Category Archives: Winter Wonderfest

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Hey Moms and Dads!  Are your kids already out for winter break or still in school this week, but already showing signs of early “cabin fever”? Winter WonderFest is just the right amount of fun and energy release that those kids need! Navy Pier has you covered! TODAY and TOMORROW ONLY – Monday, Dec. 19…

Extreme Ferris Wheelin' at Navy Pier!

We’ve all heard about, or possibly even seen or known someone who is a Polar Bear. No, not an actual furry animal from the Arctic Ocean, but someone who delights in the sting and burn of the cold on their bare skin! Every year, the Polar Bears take the plunge into Lake Michigan. That’s right; they…

Chicago Blackhawks "Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience" Sweepstakes

Navy Pier and the Chicago Blackhawks have teamed up to offer an unbeatable and unforgettable Blackhawks experience to one lucky winner and three friends! During Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier (Presented by Bank of America) from now until to Jan. 8, 2012, enter the sweepstakes by “Liking” Navy Pier on Facebook. It’s that easy and…

Navy Pier Free Trolley

One of the lesser known services offered by Navy Pier is also one of the most cost effective because it’s FREE!  Navy Pier offers a free trolley to and from many of the most popular locations in Chicago. This service runs year round, but has exclusive hours during this most wonderful time of year! If…

Monday Movie Matinee at Navy Pier

From classic to quirky, enjoy your favorite holiday films at the Winter WonderStage! After all, what is the holiday season without the holiday movies you watched over and over as a child? Well, Winter WonderFest will be showing your favorite holiday films every Monday at 2 p.m. on the Winter WonderStage! We’ve all got classic…

Winter WonderFest Begins!

Navy Pier is celebrating the 11th Annual Winter WonderFest beginning at 10 am today! Winter may be a season of change, but it’s also a season of tradition! Don’t miss one of Chicago’s favorite holiday traditions, here to spread the joy from December 2, 2011 until January 8, 2012 at Navy Pier! Discounted parking rates are currently…

Goldstar.com Chicago Navy Pier Winter WonderFest

The holiday season is filled with cheer and events that will create long lasting memories… but this fun can sometimes put a strain on your wallet. Luckily, Navy Pier has teamed up with Goldstar.com to bring you an all-inclusive night of fun during Navy Pier’s Winter WonderFest (LINK). Winter WonderFest will be closed to the…

Winter WonderStage

Do you have the winter blahs? Well Navy Pier has the winter pop, rock, funk and soul! Visit Navy Pier and wiggle the winter blues away with live entertainment on the Winter WonderStage located in Winter WonderFest! Party Band Nights 7 pm to 9:30 pm every Friday and Saturday December 2 – January 7 Come…

Navy Pier Winter WonderFest - Best of Guide

If you haven’t been to Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier yet to experience the wonderful assortment of characters, rides and SO much holiday family fun… you might need to grab a hot chocolate and check out this Beginner’s Guide to Winter WonderFest! The 11th Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America at Navy Pier runs…

Santa Arrives at Navy Pier

When do you know that it’s the holiday season and time to hang up your bahumbugs and become a little nicer and a bit more jovial? Does it take a snowflake, the smell of pine pervading the house or is it something much simpler? Is it when you’re sprawled out and completely stuffed, just like…