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Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island! 

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

It’s winter in Chicago – come out and enjoy it! Have fun while enjoying all the wonders of nature at the 14th Annual Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island.

Explore Northerly Island and come face-to-face with live animals, engage in winter activities, and create nature-inspired crafts. It’s FREE and most importantly, dress for the weather as events take place both outdoors and inside the visitor center.

See the full list of amazing activities below!

• Tour the new Northerly Island Natural Area during winter
• See Siberian huskies, wolves, and other live animals
• Encounter birds of prey from Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation
• Explore the island on snowshoes (if there’s snow!)
• Make nature-inspired winter crafts
• Sip hot cocoa while strolling across the prairie
Polar Adventure Days will be offered on the following Saturdays from noon to 4pm at Northerly Island, located at 1521 S. Linn White Drive on the Museum Campus.
• January 25, 2020
• February 29, 2020

For more information, please call (312) 742-7529 or visit the Chicago Park District’s website.


February 29
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Northerly Island
1521 S. Linn White Drive
Chicago, IL
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