Navy Pier celebrates 100th birthday

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Navy Pier
(FILE) Navy Pier.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Navy Pier - a Chicago landmark -- is celebrating its 100 birthday this week.

A big party is planned for this Friday and includes free birthday cheesecake, a free performance of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" and a fireworks show.

Navy Pier was known as municipal pier when it opened July 15, 1916.