Navy Pier air and water show weekend cruises

Chicago Air & Water Show Weekend Cruises

Come aboard Spirit of Chicago and see the 2018 Chicago Air & Water Show from the best seats in the city - the water! As we set sail from Navy Pier, you'll be treated to a delicious 3-course buffet, DJ entertainment, rooftop games and - of course - spectacular, unobstructed views of the show. Book Now>>

Views of the 2017 Chicago Air & Water Show from Spirit of Chicago's Roof Deck

Enjoying drinks and watching the 2017 Chicago Air & Water Show from Spirit of Chicago's Rooftop Deck

Thursday, August 16th

Preview Afternoon Lunch Cruise

  • Enjoy a 2 and a half hr cruise and watch as stunt pilots practice for the main event**
  • Incredible, unobstructed views of the Air & Water Show
  • Freshly prepared 3-course lunch buffet
  • DJ entertainment and interactive games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
  • Board: 2:00pm | Cruise: 2:30pm - 5:00pm | Price: from $59.90*


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Friday, August 17th

Preview Early Brunch + Afternoon Lunch Cruises

  • Incredible, unobstructed views of the Air & Water Show
  • Freshly prepared 3-course buffet
  • DJ entertainment and interactive games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
  • Brunch: Board: 10:30am | Cruise: 11am - 1pm | Price: from $59.90*
  • LunchBoard: 2:00pm | Cruise: 2:30pm - 5pm | Price: from $64.90*


Pricing & Schedules

Taking pictures of the Chicago Air & Water Show from Spirit of Chicago's Rooftop Deck

Saturday, August 18th

Early Brunch + Lunch Cruises

  • Incredible, unobstructed views of the Air & Water Show
  • Freshly prepared 3-course buffet
  • DJ entertainment and interactive games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
  • Early Brunch: Board: 9:30am | Cruise: 10am - 12pm | Price: from $59.90*
  • Lunch: Board: 1:15pm | Cruise: 1:45 - 4:15pm | Price: from $99.90*


Pricing & Schedules

Sunday, August 19th

Early Brunch + Lunch Cruises

  • Incredible, unobstructed views of the Air & Water Show
  • Freshly prepared 3-course buffet
  • DJ entertainment and interactive games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
  • Early Brunch: Board: 9:30am | Cruise: 10am - 12pm | Price: from $59.90*
  • Lunch: Board: 1:15pm | Cruise: 1:45pm - 4:15pm | Price: from $69.90*


Pricing & Schedules



  • Salads

    Organic Mixed Field Greens 
    Red Onions | Grape Tomatoes | Cucumbers | Shredded Carrots | Corn | Herb Croutons | Ranch Dressing | Low-Fat Italian Dressing

    Organic Spinach & Kale Salad 
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Red Bell Peppers | Red Onions | Lemon & Oregano Dressing

    Green Bean Salad 
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil | Mint | Toasted Garlic

    Kidney Bean, Balck Bean & Chickpea Salad 
    Scallions | Italian Parsley | Cumin & Paprika Vinaigrette

    Red Beetroot Salad 

    Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley

    Bow Tie Pasta Salad 
    Scallions | English Cucumbers | Roma Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette
     


    Vegetables, Potatoes & Pasta

    Roasted Broccoli Florets 
    Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes

    Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole 
    Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro

    Baked Ziti Pasta 
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese Spinach Sauce

    Mashed Potatoes 
    Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic
     


    Entrees

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet 
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce

    Honey & Sesame Chicken 
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies

    Italian Beef Meatballs 
    Creamy Mushroom Sauce | Italian Parsley
     


    Dessert Buffet

    Seasonal Fruit
    Rasberry Mousse
    Lemon Pound Cake & Fresh Strawberries 
    Coconut Vanilla Cake
    Carrot Cake
     
    Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.
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    Early Riser

    Seasonal Fruit 
    Watermelon | Pineapple | Cantaloupe Melon | Seasonal Berries

    Breakfast Pastries
    Muffins | Bagels | Fruit Preserves | Butter

    Scrambled Eggs
    American Cheddar Cheese | Roma Tomatoes | Chives

    Breakfast Meats
    Applewood Smoked Bacon | Sweet Maple Sausage

    Breakfast Potatoes
    Caramelized Onions, Red & Green Bell Peppers


    Late Riser

    Organic Mixed Field Greens
    Red Onions | Grape Tomatoes | Cucumbers | Shredded Carrots | Corn | Herb Croutons | Ranch Dressing | Low-Fat Italian Dressing

    Green Bean Salad
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil | Mint | Toasted Garlic

    Red Beetroot Salad
    Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley

    Roasted Broccoli Florets
    Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes

    Baked Ziti Pasta
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese Spinach Sauce

    Mashed Potatoes
    Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce

    Honey & Sesame Chicken
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies

    Hand Carved, Slow-Roasted Strip Loin
    Spirit Signature Spice Rub | Horseradish Crème | Au Jus
     

    Dessert Buffet

    Rasberry Mousse
    Lemon Pound Cake & Fresh Strawberries
    Coconut Vanilla Cake
    Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie 
     

     

    *Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.


*Prices do not include taxes and fees. Prices & menu subject to change.

**Although traditionally the Air and Water Show practice takes place on Friday, Spirit Cruises cannot guarantee any specific Air and Water Show events on this day.