Halloween is celebrated at Navy Pier, on the Chicago lakefront during the month of October. The cruise lines that sail from Navy Pier are offering special tours featuring some of the haunted history of Chicago and of the Great Lakes during the fall of 2010. Tall Ship Windy and Seadog Tours are both offering haunted tours this season. In addition, there are fireworks cruises on Saturday nights. Harry Caray’s and Shoreline Cruises have teamed for a special tailgate and water taxi to the Bears games.
Tall Ship Windy
The Tall Ship Windy is offering a sailing trip and story-telling on Lake Michigan for Halloween. The 14 foot replica schooner is the perfect venue to sail the dark waters and listen to tales of ghost ships of past times on the Great Lakes.
Orion Couling is a Chicago area historian, playwright and storyteller who will reveal the dark and dastardly tales of the mysterious Spirit Ships and Haunted Harbors. The Spirit Ships and Haunted Harbors tour is the last sail of the day, at 7:00 p.m.
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Seadog Tours Haunted Tours
Seadog Tours offer Haunted Tours at Navy Pier from the yellow speedboats that tour the lakefront and Chicago River. Seadog is featuring an architecture tour at night-time that tells the stories of some of Chicago’s ghastly secrets.
The architecture tours of Chicago are a fantastic way to see the city and to learn about the history of the buildings. The Haunted Tours combine sightseeing with a special twist for Halloween.
Tour guides in Halloween costumes highlight Chicago’s historic infamous massacres and supernatural occurrences. The also talk of the haunting tales that plague the towering John Hancock Building. Haunted Tours run on Friday Saturday and Sunday through October 31, 2010. The Haunted Tour starts at 7:00 p.m Prices start at $14.95 for children and $26.95 for adults.
Shoreline Cruises and Harry Caray’s Tailgate and Water Taxi
Shoreline cruises water taxi is partnering with Harry Caray’s at Navy Pier for a tailgate party and a water taxi to the Bears games. Enjoy the tailgate party at Harry Caray’s and take the Shoreline Water Taxi to the Museum Campus, which is a short walk away from the football games at Soldier Field. After the game,Shoreline transports fans back to Harry Caray’s for a post-game tailgate party and a game of bags.
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In addition to the haunted tours, Mystic and Odyssey Cruise Lines are offering fireworks cruses on selected dates. Navy Pier will present fireworks on Saturday nights in October.
Please see the Navy Pier website for additional information about the fall and Hallowween cruises.
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