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Family New Years Eve Cruise! 4 pm to 7 pm

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Person Ages 13+
Child Ages 2-12
Infant Ages 0-2

Ring in the New Year with the Ultimate Family Cruise Experience!

Are you ready for the most spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration tailored for families with young children who can’t quite make it to the midnight fireworks show? Look no further, because the party of the year sets sail at 3:30 PM on December 31st, promising an unforgettable early evening adventure. Boarding promptly begins at 3:30 PM, and the cruise departs at 4:00 PM from the heart of Philadelphia. Get ready for an evening filled with excitement, delectable dining, and dazzling fireworks over the serene Delaware River. We’ll return to the dock at 7:00 PM, ensuring everyone’s New Year’s Eve dreams come true.

Kids Under 3 Sail for Free! Schedule their ticket by giving us a call today 215-629-8687

When you step aboard, you’ll be treated to an array of delightful culinary offerings. Our buffet-style dinner menu for the night includes:


Irresistible Chicken Fingers
Savory Chicken Marsala
Golden French Fries
Delicious Penne Pasta
Mouthwatering Meatballs
Flavorful Vegetable Fried Rice
Fresh Caesar Salad
Soft Dinner Rolls
A Delightful Fruit and Cheese Display

Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Sip your favorite beverages at our three fully stocked bars, featuring complimentary soda, juice, and water with your ticket. For the adults, we have a wide selection of beers and cocktails available for purchase, both in cash and card options. Please note that alcoholic beverages are not included in the ticket price, but fret not, as there’s an onboard ATM for your convenience.


The night will be alive with two dance floors on the 2nd and 3rd decks, where our onboard DJ will keep the rhythm going throughout the evening.


Convenient parking is available right next to the boat for just $20. Access our parking lot at the corner of Penn’s Landing Rd and Christopher Columbus Blvd.


This is an open seating event, and you’ll find tables on the first, second, and third decks. Feel free to explore the boat, snap pictures, and dance your heart out!


Our splendid cruise departs from 101 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia 19106, at the intersection of Columbus Blvd and Penn’s Landing Rd.

For More Information

Contact us at 215-629-8687
Email: [email protected]
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Keep in mind, it’s usually chilly on the Delaware River during New Year’s Eve, so be sure to bring a jacket or dress warmly for the occasion. The first and second decks are heated for your comfort, while the third deck offers a partially open experience to enjoy the cool New Year’s breeze. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary New Year’s Eve celebration for families. Reserve your spot today!