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EXPO Chicago is Almost Here!

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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Piertastic Tuesdays Continue Through Fall

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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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Navy Pier

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Navy Pier

September 12, 2019

At Navy Pier, there is more than meets the eye! From historical facts to on-site perks, here are the top 5 things you might not know about Chicago’s lakefront treasure. Impress your friends, family and more with this hidden gem knowledge! History Did you know that Navy Pier dates all the way back to 1916? […]

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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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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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Thank Goodness It’s Fry Day!

Thank Goodness It’s Fry Day!

July 12, 2019

Happy #NationalFrenchFryDay! At Navy Pier, we believe all holidays are special and today’s celebration is no exception. The best way to observe the day is to enjoy some great french fries this weekend. No matter what your favorite topping, dipping sauce or potato preference, Navy Pier is the place to be.   Harry Caray’s Tavern […]

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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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Things to do in Chicago During Spring Break

Things to do in Chicago During Spring Break

March 12, 2019

TOP 10 Things to do at Navy Pier During Spring Break 2019 School is out and Navy Pier is in full spring-mode! Plan the perfect Spring Break in Chicago with our 2019 Spring Break Guide.  1. Ride the Centennial Wheel The Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier offers stunning 360 views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. […]

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#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

November 28, 2017

The People’s Pier inspires discovery and wonder. This #GivingTuesday, please consider a gift to support our free cultural programming.

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Things To Do In Chicago This Week: August 30-September 3, 2017

Things To Do In Chicago This Week: August 30-September 3, 2017

August 30, 2017

Lobster Fest, a Free Jazz Concert, the Aon Summer Fireworks and More to do in Chicago this week! Let Navy Pier be your cultural hub. We’ve listed this week’s must-experience activities below that you won’t want to miss!   Get your Grub On You’re invited to Lobster Fest at Navy Pier, the Midwest’s largest Lobster and […]

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Things To Do In Chicago This Week: August 16-20, 2017

Things To Do In Chicago This Week: August 16-20, 2017

August 16, 2017

Free Jazz, Live Country Music, and More to do in Chicago this week! With so many things going on at Navy Pier this week, we’ve narrowed down our must-experience FAVES:  See the Chicago Air & Water  Show from Navy Pier The Blue Angels make their triumphant return to the Windy City for the 2017 Chicago […]

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Things To Do In Chicago This Week: August 9-13, 2017

Things To Do In Chicago This Week: August 9-13, 2017

August 9, 2017

Free Jazz, Free Latin Music Entertainment, and More to do in Chicago this week! We know, we know…there are so many things to do, but don’t worry! We’ve made of list of all the FUN things to do at Navy Pier this week:  Listen to Free Jazz in the Park  Water Colors—a FREE Jazz series, beginning […]

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