Most Southern California residents have been to the Queen Mary, the historic ship that has been docked in Long Beach for decades. In order to keep it fresh, the Queen Mary offers seasonal events such as the Haunted Harbor in October. This beautiful ship is now offering a winter event-CHILL. Learn more about this event here.
The boat’s huge dome will be “frozen over” and transformed into a giant igloo, which will serve as the Ice Kingdom. This exhibit is 13,000 square feet and features two million pounds of ice creations. To keep it authentic, the Ice Kingdom stays at a CHILLY 9 degrees Fahrenheit.
Don’t want to get that cold? CHILL also features the following:
- Ice tubing
- Ice skating
- North Pole Village
- Swinging Sleigh Ride (extra cost)
- Giant Rocking Horse
- Polar Paintball
- Candle Making Shoppe
- Enchanted Garden
- Hedge Maze
- CHILL village
- Free screenings of the Polar Express 4-D
Chill at the Queen Mary is open through January 3rd, plus January 7th-10th. Tickets start at $19.999/child and $29.99/adult. There’s also an “ELF” express lane pass and a family five pack for $99.
Savvy shoppers might want to check out this Groupon deal to save money on admission. Note: this link will expire once the Groupon is over. The Groupon is good for a $20 admission for 12/28-12/31, 1/3, 1/7, 1/8, and 1/10.
Check out this photo from the Queen Mary’s Instagram:
Have you been to the CHILL event at the Queen Mary? What did you like about it? What did you not like about it? Tell us in the comments!