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Jack Frost Winter Village Pop-Up & Christmas Tree Farm
CHICAGO’S LARGEST HOLIDAY-INSPIRED POP-UP & WITH OVER 1,000 FRESH CHRISTMAS TREE FARM OPENS SATURDAY DECEMBER 14th!
There’s no need to head inside when the weather turns cold. The dropping temperatures, first snowfalls, and icy ambience awakens your need to go outside and play. And that's why winter is the best time to throw a massive, outdoor festival in downtown Chicago!
The creative mastermind team behind your favorite fall experience, Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-Up & Frosty’s Christmas Pop-Up Bar, are back for the first time ever, larger-than-life, multi-sensory spectacle of Holiday lights, unique winter Instagram photo opportunities, an Christmas Tree Farm and S-now much more!
Located on Goose Island and dominating 2 acres in downtown Chicago, Jack Frost Winter Village Pop-Up & Christmas Tree Farm is bound to become your new favorite winter-long destination.
Starting this December and continuing through the New Year, this seasonal pop-up serves up stiff wintry cocktails in a space decked out in over-the-top, highly Instagram-friendly, holiday décor. You can enjoy dazzling lights, experience chilling periodic snowfall, take photos and visit and select from over 1,000 of your very own farm fresh Christmas tree to take home.
Pile on your favorite stylish parka, bundle up tight and grab your favorite cohorts and head off for some winter days full of cheer. Snack on festive treats from a rotating roster of food trucks and sip a warm hot chocolate or down your favorite boozy cocktail from any of Jack’s three full-service bars. Wander through the 2-acre outdoor site and test your aim at outdoor lumberjack Axe throwing or snap your Holiday Christmas card at one of Jack’s infamous Instagramable photo opps, then stop at one of three Holiday gypsy caravan to meet with a mystical fortune teller and discover your ghost of Christmas Past, Present & Yet to Come Future just like Ebenezer Scrooge!
In the daytime Families and all ages can enjoy traditional winter activities including; photos with Santa, Ice skating & Ice Bumper cars, selecting a farm fresh Christmas tree to take home, singing Santa & gleeful carolers, ice carving competitions, paired alongside with some unexpected fun, like a snow ball fight!
As the sun goes down, kick off your festive frolicking with a skate around the rink against an iconic backdrop of Chicago’s skyline. Next, explore the perfectly positioned scattering of gorgeous igloos, amongst the aromatic Christmas Trees, while warming up with Jack Frost’s signature mulled wine. Jack’s private outdoor igloos seat up to 8 guests and comes complete with a private area to celebrate, extra blankets to keep you warm and the perfect environment to create lasting Holiday memories with friends. To finish? Grab your favorite people, snuggle up by the blazing bonfire, reveling in the twinkling, Holiday lights all while sipping some boozy adult cocktails and toasting marshmallows, friendship and the New Year ahead!
Jack Frost’s Winter Village Pop-Up & Christmas Tree Farm is located at 1455 N. Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642 and is an all ages event at all times.
Simply, select your party date, the time that works best for your group to arrive, and check-in up to 15-minutes prior or 15-minutes after your chosen reservation time and stay as long as you’d like!
General Admission (Ages 12+)| Includes Ice Skating Rink Entry
Kids General Admission (Ages 5-12)| Includes Ice Skating Rink Entry
Infant General Admission (Ages Under 5)| Includes Ice Skating Rink Entry
BEST VALUE! Let’s Get Toasty! +2 Drinks + Admission| Includes Ice Skating Rink Entry
Snow Much Fun! +1 Drink + Admission| Includes Ice Skating Rink Entry
- Cozy Igloo in the Winter Forest at Jack Frost - Minimum of 6 Guests | Max of 10 guests (More than 10 guests? Book more than one igloo!)
Warm yourself up with good friends and boozy drinks for 90 minutes in one of exclusive heated private cozy Igloos within Jack Frost Winter Forest! These one of a kind geo-dome igloos offer a captivating sanctuary from the frosty outdoor elements with a transparent view of the surrounding festive environment.
Party for Group Parties of 20+ Guests!
- Hey,Hey,Hey! It's a Winter Wagon Party Snow Day - Minimum of 20 Guests | Max of 25 guests.
Need a VIP Experience? Hey,Hey,Hey! It's a Winter Wagon Party Snow Day … is ideal for your celebrity celebration of at least 20 minimum guests and up to 25.
Ice Skates available for rental as an additional cost when you purchase your ticket online or in person. Sizes range from Toddler 10 up to Men’s 14. If you prefer not to rent skates, you may always bring your own.Simply, select your party date, the time that works best for your group to arrive, and check-in up to 15-minutes prior or 15-minutes after your chosen reservation time and stay as long as you’d like!
- Large Igloo Rentals
Enjoy this one-of-a-kind outdoor holiday experience in VIP style. Rent your own IGLOO to stay cozy while enjoying the lights and festivities at Jack Frost Winter Village at 1455 N. Elston Avenue in Downtown Chicago.
Please note that other guests have reservations before or after your group, so we appreciate your cooperation regarding the start and end time of your event, as a courtesy to all of our guests and staff.
Jack Frost Winter Village Pop-Up & Christmas Tree Farm
CHICAGO’S LARGEST HOLIDAY-INSPIRED POP-UP & FRESH CHRISTMAS TREE FARM OPENS THIS DECEMBER!
Jack Frost Winter Village Pop-Up & Christmas Tree Farm will feature:
⇒ Fresh Canadian Christmas Tree Farm with over 1,000 Christmas Trees for Photo Opportunities & For Sale
⇒ Three-full-service Bars
⇒ Winter Instagram photo opportunities
⇒ Holiday Lights Display
⇒ Photos with Santa
⇒ Outdoor Private Igloos
⇒ Ice Skating
⇒ Ice Bumper Cars
⇒ Gypsy Caravans with Fortune Tellers
⇒ Axe Throwing
⇒ Ice Carving
⇒ Experience chilling periodic Snowfall Nightly
⇒ 20 Foot Snowman
⇒ Firepits and Bonfires
⇒ Season Specialty Cocktails
⇒ Food Trucks and Traditional Holiday Drinks
⇒ Arcade games
⇒ Singing Santa & Carolers
⇒ Ice Carving Competition
⇒ Snow Volleyball Tournament
⇒ Snowball Fights
⇒ Snow Carving competition
Jack Frost Winter Village is always an all ages event.
Age 4 and under - FREE Entry all the time.
Age 5-16 - Must have a Ticket and be accompanied by a parent at all times.
Age 16-17 - Must have a Ticket and be accompanied by a parent at all times. Can participate in Axe Throwing if parent is present.
Age 18 and Over - Must have a Ticket.
Good to know:
At Jack Frost Winter Village, children 4 years and under get in for FREE. Every guest 5 years and over requires an individual ticket or package to enter. Please Note: ticket prices at the door may be a higher price than pre-purchased tickets online.
Additionally, While Jack's is fun for all ages prior to 6pm, please keep in mind after 6pm the festivities turn boozy so we recommend families come out during our earlier hours. Children 16 and under are welcome to stay throughout the event as long as they are accompanied by a parent at all times.
If you have questions about your ticket purchase such as; you accidentally purchased the incorrect date or time or you can’t locate the confirmation email or you would like to transfer, please contact us at Jack@jackswintervillage.com.
We are open! Come rain/snow or shine. Jack Frost Winter Village is a 100% outdoor experience and we will be here waiting for you to celebrate! If you elect not to attend, your tickets and/or package(s) are neither refundable nor exchangeable. Remember life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain and prance in the snow!
No. Just as with attending a sporting event, concert or the theater, all sales are final. We cannot cancel your reservation or reschedule it for another night. If you cannot come, we recommend that you transfer your reservation to someone else.
Yes of course! Once you purchase your selected package you will receive an email confirmation. Then when your Jack Frost Winter Village Ultimate Party Night arrives, grab your ID, simply show us your confirmation (via phone or printed copy) and be ready to celebrate with us!
Yes. The reservation is completely transferable. Please contact Support to transfer your ticket to another name! Simply email email@example.com! Please note, however, that selling reservations for greater than face value may be illegal in your area. Anyone who purchases a reservation from another patron should take care to ensure that they have a received a formal transfer of the reservation. Any reservations purchased on the secondary market are at the purchaser's risk. We cannot accept responsibility for forgeries or misrepresentations.
We want to create a memorable environment for our guests! Pre-paid reservations allow us to anticipate who is coming in and to give guests a interactive experience at the best price possible.
We encourage you to stay as long as you like! While Jack Frost Winter Village is fun for all ages prior to 7pm, please keep in mind after 7pm the egg-nog festivities turn Boo-zy so we recommend families come out during our earlier hours.
To transfer a reservation, log in to your account and then select, "My Reservations". Each reservation has a transfer button next to it.
You will not receive a ticket. However, you will receive an email confirmation shortly after your purchase. Please check your spam/junk mailbox as your confirmation might have been sent there. You can either print out your confirmation or show us the confirmation on your phone.
Come decked out in your favorite Christmas/Holiday attire for capturing memories with larger than life figures and unforgettable Christmas/Winter backdrops and photo-ops! Ugly Sweaters & holiday costumes are also encouraged to celebrate the season. Please note Jack Frost Winter Village is 100% outdoor event so dress in layers and according to the weather.
Yes! Axe throwing is available for purchase at Jack Frost Winter Village onsite. Please Note: Axe throws are non-transferable & throws cannot be shared between guests at any time. Must be 16 years old and over. A parent must be present for children between 16-18 years old.
Absolutely! We love to bring on the party! Jack Frost Winter Village has full service bars serving seasonal holiday cocktails, hard ciders, beer, wine and your favorite non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase anytime from open to close.
You can arrive anytime you choose during our operating hours on your selected event date only.
Here's what you need to do to redeem:
1. Pull up voucher with Groupon mobile app (or print it out).
2. Present voucher upon arrival at Jack Frost Winter Village.
Got a question? Drop a line to www.groupon.com/help. They will be happy to help.
We are Cashless! Use Your Credit Card everywhere at Jack Frost Winter Village or exchange Cash for Jack Bucks!
$1 = 1 Jack Buck.
Jack Bucks can be redeemed everywhere at Jack’s except for Food Trucks.
No, we do not allow re-entry at any time. Once you leave the event you are no longer able to re-enter for any reason.
Please be aware that you will have 7 minutes to complete the transaction once a reservation slot is selected. If you exceed the allotted time you will be signed out and the tickets will be released back into our system for other guests to purchase.
We love Pets! Unfortunately, at this time, we can only allow certified service animals on a leash.
We highly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance online. Tickets will be sold at the door but will be the same, if not more likely higher price for purchasing same day. Please Note: Ticket pricing varies and is not guaranteed unless purchased.
We are open:
Weekdays (Monday-Friday): from 4:00PM CST to 10:00PM CST.
Weekends (Saturday & Sunday): from 11:00AM CST to 10:00PM CST.
Jack Frost Winter Village is an all ages event. While Jack Frost Winter Village is fun for all ages prior to 7 pm, please keep in mind after 7 pm the festivities turn Boo-zy so we recommend families come out during our earlier hours. Children and all ages are welcome to stay throughout the event as long as you want as long as they are accompanied by a parent at all times.
Jack Frost Winter Village is an all ages event. At Jack Frost Winter Village children 4 years and under get in for free. Every guest 5 and over requires an individual ticket or package to enter. Please note ticket prices at the door will be higher than pre-purchased tickets online. Additionally, While Jack Frost Winter Village is fun for all ages prior to 7 pm, please keep in mind after 7 pm the festivities turn Boo-zy so we recommend families come out during our earlier hours. Children and all ages are welcome to stay throughout the event as long as you want as long as they are accompanied by a parent at all times.
No. This is a non-smoking/non-vaping event.
Yes! There is a plethora of free street parking surrounding Jack Frost Winter Village that is available on a first come first serve basis...this is Chicago you know! Additionally, there is valet parking. Price varies by night at the discretion of the valet company.
The ticket and package prices are the same price, there is no additional discounts, so if all your guest in your group are not arriving at the same time we highly suggest each individual person purchases their ticket or package separately. Please note during your check in process at the front door if tickets were purchased under one name for your group the person whose name is on the reservation must be present with a valid ID before anyone from the group can enter.