The best way to experience Chicago’s fireworks is by kayak! See the city canyon illuminated at night, reflecting off the water right next to you.
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in cooperation with Chicago and Illinois health officials, the 2020 launch of Art on theMART has been postponed until further notice.
- Single Kayak Ages 18+ or accompanied by an adult
- Tandem Kayak Ages 18+ or accompanied by an adult | For 2 People
Nighttime Paddle With Stop at Art on the Mart
Art lovers will love this summer evening paddle on the Chicago River. Urban Kayaks’ skilled guides lead a group twilight paddle down the river’s main branch.
Along the way, we’ll stop to view “Art on the Mart,” an ambitious public art display that is projected nightly onto the 2.5-acre riverside facade of the Merchandise Mart, one of Chicago’s treasured architectural masterpieces.
Book your kayak today for a front-row seat to this one-of-a-kind paddle!
- Arrival time: Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time to check in and store anything you don’t want to take on the water in one of our lockers.
- Launch site: This tour starts and finishes at our Riverwalk location.
- How to dress: Bring only what you need. Plan on getting wet.