Tourists and residents alike will both enjoy a big variety of restaurants and recreational water activities. There you will also see people enjoying their own boxed lunches, joggers, bikers, a group fishing, and even families with their little kids enjoying the water fountains.
Here are the many ways you can do at the Chicago Riverwalk: (Full Directory)
Angling for more fun? Go fishing! It’s allowed at the Riverwalk. You must have a license, though. Get yours here, https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/LPR/Pages/FishingLicensesFees.aspx
Dock your own boats on an hourly dockage at the Downtown Docks between the State/Dearborn Bridges and LaSalle/Wells Bridges.
27 W. Riverwalk South
Chicago Riverwalk is still working on launching pop-up play areas for FAMILIES / KIDS, but in the meantime, the little ones can enjoy the zero-depth water play fountains in front of Frost Gelato.
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City Winery Chicago at the Riverwalk
Island Party Hut
O’Brien’s Restaurant & Bar
Tiny Tapp & Cafe
The Northman Beer and Cider Garden
TOUR (on water):
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Chicago Water Taxi
Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
Mercury Skyline Cruises
TOUR (on foot):
Free Tours on Foot
You can also VIEW CHICAGO RIVERWALK MAP HERE
Beginning this fall, the Chicago Riverwalk will become the prime location for the enjoyment of Art on theMART, a large-scale lighting installation projected across nearly three acres of the southern facing façade of theMART, the building formerly known as The Merchandise Mart.