December Events at Navy Pier

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Celebrate the wonder of December at Navy Pier with these winter- and holiday-themed events!

Rocking Chair: Feel like a kid again in this oversized rocking chair! This fun photo opportunity is located in the Family Pavilion through the holiday season. Photo packages are available for purchase through Photogenics. November 28 through January 11. Sundays – Thursdays: Noon-7 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: Noon to 9 p.m. Family Pavilion.

PNC Bank Winter WonderFest: Find thrills without the chills inside the 14th annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier! Packed with family fun, it’s Chicago’s biggest and best indoor winter playground featuring 170,000 square feet of rides, giant slides and Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink. All attendees (ages 2 and up) must have a ticket to enter. There are two types of tickets: General Admission Ticket and Activity Ticket. Always save when you buy in advance online. Save even more – more than 30% online – when you buy in advance and visit on special Deal Days. Purchase tickets online now! Most attractions and rides within the event, including Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink, require the purchase of an Activity Ticket for participation. Activity Ticket: Includes admission and access to more than 25 rides and activities* including Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink with skate rental. *Height and other restrictions may apply. Standard Days (every Saturday and Sunday plus Dec. 22 – Jan. 4): $22.50 online/$25 walk-up. CYBER MONDAY: Buy Standard Days Activity Tickets online and save $5. Use code 121405111Limit four per coupon. Online only. Offer valid through 12/1/14 at 11:59 p.m. Deal Days (Dec. 5, 8-12, 15-19, Jan. 5-9): $17 online/$19 walk-up. CYBER MONDAY: Buy Deal Days Activity Tickets online and save $3. Use code 111405211. Limit four per coupon. Online only. Offer valid through 12/1/14 at 11:59 p.m. Click here to view Cyber Monday couponGeneral Admission Ticket: $3.75 online/$5 walk-up. Includes admission and the following rides and activities (height restrictions apply): Jingle Jym Jr., Kringle Carousel, Reindeer Express Train Ride and photo ops Holiday Howdy Horse and Snowglobe Live!

Santa Hustle 5K: Santa Claus is comin’, and is running to CHITOWN! See Chicago unlike ever before as thousands of Santas race along the streets and paths of the lakefront at the Santa Hustle 5k. Jingle all the way through the course with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and so much more, it is all designed to get you in the perfect holiday mood. And to make your jingle tingle, NEW for Santa Hustle this year includes a dri-fit men’s or women’s fit SWEATSHIRT along with the Santa Hat and Beard. So, if you like dressing like Santa Claus, enjoy dancing to some holiday music, devouring candy, and joining in on an EPIC AFTER PARTY AT NAVY PIER, with restaurants and bars offering specials to race participants. REGISTER TODAY and use coupon code NAVYPIERSANTA14 to receive $5.00 off your registration!

Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats, Navy Pier has it all – in a location unlike any other!


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