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PNC Bank Wonder Fest at Navy Pier

Bring the entire family to the PNC Bank Winter Wonder Fest at Navy Pier through January 10, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

The PNC Bank Winter Wonder Fest is for “kids” of all ages. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, talk to an elf and get a professional photo taken of yourself! Or take a family photo with all of you perched on a giant rocking horse! Enjoy the beauty of the forty-two foot Christmas Tree!

An advance ticket purchase lets the family enjoy such rides and attractions as: Jingle Jim Jr.; Kringle Carousel; Reindeer Express Train Ride; and photo opportunities at the Holiday Howdy House and Snow Globe Live! There will be more than twenty-four attractions including: the fifty-foot high indoor Ferris wheel; the Chicago Blackhawks Ice Skating Rink; Spinning Tea Cups; fifteen-foot-high tubing hill; the Polar Bear Slide and a whole lot more! And all of it is indoors!

AND! There will be a spectacular fireworks show on New Year’s Eve at 12 am to ring in 2017!

Navy Pier is located at 600 East Grand Avenue in Chicago. For tickets, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your PNC Winter Wonder Fest experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.