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18th Annual SOFA Chicago 2011

SOFA is back for the 18th time. The annual International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair has returned to Navy Pier, and it will share space in the Pier’s Festival Hall with The Intuit Show of Folk & Outsider Art. Both will be held at Navy Pier from November 4 to 6. SOFA enjoys being…

Stylistic Diversity at Pinot Days - Navy Pier

We’ve brought you musical plays, Build-a-Bear workshops, and oodles and oodles of fudge, ice cream, and other unhealthy vices that the kids love. But this next event is strictly for the grown-ups. Pinot Days hits Navy Pier Saturday, November 12th, from 1-5pm. And don’t let the $50 fee turn you off; there will be 70…

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So the warm days of summer are winding down, and you’re looking for a place to take the family before kissing the hot weather goodbye, right? We figured.  Look no further than our very own Pier Park! Not only can you let the kiddies walk through a funhouse while you and the hubby take a…

Navy Pier Food Court

So you’ve strolled down Dock Street, taken a Shoreline Sightseeing Cruise, and have seen enough pigeons to last you a decade. You’re still looking for the best Chicago lunch, but now what? Brace yourselves, fellow Navy Pier-ians, we’re about to give you a little insight into Navy Pier’s Food Court – and the best Chicago…

Navy Pier Beer Garden

Here are some mega tips for Navy Pier visitors that will ensure an entire day full of fun and exciting activities in Chicago, and perhaps a drink… or three. Ready, set, Pier! Odds are you’ve been walking around or taking public transportation to find activities in Chicago and at Navy Pier, so you and your…