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Holiday Things to Do in Chicago: Winter WonderFest

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Holiday Things to Do in Chicago: Winter WonderFest

Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier: Thrills Without the Chills

Let the kids play some of that excess holiday energy out at Chicago's Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier. Open through January 6, this holiday tradition takes the chills out of winter excitement - it's a fully indoor attraction! Along with a huge ice skating rink, you'll find inflatable rides, high-speed carnival rides, and plenty of holiday-themed activities like cookie decorating and visits with Santa. Tickets start at $20 for adults and $10 for kids, with special packages for families and groups.


What Is There to Do at Winter WonderFest in Chicago?

Discover 170,000 square feet of indoor fun in a whimsical winter wonderland that's decked out for the holidays. Highlights of this year's attraction include:


  • Giant inflatable slides
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Carnival rides
  • Festive Kringle carousel
  • Indoor ice skating rink
  • Arctic Express train ride
  • Holiday Village
  • Photo opps galore
  • Cookie decorating in the Cookie Cottage
  • Bumper cars
  • Giant snowman bounce house
  • Climbing walls
  • Giant rocking chair
  • Tube racing slides
  • Winter-rules mini golf
  • Jingle Gym Jr. (for toddlers and small kids)
  • Visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus
  • Huge Christmas tree and tons of decorations
  • Hot cocoa and holiday refreshments
  • … plus much more!


Navy Pier Hotel Near the Festive Holiday Fun in Chicago

Planning a big city getaway for the holidays this year? Chicago sparkles in the wintertime like no place else, and you can stay in the heart of downtown at our River North hotel. We're located 1.7 miles from Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier, and are connected to theMart - which means you can access public transportation train lines without getting out into the weather! It's the perfect choice for a winter getaway. Explore all the festive things to do in Chicago this season and book your holiday escape today!

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