Experience The Queen Mary Chill For The Holidays!


Hey All!

If you’re in the Los Angeles area and still looking for something festive to do with your family this holiday season, you’ll definitely want to experience The Queen Mary Chill For The Holidays!

The Queen Mary’s full holiday event season brings the coolest winter wonderland in Southern California. CHILL guests can enjoy unlimited access to The Ice Kingdom, ice tubing, ice skating with skate rentals and a visit on the Queen Mary ship with the purchase of general admission tickets.


The whole ship and area surrounding the ship are all decorated with festive holiday decorations.




You enter Chill from a fun entrance way.


Inside are so many fun experiences.


CHILL has a festive holiday village complete with a gingerbread house, holiday carolers, the decoration adorned Candy Lane and a visit with Santa Claus. As you can see we took full advantage of the gingerbread house!


How adorable is that min gingerbread man?


CHILL features live festive entertainment, food and beverages nightly.


Want to go sledding for the holidays? CHILL has you covered with the Glacier Glide! It offers guests unlimited ice tubing down six-lanes made entirely out of ice that stand more than two stories tall and 100-feet long.

We had a blast sliding down the Glacier Glide.



Guests can also enjoy a perfect Southern California evening on a yuletide glide on the CHILL Ice Rink presented by the Port of Long Beach. The world-class 6,500 square foot outdoor ice skating rink gives skaters an awe inspiring view of the majestic Queen Mary, complete with twinkling lights installed just for the holidays, on her world famous stacks. This year ice skate rentals are included with each ticket or guests are welcome to bring their own skates.

This season The Ice Kingdom at CHILL will showcase holidays in the Golden State with the magic of a California Christmas theme meticulously hand sculpted by a team of international artists, and made entirely out of 2 million pounds of ice. The California Christmas theme begins with a traditional poinsettia entrance lined with toy soldiers standing over seven-feet tall. Next comes the candy cane forest with ten-foot candy canes that unveil a surfing Santa shredding through twenty-foot tall waves. Guests can gaze at the giant ice Christmas tree with tons of gifts for boys and girls and Jolly Old St. Nicholas on the rooftops with his team of reindeer. Venture onto the ice replica of the Queen Mary ship with four new lanes of ice slides for all to enjoy. A nativity scene, forest of penguins and the fairytale kingdom with the almighty ice queen round out the California Christmas theme in The Ice Kingdom.


The Ice Kingdom had to have been my favorite aspect about CHILL.


The Ice Kingdom is kept at a chilling 9-degrees Fahrenheit to preserve the glistening ice sculptures. Guests are encouraged to bring their own jackets, hats and gloves to stay warm while inside the giant igloolike exhibit. They also provide jackets for you to wear if you don’t bring your own.


It is cold in there folks but so worth seeing. I managed to snap some pics of the amazing ice sculptures that you can see below. I literally couldn’t keep my phone out for too long to take pictures or the cold would have made it malfunction. That’s how cold it is.


These poinsettias are to die for.


How awesome are these candy canes?


How amazing is this penguin?


It’s a real ice kingdom.


This ice queen was spectacular.


I couldn’t believe all of this was made out of ice.


How amazing is this Santa ice scupture? Fabulous!




My favorite of all the ice sculptures has to be the sculpture of The Queen Mary itself complete with ice slide.


It’s beyond amazing and we did slide down those slides like a bunch of school kids.


This truly is a holiday experience like no other! I highly recommend you check out CHILL for the holidays!


Tickets start at $39.99 for adults and Kids are now Free to enter! You get a Free child’s CHILL General Admission Ticket with purchase of Adult! Once the kids are out on Winter Break for the holidays – what are you going to do with them right? ‘Tis the season…for freezin’.

Tickets include entrance to The Ice Kingdom, ice skating and skate rental, ice tubing and access to the Queen Mary ship. Lodging packages are also available. CHILL will be open Dec. 9-Jan. 4 and Jan. 8-11. CHILL sponsors include The Port of Long Beach, Hawaiian Host, YP, Coca-Cola, Heineken and Finlandia. For more information, including hours or to purchase tickets online, visit http://www.queenmary.com/events/chill/.


We were invited as media to cover this event. All Opinions are my own.