Monthly Archives: October 2011

Navy Pier's Really Big Halloween Party

Still wondering how to spend your Halloween? Looking for something that everyone, from Grandpa and Grandma to your four-year old cousin, will enjoy? Then come celebrate with us at the Really Big Halloween Party at Navy Pier! There’s a lot going on at Navy Pier in the weeks leading up to Halloween, but of course…

Navy Pier's Really Big Halloween Party

Navy Pier wants to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween weekend! Be sure to have lots of fun and stay together when venturing out into the haunted nights… Don’t forget Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party continues through Halloween night with Trick-or-Treating all weekend long! If you’re looking for something to do in Chicago…

Stylistic Diversity at Pinot Days - Navy Pier

We’ve brought you musical plays, Build-a-Bear workshops, and oodles and oodles of fudge, ice cream, and other unhealthy vices that the kids love. But this next event is strictly for the grown-ups. Pinot Days hits Navy Pier Saturday, November 12th, from 1-5pm. And don’t let the $50 fee turn you off; there will be 70…

Navy Pier Costume Contest

Every year, you probably spend weeks searching for the perfect Halloween costume. It’s got to be dramatic, something that gets you noticed the minute you enter a room. Or funny—who doesn’t appreciate a clever costume? Or maybe you’ll go for a classic scary look this year with blood and guts and a lifelike mask. If…

Chicago's Perfect 10 - 10k or 10-mile Race at Navy Pier

Chicago’s Perfect 10 is an interesting mix. Not only will runners get the satisfaction and joy of running a 10K or 10-mile, but they will also get to run along beautiful Lake Michigan while taking in fantastic views of Chicago! Running along Lake Michigan from Navy Pier! The race, held on Saturday November 12, will…

Native American Month at Navy Pier

Does learning more about Native American heritage, customs, and arts spark your interest? If so, you’re in the right place! In honor of November being Native American Heritage Month! Navy Pier is proudly pairing with the American Indian Center of Chicago to bring you 3 days of workshops, tribal dances, costumes, and folklores straight from…

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So the warm days of summer are winding down, and you’re looking for a place to take the family before kissing the hot weather goodbye, right? We figured.  Look no further than our very own Pier Park! Not only can you let the kiddies walk through a funhouse while you and the hubby take a…

Magician Dennis Watkins at Navy Pier Really Big Halloween Party

Magician Dennis Watkins, who currently lives in Chicago, grew up surrounded by magic.  His late grandfather was a teacher who excelled at “close-up” tricks and ran one of this country’s earliest mail order magic shops! Now, Dennis Watkins will perform at Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party every day of the party, with a special…

Navy Pier's Really Big Halloween Party

Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Oct. 14 to Oct. 30 And Halloween, of course!   Fridays and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Halloween from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. What is a Really Big Halloween Party at Navy Pier? “So, let me get this straight: it’s…

Bubba Gump at Navy Pier

 “Grilled shrimp, fried shrimp, shrimp gumbo” – This may be what comes to mind when you first think of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market, however they’ve got a few more surprises (just like a box of chocolates!). When the first Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market opened in 1996 on Cannery Row…