Monthly Archives: November 2013

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The weather has cooled down quite a bit and the leaves have fallen from the trees, but that doesn’t mean the time to enjoy the Chicago skyline is over. Quite the opposite actually! It’s time to check out the sights in a way you don’t normally see in pictures. What’s the best way to do…

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Yes, it’s true. Santa can hustle. In fact, there are a whole lot of Santas in Chicago that can hustle! Thousands of Santas will hit Soldier Field on December 7 at 9 a.m. ready to run, jog, or walk in a Santa hat, beard, and special Dri-FIT shirt with a custom holiday design! It’s the…

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Are you a hardcore Navy Pier IMAX fan? Do you watch the Bears game at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier every weekend? Does the idea of a Cheezborger make your mouth water? Then you know that Navy Pier has so many things to offer that it’s so easy to spend a whole day here…

winter-wonderfest

Thanksgiving plans are almost wrapped up, and before you know it, it will be time to start planning your next big holiday party! If you’ve thrown holiday parties for friends and family in the past, you know the preparation and clean-up can be a headache. Well, we’ve got a solution for you! Turn this year’s…

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Navy Pier has been a staple in Chicago ever since the early 20th century, and it’s the Midwest’s #1 tourist and leisure destination, but how well do you know the Pier? Here are some fun facts to test your knowledge and quiz your friends! Daniel Burnham, famous architect of the World’s Fair, originally envisioned five…

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Children of all ages want and need to spend time with parents and friends, why not use this time in an activity that is loads of fun and works your brain, which is a muscle after all – playing board games! The mission of Games for Educators,* a joint venture between the Chicago Toy and…

Debby Ryan

On Sunday, November 24, join us in welcoming Debby Ryan star of the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie to Navy Pier! Bring the family on down to Navy Pier for your chance to meet Debby Ryan, dance along with the Radio Disney Chicago Road Crew, and enjoy a festive holiday light display. If Disney Channel…

Santa Claus

Looking for the perfect way to kick off the holiday season? Join Navy Pier in celebrating the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, the largest evening holiday celebration in the nation! On Saturday, November 23, Navy Pier is the place to be before and after the renowned Magnificent Mile Lights Parade for even more enchanting light shows,…

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Christmas is right around the corner, and kids’ toys possibilities are endless. Will they want what they see on TV, or will they want what their friends have? How will they choose?! Well, we have the perfect solution. Bring your family to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) and let your little ones play,…

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There are a few days coming up soon that remind us to be thankful for all those men and women who have served to protect the United States. With the United States Marine Corps birthday coming up on November 10 and Veteran’s Day on November 11, we wanted to take a little time to thank…