Category Archives: Things to do in Chicago

If you’ve been thinking about traveling around the globe just to see the world’s best sculptures, objects, functional art and design, you no longer have to. This November, the world’s foremost Sculptures Objects Functional Art + Design Fair (SOFA CHICAGO) is back and happening right here in the great city of Chicago at Navy Pier on…

October is a magical time in Chicago—leaves changing, the weather cooling, and wicked Halloween events all across the city.  Luckily, we can make your Halloween party choice easy for you this year. With the Masquerade Ball at Navy Pier on October 31, your hardest decision will be wondering what to wear. The Masquerade Ball will…

The leaves are changing colors. Sweaters are back in style. Pumpkin spice is in the air. We are now in full-fledge fall mode here in Chicago, one of our favorite times of year. And what better way to celebrate this season, than by sharing it with you? That’s why, to help you jump in on…

There’s a party happening at Navy Pier. Consider this your formal invitation.   EDM (that’s Electronic Dance Music for the older folks) sensation Skrillex will headline Festival Hall on Saturday, October 18 with special guests A$AP Ferg and Valentino Khan. Presented by Chicago-based concert promoter and production company React Presents, this 16+ show (21+ for…

The season of ghouls and goblins is upon us as October creeps up on Navy Pier. And while you may find plenty of these ghastly creatures ringing your doorbell for treats on the 31st, there will be a whole other kind of undead out on our waters. The Fear at Navy Pier presents Zombie Containment…

The leaves are changing, the temperatures are cooling, and you’re dusting off your sweaters and scarves.  Fall is officially upon us, and Shoreline Sightseeing Cruises has followed suit.  Sure, pumpkin carving and jumping in leaves are fall staples, but drinking cider and eating brats on Lake Michigan will guarantee the most fun you’ll have all…

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…

The end of summer spells cooler weather, colorful leaves and football season! What more do you need than the Chicago Bears, tailgating, and easy transportation? Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier offers fantastic deals and opportunities throughout the entire season to ensure that you’re living the life every football fan deserves. The tailgate party at…

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…

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, located at Navy Pier, has produced award-winning shows and has blossomed into an entertainment powerhouse of Chicago. Immerse yourself in the storytelling genius of Shakespeare this fall, as you sit back, relax, and enjoy some iambic pentameter. Chicago Shakespeare Theater will be hosting the world premiere of Since I Suppose, a pedestrian-based…