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"Green Beer and Bagels Tour" Celebrates St. Patrick's Day with Chicago Flair and Flavor

2/13/18 | by

Shoreline Sightseeing offers Irish-themed Architecture River Tour Saturday March 17 with Green Beer and Irish libations, complimentary bagels, St. Patrick’s Day favors and custom guided tour

Chicago is known for its St. Patrick’s Day celebrations including dyeing the Chicago River green for a day and a spectacular downtown parade. Shoreline Sightseeing joins in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities with a special Green Beer and Bagels Architecture River Tour on Saturday, March 17 featuring complimentary bagels with all the trimmings, St. Patrick’s Day party favors and a special Irish themed tour presented by one of Shoreline’s famously knowledgeable and entertaining guides. A full cash bar will include green beer and an assortment of Irish drink specials as well as coffee and soft drinks.

The Green Beer and Bagels Tour will depart from Shoreline’s dock at the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at 10:00 a.m. returning at 11:15 a.m. Passengers can don their St. Patrick’s Day attire and enjoy their bagels plus choice of beverage from the cash bar as their tour highlights Chicago’s renowned architecture and dramatic history with a special Irish twist. Amazing views and photo ops of the emerald green Chicago River will be an added bonus. Tickets are $41 adults and $22 children 12 and under. Information and tickets available here.

Additional Architecture River Tours will depart throughout the day from Shoreline’s docks at Navy Pier and the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Tours will offer a cash bar and special Irish theme guided tour. Please note that only the 10:00 a.m. Green Beer and Bagels Tour will include free bagels and party favors. For complete information on all St. Patrick’s Day Tours, please visit Shoreline’s website for details. Note that boats are open-air; please dress for the weather.

Shoreline is proud to be a sponsor of Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and looks forward to hosting the parade committee and the Chicago Plumbers Local 130 UA during the dying of the Chicago River.

About Shoreline Sightseeing: Shoreline Sightseeing begins its 79th season with a full schedule of daily Architecture River Tours, named by TripAdvisor the #1 most popular tour in America for 2017. Shoreline also offers Classic Lake Tours, Fireworks Tours and a variety of special event cruises spring through fall. Founded in Chicago in 1939, Shoreline is now in its third generation of family ownership. 

For more information about this event visit their website