2019 Big Fish Ball Tickets

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Individual Ticket Price: $350-$400 or $225-$240 (Emerging Leader level)
Location of gala: The Westin Chicago River North
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The 14th annual Big Fish Ball includes outdoor cocktails, elegant three-course dining, mingling with wild river guests, entertaining surprises, and program that honors the recipients of the Chicago River Blue Awards, the highest achievement in river-sensitive designs along the river. The evening also includes a silent and live auction and a raffle featuring gifts and certificates from hundreds of local businesses. 

Individual Supporter Tickets $350-$400

$400 includes 40th Anniversary keepsake gift

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Entry to open bar cocktail reception and dinner seating for one. ($200 tax deductible)

Emerging Leader Tickets $225-$240

$240 includes 40th Anniversary keepsake gift

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The Emerging Leader ticket level is for those individuals who identify as young professionals or philanthropists under the age of 40. Entry to open bar cocktail reception and dinner seating for one. ($75 tax deductible)

Shoreline Sightseeing After Party Cruise $50

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The Big Fish Ball festivities continue on a Shoreline Sightseeing boat of the Chicago River. Guests will be treated to a gorgeous nighttime river cruise through the downtown canyon. Tickets includes an open bar on the boat. Tickets for the river cruise are available to the general public as well as Big Fish Ball guests. The boat begins to board at 8:40 p.m. and departs promptly at 9:00 p.m. at The Westin Chicago River North, returning at 10:00 p.m.

Table Sponsorship

To discuss sponsorship and table purchases or raffle/silent auction donations for 2019, please contact Kim Olsen-Clark at (312) 939-0490, ext. 19 or kolsenclark@chicagoriver.org.  To review the sponsorship levels, please click here, or make your sponsorship donation online here.