November 23 – December 21, 2018
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Early Closing Days
November 30, December 8 and 24: exhibition closes at 3 p.m. (last ticket sold at 2 p.m.)*
December 25: exhibition will be closed all day*
*Early closings apply to the Wonderland Express exhibition only. Click here for Garden grounds hours.
TripAdvisor.com: “Great family outing.”
Chicago magazine: “The warmest kind of holiday fun.”
Examiner.com: “A magical adventure!”
WMAQ-TV: “Fun for the whole family.”
'Tis the season for family fun! Join us at the Garden for Wonderland Express, an annual holiday extravaganza featuring magnificent model trains, magical and glittering indoor snow, and meticulously crafted Chicago landmarks in miniature. Plus, see intricate ice carvings and hear beautiful music from carolers.
Bring the smartphones and video cameras, as our holiday exhibition delights children and parents, friends and families. Kids, look for Thomas the Tank Engine!
Special offer for ComEd customers.