Monthly Archives: February 2013

Jack the Giant Slayer | Navy Pier IMAX

The age-old tale of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ is finally hitting the big screen in a brand new fantasy and adventure film titled Jack the Giant Slayer, and if you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to see it here at Navy Pier IMAX! In the familiar English folktale you might remember from your childhood,…

Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet | CST

Looking for a great way to spend time with the family and experience a little theater? Come to Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet. Running February 23 through March 23, this short performance, directed and adapted for the CST stage by Rachel Rockwell, is the perfect way to start off your…

Toast to Harry Caray

Holy cow, Harry Caray’s fans, we know it’s hard to believe, but fifteen years ago we lost one of Chicago’s favorite personalities and hands down the best baseball broadcaster this city’s ever seen! But just because the legend’s gone doesn’t mean our very fond memories of him are too. We’re ready to raise our glasses…

An Evening in Bloom | Navy Pier

The verdict is in! Punxsutawney Phil, the country’s resident furry weatherman, has declared that spring is on its way. But if you follow Navy Pier, you’ll know this information is old-hat. We announced spring’s arrival months ago and it all starts on March 8 with an “Evening in Bloom,” the exclusive, first look at the…

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago

Navy Pier is always proud to celebrate the rich tapestry of Chicago’s diverse ethnic communities, which is why we’re so excited to be holding our third annual cultural tribute, Neighborhoods of the World! Over the course of eight Sundays, the public will have the chance to come to Navy Pier’s beautiful Crystal Gardens for an…

Calling All Kids!

Are the kids getting cabin fever? Bring the entire family to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, March 9-17. With its fabulous display gardens, cool kids’ programs, culinary demonstrations, Marketplace suppliers, and all the family fun of Navy Pier, the stroller-friendly Chicago Flower & Garden Show offers a memorable day for toddlers to teens and,…

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Cruises | Navy Pier

Are you a master gardener? Or would you consider yourself more of a novice? Or are you hopeless at growing things, but have a great eye for color? No matter which part of the spectrum you fall, we’ve got the perfect idea for you: hit the open waters this March 9-17 with a Chicago Flower…

Goose Island Beer Dinner at Harry Caray’s Tavern

Harry Caray’s fans, listen up! Everybody’s favorite Chicago sports tavern has something special in store for you! This Thursday, February 21, Chicago’s own Goose Island Beer Company and Harry Caray’s Tavern will present A Perfect Pairing – an exclusive six-course beer dinner featuring limited release beers from Goose Island’s barrel-aged program. One look at the…

Bell’Italia | Neighborhoods of the World

“When in Rome,” or should we say, “When on Taylor Street.” Although Chicago is thousands of miles from Italy, we’re proud to have a little taste of Italian culture right here on Taylor Street AND at Navy Pier this Sunday during Neighborhoods of the World! If you’ve never been to Taylor Street, now’s the time…

Graffiti in the Garden

At the Chicago Flower & Garden Show’s, “The Art of Gardening,” expect more than a lily-laden Monet. Paired with horticulture, Second-City style spray paint, and street art, the show will catch the eyes and spirit of Chicago. Illustration, sculpture, and photography by Chicago artists Emmy Star Brown, Jeffrey Breslow and David Weinberg, will share the…