Attractions and Rides
Admission and Hours
Promotions and Discounts
New Years Eve
|‘Tis the season to have too much fun! Save Four Ways This Year: Any Online Purchase, Special Discount Days, Reduced Parking Every Day and the Free Parking Four Pack!
Purchase Winter WonderFest activity wristbands in advance online and save! No service fees apply.
INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY WRISTBANDS
NO SERVICE CHARGES APPLY WHEN YOU BUY ONLINE! BUY IN ADVANCE AND SAVE!
Premium Wristband (includes indoor ice skating)
$20 at box office / $19 online
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Regular Wristband (excludes indoor ice skating)
$16 at box office / $15 online
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FAMILY FOUR-PACK WRISTBANDS – ONLINE ONLY!
Available for purchase online only. Does NOT include free parking. All four wristbands must be used on the same date of your visit. Click here to view reduced parking rates at Navy Pier.
(The Free Parking Package is available only for purchase at the event box office on the day of your visit* 11/30/2012 – 1/6/2013. *Subject to availability in self-park garages on Navy Pier).
$58 Family Four Premium Pack (includes indoor ice skating)
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$45 Family Four Regular Pack (excludes indoor ice skating)
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WINTER WONDERFEST PLUS NAVY PIER ATTRACTIONS
Save 15% - 24% !
Combine your visit to Winter WonderFest with a ride on the outdoor 150-foot high Ferris wheel, Amazing Chicago Funhouse Maze, Chicago Children’s Museum and Navy Pier IMAX Theatre. These special packages are available online and at the Winter WonderFest box office.
$29 Premium Wristband, Amazing Chicago and Ferris wheel
$29 Premium Wristband, Chicago Children’s Museum and Ferris wheel
$29 Premium Wristband, IMAX Theatre and Ferris wheel
Click here to purchase these packages
Redeem online print-at-home tickets at the Winter WonderFest box office to receive activity wristbands and attraction admission vouchers. A wristband purchase is required to participate in the activities inside the event, but not required for admission to the event. Winter WonderFest Premium activity wristband (including ice skating) is valid any day, 11/30/12 – 1/6/13. An admission voucher is required for all other attractions. Ferris wheel, Amazing Chicago Funhouse Maze, Chicago Children’s Museum and IMAX Theatre admission vouchers expire 2/28/13. Amazing Chicago is best suited for guests 5 years and older and is open during Navy Pier operating hours. Chicago Children’s Museum operating hours vary; visit www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org for more information on hours. Navy Pier IMAX Theatre voucher is valid for admission to one hour IMAX documentary films only and the schedule varies. Visit www.imax.com/chicago for the current film schedule. The 150-foot high Ferris wheel is located outside in Pier Park and operates year-round, weather permitting, during Navy Pier operating hours. These packages are not valid with any other offer.
FREE PARKING PACKS* - BOX OFFICE ONLY!
The Free Parking Package includes four wristbands (regular or premium) plus free parking at Navy Pier for one low price. ONLY available for purchase at the Winter WonderFest box office on the day of your visit. Terms Apply.*
The Bank of America Free Parking Package includes four wristbands (regular or premium) plus free parking at Navy Pier for one low price.
Monday through Thursday (Closed Dec. 25)
4 Regular Activity Wristbands and FREE Parking $59 (enter garage before 5 p.m.) After 5 p.m. rate available weekdays beginning 12/17 $55 (enter garage after 5 p.m.***)
Friday through Sunday
*No Coupon Necessary. Restrictions apply. Parking coupon valid for one self-park vehicle at Navy Pier Garages ON Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Ave.) ONLY. Subject to availability. May not be combined with any other offer, validation or valet rate. Free parking coupon MUST be redeemed on the same date as wristband purchase. Free Parking Pack promotion is only available at the box office inside Winter WonderFest with purchase of four premium or regular wristbands. Must present Navy Pier parking garage ticket to box office upon purchase. After 5:00 PM rates apply only to the time vehicle enters the parking garage and NOT to the time of wristband purchase. Must present parking garage ticket for proof of entry day and time. Do not pay for parking in advance.
***Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America closes at 5 p.m. on December 24.
Seasonal Parking Rates at Navy Pier
Save 25% to 60% on parking every day!
$14 Monday - Thursday before 5 p.m.
$19 Friday - Sunday before 5 p.m.
$10 After 5 p.m. seven days a week
No coupon or validation necessary. May not be combined with any other promotion, validation rate or valet. Valid at Navy Pier garages only, 600 E. Grand Avenue. Discount based on time stamped on parking ticket when vehicle entered the Navy Pier Parking Garage.
Bank of America Credit and Debit Cardholders Discount
Save $1 off individual activity wristbands*
Show your Bank of America credit or debit card at the Winter WonderFest Information Booth to receive a coupon. Present the coupon at the Winter WonderFest ticket booth. This coupon may be combined with the Special Discount Days offer. *Valid 11/30/12 – 1/6/13 for $1 Premium or Regular individual activity wristbands. Limit six.
Present Bank of America ATM, credit or check card and photo ID.
PEPSI® CAN DISCOUNTS
Look for specially marked Pepsi® cans for even deeper discounts to Winter WonderFest!
Special Military Discount
Military can present their valid ID at the Winter WonderFest box office to receive $8 off individual Premium or Regular Activity wristbands. Limit six wristbands.
Holiday Fun in the Sun Giveaway
Register to win a holiday getaway presented by American Airlines at Navy Pier! Two Grand Prize Winners will receive round trip, main cabin air transportation to Los Angeles or Miami for winner and companion provided courtesy of American Airlines.
Mark Your Calendars for 2013 Snow Days Chicago at Navy Pier!
Watch as sculptors Kim McCombs and Mike Dillon transform a block of Styrofoam into a carving called “Salute to our Fathers”. Sculpting days will be happen throughout the month of December inside Winter WonderFest, close to the Arctic Ice Skating Rink.
Then, don’t miss Snow Days when professional snow sculptors from around the world will gather at Navy Pier in Gateway Park, January 25 – 27, 2013 to create masterpieces out of 10-foot blocks of man-made snow. Enjoy a snow sculpting competition, snow painting and activities for kids, an all-new interactive snowboarding experience, live entertainment and much more. Click here to learn more about Snow Days Chicago 2013 at Navy Pier.
Hispanic Family Sundays with Pasion, Maxima and Que Buena
Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, 30 and January 6
Located behind the Winter WonderStage
Join Pasion, Maxima and Que Buena near the Winter WonderStage on select Sundays to meet on-air personalities, enter to win prizes and more.
Navy Pier Free Trolley
December 1 – January 6, select dates*
The Navy Pier free trolley provides service between Navy Pier and State street making the following stops on Grand Avenue and Illinois Street: Navy Pier; Peshtigo St.; McClurg Ct.; Fairbanks/Columbus; St. Clair; Michigan Avenue; Rush Street; and State St. Please note limited service dates and hours:
All Saturdays (December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, January 5): 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sundays, December 2, 9: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, December 17 – Thursday, December 20 &
Wednesday, December 26 – Thursday, December 27: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fridays, December 21, 28, January 4: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sundays, December 16, 23, 30, January 6: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve): 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, December 31: 10:00 AM – 12:30 AM
Tuesday, January 1 – Thursday, January 3: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
*No trolley service Monday – Friday, December 3-7 and 10-14 and Christmas Day (December 25)
Dock Street Trolley
Experience all of Navy Pier with special trolley service on select dates of Winter WonderFest. The trolley will travel along the South Dock (Dock Street) between the west and east ends of Navy Pier.
Fridays – Sundays only
December 21 – 23, 28 – 30 and January 4 - 6
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
New Year's Eve Family Fireworks
Monday, December 31 – NEW TIME! 7:00 PM
Families can ring in the New Year a little early with this spectacular fireworks display to end the New Year’s Eve Family Bash at Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America. Winter WonderFest will close at 6:30 PM.
New Year's Eve Midnight Fireworks
Monday, December 31 at Midnight
Welcome in 2013 with Chicago’s only lakefront fireworks show on New Year’s Eve.
"POWER WHEEL" MINI ADVENTURE TRACK
presented by Jeep and Dodge
FREE! Kids, if you can put the pedal to the metal, then take a quick spin on the mini-car road course in a mini-Jeep “Hurricane” or mini-Dodge “Police Cruiser”. This attraction is presented by Jeep and Dodge and located at the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM and Fiat vehicle display.
Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram & Fiat Vehicle Display
presented by Jeep and Dodge
Don’t miss the 2013 Dodge Dart, 2013 Jeep Wrangler, 2013 Chrysler Town & Country and the 2013 FIAT 500. Also, check out the ALL-NEW 2013 RAM 1500 at our vehicle display as well.
Curious about the latest and greatest offerings from Chrysler Group LLC? Transport the whole family to Winter WonderFest in an all-new 2013 Jeep Wrangler, 2013 Dodge Dart, 2013 Chrysler Town & Country or the 2013 FIAT 500. And last but not least, experience the ALL-NEW 2013 RAM 1500 – offering the best-in-class fuel efficiency, new technology and features engineered to move Heaven & Earth. Checking out the coolest editions to our vehicle lineup should be big fun for parents but we certainly did not forget about the little ones. Bring your kids to the Mini Adventure Track located next to our vehicle display. There is more than enough excitement for the entire family!
We thank the following Silver level sponsor for their generous contribution to this year’s 12th annual Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America tree sponsorship program:
Questions about Winter WonderFest? Please call 312-595-5155. A Guest Services representative will be available to answer your questions five days a week, Mondays – Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST. If after hours, leave a voice mail and your call will be returned with 48 business hours.
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