Author Archives: Tim O'Malley

War of 1812 Bicentennial | Navy Pier

Two-hundred years ago the United States went to war with Great Britain to preserve its economy and its independence. With the war of 1812 underway, the United States Navy took on Great Britain’s fleet and proved to be a great force of innovation while they kept the sea and America safe. It was during the…

Traditional as Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza | Navy Pier

Navy Pier is a Chicago tradition. It’s one of the few places in Chicago that you must visit when in the Windy City! What makes Navy Pier such a Chicago tradition is its unique way of merging Chicago dining, shopping and entertainment in just one location. Chicago Originals If you’re at the Pier and looking…

History | Navy Pier

Navy Pier is the Midwest’s number one tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8 million visitors per year but most people don’t know the unique history associated with this tourist attraction.   Early History- Municipal Pier In 1916, Municipal Pier opened to the public as a home for freight and passenger docks.  Soon after,…

Cirque Shanghai | Navy Pier

After a successful run on Broadway, Cirque Shanghai returned to Navy Pier this Memorial Day with a magnificent new show, Year of the Dragon! Now is your chance to experience what everyone is talking about! Year of the Dragon will continue to run all summer long through September 3rd, so get your tickets now!  …

Cirque Shanghai | Navy Pier

Want to spend an evening on Navy Pier?  Click here to win a night out on Navy Pier that includes, 2 tickets to see Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon, a $50 gift certificate to City Porch on Navy Pier and a $10 voucher for the Landshark Beer Garden.  What better way to enjoy some…

DJ Dance Party | Navy Pier

Anchored by the 50,000-square-foot Chicago Children’s Museum and Navy Pier’s 440- seat large-screen IMAX Theater, the Family Pavilion is also home to 40,000 square feet of exciting restaurants and retail shops! This summer Navy Pier offers so much you and your family can enjoy at the Family Pavilion Stage!   Jammin with the Jellies Navy…

Family Fun Nights | Navy Pier

It’s summer which means the kids are home from school and they’re ready for some summer fun in the sun! If you’re looking for an exciting way to spend the day with your family then look no further! Bring your family to Navy Pier and we’ll help you get the party started!   Radio Disney…

Landshark Beer Garden | Navy Pier

Landshark Beer Garden has had a great summer season so far! Opening day was on Memorial Day, and this year the garden has gotten even better with the addition of live music every Wednesday through Sunday! We’ve had an amazing lineup of bands and singers and will continue to bring you the best drinks, food,…

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Be Our Guest!  Navy Pier and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater invite everyone to enjoy a “tale as old as time” as they present a musical adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Disney film, Beauty and the Beast, beginning June 28th.   Beauty and the Beast at Navy Pier Recount the tale of a young prince trapped…

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This summer there is no shortage of entertainment at Navy Pier! From rides to live music to delicious dining, there is something for everyone in the family. New this summer, check out Jammin’ with the Jellies- an all day, all ages party that is inspired by the Jellyfish exhibit happening now at the Shedd Aquarium!…