Monthly Archives: February 2013

Celebrating Chicago Theatre Week at Navy Pier!

Over 75 productions, 63 theaters, six days, and one city. Did you do the math correctly? If so, then you know that these numbers add up to the anticipated Chicago Theatre Week, a week dedicated to celebrating the world-class theater companies here in Chicago. Move over New York City! Chicago’s the REAL “theater capital of…

Cruise this Valentine’s Day at Navy Pier!

If the daily grind wasn’t hard enough, Valentine’s Day lands right in the middle of it. With February 14 on a Thursday this year, it’s difficult to find the time to plan that perfectly romantic evening, let alone find the time to wine and dine mid-week. That’s where Navy Pier comes in! Our boat cruises…

A Glorious Day for Group-ies!

Looking for a memorable way to spend the day with your friends, family, scout troop, garden group or book club? Through Friday, Feb. 15, discounted group tour packages are available for the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Groups of 20 or more will receive $4 off the box office price for each ticket purchased, and…

World Premiere of Cadre | CST

Something brand new and exciting is on its way to Chicago Shakespeare Theater this Thursday, February 15! May we present Cadre, the CST’s brand new production, which isn’t only making its debut at Navy Pier this week; it’s also making its world premiere! Chicago Shakespeare Theater and the Market Theatre of Johannesburg have partnered up…

Black History Month | Navy Pier

It may be hard for some of our Navy Pier fans to believe, but fifty years ago civil rights, labor, and religious organizations planned a march from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial in support of jobs and freedom that drew crowds of 200,000 to 300,000 marchers. That march, now commonly known as the…

IGI Chicago Style Gymnastics Meet | Navy Pier

Who can forget the amazing gold medal win by the American Women’s Gymnastics Team at this past summer’s London Olympics?!? If you’re still caught up in gymnastics fever like we are then you won’t want to miss this weekend’s 15th Annual IGI Chicago Style Gymnastics Meet at Navy Pier. And it’s not any old meet;…

Spring Buds Early at “Evening in Bloom”

Spring is just around the corner, and the most dazzling way to welcome it is with a tiptoe through the tulips (and thousands of other lovelies) at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show! This year’s show theme is “The Art of Gardening,” and you could be among the very first to get a sneak…

Julius Caesar | CST

“Beware the Ides of March,” or in this case, beware February 5 through March 24 when the powerful tragedy Julius Caesar comes to life in a contemporary retelling on the Chicago Shakespeare Theater stage. The play, originally written by William Shakespeare and performed in the early 1600s, tells a story of betrayal, conspiracy, and power….

Super Bowl Sunday at the Pier!

Get ready to eat, drink, and be merry because this Sunday’s a time for letting loose and celebrating the end of the football season! It’s almost Super Bowl Sunday, baby, and whether your team’s duking it out on Sunday or not, you know you want to party and everyone at the Pier would love to…