Monday, November 30, 2015


Attractions Include NHL-Sized Ice Rink For Free Ice Skating and Hockey Series, 
Winter Tubing Hill and More Family Fun

ChiIL Mama will be back out at Frozemont on December 11th for a press night and another 2015 photo/video recap on Polar Peak's opening weekend. In the meantime, click here to check out our coverage from last year's Polar Peak grand opening.

ChiIL Mama's daring daughter, Sage rocks Polar Peak and enjoys a dad n daughter skate.

With the holiday season approaching and temperatures dropping, MB Financial Park will once again transform into FROZEMONT, the season’s hot spot for winter fun. The whole family can beat the winter blues with FROZEMONT’s plethora of attractions including winter tubing, ice skating and a hockey series.

“Temperatures may be falling, but fun and excitement are rising in MB Financial Park with the return of our FROZEMONT programming,” said Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens. “Our thrilling outdoor attractions paired with the Park’s variety of incredible venues will definitely create the ultimate winter experience for our visitors.”

FROZEMONT’s centerpiece is the two-story Polar Peak, which will take visitors on a tubing thrill ride from Dec. 11 through Jan. 31. This year’s hill promises an exciting tubing run down a steep grade. Constructed in partnership with StackBox Structures, Polar Peak features four distinct lanes, suitable for children ages three and older. Tubing tickets will be available on-site at the Polar Peak box office for $3 per run, with discounts available for multiple runs. Pricing is outlined below.
Runs          Cost
1-9             $3 each
10-19         $2.50 each
20 - 49       $2 each
50+            $1.50 each

Adding to the excitement of Polar Peak’s opening weekend, MB Financial Park will host an ice carving competition Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Four local ice carvers will create spectacular works of art that are inspired by MB Financial Park’s winter attractions. The public is invited to vote for their favorite sculpture on-site during the event and the winning ice carver will receive a $500 cash prize.

FROZEMONT would not be complete without one of its most popular attractions, ice skating. The Chicago Wolves Ice Rink will return to the park this winter, allowing its guests to skate under a magical display of glittering lights. The NHL-sized ice rink will officially open at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27, serving as the official kickoff to the FROZEMONT season. Admission to the ice rink is free, with skate rentals available for $8.

The winter fun continues into the New Year with FROZEMONT’s Winter Frost Face-Off hockey series. Returning to MB Financial Park for its third season, the series brings together kids, adults, and local Chicago hockey professionals to participate in a series of hockey games and competitions from Friday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, March, 2. For more information, visit

Skating in the Park Regular Hours: Nov. 27 – Dec. 19
Monday -Thursday:                                4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday:                                                  4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday:                                              11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday:                                                11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Skating in the Park – Special Holiday Hours: Wednesday, Dec.23 – Sunday, Jan.3. 
December 20: 11 a.m. –11 p.m.
December 21: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 22: 11 a.m. –11 p.m.
December 23: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 24: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
December 25: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
December 26: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 27: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 28:  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 29:  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 30: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
December 31: 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.
January 1: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
January 2. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
January 3: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Polar Peak Regular Hours: Dec. 11 – Jan. 31
Wednesday – Friday:                             4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday                                12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Extended Polar Peak Holiday Hours Dec. 21-Jan. 1
December 21- January 3: 12 p.m. – 8 pm                                   

NOTE: Holiday Polar Peak Hours:
Christmas Eve (December 24): 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas Day (December 25): 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
New Year’s Eve (December 31): 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
New Year’s Day (January 1): 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Martin Luther King Day (January 18):
Ice Skating Open: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Polar Peak Open: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Presidents Day Holiday (February 15):
Ice Skating Open: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The whole family enjoyed colorful tubing fun at Frozemont.

About The Village of Rosemont, Illinois: Rosemont, Illinois, Chicagoland’s business and entertainment suburb, is conveniently located five minutes from O’Hare Airport and twenty minutes from Chicago’s downtown. Rosemont is home to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, a wide variety of hotel and dining options, Allstate Arena, Rosemont Theatre and a host of entertainment and retail venues. Rosemont continues to grow and evolve based on the new vision of Mayor Bradley A. Stephens. For more information, visit

About The MB Financial Park at Rosemont: MB Financial Park at Rosemont is a 200,000 square-foot entertainment and dining complex whose 13 venues offer upscale international cuisine, live music and comedy, state-of-the-art film, bowling and more. Conveniently located near O’Hare International Airport, MB Financial Park at Rosemont is easily accessible from Chicago as well as the suburbs. The address is 5501 Park Place, a looping street situated west of River Road between Bryn Mawr and Balmoral Avenues.  A 20-minute drive from Chicago’s Loop, MB Financial Park at Rosemont is walking distance from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, the CTA Blue Line Rosemont station, Fashion Outlets of Chicago and the Rosemont Theatre. Convenient parking is available and is free with validation from any of the park’s venues. For more information, visit

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