Chicago Riverwalk Oktober Fest Oct. 13
Where: Chicago Riverwalk, Between Lake Street to Lake Shore Drive
When: October 13, 2017, 4pm-8pm
The Chicago Riverwalk will be “activated with a variety of events and activities” in the spirit of Oktoberfest culminating at 7:30pm with a pyrotechnic waterfall display on the LaSalle, Clark, Dearborn and State bridges (west side).
3-5pm #ChicagoFishes between Lake and Franklin (Free)
Take part in the first #ChicagoFishes event. A limited number of poles and free bait will be provided. Please pre-register here.
5-8pm Friday Night Flights From Lake Street to Clark Street
Chicago Friday Night Flights is back on the Chicago Riverwalk for a special Oktoberfest edition and will extend into the River Theater on board a Wendella boat (access to Wendella extra). Sample German lagers, Oktoberfest and seasonal beers from a variety of craft breweries across the city. Oktoberfest themed food from Riverwalk vendors and live entertainment will also be available.
East of Clark Street
Island Party Hut is having specials on Revolution Brewing’s Oktoberfest. The pumpkin patch is returning for a second season.
O’Brien’s will be hosting Paul and the Bavarians from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Revolution Brewing Oktoberfest and Good Island fest bier will be on special for the remainder of October.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises has tours at 5pm or 5:30pm (These are not free). Enjoy a Revolution Brewing draft beer for just $6! Mention “Friday Night Flights” at onboard bar to receive discount. Plus each discount purchase receives a raffle ticket for a Revolution goodie bag! Winners drawn at end of each cruise.
Tiny Tapp will be featuring a selection of Oktoberfest, and specialty fall beers as well as Tiny Cider which consists of Mulled Cider, Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka, Spiced Simple Syrup, and fresh lemon peel. A fall food menu will be available.
City Winery @ the Riverwalk will have DJ Audio Jack from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Enjoy new Fall dishes and specials on buckets of beers.
Urban Kayaks has evening kayak tours scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5-8pm. Get 15% off using booking code “FRIDAYNIGHTFLIGHTS”
7:30pm 1 minute Pytorechnic Waterfall display on the LaSalle, Clark Dearborn and State Street Bridges