January 14, 2020

Event Ideas

RentChicagoBoats.com is not just a boating service, we’re passionate event planners too.

See our “Chicago Special Event Calendar below” for special events to take your pontoon too, to enhance your boating event.  Our Ease of Process – Book directly on Rentchicagoboats.com!

We welcome all Bridal Members from the past and present! We absolutely love to have your business. We’ve hosted well over 1000 bachelorette pontoon parties and we already have a bunch booked for this season. We’ve co-planned a variety of unique experiences that included:

  • dropping rose petals from a bridge onto the bridal party’s pontoon,
  • picked up and dropped off at alternative river side venues, and;
  • being serenaded by a quartet on one of our pontoons. Imagine that!

So with Rentchicagoboats.com, anything is possible with our smart resourceful planning. Some magical bridal moments include:

  • “Pop the Question” Moonlit Cruises (99.9% Success rate)
  • Engagement Parties
  • Bachelorette Boat Parties
  • Bridal Luncheons
  • Bridal Showers
  • Bridal Brunches
  • Couple’s Showers
  • Welcome Parties
  • Day After Brunches

…and we’ve also have had…

  • Gender Reveals
  • Anniversaries
  • Birthdays
  • Family reunions
  • Christenings
  • Baptisms
  • Reunions
  • and more…

Cool Destinations & Chicago Events to Take your pontoon from RentChicagoBoats.com to. (See 2022 Calendar Below):

Iconic on-water events to see or enjoy by boat include:

  • Mother’s Day Weekend
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • Weekly (Wed 9:30 pm & Sat 10:15 pm) Fireworks Shows
  • Northerly Island Concerts – Pontoon/Dock Parties (Season Listed Below)
  • Father’s Day Weekend
  • Chinese Dragon Boat Races (6/24 & 7/30)
  • July 4th Weekend
  • Chicago Scene Boat Party (8/6)
  • Chicago Bears Games to tailgate (added when available)
  • Chicago Air & Water Show (8/21 & 22)
  • Labor Day Weekend

2022 Special Event Calendar – Northerly Island Concerts Included

Fri, May 27, 2022, 7:00 PM
Deftones & Gojira, Rescheduled – 5/27/22
 
Wed, Jun 1, 2022, 7:30 PM
Rufus Du Sol
 
Fri, Jun 3, 2022, 7:30 PM
Haim
 
Sat, Jun 4, 2022, 8:00 PM
Phoebe Bridgers
 
Fri, Jun 24, 2022, 8:00 PM
Rex Orange County
 
Sat, June 25, 2022, 8:00 AM
Chinese Dragon Boat Races for Literacy
Ping Tom Park/Chicago River
 
Thu, Jun 30, 2022, 7:30 PM
Jack Johnson
 
Sat, Jul 2, 2022, 7:00 PM
My Morning Jacket
 
Thu, Jul 7, 2022, 8:00 PM
Big Time Rush
 
Fri, Jul 8, 2022, 7:00 PM
Third Eye Blind, Taking Back Sunday & Hockey Dad
 
Fri, Jul 15, 2022, 8:00 PM
Norah Jones
 
Sat, Jul 16, 2022, 7:00 PM
5 Seconds of Summer
 
Mon, Jul 18, 2022, 8:00 PM
David Gray

Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, July 28-31
Lollapalooza – Chicago
 
Sat, July 30, 2022, 8:00 AM
International Dragon Boat Festival
China’s Ping Tom Park, Chicago River

Thu, Aug 4, 2022, 7:00 PM
Goo Goo Dolls
 
Sat, Aug 6, 2022, 11:00 AM
Playpen, Lakefront
 
Sat, Aug 6, 2022, 6:30 PM
Brandi Carlile
 
Sun, Aug 7, 2022, 7:00 PM
Lany
 
Wed, Aug 10, 2022, 8:00 PM
Maren Morris
 
Sat & Sun, Aug 20 & 21, 9 AM-4 PM
Chicago Air & Water Show
 
Tue, Aug 23, 2022, 8:00 PM
Alicia Keys
 
Wed, Sep 7, 2022, 7:00 PM
Florence and The Machine
 
Fri, Sep 9, 2022, 6:30 PM
Sat, Sep 10, 2022, 6:30 PM
Odesza
 
Fri, Sep 30, 2022, 6:45 PM
New Order & Pet Shop Boys
 
Sat, Oct 1, 2022, 7:30 PM
The Head and The Heart & Shakey Graves