Category Archives: Events at Navy Pier Chicago

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…

Are you a current or aspiring real estate tycoon? Have questions about property management? If you answered yes to any of these questions, mark your calendars for the leading Chicago real estate tradeshow, Chicagoland Condo, HOA, Co-op & Apartment Expo at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall on Tuesday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.!…

The countdown is on for the 21st annual SOFA CHICAGO art fair, November 7 – 9. The fair will feature nearly 70 galleries, special exhibits, cutting-edge lectures, artist demonstrations and more. Here are the top things to experience at this year’s event (all are included in the price of general admission): 1. Gallery Hop Around the World …

Chicago’s only floating haunted house is “Zombie Containment,” an all-new “Fear” experience and barge of the undead, brought to you by Zombie Army Productions, the creators of The Fear at Navy Pier and Statesville Haunted Prison. A zombie outbreak has struck the nation! Hired by the Government, Merikorp Industries is studying the zombie disease to…

Discover toys, games, and play like never before at Navy Pier this November! ChiTAG (pronounced SHY-Tag, for the uninitiated) celebrates innovation and play, bringing together game and toy entrepreneurs to the public and media with “Chicago Toy & Game Week,” running from November 20th through the 23rd. This unique experience offers an in-depth look at…

Kermit the Frog lamented it’s not easy being green. America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event, Green Festival, begs to differ by embracing eco-friendly lifestyle solutions. The event has been hosted in major cities around the country for 13 years and makes its return to Navy Pier from October 24-26. Green Festival features…