Winter Wonderfest no longer free

The entrance to the Christmas major attraction of Chicago will cost $ 5, plus you have to buy wristband for access to attractions. From December 5, 2014 to January 11, 2015.


CHICAGO – The 14th annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier! Beginning December 5, 2014 through January 12, 2015, visit Chicago’s coolest, biggest and best indoor winter playground keeps building excitement with more than 170,000 square feet of fun including new rides, attractions and entertainment.


PNC Bank Winter WonderFest welcomes new attractions this year including Wintertube, a 15-foot tall dual lane snow tubing hill and Toboggan Tunnel, a dual lane sled ride on rollers. Both will be great ways to race your friends throughout this winter extravaganza!


Plus, guests will have the opportunity to take memorable holiday photos in a life-sized, 15-foot tall snow globe – Snowglobe Live! Also new to PNC Bank Winter WonderFest will be Winter Rules Mini Golf, a polar themed mini golf course. Come putt your way past igloos, polar bears and penguins in this five-hole mini golf course.


Of course, returning this year is the wildly popular Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink. Then, after hopping off the ice, be sure to take a look at all of what Winter WonderFest has to offer while riding our 50-foot high indoor Ferris wheel. This is just the beginning of the rides, games and fun to be had at this year’s winter extravaganza.


Plus, there will be plenty of photo opportunities including on our massive Holiday Howdy Horse and in front of our 42-foot high decorative tree!


PNC Bank Winter WonderFest is open December 5, 2014 – January 12, 2014 on Sundays - Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Special hours are as follows:

December 17 & 18: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

December 24: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

December 25: CLOSED

December 31 & January 1: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.


All attendees, ages two and up, must have a purchased ticket for entrance. There are two types of tickets: General Admission Tickets and Activity Tickets. Save even more when you buy tickets in advance online. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.navypier.com.


A General Admission Ticket is $5 and includes admission into Winter WonderFest plus access to attractions Kringle Carousel, Reindeer Express Train Ride, Jingle Jym Jr. and photo opportunities Snowglobe Live! and Holiday Howdy Horse.


Save more than 30% when you visit Winter WonderFest on special Deal Days and buy in advance online. Activity Tickets are just $19 ($17 online) on Deal Days (December 5, 8-12, 15-19 and January 5-9) and $25 ($22.50 online) on Standard Days (every Saturday and Sunday plus December 22 – January 4). Activity Tickets include event admission and more than 25 rides and activities including Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating with skate rental. Height and other restrictions may apply to certain rides.


There’s even more reason to visit Navy Pier with discounted parking rates in Navy Pier Garages. Save from 24% up to 33% on parking every day in the East and West Garages through March 22. Rates are $14 Monday through Thursday and $19 Friday through Sunday.


For a complete list of event details and information please visit www.navypier.com.





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