Chicago Events – Neighborhoods of the World at Navy Pier

Celebrate Chicago’s Neighborhoods of the World

Italy. Brazil. China. Poland. Travel around the globe without leaving Chicago at Neighborhoods of the World. This unique event series takes place every Sunday at Navy Pier, with special activities and performances that celebrate the diverse cultural makeup of the city.

Seven Weeks of Cultural Tributes

Every Sunday from February 12 through March 26, you’ll find a lively celebration of one of Chicago’s many ethnic communities. Enjoy traditional dance performances, lively folk music, crafts, and vibrant cuisine. Admission is free and the event changes every week.

2017 Neighborhoods of the World Schedule

  • February 12: Celebrate Chinese New Year
  • February 19: Celebrate Poland
  • February 26: Celebrate Brazil’s Carnival
  • March 5: Celebrate Italy
  • March 12: Celebrate Lithuania
  • March 19: Celebrate Mexico
  • March 26: Celebrate Greece

Navy Pier, Chicago’s #1 Tourist Attraction

Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is a 50-acre collection of restaurants, parks, shops, family attractions, and exhibition halls. It’s located within walking distance from our nearby hotel.

River North Hotel Near Navy Pier

Stay nearby the action at Neighborhoods of the World and other Chicago events when you make your booking at our award-winning hotel. Our guests enjoy an excellent location in River North, along with appealing amenities including a rooftop pool, free Wi-Fi, and on-site dining at Pizzeria Ora. Make your reservations today!


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