Celebrate the Hula-Days at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort





KEYLIME WHAT:    KeyLime Cove, the popular Chicagoland indoor waterpark resort, is helping Midwesterners thaw out this winter with a hot lineup of holiday events in November and December.

 WHEN:    Black Friday, November 25:

Families can kick off their holiday shopping at the resort’s multiple shops.

The on-site Paradise Mist Spa will offer one-day-only $49.99 gift certificate specials valid for three select spa services. Certificates may be redeemed on any date pending availability. KeyLime Cove’s shuttle service will provide complimentary rides to Gurnee Mills Mall beginning at 4:30 a.m. and run throughout the day. We know it’s early, and will have coffee, juice and Danish for sale beginning at 4:00 a.m. to help shoppers wake up!


6:00 p.m. – Santa will make his festive grand entrance and lead the annual Tropical Tree Lighting.

 Saturday, November 26:

5:00 p.m. – Special Hula-day Parade with the Elves

5:30 p.m.Elf Certification Workshop (Must book through the “Surfin’ with Santa Package” or    pre-register.) Includes: Crafts and projects, Memory photo and frame, Plush Pinki’s Pet, 

                   Official Elf Certification signed by Santa and Breakfast with Santa.

8:00 p.m.Story Time with Santa and the Elves – Cookies and Milk enhancement available for    purchase.

 Sunday, November 27:

8:00 a.m.“Wake Up Santa”

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Breakfast with Santa in D.W. Anderson’s

 December 2 – December 18:

Guests can take part in the following holiday festivities weekends in December:

 Fridays: 8:00 p.m. Santa will greet guests on Friday evenings, along with reading the classic holiday story, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Saturdays: Ask Reservations how to book YOUR spot for the Elf Workshop

Sundays: Wake Up Santa for breakfast in D.W. Anderson’s


Activities throughout the month will also include Reindeer Games, Hanukkah Hunt, making “magic reindeer food” and Hula-day cookies, make your own Star of David, Dreidel Competition, Fancy Splendiferous Tea Party, Scavenger Hunts, letters to Santa and so much more!

 New Year’s Eve – Saturday, December 31:

KeyLime Cove will be hosting Toukie’s Beach Party. Guests will welcome in the New Year with a special children’s balloon drop at 10:00 p.m. in Riptide Reef Arcade and another at midnight on Duval Street, located off of the grand lobby. Festivities include: Live music and entertainment, stilt walker, magician, face painter and much more.

 Rooms start at $349.95 for one night in a Queen Deluxe Stateroom, based on two-person occupancy. The package includes breakfast and dinner buffets; live entertainment, balloon drops at 10:00 p.m. and midnight; champagne toast; party favors; portable bars; and extended waterpark hours until 11:00 p.m.


WHERE:  KeyLime Cove

  1700 Nations Drive

Gurnee, IL 60031

 About KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort

KeyLime Cove is an island-inspired family vacation destination less than an hour drive from Chicago and Milwaukee. As The Official Resort of Six Flags Great America, the year-round resort features 414 suites and staterooms and offers a complete family vacation without ever leaving the property. Created to be an American coastal experience just a short drive from home, the resort’s entertainment and amenities include a 65,000 square-foot, 82-degree tropical-themed waterpark; 8,000 square-foot arcade; multiple restaurants including D.W. Anderson’s Eatery and Ice Cream Parlor and The Crazy Toucan Margarita Grille with live entertainment; Paradise Mist Spa; and 6,000 square feet of banquet and meeting space. An abundance of fun is found around every corner, including the uniquely themed interior, arts, crafts, interactive festivities, shops and street vendors. For reservations, visit keylimecove.com.