Washington DC Saturday gospel lunch cruises

Saturday Gospel Lunch Cruises

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Join us on Spirit of Washington for a positively inspiring experience aboard our Gospel Lunch Cruises. You'll enjoy live gospel music entertainment while you dine on a delicious lunch buffet and cruise the Potomac River. Spirit is excited about all the amazing talent in DC's local music scene and enjoys being able to promote and feature these artists aboard specialty cruises like our Gospel Lunch series.

Gospel Lunch Cruises

  • Available select Saturdays
  • Live gospel music entertainment
  • Incredible views from the Potomac River
  • Gospel Lunch Buffet Menu
  • Board: 10:45am | Cruise: 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Price: from $56.90 per adult | $33.95 per child age 3-12*

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2017 Schedule

  • 4.22.17 - Dr. John Butler and Kendall King
  • 5.13.17 - Whitney Jackson and Nina Crump
  • 6.3.17 - Lindsay Slaton and Doreen Vail
  • 7.22.17 - Marnita Coleman and The Gospel Persuaders
  • 8.19.17 - CAS and Nina Crump
  • 9.16.17 - Kendall King and Whitney Jackson
  • 10.14.17 - Dr. John Butler and Hope Askew

More about some of our performers:

Nina Crump

In addition to writing, arranging, producing and performing the songs on her musical projects, Nina has been spreading God’s love through her music ministry. For more information about Nina, visit www.praises4him.com.

Nina Crump


Dr. John Butler

Dr. John Butler is a multi-award winning international recording artist from New Orleans, covering multiple music styles of praise and worship, Quartet and Jazz Gospel. To find out more about Dr. john Butler visit www.johnbutler.us.

Dr. John Butler


Lindsay Slaton

Born and raised in Richmond, VA, Lindsay Slaton has been in love with music since she was a little girl. Belting out tunes as a member of the children's choir of Mount Hermon Baptist Church, she realized she had a gift for singing. "My goal is to reach someone every time I sing," shares Lindsay. For more information about Lindsay Slaton, visit www.lindsayslaton.com.

Lindsay Slaton



Renowned music producer, award-winning Minister of Music and gospel superstar CAS is an innovator of a new contemporary gospel sound that is sweeping the nation. CAS has appeared at the Cancun Jazz Festival, the Gospel Music Workshop of America, and the Mayor’s Gala in Philadelphia, among other prestigious events and venues. 

  • 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


    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet 
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce

    Honey & Sesame Chicken 
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies

    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin 
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce


    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.

*Price does not include taxes or fees. Prices, cruise times and menus are subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy. Certain restrictions may apply.