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Mar. 31, 2020

Support Our Small Business Pier Partners

Please be aware that the content on this webpage was authored more than 6 months ago, so some information may be outdated or no longer accurate. Please visit our event calendar for information on current events.

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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Best Gift Idea Ever

Please consider supporting Best Gift Idea Ever’s COVID-19 GoFundMe page. Guests are able to find customized letters & names placed in picture frames. The store has created their GoFundMe in efforts to sustain business operations and if possible, give back to other small businesses in Chicago.

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Chicago Sport & Novelty

Family owned and operated since 1987, Chicago Sport & Novelty specializes in Chicago Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs, Fire and White Sox gear, as well as a great selection of Chicago merchandise. While we’re all missing sports, purchase gear through Etsyto show your support.

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Cotacachi Handy Crafts

Explore this handcrafted shops’ Facebook page for inspiration and to put together your wish list from Cotacachi Handy Crafts.

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Faces in Focus

This premiere caricature & face painting business is offering services through the closure! They are selling digital portraits of people, pets & houses, which can be emailed and printed at home. Please contact Lothar Speer to place your order (

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Nakamol Chicago

Treat yourself to online shopping at Nakamol, a Chicago-based, handcrafted jewelry brand offering fashionable jewelry designs at reasonable prices. Visit their website today if you are in need of a few new accessories.

We look forward to opening our doors and welcoming Chicagoans and guests back to Navy Pier once this storm has passed. Until then, stay home, be safe – and remember, we are all in this together.


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