Just a reminder that the Chicago Riverwalk hosts a season-opening celebration for all ages this weekend, May 20, with activities including a traveling music cruise concert, walking tours, music, free architecture cruises, parades with puppets, fishing at the Jetty led by the Chicago Park District, the “Dance of the Bridges,” a finale pyrotechnic waterfall display and more. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20. Free. For a seasonal schedule of Riverwalk events, go to chicagoriverwalk.us/.
“The Riverwalk was a bustling hub of activity this year, offering a variety of venues and spaces for residents and visitors to eat, drink and play. The riverfront investments we’re making throughout the City are increasing river access, increasing recreational opportunities and promoting economic growth.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, 2016