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Posted on Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Where To Take The Most Instagrammable Photos

Navy Pier, from its lakefront location to restaurants, cruises and attractions, has many spots throughout worthy of the ‘gram. If you are visiting the Pier, make sure to pose for a photo or two at one of these Instagrammable spots.

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Posted on Monday, 15 June 2020

Welcome Home, Chicago

Last week we were proud to join many other local Chicago businesses and institutions reopening for guests again. We’ve always been The People’s Pier, and it just hasn’t been the same here on the Pier without, well, people!

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Posted on Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Behind the Scenes of Navy Pier’s Iconic Centennial Wheel

The Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier is a staple of your Navy Pier visit and a signature attraction in Chicago. In addition to what meets the eye (an eye-catching Wheel!), there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes to keep the Wheel running smoothly.

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Posted on Sunday, 7 June 2020

5 Stunning Sunset Views from the Centennial Wheel

On your next visit to Navy Pier, be sure to make a trip to Pier Park for a ride on the iconic and year-round Centennial Wheel. At nearly 200-feet, the soaring city and lake views are one of a kind. Whether you are visiting with a group of friends, family or on a romantic date, it is an awesome experience.

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Posted on Thursday, 14 May 2020

Explore the Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier

When the weather outside is frightful, look to Navy Pier’s indoor botanical garden, The Crystal Gardens, for your winter Chicagoland oasis.

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Posted on Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Date Night Spots at Navy Pier

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 it's your first date or the 50th, the Pier has just what you’re looking for to make every outing unforgettable.

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Posted on Friday, 3 April 2020

Virtual Experiences

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 Pier from home.

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Posted on Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Discover Pier Park

A great way to enjoy a beautiful Chicago day is at Pier Park! Take in the great views and have a blast on the rides.

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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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