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There’s no better way to spend a summer day in Chicago than on the water! Luckily, Navy Pier has a variety of cruises for all boat-lovers in the area. Peruse your cruisin’ options, grab your crew, and get on deck! If you like soakin’ up the sun while on a boat, we have plenty of…

Ever wonder what goes on beyond the curtains? See Cirque Shanghai from a new angle with these behind-the-scenes performance photos. There are many elements that go into a grand show such as this,  and a lot of those efforts are unseen by the audience.  It’s busier than you think off in the wings—these warriors have…

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Movie buffs rejoice! There are a handful of highly-anticipated movies premiering over the course of the next few months and IMAX at Navy Pier is prepared to bring them all to you! Home to Chicago’s largest flat movie screen – soaring as high as six stories – Navy Pier IMAX is undoubtedly the best place…

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Looking for a fun place to eat, drink, and socialize with friends and family? Navy Pier offers a wide range of dishes at its various restaurants—you’re sure to find something that pleases your palate. From Italian food to seafood, the restaurants of Navy Pier offer delicious grub with an impressive view! Experience Chicago with a…

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Are you a morning person who loves to get in a work out in the sunshine, you’re going to be really excited about our newest summer addition at the Pier. We’re introducing Rise and Shine weekends at Navy Pier presented by Fitness Formula Club! Come by and enjoy a yoga or Zumba class in with…

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Looking for a place to rest your head in the City of Big Shoulders? Look no further, we’ve helped narrow down that list to five comfortable hotels located not far from the Pier! Essex Inn Located directly across the street from historic Grant Park and only minutes from Museum Campus, The Essex Inn provides the…

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    Fresh seafood, live music, warm sun and an abundance of melted butter are just a handful of things best suited to accompany any coastal summer weekend. And for all of this and more on the shores of the Midwest, look no further than Chicago’s Navy Pier. The Great American Lobster Fest, the first…

O summer, summer. Wherefore art thou summer? Well, we’ll tell you where it is. Summer is at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier. With Shakespeare’s theatrical innovation at its foundation, the lineup for July and August is sure to provide unforgettable performances worthy of seeing again and again. Seussical Whether you travel here from your…

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Let us guess: it’s two weeks into summer vacation and you have exhausted all your (undoubtedly) brilliant ideas for keeping the kids entertained?  Well hold on to your sanity, because we’ve discovered the perfect way to satisfy your stir-crazy bunch.  This summer the Chicago Children’s Museum presents Danger 101: Daring Deeds for Curious Kids!  …

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The 14th Annual Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy took place last Saturday, June 28 at Ping Tom Memorial Park in Chinatown. One of Cirque Shanghai’s favorite events to participate in, the annual day of festivities includes children’s activities, special appearances and performances, vendor booths, food trucks, and the exciting dragon boat races. Though celebrated…