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2014 Seasonal Events

All events subject to change or cancellation

The Fear Haunted House presents Zombie Containment
October 2 – November 2

Chicago’s ONLY floating haunted house is an aggressive, high scare, interactive haunt by night and a low scare, lights on show during the day. Located at Navy Pier, on a barge in Lake Michigan just north of the Landshark Beer Garden, the zombies await you, Thursdays through Sundays plus Columbus Day. For more information and tickets visit



Friday, October 24: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 25: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 26: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, October 31: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Children ages 12 and under in costume are invited to trick-or-treat through Navy Pier! Candy is provided by Ferrara Candy Company.


Seadog Haunted Tours
Fridays – Sundays, October 4-31

Explore the many spirits, scandals and sins of the Windy City as you experience the lights and frights of Chicago aboard a Seadog cruise. Costumed guides take you on a journey through Chicago’s darker history with spine-tingling tales. For details and tickets click here


SOFA Chicago
November 7 – 9
Festival Hall

SOFA Chicago, the world’s foremost fair devoted to Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design, features 70 international galleries exhibiting an array of ceramics, wood, glass, fiber, jewelry, metal and innovative design. Special exhibits include exciting museum-style presentations. For tickets and information visit


Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 22 – 23
Festival Hall A

Chicago Toy & Game Fair is the only U.S. fair of its kind open to the public. At the two-day fun-filled celebration, discover top trends in toys and games and preview, play and purchase the hottest games on the market – just in time for the holiday season. Visit for details.


PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier
December 5 – January 11
Festival Hall

Packed with family fun, the 14th annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier is Chicago’s biggest and best indoor winter playground featuring 170,000 square feet of rides, giant slides and Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink. General Admission and Activity Tickets on sale soon! Visit for full event details.


Landshark Beer Garden

Unwind with food and drink at the Landshark Beer Garden, Chicago’s best beer garden, in this idyllic lakefront location. Come sit back, relax and enjoy those cool autumn lake breezes. Open through October, weather-permitting. Visit



Shoreline Sightseeing Cruises

Chicago’s history, architecture and skyline are showcased on a variety of Shoreline Sightseeing lake and river cruises. Choose from 75-minute Architecture River Tours (April 10 – October 30) and 40-minute Classic Lake Tours (May 1 – October 1). Visit or call 312-222-9328 to book today.

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