Monthly Archives: June 2014

You’re probably familiar with the many outdoor activities available at Navy Pier. You can take in a tour of Chicago by boat, bike, or Segway, catch a movie at the IMAX Theatre, or hop aboard one of the sailboats for a pirate themed ride around the lake – the possibilities are endless! If you think…

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Free EDM concerts all summer! You read it right. Navy Pier’s outdoor Landshark Beer Garden presents Drop the Beat, a special EDM dance party on select Friday nights throughout the summer. Each Drop the Beat night features different live DJs and, as always, no cover charge makes it one of the best deals in the…

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By: Tony Abruscato, director of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show  Chicago is my kind of town and, like the Chicago Flower & Garden Show presented by Mariano’s, it never sleeps. Chicagoland is a four-season wonder filled with hustle and bustle, diversity, and color. From our gorgeous lakefront with spectacular urban views, to our rolling…

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Navy Pier isn’t just one of Chicago’s most beloved attractions–it’s also situated off of one of the Midwest’s finest bodies of water – Lake Michigan! If you’re thinking of getting out onto the lake this year, take a look at the variety of aquatic adventures we have to offer! Looking for the best way to…

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Now that summer is here to stay, it’s time to start planning those weekday and weekend excursions. From deals on cruises to other attractions, we’re offering a variety of promotions that will make taking advantage of the summer sun even easier! Bringing the family to Navy Pier? Look no further than Chicago Children’s Museum! Featuring…

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It’s official–summer has finally returned to Chicago, and the weather isn’t the only thing heating up at Navy Pier. If you’ve been to the Landshark Beer Garden before (shame on you if you haven’t!), you know it’s the place to enjoy cold beer and hot tunes while basking in the spectacular glow of the city’s…

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Cirque Shanghai: Warriors has kicked off the summer with some fabulous reviews! Performing 13 shows a week for three months makes it pretty hard to miss it, but sprinkle in these reviews and we’re certain you won’t want to. Back for the ninth consecutive summer season with the largest Cirque Shanghai cast to ever visit…

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Admit it. You waited until the last minute again this year, and now you don’t know what to get your dad for Father’s Day. Sure, you can always run to the nearest department store to pick up another tie and cufflink set and call it a day, or you can head down to Navy Pier…

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What could possibly be better than going to the circus?  Being in one, of course! The Chicago Children’s Museum proudly presents Circus Zirkus: a hands-on, all-access, big top experience. Adventurous kids are invited to step right up and try on their favorite props, costumes, and accessories. With everything from giant clown shoes to oversized neon…

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If you’ve been to Navy Pier in recent months you may have noticed some big changes going on as construction crews are working round the clock to renovate and renew the Pier in time for its centennial celebration in 2016. With nearly a century of Chicago summers and winters under its belt, it’s about time…