The Queen Mary’s 5th Annual CHILL returned to the majestic ship on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 with a special opening night of festivities including the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. This year, the ceremony was hosted by Pitch Perfect 2 star, Chrissie Fit, and Teen Choice Award nominee, New District, with help from Santa Claus.chill-image Open select dates through January 8, 2017 CHILL is Southern California’s coolest holiday adventure complete with ice-skating, ice tubing, swingin’ sleigh rides, visits with Santa, gingerbread decorating and the all-new interactive attraction, Alice in Winterland.alice-image

2016 CHILL Attractions Include:

  • NEW Light up the night and follow The Queen down the rabbit hole this holiday season with the all-new interactive and digitally immersive Alice in Winterland, a 14,000-square foot walk-through adventure. Experience larger than life lanterns as you venture with Alice and friends into the Hall of Doors, the White Rabbit’s Kitchen, Mad Hatter’s Work Shop, the infamous Tea Party, Hedge Maze, Caterpillar Garden and the newest addition to the beloved story, Queen of Diamonds.
  • Grab a tube and barrel down the 150-foot, two-story Glacier Glide Tubing Run.
  • NEW Experience a one-of-a-kind interactive bar with RFID technology featuring Winterland Vodka Flights and Magical Martinis in the all-new Magic Mushroom Martini Bar.
  • Lace up some ice skates and glide upon The Looking Glass Rink, a 6000 square foot outdoor ice skating rink under the stars.
  • Visit North Pole Post to pen letters to Santa.
  • Test your trimming skills with Crafty the Elf by trimming your very own stocking at Santa’s Stocking Stop.
  • Build the ultimate hot cocoa in a souvenir mug at the Cocoa toppings bar and nestle up with Mrs. Claus for story time at Mrs. C’s Sips and Stories
  • Treat the littles to Candy Lane Bounce House and The World’s Largest Rocking Horse ride.
  • Beware of Snow flurries throughout the day: 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm
  • Stroll through Holly Grove and take photos in front of the larger than life CHILL Christmas Tree while taking in the sounds of the season on North Pole Point Stage
  • Capture memories in Claus Cottage for pictures with the big man in red.
  • Decorate Gingerbread with Ginny the Gingerbread and The Singing Baker hourly in the life size Gingerbread House
  • Test your shooting skills in the Tinsel Toy & Paint: Paintball Shooting Gallery
  • Sit back for an exhilarating ride on Polar Express 4-D Experience in The Queen Mary’s state of the art 4-D theater

Also, this year you can start your Saturday morning with Pajama Breakfast with Santa in Royal Salon on the Promenade of Trees aboard the ship from 9am – 12pm. Decorate gingerbread, photos and stories with Santa, live entertainment, carolers and more!

CHILL is open to the public on select dates and times from November 23, 2016 to January 8, 2017. For a calendar view of available dates, go here.

  • Adult General Admission (ages 12+) starts at $39.99 online
  • Child General Admission (ages 4-11) starts at $29.99 online
  • Skating $15 (includes skate rental)
  • March Hare Hideaways start at $99.00
  • Holiday Date Night for two starts at $69.99
  • Family-5-pack starts at $149.99
  • E.L.F. (Express Lane Fast) Pass starts at $15.00
  • Breakfast with Santa starting at $19.99
  • Additional experience upgrades available onsite starting at $5.00
  • Parking is $20 upon entrance.

The Queen Mary is located at:
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802

This is not a sponsored post. I was invited to attend a media preview of CHILL. Images and logos are property of CHILL and The Queen Mary. All opinions are 100% my own.