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Chicago Bride Magazine Expo & Yacht Party

Is there such a thing as a “perfect wedding”? Young girls dreaming of their fairy-tale happy endings, the newly engaged, and married couples looking back on their special day would all say yes. But it’s so easy to lose sight of the perfect wedding when you’re caught in the middle of planning one. It can be very…

Africa In Chicago | Neighborhoods of the World

With its rich history and large African American population, Bronzeville is a neighborhood like no other so we thought it was about time that we celebrated its culture here at Navy Pier! For the past month and a half, we’ve been hosting Neighborhoods of the World celebrations each Sunday. We love them because they give…

Easter in the Windy City!

If you think church and spending hours searching for that hidden Easter basket or decorated eggs is all there is to Easter then think again! The city of Chicago is full of great brunches, lunches, and parties, and guess what?! You’re invited!! Of course the best Easter celebrations happen right here at the Pier! Stop…

Othello: The Remix | CST

When it comes to understanding a piece of difficult writing, sometimes putting it into your own words is the best method. That’s exactly what the exciting, young directing and composing duo, GQ and JQ, decided to do with Shakespeare. They take the dazzling work of the most well-known author in history and remake his plays…

Tinkering Lab | CCM

Who needs Tinker Toys when your children can use real tools to make something spectacular! The Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier just opened their brand new Tinkering Lab, a Do-It-Yourself workplace for families, which allows visitors to create something tangible with old-fashioned tools. The workshop is a primarily “no technology” zone, which can be…

St. Patty’s Day at the Pier!

Even if you aren’t Irish, it’s time to pull out those “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” T-shirts because St. Patrick’s Day is just about here! In honor of everybody’s favorite Irish priest, get that green on (or risk pinching), get those beers in early, and get yourself downtown for a day of Irish dancing, bagpipe music,…

NSHP Bilingual Job Fair | Navy Pier

Being bilingual is a gift, and in the workforce it’s definitely an advantage. But after working hard to perfect a second language, why does it seem so difficult to find a job that desires these skills? Where in the world are the businesses that need bilingual employees? On Thursday, March 14, Navy Pier will help…

The 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show | Navy Pier

Whoever coined the term “April showers bring May flowers,” never heard of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Why wait until May to see flowers when they’re blooming right here at the Pier in early March!? Between March 9 and March 17, Navy Pier will open its doors to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show…

Celebrate Mexico | Neighborhoods of the World

How many of you have spent a day in Little Village, affectionately known as the “Mexico of the Midwest”? Mexican culture in Chicago’s Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods is going strong, which is why we’re honoring it here at Navy Pier on March 3 with Celebrate Mexico! We’re partnering up with the Consulate General of…

Bell’Italia | Neighborhoods of the World

“When in Rome,” or should we say, “When on Taylor Street.” Although Chicago is thousands of miles from Italy, we’re proud to have a little taste of Italian culture right here on Taylor Street AND at Navy Pier this Sunday during Neighborhoods of the World! If you’ve never been to Taylor Street, now’s the time…