|Things to do - Special Events|
All events subject to change or cancellation
There’s always something to do at Navy Pier!
Giant 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.
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.
General Admission Ticket: $3.75 online/$5 walk-up PURCHASE NOW
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!
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show returns with more color, fragrance and roll-up-your-sleeves, and good-use ideas for realistic solutions to inspire, educate and motivate the next generation of gardeners. You can find the best, simplest and most progressive ways to “Do Green. Do Good.” Highlights of the new show include: two dozen breathtaking display gardens, seminar series, Garden Gourmet culinary demonstrations, photography competition, Kids’ Activity Garden, national cake decorating competition with the Retail Bakers Association of America and the marketplace with more than 100 exhibitors. For information about advance tour group registration, discount tickets and schedule, visit www.chicagoflower.com
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