Category Archives: Things to do in Chicago

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Red has been done—let’s paint the town pinot! Anything but your average wine tasting, Pinot Days is the largest gathering of pinot noir producers in the world, and this weekend it returns once more to our picturesque Lakeview Terrace. This Saturday, April 26, 60 wine producers from across the country will gather right here at…

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The city of Chicago certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to art and culture, and this weekend, Navy Pier is your best bet to find the greatest variety of it in one convenient location. History buffs, casual admirers, and art collectors alike will flock to our Festival Hall as The Palm Beach Show Group brings…

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Shoreline Sightseeing is bringing out its pot of gold: the St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruise! The cruise gives you the best seat in the city to see the Chicago River up close in all its green glory—right from the river itself! The holiday is less than a month away, and tickets for this popular tour…

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Love is in the air…and in the water! Everyone loves chocolate and roses, but this Valentine’s Day, plan a little extra romantic something for your sweetheart. Get on board a magnificent ship cruising breathtaking Lake Michigan this Valentine’s Day! Odyssey’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise on February 14th will not disappoint. The Odyssey offers a special…

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Does the latest Chicago cold snap have you dreaming about spring? Mark your calendar and get discounted tickets online today for the 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show presented by Mariano’s, coming to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall March 15-23! The show appeals to gardeners and want-to-be gardeners of all ages and abilities. This year’s “Do…

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Yes, it’s true. Santa can hustle. In fact, there are a whole lot of Santas in Chicago that can hustle! Thousands of Santas will hit Soldier Field on December 7 at 9 a.m. ready to run, jog, or walk in a Santa hat, beard, and special Dri-FIT shirt with a custom holiday design! It’s the…

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Are you a hardcore Navy Pier IMAX fan? Do you watch the Bears game at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier every weekend? Does the idea of a Cheezborger make your mouth water? Then you know that Navy Pier has so many things to offer that it’s so easy to spend a whole day here…

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Children of all ages want and need to spend time with parents and friends, why not use this time in an activity that is loads of fun and works your brain, which is a muscle after all – playing board games! The mission of Games for Educators,* a joint venture between the Chicago Toy and…

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Christmas is right around the corner, and kids’ toys possibilities are endless. Will they want what they see on TV, or will they want what their friends have? How will they choose?! Well, we have the perfect solution. Bring your family to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) and let your little ones play,…

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There are a few days coming up soon that remind us to be thankful for all those men and women who have served to protect the United States. With the United States Marine Corps birthday coming up on November 10 and Veteran’s Day on November 11, we wanted to take a little time to thank…