Big Fish Ball

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 river celebration of the year.

Save the Date - May 31, 2023

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 and to sponsor the Big Fish Ball, please contact Annie Hanrahan, Development Director, at (312) 939-0490, ext. 19.