DC fourth of July fireworks dinner cruise on the Potomac River

Independence Day Cruises

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Celebrate the 4th of July with a Mount Vernon Tour or a Spirit of Washington fireworks dinner! Treat yourself to our delicious buffet, dance to music from the onboard DJ, play games like giant Jenga and shuffleboard, and be treated to gorgeous waterfront views. At dinner, enjoy unobstructed views of DC's incredible fireworks show (weather permitting)Book Now>>

Spirit of Washington Fireworks Cruise

4th of July Fireworks Dinner

Tuesday July 4, 2017

  • 4-hour cruise on the Spirit of Mount Vernon
  • Incredible views of the fireworks display
  • Delicious, three-course buffet style dinner with platinum open bar included
  • Patriotic decor, DJ and dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
  • Additional upgrades available at checkout: souvenir glasses, boarding photo etc.
  • Boards: 6:30pm | Cruises: 7:30 - 11:30pm | Price: from $199.90 | Ages: 21+

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Spirit of Mount Vernon Tour

4th of July Mount Vernon Cruise

Tuesday July 4, 2017

  • 3-hour round-trip cruise to the Mount Vernon estate
  • Your admission to Mount Vernon with three hours to explore the estate and gardens
  • Narrated riverfront tour as you pass both historic and modern landmarks
  • For an additional price: light bites, drinks, and adult beverages from our snack bar
  • Boards: 8:15am | Round-trip Cruise and Tour: 8:30am - 3pm
  • Base Price including Mt. Vernon Entry Fee:* kids $42.95, adults $47.95

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More July 4th Weekend Cruises

Spirit of Chicago 4th of July Cruises

July 4th Weekend Cruises

June 30 - July 4, 2017

  • Dinner, Lunch and Mount Vernon cruises available all weekend
  • Festive atmosphere with incredible views of DC's historic waterfront
  • Delicious buffet style meal 
  • DJ and dance floor, and games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, etc.)
  • Additional upgrades available for purchase: VIP package, boarding photo, and more

Pricing & Schedules

  • Salads 

    Organic Mixed Field Greens
    Smoked Bacon | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumbers | Carrots | Corn | American Cheddar Cheese | Herb Croutons | House-Made Ranch Dressing | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Low-Fat Italian Dressing
    Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Red Bell Peppers | Red Onions | Lemon & Oregano Dressing
    Roasted Red Beet Salad
    Pickled Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley
    Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
    Scallions | Plum Tomatoes | Cumin & Paprika Vinaigrette
    Orzo & Bay Shrimp Salad
    Scallions | English Cucumbers | Cherry Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette


    Vegetables and Pastas

    Roasted Broccoli Florets
    Toasted Garlic I Chili Flakes
    Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
    Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro
    Baked Ziti Pasta
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce
    Mashed Potatoes
    Idaho Potatoes & Roasted Garlic


    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce
    Honey & Sesame Chicken
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies
    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
    Hand-Carved, Slow Roasted Prime Rib
    Spirit Signature Rub | Horseradish Crème | Au Jus


    Seasonal Fruit
    Lemon Pound Cake & Strawberries
    Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce
    Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie
    Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

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

*Base price does not include taxes and fees. Prices and menus subject to change.