Chamber News

Forgotten Chinatown Tour

Back by popular demand, the Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce and Forgotten Chicago is bringing back it’s popular “Forgotten Chinatown” tour on August 3, 2014. This 2 1/2 hour walking tour will explore the early history of Chinatown and it’s surrounding environs, including industrial areas along the Chicago River where architecturally significant but overlooked factory structures still loom large. Historically significant storefronts, architectural oddities and other forgotten gems will also be examined. The tour begins at 12 noon on August 3rd in Chinatown. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased on line at Brown Paper Tickets. The tour will go on rain or shine. No refunds and no walk ups.

14th Annual Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy June 28, 2014

THANK YOU to all of the amazing race teams, generous sponsors and partners, table vendors, food truck vendors, performers, our fabulous emcee Lakhi Siap and the many hard working volunteers that helped to make the 14th Annual Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy so successful! Thousands of visitors descended on beautiful Ping Tom Memorial Park on June 28th to watch 30 teams race along the Chicago River. Every team performed to their highest level, building excitement at every race. Ultimately, there were three teams that won the final heats: 1st Place went to Grainger, 2nd Place was Full Effort Full Victory and 3rd Place was Pepsi. Congratulations to these top three teams and to EVERY team for their great efforts! Please Visit our Photo Gallery!


New Members

Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest members:
  1. Chicago Metropolitan Fire Prevention
A complete list of our members can be found here.


More information coming soon !

Member News

Cirque Shanghai: Warriors

Cirque Shanghai returns to Navy Pier, May 23 – September 1, 2014 with a heart-pounding, fate-tempting new show – “Warriors.” Back for its ninth summer season at the Pepsi® Skyline Stage, “Cirque Shanghai: Warriors” combines awe-inspiring acrobatics with the martial prowess of Chinese Kung Fu and Wu Shu masters. For tickets please visit their website!

Wendella Boats/Chicago Water Taxi

The 2014 season for Chicago Water Taxi has begun. Weekend services are going on now and weekday services begin May 27th. There are many ways to get to Chinatown, however, taking a Chicago Water Taxi along the Chicago River and viewing the iconic buildings of downtown is an experience you should not miss! The next time you make plans for Chinatown, include a ride on the Chicago Water Taxi! For more information, visit their website.

Other News

LPGA International Crown Watch Party

Come watch the 2014 Inaugural LPGA International Crown for a preview of what is to come to Rich Harvest Farms in 2016.