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For all media requests, please contact Payal Patel (ppatel@navypier.org).

Media Information

Please see the links below for more information regarding film, photo, and public requests. To note, Navy Pier is only able to consider requests submitted 3 weeks in advance of the proposed filming date.

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Posted on Tuesday, 8 September 2020

Navy Pier to Implement Temporary Closure Starting September 8

The popular Midwest destination will temporarily close its doors to the public after Labor Day to limit the financial impact of COVID-19 on the organization.

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Posted on Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Navy Pier: Jim Thompson Public Statement

Navy Pier is saddened by the recent passing of Gov. Jim Thompson, who was instrumental in giving us all the gift of reopening Navy Pier in 1995.

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Posted on Thursday, 2 July 2020

Navy Pier Independence Day 2020 Guest Advisory

Navy Pier is proud to annually serve as Chicago’s top Fourth of July destination. While the Pier will continue its longstanding tradition of remaining open and welcoming guests for the holiday, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s celebration will look different and require a unique set of safety guidelines and guest cooperation compared to years past.

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Posted on Friday, 26 June 2020

Navy Pier Introduces Postcards to Chicago, New Public Art Project to Grace the Pier’s North Dock Wall This July

In partnership with the Design Museum of Chicago, local universities and photography students, the Pier’s North Dock wall will be brought to life with a new mural, “Postcards to Chicago,” to be completed by early July 2020

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Posted on Monday, 22 June 2020

Navy Pier Pride Returns for Fifth Annual Live Daylong Celebration of Equality and Love

To commemorate Pride Month, join Navy Pier for a daylong, Pier-wide LGBTQ+ Pride celebration with scheduled programming, including performances and activities.

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Posted on Friday, 5 June 2020

Navy Pier Hosts Third Blood Drive with American Red Cross on June 8

As Navy Pier approaches its initial phase of reopening on June 10, the Pier and the Red Cross are teaming up once again to host a third blood drive, with availability for nearly 140 donors.

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Posted on Thursday, 4 June 2020

Navy Pier Announces Phased Reopening Plan Following 12-Week COVID-19 Closure

The Pier’s safety-centered reopening plan is set for motion starting June 10, with Phase 1 including public access to outdoor spaces, restaurant patios, select attractions and more.

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Posted on Friday, 8 May 2020

Navy Pier Set to Host Second Blood Drive with American Red Cross on May 20

Following a successful blood drive on Monday, May 4, Navy Pier is teaming up with the American Red Cross once again to host a second drive on Wednesday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Pier’s Food Experience. 

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Posted on Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Navy Pier’s New Virtual Expierences Help Guests Stay Connected

Navy Pier and several of its on-site partner establishments have banded together to create Virtual ExPIERences, a collection of digital programs designed to help the community stay connected and experience the Pier from home during the temporary COVID-19 closure.

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About Navy Pier

More Than You Imagine

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2020, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.


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