December 5, 2014 to January 11, 2015

Hours of Operation


All attendees (ages 2 and up) must have a paid ticket to enter. Children under two will be provided a specially-marked free wristband at the box office.

Guests 18 years and older must also present a valid military ID, state ID or driver's license with their paid ticket to enter PNC Bank Winter WonderFest. Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian is responsible for the safety and conduct of minor guests in their party. By entering PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier, attendees agree to follow the Navy Pier Code of Conduct.

There are two types of tickets: General Admission Ticket and Activity Ticket. Most rides and activities require an Activity Ticket. Only ONE ticket type is required per person. Choose the best option for you. SAVE when you buy in advance online – buy 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 - PURCHASE NOW
    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. Refer to the Ride Participation Guide for further details.
    • Standard Days (all Saturdays & Sundays and Dec. 22 – Jan. 4): $22.50 online/$25 walk-up
    • Deal Days (Dec. 5, 8-12, 15-19, Jan. 5-9): $17 online/$19 walk-up
      *32% savings based on the $17 online price per the $25 regular full price. 24% savings when you buy walk-up at the box office. Valid on Deal Days dates only. Not valid on Standard Days. No coupon required.


  • General Admission Ticket: $3.75 online/$5 walk-up - PURCHASE NOW
    Includes admission and the following rides and activities (height restrictions apply):
    • Jingle Jym Jr.
    • Kringle Carousel
    • Reindeer Express Train Ride
    • Holiday Howdy Horse (photo op)
    • Snowglobe Live! (photo op)

Group Sales

Groups of 20 or more can save up to 40% on Activity Tickets at PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier on select Deal Days. Enjoy free bulk coat check and one free General Admission Ticket for every ten (1) Activity Tickets purchased. Food Court Certificates and Concession Vouchers are available, too. For details visit the Group Sales page or contact the Group Sales Department at (312) 595-5200 or

Discount Parking Rates

Save every day on parking at Navy Pier
Now extended through March 31, 2015!

Through Dec. 31
$14 Monday – Thursday and $19 Friday – Sunday

Effective Jan. 1
$15 Monday – Thursday and $20 Friday – Sunday

No coupon or validation necessary. May not be combined with any other promotion, valet or validation rate. Valid at Navy Pier Garages only, 600 E. Grand Avenue. Rates subject to change.

*All event details subject to change

Questions about PNC Bank Winter WonderFest?

A Guest Services representative will be available to answer your questions November 28, 2014 – January 11, 2015. Please call 1-312-595-5155. The operator is available daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST (closed on Christmas Day). If after hours, leave a message with your name and phone number and your call will be returned within 48 business hours.