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Kid-Friendly Spots at Navy Pier

Kid-Friendly Spots at Navy Pier

September 9, 2019

School is back in session, so now more than ever kids should be having fun on the weekends and during other free time. Check out our list of recommended places for children to visit at Navy Pier and plan your next trip to the “People’s Pier” soon to keep your family happy, entertained and active […]

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Fishermen’s Guide to Navy Pier

Fishermen’s Guide to Navy Pier

September 4, 2019

One of the hidden gems of Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, is that guests can fish – for free! – on Lake Michigan. Grab your fishing line, hook and worms and head to the Pier for a fun fishing outing with unforgettable city and lakefront views. Tips & Tricks Fish along the North Dock […]

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Things for Teens

Things for Teens

August 30, 2019

Navy Pier is one of the best spots for Chicagoland families, but did you know it’s also great for teenagers? Grab your gang and head to the Pier for a fun after-school destination or weekend plan. Selfie-Worthy Spots Snab an Instagram-worthy photo or selfie at the Pier’s many photogenic spots, including the Centennial Wheel, Odyssey […]

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Celebrate Labor Day – Navy Pier Style!

Celebrate Labor Day – Navy Pier Style!

August 30, 2019

Labor Day weekend is almost here and Navy Pier is the place to be. Ring in the end of the summer with amazing Lake Michigan and Chicago skyline views, rides and attractions, annual events, fireworks and more! Aon Summer Fireworks The final signature fireworks for the summer will be held on Wednesday, August 28 at […]

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6 Delightful Frozen Drinks & Beverages

6 Delightful Frozen Drinks & Beverages

August 27, 2019

Labor Day might be approaching but there’s never a bad time to indulge in a tasty frozen beverage at Navy Pier. From margaritas to other frozen drinks, the following are sure to quench your thirst. Far right photo courtesy of Instagram – @drinkoffshore Endless Summer at Offshore: Cruzan Coconut Rum, Beefeater Gin, lime and strawberry Don’t […]

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Top 8 Can’t-Miss Summer Activities at Navy Pier

Top 8 Can’t-Miss Summer Activities at Navy Pier

August 27, 2019

Summer in Chicago is only a few months long and Navy Pier, the city’s iconic lakefront destination, is the perfect spot to visit this season! Before the summer winds down, here are some recommendations for your summer bucket list at the Pier. Ride the Centennial Wheel for stunning summer views Run through the Polk Bros […]

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Family Activities for the Summer & Family Fun Month

Family Activities for the Summer & Family Fun Month

August 26, 2019

Each year, Family Fun Month is celebrated throughout August! As the month wraps up, here’s a list of all the fun and family-friendly activities throughout the Pier that can be celebrated for Family Fun Month and beyond.   Attend a dynamic free, public program like the Aon Summer Fireworks Hop aboard a daily cruise for […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Navy Pier Before Heading Back to School

5 Reasons to Visit Navy Pier Before Heading Back to School

August 26, 2019

As families and children prepare for school to start again, don’t forget to fit in an exciting day of summer fun. Navy Pier has amazing attractions, programs and more, all on the gorgeous Chicago lakefront, to help your family celebrate the end of summer before homework season, back to school shopping and sports practice begin! […]

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International and Cultural Dining at Navy Pier

International and Cultural Dining at Navy Pier

August 12, 2019

Navy Pier offers the rich culinary tradition of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods and beyond under one roof. The Pier’s restaurants will delight your senses with international and cultural flavors from Mediterranean to Mexican. Explore diverse dining opportunities at some of the spots below: I Dream of Falafel: Fresh Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare Big Bowl Chinese […]

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Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

August 9, 2019

Here at Navy Pier, there is no better way to enjoy the dog days of summer than with your favorite furry friend. Check out these dog-friendly spots across the Pier and grab your pup for a fun summer day at Chicago’s favorite lakefront destination.   Stroll on the South Dock Promenade Upgrade your daily walk […]

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Navy Pier for First Timers

Navy Pier for First Timers

August 6, 2019

Each year, nearly nine million guests visit Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, and learn all that this destination has to offer (Hint: There’s more than the Centennial Wheel to check out!). Below is a quick guide to Navy Pier so first-time guests can understand the lay of the land and make the most of […]

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Smart Ways To Save at Navy Pier

Smart Ways To Save at Navy Pier

July 31, 2019

Navy Pier is a world-class destination that showcases the vitality of Chicago and offers unique and affordable experiences for all while offering unparalleled views of the city and Lake Michigan. Here are some simple ways you can enjoy the Pier at a great deal!    Get Here for Free! Navy Pier offers a free seasonal […]

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Must Have Desserts at Navy Pier

Must Have Desserts at Navy Pier

July 24, 2019

Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront treasure, is the perfect destination to try a variety of unique and sweet treats such as cookie dough, mixed fruit popsicles, milkshakes and more. There are also a variety of ice cream offerings, perfect for Chicago’s summer weather! Enjoy a day at the Pier and an amazing line-up of sweet […]

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Date Night Spots at Navy Pier

Date Night Spots at Navy Pier

July 10, 2019

Navy Pier is not just a destination for fun and excitement; it’s also a must-visit spot for romance and your next date night! Whether you’re on your first date or your 50th, the Pier has just what you’re looking for to make every special outing unforgettable. Escape to a Tropical Paradise  Crystal Gardens: Enjoy a […]

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Top 10 Instagrammable Selfie Spots on the Pier

Top 10 Instagrammable Selfie Spots on the Pier

June 24, 2019

In case you missed it, Friday, June 21, 2019 was #NationalSelfieDay. June 21, 2014 was a momentous day in social media history when DJ Rick McNeely founded National Selfie Day. Five years later, here are the top 10 selfie worthy spots at Navy Pier to help you celebrate this festive social media holiday! 1. Aboard […]

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