Join us at the Big Fish Ball

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The beauty and vibrancy of the Chicago and Calumet rivers and their tributaries will be celebrated by hundreds of supporters, civic leaders, and partners at the 16th Annual Big Fish Ball, our largest fundraising event of the year.

May 31, 2023

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Westin Chicago River North


The Big Fish Ball is one of the city’s most unique fundraising events. The festive evening, along the main stem of the Chicago River, includes cocktails outdoors along the river, wildlife guests, a delicious dinner, river-centric spectacles and an after party river cruise. For more information, please contact Annie Hanrahan, Development Director, at (312) 939-0490, ext. 19.

*Registration ends May 24, 2023 at 1 p.m.*

Click here to purchase individual tickets

Click here to purchase after party cruise tickets

Click here to volunteer

Click here for our silent auction page

Thank you to our amazing Big Fish Ball 2023 Sponsors.