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Margaritas & Fireworks On The Riverwalk - Every Weds

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    Wed, June 19, 2024 (6:30 PM - 9:10 PM)

Island Party Hut (between Lake Shore Drive and Columbus on the Riverwalk)
355 Chicago Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60601
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Enjoy Margaritas from 7-9pm, chips & salsa + a FIREWORKS show on the Chicago Riverwalk! 4 Marg varieties to try! Early Bird Tix start @ $25!

*While we have your attention, don't forget to check out Mimosas on the Riverwalk every weekend at RiverNorthFests.com*

Picture it...it's hump day and you're in need of a well-deserved cocktail! You're surrounded by your closest friends, sipping on a delicious margarita. Enjoying this sacred mixture of tequila, triple sec and lime while watching the boats go by is exactly what you needed! The sun is setting, there's a nice cool breeze and then the fireworks show starts! Welcome to Margaritas & Fireworks on the Riverwalk!

Come out and enjoy the chill vibes of Island Party Hut located on the scenic Chicago Riverwalk! The Riverwalk has been ever-evolving over the past few years and this summer is it's time to shine!

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Tickets include margaritas from 7pm-9pm, chips & salsa, scenic skyline views, the best view of the fireworks and fun atmosphere along the Chicago Riverwalk and more! Plus don't forget there will be 4 varieties to choose from!

ABOUT ISLAND PARTY HUT: Island Party Hut provides a lively tiki-style environment that will give you that relaxed "by the beach" feeling. Add the beautiful atmosphere that Chicago in the spring and summer provides and you've got yourself a nice little afternoon!

BIRTHDAYS: Nothing screams birthday party like 2 hours of margaritas! Make this Margarita Party your birthday party! Get your group of friends together and your ticket is on us! Learn more and get your party set up today by emailing Birthdays@RiverNorthFests.com.


  • Check in starts at 6:30pm. Please look for our staff person next to the big gazebo near the entrance. We will scan your QR Code ticket from Eventbrite so you can get the party started with your complimentary chips and salsa.
  • 7-9pm - Enjoy Margaritas while watching the boats go by!
  • 9pm - Fireworks start over Navy Pier! Island Party Hut has great views of the show.


SPONSORSHIP & VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES: For questions, sponsorship/vendor opportunities, and press inquiries, please fill out the form HERE.

FREE STUFF: Get Freebies* including: $5 in FREE food from DoorDash, $10 from Ebates, $10 in FREE food from Ritual, $10 cash back from Mr. Rebates and more! Click HERE for more info. *All offers valid for first time users only and subject to change without notice.

REASONS TO BUY EARLY: In addition to getting tickets at a lower price, those who purchase early will also receive free tickets and/or deeply discounted tickets to future events.

PICS FROM LAST TIME: Check out pics from some of our previous events by clicking here.

PHOTO CONTEST: Enter to win by tagging us on Instagram or Facebook (@RiverNorthFests)! Our panel of judges will go through the pictures and winners will be contacted afterward! Prizes include tickets to tasting festivals, cocktail cruises on Lake Michigan and more!

PLEASE NOTE: This is an outdoor experience. In the event of inclement weather, Island Party Hut management will decide if the experience goes on as planned or is cancelled. If they choose to cancel the experience due to inclement weather, all guests will be notified via email and will receive refunds. If the experience takes place as planned any guest that chooses not to attend will not receive a refund.


  • Fundraising Opportunity: Are you trying to raise money for a certain cause? Email Fundraising@RiverNorthFests.com for more info!
  • Want to earn a free ticket and some cash for spreading the word? Email Ambassadors@RiverNorthFests.com for more info!


WORK WITH US: Interested in meeting new people while having fun running the best events in Chicago? Email EventStaff@RiverNorthFests.com.

Rules, Regulations & Disclaimers: Brands subject to change and while supplies last. Tickets include tastings. All guests must be 21+ with a valid government issued ID that will be checked by security prior to entrance. Enjoy responsibly. The venue reserves the right to curtail service to anyone if intoxicated. Please be aware that this experience will comply with the Illinois Liquor Control Act 235 ILCS 5/6-16(a) A valid ticket with scannable QR code is required by all guests to enter the experience. There is no guest list. Each ticket must be scanned. Security reserves the right to inspect all bags and persons. Absolutely no outside food or beverage may be brought into the experience. Guests who are deemed intoxicated (or otherwise unfit), will be denied entry and no refunds will be given. We want all guests to enjoy themselves, but our number one priority is the safety of all guests. Any ticketing/technical issues will be handled by Eventbrite.com. Please contact them directly at https://www.eventbrite.com/contact-us/. Sorry – no refunds or price adjustments. The Eventbrite system does not allow us to restrict people who are underage from buying tickets. If you are not 21 and purchase a ticket, you will not be allowed into the experience. For further Terms and Conditions of this experience and ticket purchase please see “Ticket Purchase and Event Terms and Conditions” in checkout before purchasing these tickets; which shall also be binding and shall be incorporated by reference as though fully stated herein.

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