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Welcome back! Choose from more than 50 reinstated walking tours, book a CAFC River Cruise and visit the Center Thursday through Monday.

Come celebrate the start of summer programming along the Chicago Riverwalk from May 13-18!

May 18, 2019 and 6 other times

Completed in fall 2016, the Chicago Riverwalk is a 1.25-mile promenade through the heart of Chicago. Locals and visitors flock to the area in the summer to enjoy bars, restaurants, boating, live music, public art and dramatic views. Get a preview of all the programming that will be offered along the riverfront through October during this six day celebration, Monday, May 13—Sunday, May 19, hosted by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Activities hosted by other organizations include a canine cruise, bridge lifts, a parade of boats, a puppet show, fishing for kids, live music and a waterfall display. For information, visit

*All online transactions will be charged a $3 convenience fee. To avoid this fee, order tickets via phone 312.922.3432 or in-person at CAC's Box Office at 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Upcoming Chicago Riverwalk Summer Kick-off Celebration Programs

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