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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the opportunity to see the river turned green as part of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration. It is definitely a must do. It is a beautiful sight.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Doornailla
Reviewed 4 days ago

when wheather is nice/warm a great place to stroll/walk/kill time and people watchcan do it liesurly.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alan s
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chicago River, ignored for a Century, has been revitalized with a multi-million dollar riverfront walk. Do yourself a favor and walk the riverwalk, see the floating gardens, have lunch or a beer at any of the restaurants that line the walk and visit the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beemer01
Reviewed 5 days ago

Incredible fun loving Kelly green crowds surrounded the river on St. Patties day to watch as the river was turned a bright shade of green by a large barge and many smaller vessels. Much fun to be had.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DiamondOwner1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a truly delightful place for a walk, a bite to eat or drink, and to view the skyline and river traffic. It's also a nice escape from car traffic.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robin1827
Reviewed 5 days ago

every year for March 17th the city dyes the river green. Very cool while watching St Paddy's Day parade!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NancyeBL
Reviewed 5 days ago

The walkways along the river have given this area a new dimension in enjoyment and use. Watch the boats, kayaks, people, and savor some food and beverages.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tomtraveler69
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you can get by all the drinkers, it is a great sight to see. Find a bridge, then find the parade. Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are very proud of our Irish heritage so when my granddaughter asked Grandma Do they really dye the River Green? I knew I just had to show her!! It was awesome for her to experience this in person. We stopped on the bridge and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Janine8363
Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally defines the city of Chicago. Walk along the river, take a Chicago boat down to China town and get a unique view of the city and its towering skyline.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank woaishanghai
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