Event Cruises

Dozens of ways to celebrate in Chicago

From Wine tasting cruises to holiday Fireworks Cruises to monthly Brew Cruises—there’s something for everyone! For more information, please contact 312.222.9328 or info@shorelinesightseeing.com.

  • Jazzin’ at the Shedd

    Run dates
    • June 27
    • July 11
    • July 18
    • July 25
    • August 1
    • August 8
    • August 15
    • August 22
    • August 29
    Featured
    Jazz, cocktails, the lake and 32,000 aquatic animals at Jazzin' at the Shedd, plus a starlit Shoreline Classic Lake Tour complete with stunning fireworks viewing.
    Length
    45 min
    Price
    $40 (Must be 21)
    Description

    Shoreline is excited to partner with Shedd Aquarium to offer a Jazzin’ at the Shedd and Classic Lake Fireworks Tour Package on select Wednesdays this summer. These evenings will include great live music, the opportunity to tour the Shedd’s amazing exhibits, and a starlit lake cruise complete with an impressive fireworks display over Lake Michigan. The tours will be available between June 20 – August 29. Tickets are $40 per person and include admission to Jazzin’ at the Shedd. These 45-min. cruises depart from the Museum Campus dock at 9:00pm and drop off at the Shedd. The last ticket sale will be at 8:15pm (Must be 21)

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  • 4th of July Red White and Brew Cruise!

    Run dates
    July 4
    Featured
    An independence day celebration complete with craft beer from Revolution Brewing, food, live DJ entertainment & the Chicago 4th of July Fireworks display
    Length
    2.5 hr
    Price
    $119 (Must be 21)
    Description

    Celebrate Independence Day with Shoreline Sightseeing & Revolution Brewing – the ultimate patriotic pairing! The 2.5 hour cruise will include a seasonal sampling of Revolutions’ fine craft beers, food, live DJ entertainment and a front row seat for the 4th of July Fireworks display. (Stay tuned to Shoreline’s Facebook page for updates on the specific Revolution Brewing selections for this cruise.) Cruise will depart from Shoreline’s dock at the northeast corner of the Michigan Ave. Bridge alongside Pioneer Court at 401 N. Michigan Ave. at 8:00 pm returning at 10:30 pm. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure time. A cash bar will be available. Please note: the bar will close once the fireworks display begins.

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  • Comedy Cruise with Zanies Comedy Club

    Run dates
    July 6, August 10
    Featured
    A Friday evening cruise enjoying three of Zanies' funniest comedy acts while taking in stunning views of the Chicago skyline
    Length
    90 min
    Price
    $49 (Must be 21)
    Description

    Take in the laughs—and impressive nighttime views of Chicago—as three of Zanies’ funniest comedy acts perform on this 90-minute Friday evening Comedy Cruise. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates on the event lineup. Ticket price includes performances and one drink ticket. These cruises will depart from Shoreline’s dock at Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier at 8:00 pm, returning at 9:30 pm. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure time. A cash bar will be available

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  • Summer Brew Cruises with Revolution Brewing

    Run dates
    July 20, August 17
    Featured
    Enjoy a Friday sunset cruise accompanied by tasty appetizers while the team from Revolution Brewing shares samples of their quality craft brews.
    Length
    90 min
    Price
    $49 (Must be 21)
    Description

    We are thrilled to be teaming up once again, with Chicago’s hometown brewery, Revolution Brewing! Enjoy this one-of-a-kind beer experience complete with seasonal craft beer tastings, creative appetizer pairings, live music and remarkable views along a 90-minute Chicago River Cruise. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates on specific Revolution Brewing selections for each cruise. Brew Cruises will depart from Shoreline’s dock at Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier at 8:00 pm, returning at 9:30 pm on. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure time. A cash bar will be available for cocktails and soft drinks..

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  • Wine Tasting Cruises with Lynfred Winery

    Run dates
    July 27, August 24, September 14
    Featured
    A relaxing evening cruise along Chicago’s scenic waterways with sample tastings of Chicago’s own Lynfred Winery accompanied by light refreshments.
    Length
    90 min
    Price
    $49 (Must be 21)
    Description

    Meet the talented Lynfred Winery staff and sample acclaimed wines from Illinois’ oldest and largest family-owned winery. This cruise features a short wine course, generous tastings of a selection of Lynfred wines and light refreshments, all while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Chicago Shoreline at night. All cruises will depart from Shoreline’s dock at Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure time. A cash bar will be available.

    Departure Dates and Times:

    • July 27 and August 24: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    • September 14: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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