Category Archives: Navy Pier Attractions

There are few places on Earth where you can see an art exhibit curated by 15-time NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal in the same vicinity as another exhibit inspired by a Nobel laureate (in this case, Kenzaburo Oe). We know what you’re thinking and the answer is yes, Shaq curates art. Consider that your random fact…

It’s time for the boats at Navy Pier to take the spotlight! On Saturday, September 6, Navy Pier will partner with the Chicago Yachting Association and Broadway in Chicago to bring the 55th annual Venetian Night to Lake Michigan, this time to the tune of your favorite Broadway musicals. Venetian Night is a unique Chicago…

Navy Pier has been a must-do Chicago destination since 1916, so you may need a refresher course on everything we have to offer. With exhibits and shows constantly changing, you might not even be aware of all there is to do at the Pier. Get ready, because Navy Pier’s attractions are abundant and full of…

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Movie buffs rejoice! There are a handful of highly-anticipated movies premiering over the course of the next few months and IMAX at Navy Pier is prepared to bring them all to you! Home to Chicago’s largest flat movie screen – soaring as high as six stories – Navy Pier IMAX is undoubtedly the best place…

You’re probably familiar with the many outdoor activities available at Navy Pier. You can take in a tour of Chicago by boat, bike, or Segway, catch a movie at the IMAX Theatre, or hop aboard one of the sailboats for a pirate themed ride around the lake – the possibilities are endless! If you think…

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Now that summer is here to stay, it’s time to start planning those weekday and weekend excursions. From deals on cruises to other attractions, we’re offering a variety of promotions that will make taking advantage of the summer sun even easier! Bringing the family to Navy Pier? Look no further than Chicago Children’s Museum! Featuring…

Don’t crack open that piggy bank just yet! Chicago is certainly filled with fun things to do and places to see, but if you want to keep the whole family entertained without spending a fortune, Navy Pier is the place to be. With deals and promotions for all sorts of attractions and free admission every…

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Ahoy there, matey! Get your pirate’s booty over to Navy Pier—Tall Ship Windy is now open for the season! Offering programs that are educational, creative, and inspiring, with a variety of daily sailing adventures as well as educational tours, Tall Ship Windy has something for everyone, from experienced sailors to rookie landlubbers. The official flagship…

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After a long winter, the sun has finally emerged, and everyone’s favorite lakefront hangout is once again in full swing! Hop on all the rides in Pier Park and spend the entire day enjoying everything Navy Pier has to offer. Located on the upper deck between the Crystal Gardens and the Pepsi Skyline Stage, Pier…

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Chicago is dotted with delightful attractions, but if you’re looking for one that will have the whole family laughing together, then Amazing Chicago’s Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier is your answer! It’s fun for kids of all ages, young and old alike. As the city’s only full sensory funhouse maze, it offers an unmatched, unforgettable…