier is an architectural gem and an engineering marvel, which makes it one of the best places to gather and display public art and exhibitions. As Navy Pier continues to evolve in its second century, the Pier has become a community-focused cultural district. The Pier offers rotating free art installations and also has ongoing public art and historical points of interest on display. Don’t miss our new installation “The Ship of Tolerance” in partnership with EXPO CHICAGO through October 6, and visit here to see all of our art offerings!

 

 

Watch a Fireworks Show

Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks in Chicago, perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. The biweekly Aon Summer Fireworks show occurs Memorial Day through Labor Day, and be sure to check out the New Year’s Eve Fireworks presented by Miller Lite on December 31!

 

 

 

Go Fishing!

If you love to fish, visit Navy Pier’s North Dock and fish for free. Enjoy amazing sunrise views as you fish for Chicago’s perch, salmon, bass and trout. Check out our Fishermen’s Guide to Navy Pier for more info on this fun and free activity that can be enjoyed on the lakefront.

 

 

 


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Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day at Navy Pier

September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day and Navy Pier is the place to be! From classic cheeseburgers to more tricked out versions, treat yourself to a cheeseburger at Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination this week. From left to right: Harry Caray’s Tavern, Tiny Tavern photo courtesy of Instagram – @tinytavernchi, Billy Goat Tavern  Burger at […]

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Wednesday, September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day and Navy Pier is the place to be! From classic cheeseburgers to more tricked out versions, treat yourself to a cheeseburger at Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination this week.

From left to right: Harry Caray’s Tavern, Tiny Tavern photo courtesy of Instagram@tinytavernchi, Billy Goat Tavern

  •  Burger at Offshore: With avocado, white cheddar, bacon and aioli, you can enjoy this cheeseburger at the world’s largest rooftop bar and restaurant at Navy Pier while taking in panoramic views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago city skyline.
  • Cheeseburger at Billy Goat Tavern: A great spot for National Cheeseburger Day is Billy Goat Tavern, the popular and widely recognized Chicago restaurant & bar known for its famous “Cheezborger.” At the fifth Billy Goat Tavern location in the city, Navy Pier guests are guaranteed to leave happy. Available in original, double or triple, these will please any appetite and hunger level!
  • ½ pound All-American Burger at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company: For a surf and turf experience, try an All-American cheeseburger at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company and then treat yourself to other specialty seafood dishes on their menu. You can also upgrade it to a BBQ Cheeseburger with onion rings – yum!
  • Holy Cow! Burger at Harry Caray’s Tavern: This fan-favorite at Harry Caray’s Tavern features candied bacon, smoked gouda, lettuce, tomato and Harry’s Steak Sauce. Served with fries or coleslaw, this spot is Harry Caray’s waterfront location and features outstanding barbecue, local craft beer, world class sports memorabilia and a lake location.
  • Havana Burger at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville: Try this new menu item on National Cheeseburger Day, which is topped with Swiss cheese, ham, pulled pork, lettuce, pickles and a Creole mustard sauce. The Burgers in Paradise section of the menu also has other options, which are custom blended all-natural burgers cooked to order with signature seasonings.
  • The Burger at Riva Crabhouse: With Boston lettuce, Havarti cheese, tomato, a brioche bun and a side of frites, this cheeseburger will pair perfectly with Riva’s other fresh seafood and pasta dishes and spectacular wine selection.
  • Tavern Burger at Tiny Tavern: At Navy Pier’s craft cocktail destination Tiny Tavern, try the customizable Tavern Burger, which starts with a grass-fed beef burger serviced with lettuce, tomato, pickle and onion on a brioche bun, with add-ons including a double tavern burger, bacon addition, and three choices of cheese (Swiss, American or cheddar) for one great cheeseburger!

If you only have a little while to enjoy National Cheeseburger Day, you can also pick up a delicious cheeseburger quickly at these dining establishments at Navy Pier: America’s Dog & Burger, McDonald’s and the Miller Lite Beer Garden.

When you’re done with your cheeseburger, don’t forget to check out other rides, attractions and retail at Navy Pier for an awesome day. Please visit our events calendar for an ongoing list of happenings around the Pier, too.


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EXPO Chicago is Almost Here!

September 17, 2019

EXPO CHICAGO and Navy Pier welcome guests to experience the best in contemporary art this Thursday, September 19 – Sunday, September 22. EXPO CHICAGO has established the city of Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination, opening the fall art season every September at historic Navy Pier. Now entering its eighth edition, EXPO CHICAGO presents […]

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EXPO CHICAGO and Navy Pier welcome guests to experience the best in contemporary art this Thursday, September 19 – Sunday, September 22. EXPO CHICAGO has established the city of Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination, opening the fall art season every September at historic Navy Pier. Now entering its eighth edition, EXPO CHICAGO presents artwork from over 3,000 artists from 135 leading galleries representing 25 countries and 68 international cities.

The exposition offers a dynamic roster of programming including panel discussions, uniquely curated site-specific projects, cutting-edge film and new media work, curator-led tours and special exhibitions by renowned institutions. The 2019 edition also aligns with the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial, so it makes for a very exciting year.

As the event is quickly approaching, don’t miss purchasing tickets at www.expochicago.com/ticketing. Before the event kicks off, we’ve also rounded up a few helpful tips and information to make this year the best EXPO CHICAGO experience for all art lovers and attendees!

  1. Tickets: Purchase tickets based on your visit length, with single day admission, single day admission + guided tour, single day discount admission and three day admission tickets available
  2. Groups of ten or more will receive discounted admission. Call 773-327-3778 for more information.
  3. Students and seniors also will receive discounts!
  4. Vernissage, a benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, presented by the MCA Women’s Board kicks off the event on Thursday, September 19 from 6 – 9 p.m.
  5. Public hours open on Friday, September 20 – Sunday, September 22 and vary per day. Please visit www.expochicago.com for a full list of hours.
  6. Elevate your experience with private guided tours, art and architecture passes or participation in the EXPO ART WEEK Benefactor Experience
  7. On-site parking is available at Navy Pier’s garages and rideshare and taxi services can drop off guests conveniently at Entrance 2
  8. Dine at one of Navy Pier’s restaurants and enjoy other on-site rides and attractions for a full day of experiences!

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Piertastic Tuesdays Continue Through Fall

September 16, 2019

This summer, Navy Pier launched the first-ever Piertastic Tuesday discount program, which is a Pier-wide program open to all guests. Guests enjoyed deals and discounts from the Pier and its on-site partners in attractions, dining, entertainment and retail each Tuesday throughout the summer. We have more great news for you: Piertastic Tuesday is continuing this […]

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This summer, Navy Pier launched the first-ever Piertastic Tuesday discount program, which is a Pier-wide program open to all guests. Guests enjoyed deals and discounts from the Pier and its on-site partners in attractions, dining, entertainment and retail each Tuesday throughout the summer.

We have more great news for you: Piertastic Tuesday is continuing this fall so guests can continue to discover great deals each week at the Pier.

Check out a few of the offers available below and please visit here to view the full list of detailed offers for Piertastic Tuesday. Visit Navy Pier on Tuesday soon to enjoy this fantastic day!

Enjoy a Cruise

• Odyssey, Mystic Blue and Spirit of Chicago: ½ bottles of wine

• Seadog Ventures: 10 a.m. lakefront speedboat ride with 50% off tickets for children (available on a first come, first serve basis)

• Shoreline Sightseeing: $22 of two tour specials (both Architecture Tour and Classic Lake Tour)

• Tall Ship Windy: 2 for 1 children’s tickets

 

Experience Virtual Reality

• Virtual Rush Chicago: Three VR ride tickets for $20

 

 

 

 

Twist and Turn in the Amazing Chicago Funhouse Maze

• Buy 1 Get 1 Value passes available

 

 

 

 


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