LOCATION: The Esplanade District - Lakeshore Drive to Michigan Avenue


Urban Kayaks

Returning to the riverwalk, will offer kayak rental and guided tours. Later in 2019 they will be expanding operations to include food, beverage and fitness classes.

435-485 East Riverwalk South



Island Party Hut

Will offer island themed food and beverage as well as charter boat rentals and live music daily construction of the new kitchen and interior space will also be occurring in 2019

305 East Riverwalk South- between Field Drive and Columbus



Northman on the River 

Opened in the fall of 2018 and will be expanding in 2019, will offer food and beverage options, specializing in cider

233 East Riverwalk South- immediately west of Columbus



LOCATION: The Civic District - Wabash Avenue


O’Brien’s Riverwalk Café

Participated in the original Riverwalk pilot program before the Wacker Drive Reconstruction project in the 1990’s, will be returning to provide food and beverage options

45 East Riverwalk South- East of Wabash


Chicago Brewhouse  

Returning for a second season, will offer food and beverage, specializing in microbrews made in Chicago and menu items inspired by Chicago’s neighborhood

35 East Riverwalk South- West of Wabash



LOCATION: The Marina - State to Dearborn

City Winery

Will offer food, drink and live music with an expanded menu

11 West Riverwalk South- State Street Side




LOCATION: The Cove - Dearborn to Clark

Tiny Tapp and Café

Will offer food and beverage, specializing in signature cocktails, coffees and pastries, and grab and go food and merchandise options

71 West Riverwalk South- Clark Street side


LOCATION: The Water Plaza - LaSalle to Wells

Sweet Home Gelato

Will offer gelato, milkshakes and other desert options 

151-155 West Riverwalk South- Clark Street side



LOCATION: Community Marketplace Michigan to Wabash

Community Marketplace Fall Hours Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Batter and Berries is closed for the season.

*some vendors may be closed due to weather

Shop Small Chicago


Batter and Berries

Justice of the Pies

Chiya Chia Cafe

Twisted Eggroll

Gordo’s Homemade Ice Cream​

Beat Kitchen on the Riverwalk


Come out to Discover what’s new on the Chicago Riverwalk! 

2019 Vendor Lineup and Chicago Community Marketplace