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Sure, Chicago is experiencing some of the coldest temps of the season. But underneath all those layers of scarves, jackets, and sweaters that combat the single-digit temperatures, Chicagoans are about to get their first true sign of spring. The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s is arriving March 14, 2015 at Navy Pier….

Wine lovers and red wine connoisseurs, rejoice!  Pinot Days Chicago, the biggest pinot noir tasting in the world, returns to Navy Pier on Saturday, March 21.  Enjoy fine wine in the intimate setting of Lakeview Terrace, complete with city and skyline views. The ticketed public tasting takes place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and…

Are you a devotee of AMC’s hit show “The Walking Dead”? In just nine days, you and your fellow zombie lovers can unite at the second Walker Stalker Con in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall on February 21 and 22. Inspired by a podcast and designed by the fans and for the fans, it’s the ultimate…

One of the best things about living in Chicago is Lake Michigan. And with this Great Lake, it can feel like vacation all year long, especially if you book a dining or specialty cruise leaving from Navy Pier! From romantic to fun and from Valentine’s Day to St. Patty’s Day, and even the Chinese New…

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day with romantic events from Navy Pier. Our Valentine’s Day activities are sure to impress your valentine. All Valentine’s Day events will take place from February 13-15, so even if you can’t celebrate on the official day, there’s still plenty of love to go around all weekend long. With a little…

Get your masks and costumes ready for the World’s Largest Indoor Bar Crawl, back again only at Chicago’s Navy Pier with a Mardi Gras theme! The Mardi Gras Crawl is not your typical bar crawl! Yes, there is beer, bars, and beads, but there’s so much more! Escape the February chill and migrate to this…

Attention to all CIDER HEADS, your time has come. SBS Imports and the Seattle Beer Collective’s Cider Summit festival is making its return to Chicago, and it’s all going down at the best place for it: Navy Pier. Featuring over 150 ciders including regional favorites and international classics from countries such as England, Scotland, France, and…

The holidays have passed and the winter weather is making its presence known…two of the biggest reasons we find home to be the most enjoyable place to be. Now that winter is officially here, it’s reason to want to hibernate indoors and shy away from physical activity. But Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier wants…

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it, the pressure to plan a night that is nothing short of magical. Thankfully, your friends at Navy Pier have just the solution. Take the romantic meal to the water and join Odyssey, Spirit or Mystic Blue for cruise options that will set any heart a…

Chicagoans are a hardy bunch, to be sure. But January with its subzero temperatures, short days, snow, sleet and freezing rain can make anyone long for the sight of green blades of grass, blooming tulips and fragrant roses. We’ve got an event that will undoubtedly put a spring in your step. The season makes an…