Spirit Cruise on Lake Michigan

Family Cruises Available

Perfect for Groups

Lunch, Dinner, & Brunch Options

A fantastic option for families, groups & couples

Dine, dance, and take in Chicago’s iconic skyline views onboard the Spirit Cruise over Lake Michigan. Choose from either lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch cruises and enjoy delicious buffet spreads, and afterward, be ready to hit the dance floor and enjoy the music from the onboard DJ! During summer dinner cruises, venture out onto the front deck and watch the magical firework display over Navy Pier – the perfect way to end another great day in the windy city and take home some fantastic, fun-filled memories!

Highlights

Take in Chicago's famous city views from the great Lake Michigan

Have fun on the dance floor with a live DJ performance

Watch the Navy Pier fireworks display on special nights

Enjoy delicious lunch, dinner, or brunch buffets on board your cruise

Pricing & Schedule

Lunch & Brunch Cruises:

• Check out the Good to Know section for a list of unavailable dates.
• For an additional $60 per person, you can secure a window seat.

Dinner Cruises:

*Summer only dates (May 25 to August 31)
• Check out the Good to Know section for a list of unavailable dates.
• For an additional $60 per person, you can secure a window seat.

Activity Details

Meeting Point:

Spirit Dock: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Avenue


Cruise Duration:

3 hours


Included:
  • Buffet-style lunch or dinner (excluding drinks)
  • DJ and dance floor
  • Navy Pier fireworks display (Wednesday and Saturday, during summer)
  • All additional taxes and fees
  • Departure times:  
    Chicago River: 09:30 • 10:30 • 11:30 • 12:30 • 13:30 • 14:30 • 15:30 • 16:00  

    Chicago River & Lake Michigan: 10:00 • 10:30 • 11:00 • 15:00 • 16:00 • 17:00 • 18:00

  • Please arrive 10 to 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
  • All ticket details will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Maximum Group Size:

20

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Good to Know

• We recommend arriving 40 minutes before your cruise is scheduled to depart to pick up your tickets and get checked-in.
• Your tickets will be available for pick up from the Spirit Cruise box office, located right beside the boat – you can’t miss it! Just mention your name or the confirmation number we sent to you at the time of booking

There will be no cruises available on the following dates (2019):
February 14-16
April 21
May 12
June 16
July 4
November 28
December 24-25 & 31
February 14 (2020)

Terms & Conditions

    • IMPORTANT: Once made, your reservation is not automatically confirmed. Upon receiving your request, a member of our team will purchase the ticket(s) and email them to you. In the case of no availability, your reservation will be canceled and you will be refunded the full price.
    • The ticket value includes the boat trip exclusively; transportation to the boarding point is not included.

 

  • This service has a 100% penalty for cancellation after reservation. Date and time changes will not be allowed after confirmation of purchase.
  • We recommend arriving 40 minutes in advance for check-in and ticket pick up, as the boat starts to board 10 minutes before the departure time and leaves at the scheduled time.
  • These summer cruises run from May 25th to August 31st. Keep in mind that not all cruises have daily departures.
  • The cruise may be canceled at the last minute if the minimum number of sales required has not been met or if the boat has been chartered for a private party.
  • In case of cancellation on behalf of the company, the amount paid will be fully refunded or the passenger may be offered a change in ticket for a different vessel or date.
  • Chicago Travel & Tours is not responsible for damage or inconvenience caused by cancellation of the cruise.
  • The fireworks show is offered by the City of Chicago and Navy Pier. The cruise company and Chicago Travel & Tours are not responsible for a refund in the case of cancellation due to the fireworks display.
  • In case of a storm, the ship will be anchored at the Pier, but the onboard services (shows and food) will be served normally. In this case, the customer will receive some sort of upgrade (possibly open bar), but a refund will not be possible. We are not responsible for any inconvenience caused by meteorological conditions.
FAQ

Is this cruise family and child friendly?

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Yes, children are welcome to join all brunch, lunch, and dinner cruises.

Where do I pick up my cruise tickets?

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Your tickets will be available for pick up from the Spirit Cruise box office, located right beside the boat – you can’t miss it!

Will I see fireworks on my cruise?

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The pier fireworks display will be visible on dinner cruises during the summer (May 25 to August 31) on Wednesdays and Saturday.

Will I have to pay any additional taxes or fees?

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No, all additional taxes and fees are included in the ticket price. Guests will only need to pay for any drinks purchased onboard.