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 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.