Take a Instagreeter Visit from one of three neighborhood outposts

Currently we do not have a date for the opening of InstaGreeter Services.  Please read new restrictions below. 

Chicago Greeter and Choose Chicago are committed to providing a safe experience for its volunteers and visitors. Our Greeter visits will be operating with the following safety precautions:

  • Guests and Greeters must wear masks at all times during the visit
  • All participants must maintain 6 ft. social distance.

  • Groups must be four guests or less.

  • Greeter visits will avoid heavily populated areas.

  • Use of public transportation on Greeter visits is currently suspended.


InstaGreeter gives visitors the stellar Chicago Greeter experience without the need to pre-register!  These hour-long guided walks of Downtown and seasonally, Millennium Park ,  Uptown and Hyde Park are perfect for the visitor with more flexible travel dates, someone whose schedule may not allow for a longer Chicago Greeter visit, or a last-minute guest who cannot register for a Greeter visit 10 business days in advance.

  • InstaGreeter walks are FREE
  • Drop in any time within the hours that InstaGreeter is offered – no registration required
  • Perfect as a last-minute alternative for guests looking to experience Chicago with a Greeter.
  • These informal, one-hour guided walks are both fun and informative, and ideal for someone who is pressed for time or looking for a more flexible option to a full-fledged Chicago Greeter visit

Current InstaGreeter services include:

  • Loop InstaGreeter, available year round. One hour walks offered Friday through Monday beginning at 10:30am and continuing hourly with last walk at 2:30pm. 
  • Chicago Riverwalk-  free one hour walks leave from the Bridgehouse Museum Plaza at 11:30am and 1:30pm.
  • Millennium Park-  free one hour daily walks 11:30am leaving from the Chicago Cultural Center Randolph st. lobby.

Questions? Visit our InstaGreeter FAQ page or Contact Us

Check back here for our seasonal InstaGreeter services Memorial Day-Columbus Day weekend 2020.