Big Fish Ball

Board member and gala committee chair Ryan Christopher Green (left) and attendees from Waterton and Leadership Greater Chicago enjoy the festivities at the 2022 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.

Click here to purchase individual tickets

Click here to purchase after party cruise tickets

Thank you to our amazing Big Fish Ball 2023 Sponsors.