Don't be boxed in by four walls on your special day. Imagine a magnificent sunset against the Chicago skyline as the backdrop for your private Chicago River and Lake Michigan wedding cruise. Dance the night away on our floating rooftop as you toast under the city lights creating memories you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. Wednesday and Saturday evening fireworks from Lake Michigan add the perfect pop to your incredible day. Consider chartering one of our luxury vessels for your evening engagement party, wedding shower, rehearsal dinner, or wedding ceremony and/or reception. Chicago's First Lady Cruises' fleet offers six classic vessels to choose from, all complete with open-air exterior decks, climate-controlled interior salon and luxury amenities. Choose from our celebrated catering partners for a cocktail reception or a seated dinner. Full service-bar available. Perfect for groups of 2 - 200. Contact us at 847-358-1330 or visit www.cruisechicago.com/weddings for more information.
Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Event time varies depending on vessel availability and how many hours vessel is contracted.
The rental fee ranges from $1,600 to $3,750 for ceremony and reception and includes 3 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee to have a wedding ceremony performed dockside is $250. Additional hours can be arranged.
The average wedding cost at Chicago's First Lady Cruises is estimated at between $9,975 and $23,816 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
Choose from List
|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Podium and/or stage|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Kitchen for prep only|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|Wheelchair access limited|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Choose from a list for catering|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by midnight|