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Spirit of Chicago

600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
+1 866-273-2469
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USD 42.87*
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Lake Michigan and Chicago River Architecture Cruise by Speedboat
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USD 108.66*
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Spirit of Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet
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USD 88.26*
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The Spirit of Chicago delivers the most entertaining and unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and spectacular views. Groups up to 600 will enjoy buffet dining, an interactive cruise emcee, dance music and incredible skyline views – all for one affordable price. The Spirit of Chicago offers a unique space for any event or celebration. Perfect for client entertaining, group parties, networking events, socials & more! Private space and customized cruises available. Cruising year-round from Navy Pier.
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600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
+1 866-273-2469
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an enjoyable sunset cruise. The food was great, the view was great, and the crew were very nice.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were originally booked for an architectural boat tour of Chicago. The response was too much, and the business rescheduled on Spirit of Chicago. You basically get OK food that they cannot keep up, cruise up and down the shoreline and have to sit through...More

1  Thank Dana O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a dinner dance cruise on Spirit when in Chicago recently with a group. We would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for something to do one evening. First let me say that the staff / crew on our Spirit cruise was...More

1  Thank The_5_Winks
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Took my wife on a Spirit of Chicago brunch cruise on Mother's Day. Weather was very good, although a jacket was helpful. A lake cruise and a brunch buffet - great combination. Took the 2:30pm cruise. Sailed from 3 to 5pm. Beautiful views of the...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The dinner was great! The staff was very kind and friendly. The vessel is big and secure. We enjoyed a lot!

Thank mcn35
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We experienced a very nice 3 hr evening dinner cruise with music and dancing while enjoying Chicago's beautiful Skyline.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time catching up, dancing, talking and eating! The food was great with an array of dishes to choose from and I'm sure everyone left quite satisfied!! We also had a complimentary champagne toast! The service on the vessel was nothing short...More

3  Thank JMilton2015
Carolyn C, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Hi - Reunions are one of our favorite events to host. We're so glad your group was able to come together and celebrate the success you each have achieved. Hope to see you all back for a 50th year reunion.

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Overall a good time, however, the DJ only wanted to play clean versions of songs. Claimed he would take requests but didn't take any of mine.. he had a very cheesy taste in music. As a guy with a picky taste in music, the music...More

1  Thank Alan G
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Took a dinner cruise with a private event. The food was surprisingly good and varied for such an event. Boat was in good condition and we went back and forth in front of the Chicago waterfront to enjoy the skyline at night. Lovely night with...More

1  Thank JWK1969
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a cruise on Lake Michigan for my wife's birthday. Three of the ships seem to be owned by the same company--we chose this one because we preferred a buffet to a sit-down dinner. The buffet did not disappoint. The ship was not nearly...More

1  Thank John K
Carolyn C, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

John - Chicago is gorgeous, isn't it? Glad you enjoyed the view from our boat as well as the overall experience! Thanks for your review.

Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
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