Monthly Archives: January 2014

Who’s ready to watch some flips, tucks, twists, and everything in between? We know we are! Join us at the Illinois Gymnastics Institute’s 16th annual Chicago Style Gymnastics Meet on Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9! The Chicago Style Gymnastics meet hosts more than 150 national and international gyms. Held in Festival Halls A…

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Looking for an unforgettable way to spend the day with your friends, family, scout troop, garden group or book club? The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s runs from March 15-23 in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall and is sure to wow garden lovers of all ages. Turn your thumb green with how-to’s and…

In just one week, we’ll be able to walk through Gateway Park and marvel at the amazing structures carved out of snow by talented artists from more than 15 countries around the world and 12 high schools in the Chicagoland area. As we gear up for Snow Days Chicago 2014, we’re getting more and more…

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It’s no surprise that Navy Pier offers seasonal festivals and cultural events year round, but did you know you could celebrate numerous diverse ethnic communities without the hassle and expense of traveling across the globe? What if someone told you this celebration isn’t just one day, but that it’s actually eight weeks long?  We know…

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Before Dance Moms, before Toddlers and Tiaras, there was Momma Rose. This winter, come watch as the original stage mother, Rose Hovick, urges Baby Louise and Baby June on to stardom from just barely offstage (and often onstage) in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s rendition of critically acclaimed musical Gypsy. From February 6 to March 23,…

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You know Navy Pier is a great place to catch a view of Lake Michigan, a ride on the Ferris wheel, or a spectacular fireworks display, but did you know that Navy Pier is also home to many fine dining establishments? That’s right; not only is the Pier one of the most renowned and historic…

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Finding parking downtown can be a hassle—we all know it. It can even be a huge deterrent from going to restaurants or events in the city at all. Well we’re making it easy to go out on the town with our seasonal parking rates! Now until March 23, you can park in the Navy Pier…

So you saw The Hobbit twice and you’re looking for the next epic to get you through that long winter lull? Film fanatics rejoice, for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit arrives at Navy Pier IMAX on January 17, 2014 for a one week, limited release, followed by  I, Frankenstein on January 24, 2014! If CIA dramas…

It’s easy to feel cabin fever this time of year. The perfect way to keep from being cooped up is to enjoy a day at Chicago Children’s Museum! Kids will love playing, and you’ll love that they’re learning while they do it! The month of January is jam-packed with fun learning opportunities at the Chicago…

It’s been a wonderful year for Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! We had a great time with all the new rides and attractions, as well as all the classics from past years. Thank you to everyone who came out and joined in the winter wonder with us! Now that it’s…