Holiday Breakfast at Shedd

It's the most wonderful time of the year... Shedd's holiday breakfast! Join us for breakfast, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ 4-D Experience and a meet-and-greet with Santa. Be sure to bring your camera! Throughout the event, 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:

Sunday, Dec. 2
Sunday, Dec. 9
Saturday, Dec. 15
Sunday, Dec. 16*
Saturday, Dec. 22
Sunday, Dec. 23


Adult $54.95; child (ages 3-10) $39.95
Member adult $44.95; member child (ages 3-10) $29.95
Children under 3 are free!

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

Program information and tentative itinerary

8-9 a.m. - Doors open (Guests check-in until 9 a.m.)

8-9 a.m. - Holiday crafts and photos with Santa in Polar Play Zone. Be sure to bring your camera!

8-10 a.m. - Breakfast in The Bubble Net

9-9:10 a.m. - Parade to 4-D Theater.

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

9:30–10:15 a.m. - Holiday crafts and photos with Santa

10:15–10:30 a.m. - Move to Abbott Oceanarium for aquatic presentation (VIP seating)

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)
Please note: A professional photographer will not be available to take photo. Please bring your own camera.
*Bears home game day. Expect additional traffic. See our traffic alerts page for details.

Join us for our Holiday Breakfast!

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