Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween is Here! | Navy Pier

We’ve been talking about it all month long and Halloween is finally here! If you haven’t come down to the Pier yet to party at our Really Big Halloween Party, today is your very last chance! And you really don’t want to miss out on today’s celebrations because we’re ending things with a big bang!…

Navy Pier’s Dining Spots

This past weekend my boyfriend and I headed down to Navy Pier in search of something new to do. I knew that there was an array of attractions at the Pier—I mean who could ever forget that gorgeous Ferris wheel— but I didn’t truly realize how many great restaurants were lining the Pier. After a…

Get Ready for Skyfall! | Navy Pier IMAX Theatre

You’ve seen him investigate murder in Jamaica, battle underwater aboard an American submarine, meet with Russian Mafia members in St. Petersburg, escape capture in Saigon, and this is only a small part of his story. Who are we talking about? The one and only James Bond, of course! And soon the wait will be over…

SOFA CHICAGO 2012: Part 2 | Navy Pier

Can you believe it? SOFA CHICAGO 2012 kicks off next week already and artists and gallery owners from across the country and across the globe are flocking to Chicago to get ready for the big art expo. Haven’t heard of SOFA CHICAGO? It’s the largest art fair of its kind in the city, running November…

Harry Caray’s Tavern’s Halloween Party | Navy Pier

In the last couple months, Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier has brought you two weeks of Oktoberfest, a terrific concert by Blues Traveler, Sundays and Mondays (and even a Thursday) full of Bears tailgating bliss, and now they’re excited to tell you all about their Halloween plans. Now through October 31, stop by a…

Chicago’s Perfect 10 | Navy Pier

What’s your favorite way to see the city? In the back of a taxi? From inside an El car as it winds its way through the Loop? From the deck of a Chicago River cruise boat? From the back of a bike as you pedal down the Lakefront Trail? From the very top of the…

SOFA CHICAGO 2012 | Navy Pier

Just as the EXPO Chicago hubbub is dying down, another incredible art show heads to Navy Pier. SOFA CHICAGO 2012, an arts expo devoted to Sculpture Objects and Functional Art & Design, opens November 2 and runs through November 4 in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. Presented by the Art Fair Company and celebrating its 19th…

The Best of Fall | Navy Pier

Navy Pier is known as Chicago’s lakefront playground, a nickname we take a lot of pride in. But we’re not just Chicago’s lakefront playground during the summertime. We host fun, family-oriented events throughout the entire year and now’s the perfect time to visit. Not only is the weather great and the Pier hopping, but it’s…

Halloweeum at Navy Pier! | CCM

Everyone’s favorite spooky holiday is back and the Chicago Children’s Museum is throwing a party! And it’s not just any party! The Chicago Children’s Halloweeum Party lasts an entire month! Are you wondering what the Museum’s got in store for you? They have hours after hours of Halloween fun created with the entire family in…

Black Watch | CST

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is moving off of the Pier for its latest production.  Black Watch, a story about soldiers who served in the war in Iraq, will be performed in the Broadway Armory in Edgewater.  With loud explosions, strobe lights, and a plot that really hits home, Black Watch is back for a second run…