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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Global Connections: Holi

12:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Free public programming, presented by ComEd! Join us in the Aon Grand Ballroom for Holi, a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.” 

A father and son participate in color throwing at Holi, a part of Global Connections presented by ComEd

Scheduled Entertainment

Special Reception

Hosted reception by Delhi Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International from 12:45pm-1:15pm in the Aon Grand Ballroom. 

Color Throwing in the Miller Lite Beer Garden

Come participate in this colorful Holi tradition! Colored powder available for purchase while supplies last from 1pm-4pm in the Miller Lite Beer Garden

Please Note: All powder throwing MUST take place outside in the Miller Lite Beer Garden. Absolutely NO POWDER THROWING will be tolerated inside Navy Pier hallways or in the Aon Grand Ballroom. Please help us keep our space clean and tidy for future events at Navy Pier! Thank you for your cooperation.

Musical Performances

Dance Performances

Participating Organizations

Bombay Wraps to provide food at Navy Pier's Holi Celebration in Chicago

Specialty Food Vendors

  • Bombay Wraps

More to See and Do

Make a day of your visit to Global Connections: Holi! 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. 

About This Series

Navy Pier’s Holi 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.