Learn more about dinner cruises aboard Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago Dinner Cruises

Celebrate a special occasion, host a group event or share a romantic evening aboard Spirit of Chicago. Great for parties of all sizes, a Spirit dinner cruise gives you the chance to dine, dance and see the Chicago skyline like never before. If you are interested in booking an event for a group of 20 or more, please visit our group events page for more information.


Automatically included in your base ticket price:

  • A two-and-a-half-hour or three-hour cruise on Lake Michigan
  • Delicious dinner buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts (view menu)
  • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • The best views of Chicago’s skyline and attractions, including the Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field and the iconic Willis Tower
  • Guaranteed table for your party size
  • Onboard entertainment with DJ music, access to shared spaces and interactive games

Extras & Upgrades

Available for purchase at booking, or during your cruise, for an upgraded experience:

  • Creative cocktails, wine and beer from our well-stocked cash bar (view menu)
  • Window table reservations for the best views
  • Additional upgrades to customize your experience

Additional Information

The little things that matter a lot:

  • Parking is available at Navy Pier.
  • Our decks are climate-controlled to cruise year-round
  • in all weather conditions.
  • Most guests choose comfortable, casually stylish attire.
  • Children are welcome and infants under three cruise free.
  • We do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions. Please let your server know if you have any serious food allergies.

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For a lighter menu and a cool cocktail party vibe, try a Lake-Breeze Dinner Lounge Cruise. Offered throughout the summer and into early fall, Lake-Breeze Cruises are a fun way for individuals or groups to liven up a regular weekday evening.

Sunset Chicago Couple

Jubilee Dining Deck

Spirit of Chicago Dancing