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Dickens' Women | CST

Two hundred years ago, the brilliant English writer – Charles Dickens – was born in Portsmouth, England, and two hundred years later we’re still marveling over his work. No one created full and complicated characters or portrayed Victorian society quite like Dickens; very few authors also experienced the popularity and success Dickens knew during his…

Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America

We’re already into week three of our 12th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America and the party’s in full swing! If you haven’t stopped by yet, you simply must! Our winter celebration is the talk of the town, and nothing more so than all the fabulous rides we pack into…

Get Your Holiday Gift Cards at Navy Pier’s Great Restaurants!

‘Tis the season for too much fun! That’s the motto of our Winter WonderFest celebration this year. ‘Tis also the season for lots of giving! If you’re still in that boat of trying to figure out what to get the last couple of people on your list, how about a gift card to one of…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey | Navy Pier IMAX

Ever since The Fellowship of the Ring, the first movie of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, came out in 2001, J. R. R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson fans have been asking the question: when will it be The Hobbit’s turn? Finally, after years of waiting, fans will be able to experience The Hobbit when…

Celebrating 12/12/12 at the Pier!

12/12/12 only happens once a century, which is why we’re celebrating the day here at the Pier with great discounts for everyone! As coincidence would have it, this year we’re also celebrating the 12th anniversary of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier! 12 years of Chicago’s favorite winter festival—what could be better?! We want everybody to…

Santa at the Pier!

Santa Claus is coming to town! And not just any town, but the Windy City! And where is his first stop? Chicago’s winter lakefront playground, Navy Pier! Every year, Santa Claus stops by our fabulous holiday party, Winter WonderFest. And he’s not just here for one day! Santa may be a busy guy, but he…

The School for Lies | CST

If you’re a little intimidated by the work of great playwrights or aren’t sure if you’d enjoy something written in verse, let alone set in the 17th century, then let the new Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of The School for Lies be your very hilarious introduction! This contemporary adaptation of the classic French satire The…

Odyssey’s Thanksgiving Cruises | Navy Pier

You may love your Grandma, but let’s face it, heading to her house every year for Thanksgiving and eating the same food year after year can get a little old. And I bet if you asked your Grandma, she’d admit she’s pretty tired of preparing the annual Thanksgiving feast, too. So give Grandma a break…

Even More Fun at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair! | Navy Pier

What’s that crying sound and where’s it coming from? Could it be your inner child begging for a little attention? Maybe. Or could it just be the sound of your kids complaining yet again because they’re bored? Either way, we’ve got a cure for whatever ails you at this weekend’s Chicago Toy & Game Fair….

Winter WonderFest Tickets Now on Sale! | Navy Pier

If you’re already planning out your holidays, make sure you save a day for Navy Pier! “Why?” you may ask? Not only does Navy Pier still have some of the best views in the city and the biggest Ferris wheel around, but starting November 30, we’ll also play host to Winter WonderFest presented by Bank…