175 Days to Love Chicago: Kayak Chicago Fireworks Paddle

Fireworks light up the night sky above Navy Pier twice a week every summer.

Glide along the Chicago River, taking in incredible skyline views and a spectacular fireworks display on Kayak Chicago Fireworks Paddle, our one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, June 13.

Paddle through the city at night, down the Chicago River to watch the Navy Pier’s fireworks from a cozy kayak.  Start your tour with a brief orientation that teaches paddle strokes, safety, and rules of the river. Once on the water, Kayak Chicago’s certified instructors will guide you through downtown for one of the best and most unique views of the fireworks in Chicago! Both single and tandem kayaks are available for this tour.

Kayak Chicago offers Fireworks Paddle Wednesdays 7:15pm-10:45pm and Saturdays from 8pm – 11:30pm. Tours depart from Kayak Chicago’s Chicago River location at 1220 W. LeMoyne Ave at Magnolia Avenue, 3 blocks east of 90/94 and 1 block south of North Avenue. Tickets are $65 per person, and $35 per child and include both your guided tour and kayak rental. For more information or to book, visit: http://www.kayakchicago.com

175 Days to Love Chicago celebrates Chicago’s 175th birthday with an exciting 175-day series of programs, promotions and fun history. Launching on the 175th anniversary of the city’s incorporation on March 4 and continuing through August 26, 2012, this cultural calendar offers visitors and residents exciting opportunities to explore Chicago every day. From special events to special packages at local hotels, the campaign showcases the breadth and vibrancy of Chicago’s cultural landscape. For more information, visit http://www.explorechicago.org/175days.

 

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