Monthly Archives: August 2012

Announcing EXPO CHICAGO/2012 | Navy Pier

This September, we welcome you to discover EXPO CHICAGO – the Inaugural International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design. EXPO CHICAGO debuts September 20–23, 2012 in Festival Hall at Navy Pier, produced by Art Expositions LLC under the leadership of President and Director Tony Karman.   EXPO CHICAGO will feature leading international galleries and offer a…

Independent Garden Show | Navy Pier

On August 21-23, Navy Pier will be home to the Independent Garden Show, the world’s largest educational resource for garden centers.   The IGC show serves as a source of inspiration for legions of garden center professionals who travel from all over the country to learn about new products, new ideas and meet face-to-face with…

Cirque Shanghai 2012_HoopDiving_PhotoCreditPaulNatkin

Want to spend a family day on Navy Pier? Now is your chance to win a fun filled day on the pier!  Click HERE to enter to win a Family Day Fun Pack that includes 4 tickets to see Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon, admission for 4 to Navy Pier’s IMAX Theater and admission…

The Romantic Pier | Navy Pier

Want to impress or surprise your significant other this summer? Look no further than Navy Pier with its rides, attractions, restaurants, Ferris wheel and much more to help continue the spark. Remember, if you visit on a Wednesday or a Saturday, steal a smooch illuminated by Navy Pier’s spectacular fireworks display!     Have fun!…

Private Charters | Navy Pier

Planning a party or gathering and looking for a unique location? Take to the water and book your next event on a chartered cruise departing from Navy Pier. Celebrate in style on beautiful Lake Michigan!   Anita Dee Yacht Charters For more than thirty years, Anita Dee Yacht Charters has provided private, individualized cruises, accommodating…

Fly High with Cirque Shanghai | Navy Pier

Energetic, exciting and intense! Cirque Shanghai is back at Navy Pier with an all-new show – Year of the Dragon. Only a few weeks remain to see Cirque Shanghai at the Pepsi® Skyline Stage before the curtain closes on September 3rd. Cirque Shanghai is an incredible show that features professional Chinese acrobats. These astonishing performers…

Landshark Beer Garden – August | Navy Pier

If you haven’t made it out to Navy Pier’s Landshark Beer Garden (link) then you haven’t experienced summer time in Chicago. With live music almost every night, this beer garden is the best place to go for cold drinks, delicious food and great entertainment!   Check out Chicago’s own 7th Heaven, one of the Midwest’s…

War of 1812 Bicentennial  | Navy Pier

U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy Ships to visit Chicago   Ships from the U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and Royal Canadian Navy are scheduled to visit Chicago in August during the Chicago Air and Water Show, as part of the Navy’s commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.   The…

Moms: What to do with kids? | Navy Pier

Navy Pier has plenty of fun things for you and the kids to do before summer comes to a close and it’s back to school. Check out our tips for a great day at Navy Pier!   Beauty and the Beast- Chicago Shakespeare Theater Experience the Disney classic onstage at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Beloved…