Winter Snow Day Activities in Chicago

Winter is here and if you're looking for a fun reason to visit Chicago, check out the Snow Days Festival at the Chicago Navy Pier and Polk Bros. Park this February. The exciting, two-day event features teams of artists coming together to create huge masterpieces sculpted from 10-foot-high blocks of man made snow. Professional artists from around the globe begin crafting their icy masterworks on Wednesday, with exhibitions of the finished designsopen to the public on Saturday and Sunday. Fun activities like snow games, snow painting, an interactive snowboard experience ride, and nighttime illuminations of the sculptures make for a full day and evening of family friendly winter fun. Plus, Navy Pier is open for visitors to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities, including IMAX movies, the Crystal Gardens, the Chicago Children's Museum, and the city's iconic Ferris wheel. The Snow Days Festival is open from 11am-8pm on Saturday, February 7th and from 11am-6pm on Sunday, February 8th. Admission is free. Visit for more information.

Make the most of your winter escape to the Windy City when you stay at the Best Western Grant Park. With comfortable guestrooms, moderate rates and a fabulous downtown location, just two miles from the Navy Pier, our hotel offers everything you need for a fabulous stay in Chicago. Visit us at
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