Water activity

Chicago: Chicago River Sights with Starters & Drinks

Activity provider: City Cruises

Chicago: Chicago River Sights with Starters & Drinks

Activity provider: City Cruises

From US$ 95.48 per person

Take a late afternoon detour during a two-hour cocktail cruise on the Chicago River. Savor warm refreshments and light nibbles as you take in the sights of the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Board a cruise along the Chicago River
  • Try a mix of delicious displayed and passed hors d’oeuvres
  • Admire breathtaking views of Chicago’s architecture
  • Dance the afternoon away to the curated music selection from an onboard DJ
Full description

Navigate through the heart of Chicago, soak up stunning views of the city skyline and enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres with unlimited (non-alcoholic) beverages along the way. Get ready to enjoy the sights and sounds of the magnificent Chicago River. Take part in a cruise experience where the celebration begins the moment you come on-board.

Start with cocktails on deck, then relax as our gracious crew transports you to a world of ease and luxury. You and your guests will feel pampered, privileged, relaxed and refreshed.

This experience is ideal for anyone seeking lighter fare and a slightly shorter cruise time, while still experiencing amazing views and exceptional service.

  • A 2-hour cruise along the Chicago River
  • A mix of delicious displayed and passed hors d’oeuvres
  • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic beverages (available for purchase)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Chicago River Esplanade, right in front of the NBC Tower on the River (north side)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • All interior areas of the ship are non-smoking. Guests who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks only
  • The vessel is climate-controlled to cruise year-round in all weather conditions
  • Children are welcome and infants under three cruise free
  • The activity provider does their best to accommodate dietary restrictions

Product ID: 415738