Navy Pier - Chicago's Lakefront Playground!Chicago's playground on Lake Michigan since 1916, Navy Pier features lakefront attractions, entertainment, parks, live music, promenades, shops, restaurants, fireworks, cruises, exhibitions and festive events. Take a cruise boat ride from Navy Pier's South Dock and see the sights along Lake Michigan, or hop on the historic Ferris Wheel and enjoy sweeping views of the city. From the Chicago Children's Museum to Pepsi Skyline Stage, Navy Pier is the place in Chicago to play, shop, eat and explore the beauty of Lake Michigan. For Navy Pier attractions and hotels, visit www.navypier.com.
Chicago Luxury Hotel Near Navy Pier -Located 4 blocks from Navy Pier in downtown Chicago, the Avenue Crowne Plaza Hotel and Suites Chicago Downtown is an urban boutique hotel with Chicago style and spirit! A refreshing mix of high-tech hospitality and friendly Chicago personality, this contemporary downtown Chicago hotel is the perfect retreat for family vacations and business travel. The hotel offers beautiful rooms and suites with views of the city and Lake Michigan, meeting and event space, business center, concierge, rooftop pool, fitness club, spa services, and casual Euro-style dining. Enjoy breakfast with panoramic views at the Sky Lounge or swing by the Castle & Elephant Pub, serving British food and world beers on tap. The Avenue is Chicago's coolest near Navy Pier!
Navy Pier Entertainment -Navy Pier is Chicago's ultimate entertainment hot spot. Enjoy live music, summer concerts, shows and performances - dancers, acrobats, theater, blues, jazz, and rock 'n roll - at the Pepsi Skyline Stage. Catch explosive 3D films at the Navy Pier IMAX Theatre, featuring Chicago's largest flat movie screen. Experience the plays of William Shakespeare at Navy Pier's courtyard Chicago Shakespeare Theater - home of Shakespeare in Chicago. Enjoy musical and theatrical performances by the Pier Pranksters Navy Pier's mascot Patch. Catch events and cultural celebrations featuring music and dance from around the globe. During summer, the Beer Garden presents live rock, blues, salsa, soul, and R & B music on the Bud Light Stage. Fireworks light up the lakefront on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
Navy Pier Shopping and Dining -Navy Pier is Chicago's liveliest shopping and dining destination. Sample mouthwatering Chicago cuisine at the food court in the Family Pavilion. Dine at wonderful lakefront restaurants, such as Bubba Gump, Capi's Italian Kitchen, Charlie's Ale House and Billy Goat Tavern. Shop for everything from souvenirs to sunglasses at the shops at the Family Pavilion and along the Arcade, like Build-A-Bear Workshop and A Silver Lining.
Navy Pier Boat Rides, Tours & Cruises -Enjoy a Lake Michigan adventure aboard the boats and vessels docked at Navy Pier's Dock Street - from speedboats boats to schooners. Cruise the lake on the 70-foot-long Seadogs - the fastest speedboats in the country - offering adventure and architectural tours. Take a 30-minute skyline tour on a Shoreline Sightseeing boat and experience Chicago's lakefront and marvels of modern architecture, or hop on their water taxis to Chicago attractions. Enjoy private charters and cruises on the Star of Chicago, Evening Star, and Tall Ship Windy, Navy Pier's 148-foot, four-masted schooner. Join the liveliest parties on Lake Michigan on Spirit of Chicago with lunch, brunch and dinner sightseeing cruises with DJs and live cabaret. Enjoy luxurious dinner and midnight cruises with gourmet dining and live entertainment on Odyssey and Mystic Blue.
Avenue Crowne Plaza Chicago Magnificent Mile
160 East Huron, Chicago, Illinois 60611Contact: 312-787-2900 | Fax: 312-787-6093