Friendship Dinners
Are you looking to experience the diversity of Chicago’s restaurants? Relax and enjoy the company of fellow Zontians and we will take care of the reservations. Friendship Dinners are secured restaurant spaces chosen by your preferred fare. Select your choice for these ticketed dinners during registration.
American Tavern

Saturday, 4 July and Monday, 6 July 2020


Chicago-Style Pizza

Saturday, 4 July and Monday, 6 July 2020



Saturday, 4 July and Monday, 6 July 2020


Pre- & Post- Convention Tours

Please see below for preliminary information on the scheduled pre- and post-convention tours.

Click here to register and see the most up-to-date information.

Pre-Convention Tours

Pedal the Lakefront

Thursday, 2 July 2020

2 hours | US$180

Architecture & Culinary Adventure

Thursday, 2 July 2020

4 hours | US$160


Art & Architecture Adventure

Friday, 3 July 2020

3.5 hours | US$140

The Second City 

Friday, 3 July 2020

4 hours | US$100

Frank Lloyd Wright Tour

Friday, 3 July 2020

6 hours | US$225

Post-Convention Tours

Back to the Gilded Age

Thursday, 9 July 2020

3.5 hours | US$195


Second to None

Thursday, 9 July 2020

4 hours | US$180

Zonta Headquarters Tour & Shop ‘Til You Drop

Thursday, 9 July 2020

9 AM – 4 PM | US$100



Visit Buffalo—Where it All Began!

9 – 12 July 2020

4 days | US$899 (double occupancy), US$1,234 (single occupancy)

This tour highlights Zonta’s founding in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, by Marian de Forest. We will visit the Statler Hotel where Zonta began, see other sites important to Marian and stop at her grave in Forest Lawn Cemetery, and take in the world-famous Niagara Falls. In Seneca Falls, the birthplace of women’s rights in the U.S., stroll through the National Women’s Hall of Fame (Marian de Forest was inducted in 2001). This quaint town was the model for Bedford Falls in the movie "It’s a Wonderful Life." Travel from Chicago to Buffalo must be arranged separately. The tour includes round-trip transportation from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, welcome reception and three nights and breakfasts at the Embassy Suites in Buffalo. It is operated by the Zonta Club of Buffalo and not managed by Zonta International. For more information and to register, click here

All tours include all applicable taxes, fees and gratuities.

Please note: Details are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Zonta International is not responsible for changes in tour itineraries. For the most up-to-date information, please see the Conference Direct tours page (coming soon).