Author Archives: Tim O'Malley

Happy Fourth of July Chicago

July 4th marks the anniversary of our nation’s freedom. Every year people across the country celebrate by holding barbecues or picnics but this summer, bring your family and friends to Navy Pier and celebrate the Chicago way!   Attractions Start your day off by taking a ride on the 15-story iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel-…

Monochrome II Chicago

New Art on display at BIGart at Navy Pier Navy Pier welcomed it’s free, annual outdoor art exhibition, BIGart @ Navy Pier this past Memorial Day with the unveiling of Roy Lichtenstein’s signature piece, Brushstroke Group. Now through October, Navy Pier and the Gagosian Gallery plan to unveil more sculptures and works of art in the…

Date Night at Navy Pier

This summer let Navy Pier help you plan the perfect date to sweep any guy or gal off their feet.  Navy Pier has dining and attractions to amuse any couple, no matter the age. Check out our suggestions to planning the perfect date at Navy Pier and add some fun to your love life.  …

Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

The Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier is one of the staples on the Chicago skyline. It is also one of the reasons why Navy Pier is the number one tourist destination in the Midwest. With its thousands of lights sparkling over the waters of Lake Michigan, the Ferris Wheel stands at a majestic 150 feet…

Must See Summer | Navy Pier

Navy Pier is the spot to be this summer! Whether you’re looking for a day of family fun or a night out with friends, Navy Pier has plenty to offer. While you plan your day at Navy Pier, check out our ‘Must See’ list below to make sure you don’t miss any of the fun….

Just Dance at Navy Pier

Navy Pier presents JUST DANCE! From June 22-23, 29-30 and July 1, the northwest corner of Pier Park will have some of Chicago’s best dance troupes, companies and schools! This event is free for all so bring the whole family!     Opening Day JUST DANCE! kicks off on Friday June 22 with the McNulty…

Boat Cruises at Navy Pier

There is never a dull moment at Navy Pier! There is plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment and other attractions for guests of all ages to enjoy. This summer, experience a different side of Navy Pier by boarding one of our many cruises! Whether you’re looking to sightsee, have dinner or hold a private event, our many…

Circus Zirkus at Chicago Children's Museum

It’s time for the little ones to show their talents! Bring them to Circus Zirkus to see their amazing skills!  Yes, at a Circus! The Chicago’s Children Museum, located at Navy Pier, is hosting Circus Zirkus through August 12th! Just imagine all the fun there is to be done! Circus fun for everyone! Circus Zirkus…

Volcano Nachos @ Jimmy Buffets Margaritaville Bar and Grill

Eat, drink and repeat all the way down Navy Pier. While there are several well known dining and nightlife hotbeds in Chicago, few of them are as centrally located as Navy Pier and none can boast a better view of the lakefront!Where else can you grab your favorite cold beverage and the greatest munchies at…

Navy Pier Chicago Shoreline Sightseeing

Anchors Aweigh! In this “NavyPiering” episode, hosts Catie Keogh and Pete McMurray take us aboard one of Shoreline Sightseeing’s boat tours. Marvel at the amazing skyline views and learn a little something along the way about Chicago’s remarkable history and architecture.