Take a walk along the Chicago River between State Street and Columbus Drive on Sat., Oct. 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. for the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival celebrating Chicago’s epic resurgence and strength after the Great Fire of 1871! Come see this moving tribute to Chicago and its neighborhoods featuring fiery cauldrons, flaming buoys, floating sculptures, and a fireworks display set to music. From 3 – 8 p.m., enjoy walking through a neighborhood bazaar along Upper Wacker Drive, featuring unique businesses and artists from communities across Chicago, selling a diverse array of goods, including jewelry, apparel, and food. For more event information, see the map and timeline of events.This festival is in partnership with the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, Redmoon Theater.

Chicago River at the Michigan Bridge and Wacker Drive

Chicago River at Columbus Drive