Hero Image

The Pier Life

Back to Latest Posts

Posts

Three Recipes to Try at Home: Enjoy the Taste of Navy Pier

Three Recipes to Try at Home: Enjoy the Taste of Navy Pier

May 4, 2020

With the extended stay at home order, we’re finding new and creative ways to bring Navy Pier to you. What’s better than a delicious meal enjoyed in the comfort of your home? From Navy Pier’s on-site establishments, here are three recipes to help you do just that. Some are simple, some are seasonal, and all […]

View Post

ZOOM in Pier-Style

ZOOM in Pier-Style

April 20, 2020

Show your Chicago pride by using these Navy Pier backgrounds during your next Zoom call. Click the images below to download and save.

View Post

6 Tasty DIY Spring Cocktails That Will Whisk You Away

6 Tasty DIY Spring Cocktails That Will Whisk You Away

April 17, 2020

These simple and delicious cocktails from Navy Pier’s on-site establishments will taste like a vacation in a glass. Grab the ingredients, schedule a Zoom call with friends, and enjoy for a virtual vacation from your living room. Cheers! “Aperol Spritz” – Riva Crabhouse This classic Italian refresher is perfect for an outside session in warming […]

View Post

Stay Connected with Virtual Experiences

Stay Connected with Virtual Experiences

April 3, 2020

Virtual experiences for YOU While Navy Pier may be closed to the public right now, our on-site partners have created awesome digital ways to stay connected and experience the Pier virtually. Here is a list of great options – from cultural attractions to fitness and more – to stay engaged and to enjoy the People’s […]

View Post

Support our Small Business Pier Partners

Support our Small Business Pier Partners

March 31, 2020

Pier love: How You Can Support Our Small Business Partners The People’s Pier wouldn’t be what it is without the multitude of locally-owned, small business retail offerings for guests to peruse, enjoy and shop at as they stroll through the Pier. During these trying times and through Navy Pier’s closure, we invite you to discover […]

View Post

Support Our Pier Partners

Support Our Pier Partners

March 20, 2020

Please join us in helping our Pier Partners during this times of public closures, social distancing and self-quarantine. Purchase a gift card to any of our delicious onsite Pier establishments, including:  Riva Crabhouse The menu has an emphasis on fresh seafood as well as steaks, chops, and pasta dishes. View Menu Purchase gift card Harry Caray’s […]

View Post

Plan the perfect Valentine’s Date Night at Navy Pier

Plan the perfect Valentine’s Date Night at Navy Pier

February 10, 2020

  Valentine’s Day Date Guide 2020 Love is in the air at Navy Pier! Valentine’s Day weekend is approaching and Navy Pier has something to offer for every type of couple. Check out our date night guide below and visit Navy Pier’s website for more information & inspiration. Happy Valentine’s Day!   Thrill Seekers Couples […]

View Post

7 Things to do at Navy Pier this February

7 Things to do at Navy Pier this February

January 31, 2020

Enjoy the new free Winter Music Series Navy Pier presents its newest free program, Winter Music Series, to showcase an eclectic mix of live music from local musicians and ensembles each Thursday evening in February. Celebrate NBA All-Star 2020 Weekend From February 14 – 16, NBA All-Star 2020 Weekend is taking over Navy Pier with […]

View Post

Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 at Navy Pier

Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 at Navy Pier

January 23, 2020

Chicago Restaurant Week (CRW) is a celebration of the city’s award-winning culinary scene and Navy Pier is proud to host four participating restaurants and dining experiences. Head to Navy Pier to enjoy specials from Offshore, Odyssey Lake Michigan, Riva Crabhouse and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. during the 13th annual event, which kicks off on Friday, […]

View Post

Celebrate National Popcorn Week with Garrett Popcorn Shops at Navy Pier

Celebrate National Popcorn Week with Garrett Popcorn Shops at Navy Pier

January 15, 2020

National Popcorn Day is Sunday, January 19, but Garrett Popcorn Shops is making a week of it! Stop into Garrett’s at Navy Pier and enjoy $1 bags of popcorn through Friday, January 17!             View this post on Instagram                   Ermargawd! #NationalPopcornDay […]

View Post

Don’t Miss the Final Week of Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest!

Don’t Miss the Final Week of Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest!

January 8, 2020

Navy Pier’s winter tradition Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest runs through this Sunday, January 12, so don’t miss out on your last chance to enjoy returning favorites and new exciting attractions this holiday season! To allow for even more guests and audiences to enjoy the festive event, Navy Pier is offering the following specials deals […]

View Post

Goodbye to 2019!

Goodbye to 2019!

December 30, 2019

It has been another wonderful year at the People’s Pier! As we look to 2020 and say goodbye to 2019, here are 19 things we’ve loved this year at Navy Pier: Chicago Children’s Museum Chicago Shakespeare Theater Community Rides Cruises Cultural Attractions Dining ExPIERience 2019 Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest Fireworks Free Public Art Installations […]

View Post

Best Corporate Event Destinations at Navy Pier

Best Corporate Event Destinations at Navy Pier

December 26, 2019

Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront treasure, is the premier destination in the Midwest for private events and meeting spaces. With two exhibit halls, 36 meeting rooms and the historic Aon Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace, lakefront and skyline views are abundant here. These dramatic and diverse event venues are ideal for trade and consumer shows, […]

View Post

Top 5 Craft Cocktails for Winter Imbibing

Top 5 Craft Cocktails for Winter Imbibing

December 18, 2019

The holiday season is a great time to treat yourself to a craft cocktail at Navy Pier. Before Dry January starts and New Year’s resolutions begin, sip on one of these craft cocktails this month!   Berry Margarita at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Sauza Silver Tequila, triple sec, Finest Call Wild Berry Purée, fresh lime […]

View Post

8 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier

8 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Navy Pier

December 16, 2019

Ring in the New Year at Navy Pier, Chicago’s top New Year’s Eve destination, and toast to 2020 with Pier-wide celebrations, boat cruises, fireworks and more. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly daytime activity or festive celebration with friends at midnight, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination has got you covered.   19th Annual Fifth Third […]

View Post

Holiday Shopping at Navy Pier

Holiday Shopping at Navy Pier

December 16, 2019

Navy Pier’s Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion is full of shops offering great holiday gifts for friends, family, colleagues – and maybe even something special for yourself! From stocking stuffers to home décor, check out our guide to holiday shopping at Navy Pier. Navy Pier is a unique destination where you can take in city […]

View Post

Explore The Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier

Explore The Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier

December 16, 2019

When the weather outside is frightful, look to Navy Pier’s indoor botanical garden, The Crystal Gardens, for your winter Chicagoland oasis. ABOUT The Crystal Gardens is a beautiful, indoor one-acre botanical garden at Navy Pier. This six-story glass atrium with a 50-foot arched ceiling holds more than 80 live palm trees, lush foliage, hanging twinkle […]

View Post

Best Winter Activities for Families at Navy Pier

Best Winter Activities for Families at Navy Pier

December 6, 2019

Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, is open year-round and offers great activities, attractions and more to stay entertained and warm this winter season! We’ve listed out some great seasonal activities here at the Pier for you and your family to enjoy.   Sequence Ch!cago: A Blues Christmas A Blues Christmas is a free, special […]

View Post

12 Days of Giving

12 Days of Giving

December 4, 2019

Holiday cheer is here! Navy Pier is hosting a #12DaysofGiving social media giveaway on Navy Pier’s Facebook from December 1 – December 12. Each day, one lucky person will receive a special holiday gift from one of Navy Pier’s partners across dining, retail, cultural attractions and more, as well as tickets for the iconic Centennial […]

View Post

10 Tasty Snack Options at Navy Pier

10 Tasty Snack Options at Navy Pier

November 22, 2019

A day at Navy Pier is not complete without a delicious snack or two! Before, during or after your visit to the Pier, try one of these tasty and quick treats. Whether you’re craving salty, sweet or cheesy, we’re sure your taste buds will be happy. Cinnamon Roasted Almonds: Completely Nuts French Fries: McDonald’s Fried […]

View Post

Share This Page