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The Great American Lobster Fest
August 16-17 Lobster lovers unite at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom and East End Plaza for two days of fresh live lobster flown in daily from the East Coast, an impressive music line-up of 27 bands, rock-climbing wall, games and cold beverages. This one-of-a-kind family festival also promises the best place to watch the jets fly overhead during the Chicago Air & Water Show and Navy Pier’s Saturday 10:15 p.m. fireworks show. With seafood, “landfood” and the Lobster Hero Challenge – 30 pounds of lobster for a group special, make sure you get your tickets today for The Great American Lobster Fest. Limited Time Offer! Use code HookUp5NP for $5 off entry with lobster meal and code HookUp15NP for $15 off VIP tickets.
Final Weeks of Cirque Shanghai: Warriors
Only four weeks remain to experience edge-of-your-seat excitement with Cirque Shanghai: Warriors! Featuring the largest Cirque Shanghai cast to ever visit the U.S., Warriors combines impressive acrobatics with the martial prowess of Chinese Kung Fu and Wu Shu masters. Nearing the end of its ninth consecutive summer season, performances run through Monday, September 1 at Navy Pier’s Pepsi® Skyline Stage®. All kids are $15.50. Save $10 on Adult Emperor’s Court Tickets with code SAVE10, limit of nine.
Summer Fireworks
Spectacular Navy Pier fireworks choreographed to music dazzle the night sky over the lakefront every Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10:15 p.m., now through August 30. Whether viewing from the dock, in the Landshark Beer Garden, or on board a cruise, it’s the perfect way to end your day at Navy Pier.
Rise & Shine Weekends
Rise and shine and spend your weekend mornings at Navy Pier for 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Yoga and Zumba classes, now through August 31! Every Saturday, stretch to Yoga classes on the lawn in North Polk Bros Park. Every Sunday, move to Zumba classes on the Rooftop Terrace with the beautiful Chicago skyline as your motivation to burn some calories. Classes are taught by instructors from Fitness Formula Club and are $10. Participants may receive $5 parking at Navy Pier Garages with validation at the class.
Morning Show Comedians
You watch them every morning. Now, see Chicago’s very own WGN-TV Morning News personalities Mike Toomey, Pat Tomasulo and Ana Belaval live on stage as Navy Pier Four Star Comedy presents Morning Show Comedians on Friday, September 5 at Pepsi® Skyline Stage. Energetic Ana Belaval, sarcastic Pat Tomasulo and headliner Mike Toomey’s quick wit promise an evening of non-stop laughter and hilarious stand-up comedy. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 1. Limited Time Offer! Use code SV9WGN for $9 off VIP Tickets (includes premium seating and meet-and-greet opportunity) and SV5WGN for $5 off Main Floor Tickets.
Air & Water Show Dining Cruises
Experience a Chicago tradition from our perspective! Splash aboard the Spirit of Chicago and see the Chicago Air & Water Show from the best seats in the city - from the water! As you watch the high-flying adventure of the Blue Angels and jets, you'll be treated to a reimagined buffet, dancing, interactive emcee entertainment and spectacular skyline views! Lunch and dinner cruises are available aboard Odyssey
, Mystic Blue or Spirit of Chicago the entire weekend, Friday, August 15 through Sunday, August 17.
Kids, Find Your Funny Bone
Get seriously silly at the Laugh Shack, Chicago Children’s Museum’s pop-up comedy club just for kids! Hit the stage and showcase what you’ve got using cue cards, joke lists and rubber chickens as inspiration. Whatever your sense of humor – from the prankster to the comedian – you’ll find it all right here. The Laugh Shack is open during museum hours now through September 1 and is included with admission.
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