International Greeter Day

For one day only, explore any one of four Chicago neighborhoods and downtown locations with a local expert. Transportation included! No one knows Chicago like a Greeter!

Explore Chicago's iconic locations with a free guided walk lead by a local greeter, who will highlight hidden gems and share personal stories and experiences. On this day we celebrate the Greeter service in Chicago and Greeter services around the world. Affiliated with The Global Greeter Network, an informal association of Greeter destinations in over 140 cities in 36 countries. Greeters are volunteers who love their city and want to share with visitors the passion they have for their hometown.

What you can explore:

  • Take the Water Taxi to Nine Dragon Wall in Chinatown
  • Look over Wicker Park & Bucktown on the 606
  • Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk
  • Explore the Loop and Millennium Park
  • Enjoy the vibrant mosaics of Pilsen
  • Walk and see mansions of the Gold Coast

Save the Date

International Greeter Day 
September 9, 2017
10am - 3pm

Meet at Millennium Park
Chase Promenade
201 E Randolph St 
Chicago, IL 60602



Chicago's Greeter Program has over 200 passionate volunteers, ready to show you around the city. This influential program was created to provide visitors with the opportunity to explore Chicago's neighborhoods, sharing the history that its built on and the special places that shape it. Each visit is unique and customized based on your choice of neighborhoods, language, and interests.