Weddings are wonderful no matter where you host them, but City Cruises goes above and beyond and is a unique step above the typical location or wedding venue. It’s on the water where weddings are more spectacular, more romantic, and more adventurous. City Cruises has all-inclusive wedding packages in Chicago that will thrill you and your guests, and the memories made will be unmatched.

weddingThe best Chicago wedding venues are on City Cruises yachts, where everything comes together under one all-inclusive package. It doesn’t matter what your budget entails, City Cruises works with you directly to find not only your dream wedding but one that is affordable. The packages include everything you can imagine for your big day, so you don’t have to worry about different vendors. City Cruises’ team will work with you to make it happen together, in one romantic place.

And not to toot our own horn, but City Cruises Chicago has been selected as a 2024 winner of The Knot Best of Weddings. This accolade represents the top local wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples on The Knot, a digital wedding planning authority and one of the largest wedding Vendor Marketplaces in the US. This is the 5th year City Cruises Chicago has been named a winner of The Knot Best of Weddings awards.


Chicago is the City to Host Your All-Inclusive Wedding Package

Known as the Windy City, Chicago is known for so many things, from great restaurants, culture, and art to an amazing skyline, museums, and fun nightlife. This city has romance down to a “T”, and couples tying the knot will always find that Chicago is a great destination for a wedding. Saying “I do” here will not only create lasting memories, but it will also let you pull out all the stops for a party of a lifetime. City Cruises’ all-inclusive wedding packages in Chicago include complimentary event coordinators to help make everything go smoothly.

Chicago is such a popular destination for weddings, and the city has views that are the perfect backdrop for your nuptials. If you’re cruising on Lake Michigan, you can’t miss the incredible views of Chicago’s iconic skyline, including Willis Tower, Adler Planetarium, 875 North Michigan Avenue (formerly the John Hancock Center), and Navy Pier. If you book a venue to cruise along the Chicago River, be ready for the spectacular, up-close, 360-degree panoramic views of Chicago’s iconic architecture. It’s like no other city in the world.


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City Cruises Wedding Packages Have Everything You Need in One Spot

Your wedding on the water starts with Chicago Wedding Events. You’ll find inspiration to plan your amazing wedding on the water. It’s here where you will dine and dance under the Chicago skyline on a unique floating venue. With City Cruises, you and your guests will experience first-class service and exceptional hospitality, as well as unforgettable moments.

City Cruises’ all-inclusive packages help bring your vision into reality when you tie the knot. Venues provide all the amenities and furniture needed for your events. Among many additional offerings, City Cruises packages include the following:

  • wedding ceremonyTwo- or three-hour dining cruise
  • Cash cocktail bar
  • Live DJ entertainment
  • Cake cutting
  • Complimentary tasting cruise
  • Plated, food station, or buffet menu
  • China, linens, glassware
  • In-office coordinator
  • Champagne toast
  • Dessert or wedding cake
  • Service staff and bartenders
  • One-year anniversary dinner

And if that isn’t enough, there are chef-prepared menus and full bar options. Our chefs can also prepare food for those with allergies or specific requests. Have you ever had a drink named after you? How about a specialty cocktail just for you and your spouse? We can create mocktails, all in addition to full bar options.


Choose Your Chicago Wedding Venue and Cruise Away in Style

From catering and decorations to onboard entertainment, City Cruises has you covered. Customized décor, upgraded furniture, and entertainment options can be arranged to execute a specific event vision.

Explore Our Chicago Fleet, offering indoor and outdoor spaces, that boast unparalleled panoramic views from every direction. This is where your wedding is a cut above weddings on land. Our climate-controlled interiors and open-air exterior decks rank among the largest and most luxurious in their class. Our Chicago wedding venues on the water include:

  • Odyssey Lake Michigan – The largest of the Chicago fleet. It has four decks, including an open-air rooftop, offering fascinating views.
  • Odyssey Chicago River – This one-deck vessel is state-of-the-art and glass-enclosed. It has both indoor and outdoor decks.
  • Spirit of Chicago – This four-level dining yacht has three interior dining decks and two exterior observation decks.
  • Spirit of Navy Pier – It’s the newest vessel and is a four-level yacht with three interior dining decks and two exterior observation decks.
  • Chicago Elite – This venue is a luxurious dining yacht. You will enjoy the views whether you are inside the climate-controlled decks or outside on the open-air sky deck.

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Plan Your Big Day with an All-Inclusive Wedding Package in Chicago

It is easy to get started when planning your wedding with City Cruises. Make sure you have a list of wedding ideas, and whatever questions you may have. How do you see it unfolding? Do you have special meal ideas, drink ideas, table seating, decorations, and entertainment? Bring your ideas to the table and City Cruises will help make your vision come to life – helping create the ideal wedding, just for you!

Remember that City Cruises’ all-inclusive wedding packages in Chicago make it easy to say, “I do.” Everything you need is in one place, and we will help make it affordable for you. All you have to do is fill out this form, and an event coordinator from City Cruises will contact you to start the planning process. We can’t wait for your wedding on board!