On Chicago River Day thousands of volunteers gather for a day of hands-on environmental work throughout the Chicago River Watershed working side-by-side to collect garbage and sort for recycling, remove invasive vegetation, spruce up river-edge trails, plant native seedlings, and much more. Click here to learn more.View Event »
The Big Fish Ball is Friends' annual fundraiser, where 500 civic, philanthropic, business, and community leaders and river enthusiasts celebrate the Chicago River at this river-centric event on the Merchandise Mart's Riverside Drive.View Event »
Celebrate the arrival of summer in Chicago on the river -- for the river! Friends of the Chicago River’s second annual Eve of the Solstice Cruise benefits Friends’ McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum. Come aboard and enjoy this unique guided tour with great views from the river, delicious food, open bar and excellent company!
Cruise sponsorship opportunities are still available, call (312) 939-0490 ext. 23 for information.View Event »