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See Redmoon’s Fantastical Houses Set Sail

With the Redmoon Chicago Fire Festival approaching, the crew gets to work moving the houses from the boatyard where they were assembled on barges to their final resting places on the Chicago River.

Victorian Houses On The Move
The crews and three Victorian house sculptures that are on barges make their way down the Chicago River. Photo by Rob Wash
A Redmoon craftsman puts finishing touches on the sculpture of the Victorian House that will burn as part of the Great Chicago Fire Event, only to reveal a hidden symbol of Chicago’s spirit. Photo by Rob Wash.

See our stories about the building of the sculptures and the actual event at: Great Fire Festival on ChicagoTalks.

(The Redmoon crew at Crowley’s Boat Yard on the south side.) The crew who reassembled the sculptural Victorian houses on barges so they can be floated down to the staging area between State and Columbus on the Chicago River. Photo by Rob Wash.

The festival begins on Saturday, Oct. 4th at 8pm.

 Schedule and more details on Redmoon Facebook page.

This is the first Great Fire Festival, so if you attend tag your tweets and photos with #chifirefest.

Don’t miss it, it will be an event to remember.

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