Category Archives: Navy Pier Attractions

Cirque Shanghai

Oh, that winning feeling. As much as everyone loves a great deal, there’s nothing like getting things for free. Last month, Cirque Shanghai  doled out a 4-pack of tickets to one lucky Cirque fan. That fan became the proud winner of a premium prize package that included four Emperor’s Court tickets, four Lakefront Shoreline tour…

BIGart at Navy Pier!

Navy Pier’s Gateway Park is full of beautiful trees, lots of space for your picnic lunches, a beautiful fountain , and some of the biggest and most spectacular art in the city! Our BIGart exhibit has been wowing audiences since last summer with its amazing collection of large-scale public sculptures from some of the most…

Out Late at Navy Pier

We’re one of Chicago’s favorite spots, especially for families looking for a little daytime fun. But what about those of us who want to have a little fun when the sun goes down? Let the Pier after dark be your playground! Navy Pier restaurants, bars, and theaters are all open late during the summer season…

The Fourth of July at Navy Pier!

The Fourth of July is almost here and you’re in the best city in the world for celebrating: Chicago! Last year’s big Windy City Independence Day celebration was pretty spectacular, but we’ve gotten the inside scoop that this year’s festivities, including everyone’s favorite fireworks display at Navy Pier, will be bigger and better than ever…

Summer Exhibits at CCM!

Summer is every kid’s favorite time of year. Warm weather, no homework, and tons of free time—sounds good to us! But while Mom and Dad would like the kids to get out of the house and into the backyard, kids have their own ideas on the best ways to spend summer vacation, and yes, that…

Inner Voices | CST

Sometimes the division between dreams and reality isn’t so clear-cut. If you’re Alberto Saporito, the title character of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s new play, Inner Voices, the division hardly exists at all. And that’s a pretty scary thing. Travel back in time with us and witness a man’s vivid dreams quickly turned into reality with Inner…

The Footwear Event 2013 | Navy Pier

Get ready to gear up and put your running shoes on, Chicago retailers— the Footwear Event 2013 is on its way to Chicago! Running June 23-26, the Footwear Event is a one-of-a-kind expo that provides shoe retailers and brands with the chance to showcase their latest styles and innovative designs at your very own Navy…

NLDA Summer Show | Navy Pier

Are you in the Travel Industry? If so, this is one event you CANNOT miss. The National Luggage Dealers Association is hosting its 10th Annual Summer Luggage, Gift, & Travel Goods Show at Navy Pier on June 20-21, the perfect event for industry professionals and travelers alike! This show is one of the largest of…

Family Guy at Gateway Park

Yes, it may be a little irreverent and sometimes the pop cultural references go over your head, but most of us have a place in our hearts for Family Guy, that hit Sunday night cartoon about a family of misfits from the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island. There’s certainly no doubting Family Guy’s commercial…

Navy Pier Intern's Experience

Being a summer intern at Navy Pier, I have been able to experience several aspects of the Pier in the summer time. Recently, my fellow intern and I were able to partake in a Shoreline Cruise. Being 21 years old, when I thought of an architecture cruise, I thought of boring useless information about buildings…