Activity Ticket for One to the 14th Annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier (Up to 42% Off)

Navy Pier

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In a Nutshell

Chicago’s indoor winter playground with ice-skating rink, ferris wheel, hang glider, spinning cocoa cups, carousel, and playland for kids

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Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for date purchased. Paid value not valid after event dates. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier is a gated event; all guests must purchase an activity ticket or general admission ticket for entry. Click here for information on general admission tickets.

$11 for one weekday activity ticket ($19 value). Choose from the following dates:

  • Friday, December 5
  • Monday, December 8
  • Tuesday, December 9
  • Wednesday, December 10
  • Thursday, December 11
  • Friday, December 12
  • Monday, December 15
  • Tuesday, December 16
  • Wednesday, December 17
  • Thursday, December 18
  • Friday, December 19
  • Monday, January 5
  • Tuesday, January 6
  • Wednesday, January 7
  • Thursday, January 8
  • Friday, January 9

$17.50 for one weekend day activity ticket ($25 value). Choose from the following dates:

  • Saturday, December 6
  • Sunday, December 7
  • Saturday, December 13
  • Sunday, December 14

Guests receive rental ice skates for the Chicago Blackhawks indoor rink as well as access to the festival’s attractions, including 50-foot indoor Ferris wheel, an inflatable bounce house shaped like a huge snowman, and a visit and photo with Santa (December only). Hours vary by day; see Winter WonderFest’s dates and hours here.

Winter Wonderfest

Winter Wonderfest transforms Navy Pier into a festive paradise with rides, games, and winter attractions. The pinnacle of the event is the Chicago Blackhawks indoor ice-skating rink, which grants visitors with 170,000 square feet of smooth ice to carve up to their hearts’ content. The ice rink isn’t the only lofty attraction, however—a 42-foot holiday tree dressed in sparkling lights and colorful ornaments complements the radiant lighting of a 50-foot-high indoor Ferris wheel. Adrenaline-pumping rides abound, from inflatable fun such as the Arctic Plunge inflatable slide and the Snowman Bouncer to Zero Gravity, which tilts adventurous riders at a 45-degree angle. For younger visitors, a classic carousel lined with painted animals gently spins as aromas waft from the Pepsi Create-A-Cookie Cottage, which invites little ones to decorate their own sugar cookies with frosting and sprinkles.

Navy Pier

Originally part of architect Daniel Burnham's ambitious "Plan of Chicago" drafted in 1909, Navy Pier was designed to handle both recreational and freight traffic for the burgeoning metropolis. Its role quickly changed when it began serving as a barracks and training facility during two World Wars—it earned its nickname because of the more than 200 planes that littered the lake bottom around the pier, lost during exercises and sunk to intimidate fish with military technology. In the decades that followed, the pier was home to a University of Illinois campus, a convention center, and a venue for citywide festivals before falling into disuse. This ended in 1989, when the state moved to transform the venerable pier into one of Chicago's foremost attractions.

Reopened in 1995, the revamped Navy Pier boasts 50 acres of parks, restaurants, shops, and entertainment, scenically located along Lake Michigan and the mouth of the Chicago River. Other attractions include a towering IMAX screen that shows educational films and Hollywood blockbusters, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, which treats audiences to bold stagings of the Bard's greatest hits. In the past year, Navy Pier has undergone significant renovation and re-imagining as well.

Customer Reviews

My family enjoyed every moment of this event and we're planning on attending again!!
Tanika C. · 2 hours ago
Great family fun. Very nice.
Alaina H. · 6 hours ago
We had a great time. Fun outing!
Tasha S. · 15 hours ago
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    Navy Pier

    600 East Grand Avenue

    Chicago, IL 60611

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