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Chicago Odyssey Dinner Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Spend an exceptional evening cruising the shoreline of Chicago onboard a luxury yacht, admiring the city’s striking architecture as you enjoy a gourmet 3-course dinner. It’s the perfect way to spend a festive evening living it up with friends, family, or that special someone during your time in Chicago.

    Make your way to Navy Pier on the evening of your cruise, making sure to dress to impress for this festive evening. As you make your way through this famous entertainment complex, enjoy the bustling mix of pedestrians, street performers, and lakeshore views found at this famous pier.

    Then step on board your yacht to begin your unforgettable evening. Receive a personal welcome from the captain and crew as you climb aboard. You’ll also have your picture taken by the ship's photographer to help capture the moment. Then follow your host as you’re whisked to your private table for your meal. The servers will introduce themselves and offer you the chance to decide how you’d like them to pace your meal.

    Your evening’s menu consists of a collection of seasonally-selected hors d’oeuvres, entrées, side dishes, and desserts, each of which is freshly created on board the ship each day. See the Itinerary below for full details. Pair your dinner with a drink from the full-service bar, offering a variety of craft beers, unique cocktails, and wine list (at your own expense). Musical entertainment is provided by the onboard DJ, who will keep things lively with a mix that covers everything from classic jazz to more contemporary hits.

    When you have a few moments, make sure to explore the ship’s luxurious design and amenities. Ranging from the temperature-controlled dining area to the Observation deck, you’re sure to notice the vessel’s attention to detail and unique art deco interior accents, most of which pay homage to the classic ocean liners of yesteryear. Make sure to also stop by the Captain’s bridge, an area that’s open to all guests for the majority of the cruise.

    Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise:

    In the summer months, upgrade your Chicago Dinner Cruise experience to include a spectacular fireworks display on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and select Thursday's and Fridays. You will observe the show from the decks of the ship and see the magnificent sky lit up at night.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Navy Pier
    • Two and a half to three hour dinner cruise on Lake Michigan
    • 3-course plated dinner with attentive tableside service
    • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea, and water
    • Guaranteed table for your party size
    • On board DJ entertainment and dance floor
    • The most breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline and attractions, including the Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, the Shedd Aquarium and more
    • Service charges
    • Local taxes and fees
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Surf and turf menu upgrade
    • 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
    • All interior areas of the ship are non-smoking. Guests who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks only
    • Surf and turf menu upgrade is an additional cost and may be paid direct to operator on day of departure
    • View the spectacular 30-minute pyro-musical program fireworks display with the world famous Chicago Skyline as a backdrop for your unforgettable evening.
    • Firework Schedule from Memorial Day - Labor Day
    • Wednesday 9:30pm
    • Saturday 10:15pm
    • Dress Code:
    • Odyssey can be your opportunity to dress up. For women, cocktail wear, a dress, or dressy-casual attire is appropriate. For men, collared shirts and dress pants are recommended. Dressier jeans are acceptable. However, casual jeans, t-shirts, athletic shoes, or flip flops are discouraged.
    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 6 August 2019 via mobile

    Was an amazing evening. My wife and I enjoyed every minute. The food was great as well as the wine. We took great pictures. Amber (waitress) was amazing.

    Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

    My girlfriend and me where very content with the food, atmosphere and obviously the View! we highly recommend! 😊

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Seaside790632
    Reviewed 18 June 2019

    Highly recommend this cruise for maximum romantic impact! We had a great time and the view was spectacular, as promised.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Blaise P
    Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

    This was an Awesome experience for the class of 2019. Everyone enjoyed the buffet, dancing and the great city view. The best experience of their senior trip. An unforgettable moment for them.

    1  Thank 429rmm
    Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

    Excellant service from start to finish.Our waiter Mylan was faultless.Would recommend getting the drinks package.Food was very good.Great way to see Chicago at night.

    Thank Sporty121
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

    Thanks for your review!

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    10 July 2018|
    Response from catshat |
    You will be fine. There isn’t a dress code. Some wear evening attire; some casual. It’s YOUR evening. Dress for YOU. 😊
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