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Spirit of Chicago Dinner Cruise

By Hornblower Cruises and Events
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  • Luxury sunset dinner cruise on breathtaking Lake Michigan

  • Sumptuous, freshly prepared all-you-can-eat buffet

  • Open-air top deck offering sparkling Chicago skyline views

  • Popular local DJ providing plenty of music for dancing

  • 3 climate-controlled interior decks with panoramic windows

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Dinner cruise

  • What's included

    Coffee, tea, iced tea, and non-alcoholic drinks

  • What's included

    Taxes, fees, and service charges

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

What you can expect

Savor an evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing—all while cruising Chicago's stunning lakefront. Dressed in your favorite cocktail attire, your voyage aboard the luxurious Spirit of Chicago features a gourmet buffet feast and live DJ music set against the Windy City’s sparkling, lit-up skyline.

As the cruise begins, soak up the chic ambiance of your elegant vessel and mingle with fellow passengers on the open-air rooftop deck. Come mealtime, have a seat at any of the cloth-lined tables before you approach the buffet.

For dinner, take your pick from a wide variety of buffet items. See the sample menu below (subject to change):

First Course:

  • Mediterranean Couscous and chickpea salad
  • Orzo and bay shrimp salad

Main Course:

  • Oven baked North Atlantic sole filet
  • Honey and sesame chicken
  • Braised Beef Short Rib

Vegetables, Potatoes, & Pasta:

  • Roasted broccoli florets
  • Creamed corn and cheddar cheese casserole


  • Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce
  • Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Activity Location

  • Spirit of Chicago Ticket Kiosk
  • 600 East Grand Avenue
  • Chicago Illinois 60611

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Spirit of Chicago Reservations - Navy Pier
  • 600 East Grand Avenue
  • Chicago Illinois 60611

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