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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 Wednesday, 13 May 2020

7 Places to Shop Local at Navy Pier

Shop local and support Chicago’s very own retailers at Navy Pier! Plan a visit to the Pier and stop by these shopping destinations located in our newly renovated Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion

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Posted on Monday, 4 May 2020

Three Recipes to Try at Home: Enjoy the Taste of Navy Pier

With the extended stay at home order, we’re finding new and creative ways to bring Navy Pier to you. What’s better than a delicious meal enjoyed in the comfort of your home? From Navy Pier’s on-site establishments, here are three recipes to help you do just that. Some are simple, some are seasonal, and all will taste great!

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Posted on Monday, 20 April 2020

Zoom in Pier-Style

Show your Chicago pride by using these Navy Pier backgrounds during your next Zoom conference call.

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Posted on Friday, 17 April 2020

6 Tasty DIY Cocktails That Will Whisk You Away

These simple and delicious cocktails from Navy Pier’s on-site establishments will taste like a vacation in a glass. Grab the ingredients, schedule a Zoom call with friends, and enjoy a virtual vacation from your living room. Cheers!

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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 Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Support Our Small Business Pier Partners

The People’s Pier wouldn’t be what it is without the many locally-owned, small business retail offerings. During these trying times and through Navy Pier’s closure, we invite you to discover how the community can rally around and support our small business partners virtually.

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Posted on Friday, 20 March 2020

Support Our Pier Partners

Please join us in supporting our Pier Partners as Navy Pier begins to reopen to the public! Please check opening hours for these establishments. While many of our Pier Partners are back in business, you can always purchase a gift card to any of our delicious onsite establishments to use at a later date.

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Posted on Sunday, 15 March 2020

5 Things You Didn't Know About Navy Pier

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!

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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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