Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Navy Pier knows that Chicago is bursting with culture of all kinds. To embrace and celebrate Chicago’s diversity, Navy Pier presents its fourth annual Neighborhoods of the World presented by ComEd! In the Crystal Gardens every Sunday through April 13, join Navy Pier in a weekly celebration of a different culture from around the globe…

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The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s will be putting the “petal to the metal” on its opening day – Saturday, March 15 – as host to the North Central Chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) Bobbi Cup competition. Held in honor of Chicago’s own Bobbi Ecker-Blatchford, this annual live design…

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Shoreline Sightseeing is bringing out its pot of gold: the St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruise! The cruise gives you the best seat in the city to see the Chicago River up close in all its green glory—right from the river itself! The holiday is less than a month away, and tickets for this popular tour…

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Ever wanted to be 10 years old again? To be completely carefree and have an imagination that never stops? The Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier knows exactly how you feel! On February 26 at 6 p.m., join us at Navy Pier for “Be 10 Again”! This great kid-free, BYOB event was planned with adults…

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Let Chicago Shakespeare take you into a dream world filled with some of Shakespeare’s most memorable, comedic characters with their telling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream! This 75-minute, Short Shakespeare! version will have you walking out giggling. The play is set in a magical forest where lovers have to deal with the antics of mischievous…

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Could your home’s street-side appearance use a little curb appeal? John Gidding – architect, designer and host of HGTV’s popular do-it-yourself programs “Curb Appeal” and “Curb Appeal: The Block” – can help you take your home’s public appearance from ho-hum to sexy, during the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, at Navy Pier….

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Why run around from bar to bar in slushy snow and salt? Celebrate Mardi Gras, bar hop, and frolic jacket-free inside Navy Pier! The 2nd Annual World’s Largest Indoor Bar Crawl, presented by Players Sport & Social Group, will be partying at the Pier on March 1st! Tickets are currently being offered at a discounted…

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Admit it; who can’t resist bean bag tossing! With all those years of practice at family picnics, block parties, and BBQs, you have to be itching to test out your underhand toss on a bigger scale. Well now you can at Navy Pier’s Cornhole Classic, presented by Adrenaline Sports Management on February 22, 2014! Alone…

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Today’s the day of chocolates, roses, and love! In the spirit of the Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share some of the adorable first date stories that our fans so generously posted on the Navy Pier Facebook page! We couldn’t include them all, so here are just a few: If you have your own first…

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A perfect fit for green thumbs of all sizes, your entire family can ditch its cabin fever and dig into fun at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, March 15-23 at Navy Pier. The stroller-friendly show will have kids of all ages blooming with curiosity. From the vibrant and whimsical display gardens…