Monthly Archives: December 2011

Crystal Garden's at Navy Pier

With winter rapidly approaching, and the annual spreading of “Cabin Fever” taking hold over every child and adult alike, it is a great time to take a day trip down to Navy Pier and stop in at the Crystal Gardens to remember what it is like to see trees with leaves, and water that is…

Extreme Ferris Wheelin' at Navy Pier!

We’ve all heard about, or possibly even seen or known someone who is a Polar Bear. No, not an actual furry animal from the Arctic Ocean, but someone who delights in the sting and burn of the cold on their bare skin! Every year, the Polar Bears take the plunge into Lake Michigan. That’s right; they…

Chicago Blackhawks "Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience" Sweepstakes

Navy Pier and the Chicago Blackhawks have teamed up to offer an unbeatable and unforgettable Blackhawks experience to one lucky winner and three friends! During Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier (Presented by Bank of America) from now until to Jan. 8, 2012, enter the sweepstakes by “Liking” Navy Pier on Facebook. It’s that easy and…

Navy Pier Free Trolley

One of the lesser known services offered by Navy Pier is also one of the most cost effective because it’s FREE!  Navy Pier offers a free trolley to and from many of the most popular locations in Chicago. This service runs year round, but has exclusive hours during this most wonderful time of year! If…

Monday Movie Matinee at Navy Pier

From classic to quirky, enjoy your favorite holiday films at the Winter WonderStage! After all, what is the holiday season without the holiday movies you watched over and over as a child? Well, Winter WonderFest will be showing your favorite holiday films every Monday at 2 p.m. on the Winter WonderStage! We’ve all got classic…

Winter WonderFest Begins!

Navy Pier is celebrating the 11th Annual Winter WonderFest beginning at 10 am today! Winter may be a season of change, but it’s also a season of tradition! Don’t miss one of Chicago’s favorite holiday traditions, here to spread the joy from December 2, 2011 until January 8, 2012 at Navy Pier! Discounted parking rates are currently…

Holidays around the World!

Where better to celebrate the individuality of all cultures and learn more about what makes us all unique than the melting pot of Chicago! Navy Pier wants to broaden horizons and bridge gaps by sharing a short summary of some of the traditions and holidays celebrated across the world as well as in our great city by…