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It’s football season and we’re so ready for the Chicago Bears to kick some butt this year! If you choose to go to one of the earlier games in the season, we have a perfect way for you to make a whole day out of it. Make Navy Pier your destination for the Harry’s Park,…

Chicago Match Cup at Navy Pier

Who doesn’t love a good boat race on a sunny afternoon? It’s safe to say everyone does! The Chicago Match Cup Race will be returning this summer to Navy Pier and will set sail alongside the majestic Tall Ships® Chicago 2013 presented by Pepsi® festival! Brought to you by  The Chicago Match Race Center, the…

CrossFit Regional Competition

CrossFit is headed to Chicago, May 31- June 2, and we’re ready to be inspired! What is CrossFit, you may ask? It’s a specialized fitness regimen combining bodybuilding with high cardio exercises developed by Coach Greg Glassman, a former gymnastics coach and police officer trainer. The workout has flourished in popularity since its introduction and…

Spring AND Baseball Are in the Air!

Spring may have officially begun on March 20, but it isn’t truly spring in Chicago until baseball starts up again for the season. The Chicago White Sox gave the city a show last Monday and now it’s the Chicago Cubs’ turn. Happy Spring, Chicago! The Cubs are set to take on the Milwaukee Brewers today at 1:20…

Bears Game Tailgating at Harry Caray's Tavern | Navy Pier

It’s time to Bear Down, Chicago! And time to take your party to the next level! Ditch the couch or that ordinary old standby watering hole and head over to Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier for an all-day tailgating party with a special football brunch and option to cruise to the game at Soldier…

Fishing at the Pier!

At Navy Pier, there is so much more to do than boat rides and the Ferris wheel. Which are both amazing and lots of fun, but if you’re looking for fun and free things to do at Navy Pier, then look to Lake Michigan. Yep, that big beautiful body of water waits with loads of…

Bike and Roll at Navy Pier

It is that time of year again, Chicago! The weather is starting to warm up which means that it’s time for everyone to start enjoying the great outdoors and beautiful scenery. There is no better way to enjoy all the sights that Navy Pier has than on a bicycle! So, let your hair down or…

Shamrock Shuffle and Expo

Trying to stay in shape, eat right, and exercise this wintery season? Then the 2012 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Health and Fitness Expo held at Navy Pier March 23-24 is the perfect place to visit! Bring a friend and gather all the information you need to get healthy! Shamrock Shuffle Health and Fitness Expo…

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January 28 & 29 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. During Snow Days, come meet a couple of penguins from Shedd Aquarium in the Family Pavilion! You’ll be introduced to a couple of our outgoing penguins while one of Shedd’s trainers tells you fascinating facts about Shedd’s penguin population! About Magellanic Penguins  The boldly banded Magellanic…

Snow Days Chicago 2012: Snow Sculpting Competition Voting and Celebrity Judges!

Snow Days Chicago will include a panel of celebrity judges that will vote on first, second and third place winners amongst the professional teams. The winning team will receive $1,500; second place $1,000 and third place $500. This year’s judges: Dave Hoekstra, Chicago Sun-Times Dave Hoekstra has been a Chicago Sun-Times staff writer since 1985. His work…