Category Archives: Navy Pier Attractions

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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…

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From Chicago natives to out-of-town visitors, almost everyone has a “first time at Navy Pier” story. Whether it was a first date or a family outing, a summery Ferris wheel ride or a wintry walk along the water, one’s first visit to the Pier is always a memorable one, and like any memorable moment, it…

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Ah, Valentine’s Day. It’s the most romantic day of the year, but if you’re not the romantic type, coming up with date night ideas can be tough. Don’t worry! Navy Pier has been the date night destination of Chicago couples for many years, and we have a few quick ideas that will sweep any Valentine…

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Finding parking downtown can be a hassle—we all know it. It can even be a huge deterrent from going to restaurants or events in the city at all. Well we’re making it easy to go out on the town with our seasonal parking rates! Now until March 23, you can park in the Navy Pier…

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Happy New Year, Chicago! And what a year it’s been! Though we’ve been around for about 98 years now, we’re pretty sure 2013 was the best one yet. (Isn’t that always the way?) We’re so excited for all 2014 has in store, but before we put 2013 to bed, it only seems fitting to take…

Christmas shopping can be stressful, especially when you’re trying to fight crowds to pick up that perfect gift for everyone on your list. If you’re worrying about what to get who, don’t fret! We’ve got some ideas that will please even the hardest person to shop for! Navy Pier has tons of attractions and restaurants…

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What with all the attractions and entertainment at Navy Pier— the Crystal Gardens to the IMAX theatre, fine dining, and so much more—it can be easy to forget that Navy Pier is, first and foremost, a pier! And what are piers perfect for? Why, for fishing of course! That’s why around this time of year,…

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Happy Labor Day, Chicago! If you’re not traveling or at a barbecue today, why not bring the family down to Navy Pier for some end of summer fun! Today is the end of a lot of great summer activities at Navy Pier. The last performances of the amazing Cirque Shanghai: Dragon’s Thunder are today at…

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Navy Pier has proven once again to be the summer destination for weekly Fireworks here in Chicago! Every Wednesday and Saturday during the summer, Navy Pier lights up Chicago with an incomparable spectacle of Fireworks perfectly synchronized with music. Navy Pier is closing out this summer with one last fireworks show this Saturday, August 31st…

Shoreline Sightseeing’s Last Brew Cruise

With summer coming to close, there is no time to waste!  It’s time to squeeze out that last bit of summertime by going on a cruise! Not just any cruise though, a Shoreline Sightseeing Brew Cruise! We can’t think of a better way to close out the summer than by relaxing on a boat, drinking…