Chicago Winter Dance Festival begins

February 5, 2010 8:29:51 PM PST
Many people grumble their way through winter, but those drawn to a festival at Millennium Park are choosing to dance instead.The Chicago Winter Dance Festival is under way, featuring free ice skating lessons and late night ice dance parties.

There's also plenty of action off the ice. Dance lessons are available in the warmth of the Jay Pritzker pavilion.

The festival runs through February 28th. For a schedule of events, visit