Experience a magical evening on the water, enhanced by dazzling city sights and lakefront lights on the Chicago Dinner Cruise!
Experience a Lake Michigan cruise that features dazzling city skylines, delicious dining, and dancing under a starry sky! The Chicago Dinner Cruise is one of the most exquisite ways to enjoy an evening in the Windy City.
You'll know you are in for an evening of unparalleled entertainment from the moment you step aboard the Spirit of Chicago, one of the most elegant yachts at Navy Pier. The ship's stylish atmosphere greets you with modern amenities like festive lighting, a winding staircase between decks, and decor featuring chic silver and black accents.
Treat yourself to a favorite beer, wine or cocktail from one of the Spirit's full-service cash bars as you gently cruise from Chicago's shoreline, taking in brilliant views of skyscrapers and twinkling city lights. Stroll along the climate-controlled observation decks or settle in at your table to relax a bit before dinner.
Ready to indulge in some of the Windy City's finest cuisine? The Chicago Dinner Cruise presents a remarkable buffet spread, offering guests a gorgeous array of salads, vegetables, pasta, hot entrees, and tantalizing desserts. Enjoy unlimited trips to the buffet, which may include (though subject to change based on seasonal ingredients and chef specials):
Ease into the entertainment portion of your evening with a wander along the decks, taking in the spectacular shoreline scenery of Lake Michigan. Then join in one of the most vibrant things to do in Chicago when the city's hottest DJs take the background dining music up a few notches!
Dance to your heart's content to the tunes of Top 40 hits, request songs, cut a rug with family and friends, or share a romantic slow dance with your favorite passenger.
Hop aboard the Chicago Dinner Cruise for a magical evening on the water full of fun, food, fabulous sights, and plenty of memories!
Friday - 7:30 PM
Saturday - 7:00 PM
Sunday - 6:00 PM
*Rates do not apply for holidays, Valentine's day weekend and specialty cruises
The cruise features all-you-can-eat dinner buffets with delicious choices prepared on board by the executive chef and their galley staff. With advance notice, special meals for guests with allergies can be arranged.
Sample Buffet Dinner Menu
*subject to change
Organic Mixed Field Greens
Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
Roasted Red Beet Salad
Orzo & Bay Shrimp Salad
Roasted Broccoli Florets
Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
Baked Ziti Pasta
Oven Baked North Atlantic Sole Filet
Honey & Sesame Chicken
Whole-Roasted Pork Loin
Braised Beef Short Ribs
Seasonal Cut Fruit
Chocolate Drizzle Rice Krispy
Strawberries & Vanilla Custard
We recommend casually stylish attire such as nice pants or jeans, polos, button-down shirts, and sundresses or skirts. Although allowed, we strongly discourage t-shirts, casual jeans, shorts, and sneakers.
The ship is spaciously designed with three climate-controlled interior decks, outdoor strolling decks at the bow and stern, and the largest outdoor patio deck in Chicago topside. It is handicap accessible and Coast Guard approved for up to 600 passengers. Amenities include full-service bars, two dance floors (or staging areas), spacious bathrooms, flexible seating arrangements and huge, panoramic windows.
Absolutely. The ship is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. It sails rain or shine year-round.
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