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Holiday Breakfast at Shedd

December 9, 2017, 8:00 am - 11:00 am

$34.95 – $49.95

Santa at Shedd

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Shedd’s holiday breakfast! Join us for breakfast and hot chocolate, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ 4-D Experience and a meet-and-greet with Santa. Afterward, you can explore Shedd’s children’s exhibit, Polar Play Zone, and finish your special day with reserved seats to the aquatic presentation.

Don’t miss out on this holiday tradition!

Holiday breakfast dates:
Saturday, Dec. 9
Sunday, Dec. 10
Saturday, Dec. 16
Sunday, Dec. 17
Saturday, Dec. 23

Adult $49.95; child (ages 3-10) $39.95
Member adult $44.95; member child (ages 3-10) $34.95
Children under 3 are free!

Get your tickets today! Tickets include admission to the aquarium. Limited space available.

Program information and tentative itinerary 
7:45 a.m. – Doors open (Check in open until 9:00 a.m.)

8-9 a.m. Arrival/breakfast in Soundings Café

8:30-9 a.m. Photos with Santa Claus outside of Soundings café (Amphibians open)

9 a.m. Parade to 4-D Theater with Polar Express conductor

9:10-9:30 a.m. Polar Express 4-D Experience

9:30-10:15 a.m. Photos with Santa Claus in Polar Play Zone. Hot chocolate, coffee and cookies in addition to holiday coloring activities in Polar Play Zone

10:15-10:30 a.m. Move to Abbott Oceanarium for aquatic presentation

10:30-11 a.m. Aquatic presentation

11 a.m. Event ends.

THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s17)



December 9, 2017
8:00 am - 11:00 am
$34.95 – $49.95
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Shedd Aquarium
1200 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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(312) 939-2438

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