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Winter WonderFest 2019-2020

Beloved Chicago indoor winter event perfect for frosty days

Winter WonderFest in Chicago 2020 - Best Time
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If you don't like winter festivities because of the cold, then Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier will be a great option for you!. It offers all the fun things that come with winter indoors, so you never have to worry about the weather. The 170,000-square-feet Festival Hall is transformed into a winter wonderland, filled with 500 Christmas trees that are lit up with about 25,000 lights and decorated with ornaments. Winter WonderFest offers fun carnival rides, giant slides, holiday-themed activities, an ice skating rink, and much more. WonderFest is the city's largest indoor playground visited by millions of families every year.

Winter WonderFest in Chicago - Best Season 2020
Best time for Winter WonderFest in Chicago 2020

Winter WonderFest is packed with fun attractions including an inflatable slide, a carousel, spinning cups, and a train. Arctic Express is a trackless 300-foot train that takes visitors for a ride around the holiday light display. Attractions such as Centennial Wheel, Candy Cane Lighthouse, Holiday Howdy Horse, Ice Peaks Climbing Walls, Snowman Bouncer, and other are loved by a lot of kids and adults. WonderFest also features a Santa residence that is operating before Christmas. General admission is $20, but you can also get the family pack deal for $89.