Each one of us has a vision of the perfect bridal shower. Planning a soiree for the bride-to-be is one of the most fun and exciting parts of pre-wedding festivities. The bridal shower brings family and friends together before the big day with food, games, and thoughtful gifts. If you’re dreaming of something exciting and unique, and perhaps a little less traditional, treat yourself and your guests to the ultimate bridal shower on the Delaware River aboard a City Cruises yacht – where you will experience a taste for luxury with amazing Philadelphia skyline views. 

Team Bride with City Cruises Philadelphia 

Our elegant vessels are the ultimate bridal shower venue for brides and guests who have a sense of adventure and a love for the water. City Cruises Philadelphia offers amazing options for a fun and exciting place to celebrate the bride before her upcoming nuptials. You may be surprised to learn that hosting a bridal shower on a City Cruises yacht does not cost a fortune. Our event planning team can work within any budget, style, or size to accommodate your needs – all with panoramic views of Philadelphia’s iconic landmarks. Our all-inclusive packages can be tailored to your wishes, ensuring we transform your vision into a reality. Our venues provide all the amenities and furniture necessary for your event. You can host a two-hour lunch cruise or a two or three-hour dinner cruise, the choice is yours. We serve delicious and freshly prepared chef menu options including plated, buffet-style, or food stations. Our attentive and friendly crew will be with you each step of the way to make sure that everything is exactly as you wish. Décor, floral arrangements, video, photography, service staff & bartenders, and lively entertainment will set the tone for a good time for all so that you do not have to worry about anything other than enjoying yourself.  

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Shower the Bride with Love in Philadelphia 

“The City of Brotherly Love” is an ideal location to show some “sisterly love” for the bride before her upcoming nuptials. You want to get everything just right to celebrate in a way that everyone will love and that’s where City Cruises comes in. It’s all about location, location, location, and you want your guests to be wowed by the venue. Imagine the setting of the Philadelphia skyline as your picturesque backdrop creating the perfect surroundings for unbelievable photos to capture it all. There is no better environment for making cherished memories than the scenic Delaware River to embark on a memorable journey with the bride and all the people that she loves most. Picture one of our luxury yachts adorned with festive decorations, friends and family sharing a good time, and an atmosphere that is unique and exciting. From lively entertainment and games to delicious food, our goal is to curate the perfect and joyous day for all. Our experienced and professional event planning team will carefully plan each detail leaving everyone with happy memories to hold dear for years to come.  


She’s Changing Her Name, Let’s Pop Champagne with a Philadelphia Bridal Shower 

Begin your happily ever after celebrations with Philadelphia’s cityscape as your backdrop aboard a luxurious vessel to set the tone for an epic party. Turn your vision into a reality with breathtaking on-the-water views of Philadelphia’s Historic Waterfront, Ben Franklin Bridge, and more from the Delaware River. Our vessels offer an all-inclusive experience, perfect for any wedding-related event. Our climate-controlled interiors and open-air exterior decks rank among the largest and most luxurious in their class. Consider our spaces as a blank canvas to bring your bridal shower dreams to life. Whether you are planning an intimate event or a grand affair, we will work alongside you to ensure every detail is in place. Hosting a bridal shower aboard a City Cruises yacht is stress-free, and the magic is in the details. Our venues provide a comprehensive package that includes everything you need for a memorable celebration. Our complimentary event planners will collaborate with you and our wedding partners in the Philadelphia area for personalized upgrades or enhancements if you desire. Customized florals, specialty linens, bar & menu upgrades, photography and video, photo booths, and live entertainment are just a few of the enhancements that we offer to make the event truly your own. Allow us to plan the start of your beautiful journey together. Fill out this form and one of our event planners will reach out to you to discuss availability, pricing, and a tour of our fleet.  

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FAQs – Philadelphia Bridal Shower Venue (2024 & 2025)

Does City Cruises offer all-inclusive bridal showers in Philadelphia?  

Yes, all-inclusive packages are here to make your wedding-related event planning easier. With services like friendly staff, catering, drinks, decorations, and entertainment, you don’t have to worry about anything else but having fun. 

How much do bridal showers cost in Philadelphia? 

The cost depends largely on the size of your party, the services you want to include, and the type of vessel you choose. We have many customizable options and enhancements to make it truly your own. Our attentive and professional team will happily work with you to create the perfect event within your budget. 

What sights can be seen from a boat bridal shower in Philadelphia? 

The Delaware River holds hidden gems for those who cruise along its waters, and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to celebrate on a cruise. The city skyline and the beauty of its surroundings are the perfect sights to enjoy your day in style. 

What types of vessels are available for a bridal shower with City Cruises in Philadelphia?

City Cruises in Philadelphia boasts a versatile fleet that can accommodate bridal showers of all sizes, from intimate gatherings to larger celebrations. Options range from luxurious yachts to charming boats, each offering unique views of the Philadelphia skyline and the Delaware River. Depending on your party size and preferences, you can choose the perfect vessel to match the style and atmosphere of your bridal shower.

How long do bridal shower cruises typically last in Philadelphia?

Bridal shower cruises with City Cruises in Philadelphia typically range from two to three hours. This duration allows you and your guests ample time to enjoy the scenic views, gourmet dining, and onboard entertainment. If you have specific timing needs or wish to extend your event, our team can work with you to customize the cruise duration.

What entertainment options are available for bridal showers with City Cruises in Philadelphia?

City Cruises offers a variety of entertainment options to enhance your bridal shower experience. From live music and DJs to dancing and special performances, we can tailor the entertainment to suit your event’s theme and atmosphere. Additionally, we can arrange for interactive activities and games to ensure your guests have an unforgettable time.

Is there a dress code for bridal showers on City Cruises in Philadelphia?

While there’s no strict dress code for bridal showers on City Cruises, we recommend dressy casual attire to match the elegant setting of our vessels. However, the choice ultimately depends on the theme and style of your bridal shower. If you’re planning a specific theme or wish for your guests to dress a certain way, be sure to communicate this in your invitations.

How can I personalize my bridal shower with City Cruises in Philadelphia?

City Cruises offers numerous customization options to make your bridal shower uniquely yours. From themed decorations and custom menus to personalized entertainment and bespoke itineraries, our team will work closely with you to bring your vision to life. We can also assist in creating personalized favors and special touches that reflect the bride-to-be’s personality and preferences.