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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Global Connections: International Carnivale Celebration

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free public programming, presented by ComEd! The tradition of Carnival is celebrated throughout the world in a wide variety of ways. Join us in the Aon Grand Ballroom for an afternoon celebration featuring art, music and dance from across the globe.

Scheduled Entertainment

Live Music: 

Fashion and Dance:

Art Making Activities:

  • Free Art activities for children throughout the event

Food and Drink:

  • Po’ Boys, Gumbo and more available for purchase along with a variety of drink options

More to See and Do

Make a day of your visit to Global Connections: International Carnivale Celebration! There’s more to do at Navy Pier than ever before. Start planning now!

Dining & Shopping

Dine, shop and play local at Navy Pier! Here, you’ll find dozens of Chicago-based restaurants, shops, and activities. 

Arts & Culture

Visit the Crystal Gardens and Chicago Children’s Museum, see what’s playing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater or the AMC Navy Pier IMAX, or simply walk the Navy Pier grounds to discover new works of art peppering our parks and promenade. 

Cruises & Tours

Adventure off the Pier with of the many year-round cruises or Chicago tours departing each day!

Ride the Centennial Wheel

Don’t miss the soaring heights of the all-new Centennial Wheel—a perennial favorite offering stunning, 360-degree views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. 

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About This Series

Navy Pier’s International Carnivale Celebration is part of Global Connections, presented by ComEd, a free community event series. Learn more about Global Connections, and be sure to check out all of Navy Pier’s free events and programs throughout the year. 

Getting Here & Parking

Planning to attend this event? Getting to Navy Pier has never been easier. Learn more about our convenient transportation and parking options.