Author Archives: Tim O'Malley

BIke and Roll Chicago | Navy Pier

Chicago is a bike friendly city and if you don’t have your own set of wheels, you can rent one from Bike and Roll located just inside the main entrance to Navy Pier. Bike and Roll Chicago! Bike and Roll has been Chicago’s leading bicycle rental and tour company for over 18 years. They offer…

Air & Water Show | Chicago

It’s that time of year again! The Chicago Air and Water Show returns for another year of stunning performances taking place from August 17-20.   With great views, endless entertainment and delicious dining options, Navy Pier is the perfect place for visitors to see this free show. For 53 years the Air and Water show…

Independent Garden Show | Navy Pier

On August 21-23, Navy Pier will be home to the Independent Garden Show, the world’s largest educational resource for garden centers.   The IGC show serves as a source of inspiration for legions of garden center professionals who travel from all over the country to learn about new products, new ideas and meet face-to-face with…

The Romantic Pier | Navy Pier

Want to impress or surprise your significant other this summer? Look no further than Navy Pier with its rides, attractions, restaurants, Ferris wheel and much more to help continue the spark. Remember, if you visit on a Wednesday or a Saturday, steal a smooch illuminated by Navy Pier’s spectacular fireworks display!     Have fun!…

Private Charters | Navy Pier

Planning a party or gathering and looking for a unique location? Take to the water and book your next event on a chartered cruise departing from Navy Pier. Celebrate in style on beautiful Lake Michigan!   Anita Dee Yacht Charters For more than thirty years, Anita Dee Yacht Charters has provided private, individualized cruises, accommodating…

Fly High with Cirque Shanghai | Navy Pier

Energetic, exciting and intense! Cirque Shanghai is back at Navy Pier with an all-new show – Year of the Dragon. Only a few weeks remain to see Cirque Shanghai at the Pepsi® Skyline Stage before the curtain closes on September 3rd. Cirque Shanghai is an incredible show that features professional Chinese acrobats. These astonishing performers…

Landshark Beer Garden – August | Navy Pier

If you haven’t made it out to Navy Pier’s Landshark Beer Garden (link) then you haven’t experienced summer time in Chicago. With live music almost every night, this beer garden is the best place to go for cold drinks, delicious food and great entertainment!   Check out Chicago’s own 7th Heaven, one of the Midwest’s…

War of 1812 Bicentennial  | Navy Pier

U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy Ships to visit Chicago   Ships from the U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and Royal Canadian Navy are scheduled to visit Chicago in August during the Chicago Air and Water Show, as part of the Navy’s commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.   The…

Moms: What to do with kids? | Navy Pier

Navy Pier has plenty of fun things for you and the kids to do before summer comes to a close and it’s back to school. Check out our tips for a great day at Navy Pier!   Beauty and the Beast- Chicago Shakespeare Theater Experience the Disney classic onstage at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Beloved…

Beauty and the Beast | CST

Now playing at the Chicago Shakespeare Courtyard Theater – right here on the Pier!   From the stunning opening sequence to the rafter-raising final song, The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is bringing this majestic Disney classic to life all summer, with a rich, spellbinding energy you can’t find at another Chicago venue. With a splendid set,…