2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival cruises in DC

Cherry Blossom Festival Dining Cruises


Cherry Blossom Cruises will return in 2019. See upcoming cruises>>


Join Spirit Cruises in celebrating the history and beauty of our decorated Potomac River bank during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Enjoy a bountiful buffet and DJ entertainment as you cruise past the famous cherry trees and historic views of Washington, DC!

Cherry Blossom Festival


Spirit Cherry Blossom Cruises 

Select dates March 16th -  April 15th

  • A 2-3 hour cruise on the Potomac River
  • Amazing views of the Cherry Blossoms 
  • Delicious buffet-style meal
  • Onboard entertainment with DJ music and interactive games
  • Price: Lunch from $51.90* | Dinner from $91.90*

Pricing & Schedules


Looking for more ways to see the cherry blossoms? Visit Odyssey for a more elegant dining experience, or Potomac Riverboat Company for cherry blossom sightseeing cruises and water taxi services to the festival!



  • 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
     


    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 & Garlic Sauce

    Mashed Potatoes 
    Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic
     


    Entrees

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet 
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce

    Honey & Sesame Chicken 
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies

    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin 
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
     


    Desserts

    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.

  • 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
     

     
    Entrees

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce
     
    Honey & Sesame Chicken
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies
     
    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
     
    Braised Beef Short Ribs
    Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
     

     
    Desserts

    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.


 *Prices do not include taxes or fees. Times & pricing may vary by date. Please check your specific cruise date. Menus, prices and times subject to change.