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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

Choose Your Cruise!

The beauty of Lake Michigan and Chicago is unparalleled, and the beauty of Navy Pier is that we offer so many ways to experience it via cruise! Explore the sights of Chicago with a cruise on Lake Michigan or the Chicago River departing from the Pier.

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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 Monday, 8 June 2020

History of the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier

The Centennial Wheel is an iconic part of Chicago’s skyline, as well as the city’s history. Have you ever wondered about the origin of the Ferris Wheel or how the current Wheel got to Navy Pier? Read on and next time you visit, you can impress all your friends and family with the inside scoop!

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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 Friday, 15 May 2020

Things for Teens

Navy Pier is one of the best spots for Chicagoland families, but did you know it’s also great for teenagers? Grab your gang and head to the Pier for a fun after-school destination or weekend plan.

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Posted on Friday, 15 May 2020

The Best Activities for Senior Citizens at Navy Pier

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier and is an accessible, fun and affordable destination for all age groups! For seniors looking to have a great day at Chicago’s lakefront treasure, we’ve listed out some of the best activities at the Pier.

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Posted on Friday, 15 May 2020

Smart Ways To Save at Navy Pier

Navy Pier is a world-class destination that showcases the vitality of Chicago, and we want all guests to know that there are unique and affordable experiences to enjoy here! Check out some simple ways you can enjoy the Pier at a great deal.

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Posted on Friday, 15 May 2020

Must Have Desserts at Navy Pier

Navy Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, is the perfect destination to try a variety of unique and sweet treats, from cookie dough to popsicles, milkshakes and more. There are also a variety of ice cream offerings! Enjoy a day at the Pier and an amazing line-up of sweet confections.

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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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600 E. GRAND AVENUE
CHICAGOIL 60611
1-800 595-PIER (7437)

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