Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Nothing says spring like a classic Midwestern game of bags! Kick off the season with the first ever Navy Pier Bean Bag Tournament on Saturday, May 3, in the Festival Hall. Presented by Adrenaline Sports Management, this round-robin-style tournament is about having fun, winning cool prizes, and earning bragging rights for the rest of the…

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Red has been done—let’s paint the town pinot! Anything but your average wine tasting, Pinot Days is the largest gathering of pinot noir producers in the world, and this weekend it returns once more to our picturesque Lakeview Terrace. This Saturday, April 26, 60 wine producers from across the country will gather right here at…

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The city of Chicago certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to art and culture, and this weekend, Navy Pier is your best bet to find the greatest variety of it in one convenient location. History buffs, casual admirers, and art collectors alike will flock to our Festival Hall as The Palm Beach Show Group brings…

In the classic “Be Our Guest” scene from Beauty and the Beast, maître d’ Lumiere knew how to throw a grand ballroom celebration—and he was only trying to impress one very well-read guest.  You, however, may not have access to a mansion’s-worth of magical dancing saucers and champagne bottles to “wow” your guests, be they…

Chicago has residents from almost every country around the globe, making it an absolute melting pot of cultures and ethnicities—and we think that’s something to celebrate! Over the past two months, we’ve been slowly weaving a rich, colorful tapestry made up of the diverse ethnic communities of Chicago at Neighborhoods of the World presented by…

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After a long and brutal Windy City winter, there’s no better place to “Swing Into Spring” than historic Navy Pier! Bring the whole family to Chicago’s lakefront playground April 11 through the 20th to kick off the spring season and extend the Easter celebrations all week long. Get dressed in your Easter best and come…

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Get ready for two days of high energy, excitement, and some seriously impressive moves. The U.S. Cheer and Dance Finals are coming to Navy Pier on April 12–13, 2014! This high-profile, end-of-the-season series features seven events across the U.S. that ultimately crown champions in all divisions and levels of cheer and dance. The competition is…

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Chicago is dotted with delightful attractions, but if you’re looking for one that will have the whole family laughing together, then Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier is your answer! It’s fun for kids of all ages, young and old alike. As the city’s only full sensory funhouse maze, it offers an unmatched, unforgettable…

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Whether you’re a high-profile collector, a patron of the arts, or someone who just enjoys admiring exquisite items, mark your calendars for April 24 – 28, 2014, because this is one show you do not want to miss! Hosted by the prestigious Palm Beach Show Group, the inaugural Chicago’s International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show…