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Spirit of Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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Celebrate a night out in Chicago with dinner, dancing and sightseeing aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan. Glimpse top Chicago attractions like Navy Pier, Soldier Field and more while you dine on a lavish, all-you-can-eat buffet! See spectacular views of the Chicago skyline and a live DJ spinning your favorite songs.
  • Catch the sunset along the shores of Lake Michigan on this Chicago cruise
  • An all-you-can-eat buffet allows you to choose the food you like best
  • A live onboard DJ keeps things exciting, as do interactive games
  • Choose from multiple cruise times to fit a busy schedule 
  • Upgrade to a fireworks cruise during the summer months
What to Expect
Pick up your tickets at the Navy Pier dockside kiosk up to one hour prior to your cruise. Be ready to board about a half-hour before your tour time. Once you board and the ship sets sail, relax and catch sight of the sunset as you sip on a drink (own expense). Then sit down to enjoy dinner from a buffet with salads, entrees, desserts, and a carving station (see menu below in Itinerary). The buffet is all-you-can-eat so you won’t go hungry. Next, hit the dance floor where a DJ plays popular party songs, or join in an interactive game. Dance the night away, or head back outside for more illuminated city views. If you’ve upgraded to the summer fireworks package, watch a fireworks show over the water. Your cruise ends back at Chicago’s Navy Pier.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Navy Pier
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Dinner - Buffet dinner
  • Live entertainment
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Dress code is smart casual. No jeans, shorts, tank tops, halter-tops, gym shoes or flip flops are worn on the cruise
  • All interior areas of the ship are non-smoking. Guests who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks only
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the service and the food was excellent. the weather was nice so that made the chicago skyline shine with the bears colors. celebrated our anniversary with family from NY. I will never forget it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, boat ride was nothing special. Very disappointed that soft drinks were not included in cost of the buffet. Photos were taken before boarding, however we were not able to view before they printed or take again. We didn’t buy as pics were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank S2TL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice experience good food. I wouls suggest upgrading your seat to window view outta seats are right next to the buffet line and guests are literary standing on top of you making it a little uncomfortable to enjoy your meal

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank KIM P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A man in line making racist comments about Hispanics/Mexicans...and the crew still let him stay on board. I refused to board, spoke to a lady lady on the phone, who kindly granted a refund. A Glow: The lady on the phone. A Grow: Policies on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Kristal G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very pleasant experience and worth taking the adventure. The staff we very accommodating and friendly. Service was a little slow, but the buffet dinner was easy and the food we good. The views were amazing but watch out on the outside deck...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TonyMagnum
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Christie M
1 September 2019|
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Response from pinkpartygirl2014 | Reviewed this property |
No they won't
22 August 2019|
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Response from Missaudrey4 |
We dressed semi formal, but there were people there dressed some casual some comfortable. I guess it really depends on the occasion for you.
13 July 2019|
Response from ICare4U1215 | Reviewed this property |
When we asked about that, they told us the ships are equipped for Chicago weather! It’s enclosed also, you are only outside if you choose to be and when boarding They sail all year round!
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