Experience the magic of the holiday season with the whole family on the South Shore Line! 

December 26-29, 2018, up to 3 children 13 years of age and under ride free with a paying adult on ALL trains. 

We’ve included the top events to enjoy with the family this holiday season! Hop on the SSL, and head to Chicago while the magic is in the air. 

The Nutcracker : December 2018

Journey inside Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair with Wheeldon’s critically acclaimed holiday masterpiece. It is the perfect show for the holidays!
Take the SSL to Van Buren, and it’s a quick walk to the performance!
Don’t let the cold weather keep you down! Take advantage of this time of year by ice skating at Millennium Park with friends and family!
Take the SSL to Millennium Station, and take a quick walk over to Millennium Park.
The Museum of Science & Industry’s beloved annual celebration features a four-story, floor-to-dome Grand Tree, surrounded by a forest of more than 50 trees and displays decorated by volunteers to represent the holiday traditions from cultures around the globe. On the weekends, you can also enjoy live holiday performances. It’s the one-of-a-kind experience that brings a whole world of holiday joy under one roof.
Take the SSL to 57th Street, and take a quick walk to the Museum of Science & Industry! 
Christkindlmarket Chicago : December 1-24, 2018

Christkindlmarket Chicago is no longer just a German tradition. It has become a Chicago institution. The unique shopping experience, typical German food and drinks, as well as diverse holiday entertainment make the Christkindlmarket Chicago a preferred and popular destination. Admission is FREE!
Take the SSL to Millennium Station, and take a quick walk to Christkindlmarket!
Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest : December 1, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Packed with indoor family fun, Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest is a delightful family tradition featuring rides, giant slides, indoor ice skating, and holiday decor that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit!
Take the SSL to Millennium Station, and catch the 124 bus to Navy Pier.