Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Brrr! Winter is in full frosty swing here in the Windy City, and baby, it’s cold outside. Sure, we’re Chicagoans, and so it’s no great surprise when the wind chill drops below zero and your typical outdoor attire for a brisk walk to the ‘L’ begins to resemble that of an Arctic explorer trekking across…

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Dinner and a show—it’s the perfect way to spend an evening! You get a bit of culture; you get to enjoy some fine dining—what more could you want from a night out? Many people might imagine such an experience to be outside of their budget, but when you visit Navy Pier, not only can you…

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Since it is the season to be merry, we wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Navy Pier! We hope you enjoy a holiday filled with friends, family, and good food! We’ve had a fun and eventful year in 2013, and it wouldn’t have been as successful without the support of…

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‘Tis the season for too much fun at Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! We’ve been in full celebratory swing for more than two weeks here at Winter WonderFest, and by now you’ve probably at least heard about all the attractions, rides, and entertainment this spectacular indoor extravaganza has to offer,…

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Hunger is a serious and pervasive issue in our community. To help fight hunger this holiday season, Bank of America, our Winter WonderFest lead sponsor, has teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Northern Illinois Food Bank  to help our visitors fight hunger locally while ice skating at Winter WonderFest. During December 13-15,…

Christmas shopping can be stressful, especially when you’re trying to fight crowds to pick up that perfect gift for everyone on your list. If you’re worrying about what to get who, don’t fret! We’ve got some ideas that will please even the hardest person to shop for! Navy Pier has tons of attractions and restaurants…

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What with all the attractions and entertainment at Navy Pier— the Crystal Gardens to the IMAX theatre, fine dining, and so much more—it can be easy to forget that Navy Pier is, first and foremost, a pier! And what are piers perfect for? Why, for fishing of course! That’s why around this time of year,…

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If you saw our last post, you know that Winter WonderFest is not to be missed this year. With the newly added attractions and the return of past favorites, it’s easy to spend the whole day inside this wonderland. If you’re trying to decide which attractions to hit up first, we’ve put together this little…

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, and we have so much fun planned for you! Join us at Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America this year to experience the fun you know and love and to check out all the new rides and attractions we’ve added! Of course, you’ll be able…

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Every year it’s the same. You’re so busy with holiday shopping and family gatherings that you completely forget about making New Year’s Eve plans, and once Christmas ends, you’re left scrambling to throw something together at the last minute. This year, skip the stress; leave the planning to us! Navy Pier has a variety of…