Category Archives: Events at Navy Pier Chicago

Get ready to party in the midst of an epic storm! The Pier is making history by hosting the first-ever Snowstorm Winter Arts and Music Festival! So whether you’re standing in the eye of the Grand Ballroom storm, sneaking away to the Chill Out Zone to commemorate the event with the Digital Photo Booth, or…

Wine lovers and red wine connoisseurs, rejoice!  Pinot Days Chicago, the biggest pinot noir tasting in the world, returns to Navy Pier on Saturday, March 21.  Enjoy fine wine in the intimate setting of Lakeview Terrace, complete with city and skyline views. The ticketed public tasting takes place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and…

Are you a devotee of AMC’s hit show “The Walking Dead”? In just nine days, you and your fellow zombie lovers can unite at the second Walker Stalker Con in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall on February 21 and 22. Inspired by a podcast and designed by the fans and for the fans, it’s the ultimate…

Attention to all CIDER HEADS, your time has come. SBS Imports and the Seattle Beer Collective’s Cider Summit festival is making its return to Chicago, and it’s all going down at the best place for it: Navy Pier. Featuring over 150 ciders including regional favorites and international classics from countries such as England, Scotland, France, and…

We all know location is the most important part of event planning; it has transforming effects on your gathering. Navy Pier’s event space is perfect for trade shows, conferences, business meetings, and special events—big or small! The diverse spaces will make your special event a hit. Featuring breathtaking views of Chicago’s lakefront, your event can be hosted…

There’s a chill in the air, but a spreading of holiday warmth: that’s how you know it’s time for the Santa Hustle 5K. This Saturday, December 6, 2014, the sight of thousands of Santas roaming Chicago, in their dri-fit hoodies, Santa hats, and white beards, will no doubt bring a smile to your face. If…

Make this winter unforgettable and create wonderful family memories at Winter WonderFest! Chicago’s biggest indoor winter experience will take place December 5, 2014 to January 11, 2015. Brought to you by PNC Bank, this 14th annual magical event brings wintery outdoor excitement indoors with slides, rides, games, photo ops, Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink…

The countdown is on for the hottest event in town – the SOFA CHICAGO Opening Night Preview – which will take place in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall on Thursday, November 6. SOFA CHICAGO is the premiere art fair dedicated to Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art and Design. The Opening Night Preview will give collectors and art…

The temps may be dropping but that doesn’t mean we’re slowing down over here at the Pier. In fact, activity is speeding up as runners prepare to make their way out for Chicago’s Perfect 10! Running? In November? You bet your bottom dollar. Zip up your fleece and lace up those sneakers ‘cause it’s time…

No one does Halloween quite like we do at Navy Pier. When we’re not busy running from zombies on Chicago’s only floating barge haunted house, or holding a hauntingly huge Halloween costume contest, we’re giving away lots of candy during four special nights of Halloween trick-or-treating!  We know your family has a hectic schedule, that’s…