Monthly Archives: August 2011

Navy Pier Beer Garden

Here are some mega tips for Navy Pier visitors that will ensure an entire day full of fun and exciting activities in Chicago, and perhaps a drink… or three. Ready, set, Pier! Odds are you’ve been walking around or taking public transportation to find activities in Chicago and at Navy Pier, so you and your…

Navy Pier Chicago Shoreline Sightseeing

Anchors Aweigh! In this “NavyPiering” episode, hosts Catie Keogh and Pete McMurray take us aboard one of Shoreline Sightseeing’s boat tours. Marvel at the amazing skyline views and learn a little something along the way about Chicago’s remarkable history and architecture.

Navy Pier Attractions Seadog

NavyPier in Chicago might be known for their romantic, scenic boat rides of the windy city as well as many other Navy Pier attractions…Hold that thought until you step aboard the Seadog! The Seadog is a fun, fast and adventurous ride. Seat-belts included! While it is nearing the end of August, the weather in Chicago…

Adventures of Pinocchio at Navy Pier

When you wish upon a star, your dreams really do come true at The Adventures of Pinnocchio, but only for a limited time at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre at Navy Pier in Chicago thru Aug. 28, 2011. You may have seen the incredible story of Pinocchio, but if you haven’t seen it at the Chicago Shakespeare…

Navy Pier Tesla Exhibit

Have you ever wondered what really happens when you flip that light switch? Nikola Tesla knows… Do you know who designed the first hydroelectric power plant in Niagara Falls?  Nikola Tesla did… Where can you learn more about one of the world’s most interesting inventors – At “The Genius Spark of Nikola Tesla” from August 6…

Navy Pier Events in Chicago

Do you know someone who is always taking things to the extreme?  Then it’s time to show them exactly what defines extreme at Cirque Shanghai Extreme at the Pepsi Skyline State on Navy Pier now before the limited-time world premiere production ends Sept. 5, 2011. Cirque Shanghai Extreme, the spectacle for all ages, has returned and…

Navy Pier Chicago Seagulls

Imagine the most wonderful day: you just got a delicious ice cream cone from Haagen Dasz (cherry vanilla…yum!), the sun is shining, you’re wandering Navy Pier watching the boats and admiring the skyline. Life. Is. Perfect. But then you hear something. You feel like you’re being watched. I’m being stupid, you think, this Pier is…

Navy Pier Fireworks

Just because it is nearing the end of August, doesn’t mean that the fireworks at Navy Pier are ending any time soon! Navy Pier’s firework show will continue through October 29th! For a complete schedule of the Navy Pier fireworks in downtown Chicago please visit our website. Click here for a sneak peak of what…

Ryba Fudge Shop Navy Pier Chicago

Walking through the hallowed halls of Navy Pier, you may suddenly find that you’re behaving like a hound on a scent trail, your nose guiding you towards the faintest aroma of something rich, sweet and chocolaty. Could it be, is that really…fudge?  Yes, and not just any fudge – its Ryba’s Fudge Shop at Navy…