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Navy Pier Kicking Off Memorial Day Weekend With Return Of Summer Fireworks

Navy Pier is kicking off its summer fireworks season with a display 10 p.m. Saturday. Shows will continue throughout the summer.

Downtown

A Pixar-Themed Mini-Golf Course Is Coming To Navy Pier This Summer

Golfers from kids to grown-ups can now buy tickets to putt among their favorite Pixar characters.

Downtown

America’s Dog & Burger Joins Vienna Beef Hall of Fame After 26 Years Selling Hot Dogs Across The Country

The family-owned hot dog stand is the 140th business to join the hall of fame. "There's something really special about a guy who owns a restaurant, rolls up his sleeves, and works hard to provide for his family."

Downtown

Chicago Children’s Museum At Navy Pier Hosts Free Family Days Starting Thursday

Navy Pier will offer family-friendly activities and free admission for families with kids up to 10 years old Thursday, April 21 and May 19.

Downtown

Chicago Chefs Band Together To Raise Money For Ukraine At Navy Pier Event

Money raised through the Chicago Cooks For Ukraine event will go to World Central Kitchen, an organization working to feed Ukrainians.

Citywide

Ride Navy Pier’s Famous Ferris Wheel For Free On Monday By Just Showing Off Your Smile

Navy Pier is celebrating the end of Chicago's mask mandate with free Ferris wheel rides Monday.

Downtown

Navy Pier Will Ring In The New Year With Dancing, Drinks And More

Navy Pier's "New Year On The Pier" party will take place at the pier's historic Aon Grand Ballroom and begins at 8 p.m. New Year's Eve.

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Chicago’s Christmas Ship Returning To Navy Pier For Its Annual Tree Delivery

On Saturday, volunteers will unload more than 1,200 Christmas trees from the Mackinaw to be delivered to families across the city.

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Navy Pier Opening ‘Light Up The Lake,’ Indoor Lights Experience For The Holidays

The experience will have more than 600,000 lights, a pub, ice rink and more. It runs Friday through Jan. 2.

Downtown

Navy Pier Is Hosting A 3-Day Halloween Celebration Starting Friday

The festivities will include pumpkin pop-ups, a costume contest, musical performances and family-friendly events.

Downtown

Navy Pier’s Crystal Gardens Are Being Turned Into Virtual Scenery — But Residents Are Pushing Back With A Petition

The free Crystal Gardens will be replaced by a paid virtual space, upsetting some residents. But Navy Pier says the move is necessary to boost businesses there.

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Navy Pier Celebrating Pride At Saturday Event With Live Music, Drag Queen Story Hour And More

Navy Pier is hosting a Price celebration Saturday with a fireworks show, music and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Downtown

No Fireworks At Navy Pier For Fourth Of July This Year — But There Will Be Music, Activities

The pier typically hosts a 15-minute fireworks display that attracts thousands of people from throughout the city.

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Navy Pier Will Start Reopening April 30 With Fireworks Shows, Ferris Wheel Rides And More

The pier has been closed since the fall, when COVID-19 was surging in and around Chicago.

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Navy Pier Closing Again In September As It Faces Staggering Losses From Coronavirus

The iconic spot will temporarily stop all its operations and close the more than 70 small businesses that are housed there. It's expected to reopen in the spring.

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Navy Pier Will Have Fourth Of July Celebrations — But Not Its Famous Fireworks

Thousands of people typically go to Navy Pier on the Fourth of July for the show.

Downtown

Yes, The 606 Trail Is Still Closed — Even Though The Riverwalk, Navy Pier Are Open

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) said he has not received an update from Mayor Lori Lightfoot or the Chicago Park District about when the trail will reopen.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Navy Pier Hosting Blood Drive As Officials Warn Of Shortage During Pandemic

People who try to donate will receive free tickets to the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier, cooler bags and a $5 Amazon gift card.

Downtown

Navy Pier Reopening With Restrictions Amid Coronavirus

The Ferris wheel remains closed, but there will be outdoor dining, tour boat rides and more.

Downtown

The Navy Pier Flyover’s Northern End Is An Ice-Choked Hazard. Are Trail Closures The New Normal?

“Models show that lake levels are likely to remain high through this year, and so, at least in the near term future we’re going to be dealing with this," a Chicago Park District official said.

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