Category Archives: Neighborhoods of the World

Chicago has residents from almost every country around the globe, making it an absolute melting pot of cultures and ethnicities—and we think that’s something to celebrate! Over the past two months, we’ve been slowly weaving a rich, colorful tapestry made up of the diverse ethnic communities of Chicago at Neighborhoods of the World presented by…

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Navy Pier knows that Chicago is bursting with culture of all kinds. To embrace and celebrate Chicago’s diversity, Navy Pier presents its fourth annual Neighborhoods of the World presented by ComEd! In the Crystal Gardens every Sunday through April 13, join Navy Pier in a weekly celebration of a different culture from around the globe…

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It’s no surprise that Navy Pier offers seasonal festivals and cultural events year round, but did you know you could celebrate numerous diverse ethnic communities without the hassle and expense of traveling across the globe? What if someone told you this celebration isn’t just one day, but that it’s actually eight weeks long?  We know…

A Greek Journey in the Windy City | Neighborhoods of the World

We’re sad to say it, but it’s time to face the facts. After another brilliant run at Navy Pier, our Neighborhoods of the World celebration series is coming to a close this Sunday, April 7. We can’t begin to express how proud we are of the diversity Navy Pier has been able to showcase during…

Africa In Chicago | Neighborhoods of the World

With its rich history and large African American population, Bronzeville is a neighborhood like no other so we thought it was about time that we celebrated its culture here at Navy Pier! For the past month and a half, we’ve been hosting Neighborhoods of the World celebrations each Sunday. We love them because they give…

Philippine Fest Chicago | Neighborhoods of the World

If you haven’t been down to Navy Pier yet for Neighborhoods of the World, what are you waiting for?! Our third annual cultural celebration began on February 17 and continues through April 7, featuring the performances, art, and food of many different Chicago neighborhoods. Plus, each Sunday’s events are free! Next on the docket is…

Amazing India | Neighborhoods of the World

There’s no need to hop a plane to the other side of the world when all of India’s splendors can be enjoyed right here in Chicago without having to eat, pray, or love anything (unless you want to of course). Anyone familiar with Devon Avenue on Chicago’s Northside has experienced the neighborhood’s vibrant colors, delicious…

Celebrate Lithuanian Independence | Neighborhoods of the World

Come celebrate Lithuanian Independence with Navy Pier this Sunday, March 10 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Crystal Gardens!  Yes, it’s time for another Sunday full of Neighborhoods of the World festivities and we’ve got all the reason to celebrate here in Chicago! Believe it or not, our city possesses the largest Lithuanian…

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago

Navy Pier is always proud to celebrate the rich tapestry of Chicago’s diverse ethnic communities, which is why we’re so excited to be holding our third annual cultural tribute, Neighborhoods of the World! Over the course of eight Sundays, the public will have the chance to come to Navy Pier’s beautiful Crystal Gardens for an…

Bell’Italia | Neighborhoods of the World

“When in Rome,” or should we say, “When on Taylor Street.” Although Chicago is thousands of miles from Italy, we’re proud to have a little taste of Italian culture right here on Taylor Street AND at Navy Pier this Sunday during Neighborhoods of the World! If you’ve never been to Taylor Street, now’s the time…