Chicago Weddings on the Water

Host your dream wedding on the water aboard a unique floating venue with exceptional views of Chicago’s iconic skyline! City Cruises offers chef-prepared menu options, full bar service, and all-inclusive packages that can be customized to fit your budget, style, and party size. From ceremonies to receptions, rehearsal dinners, or any wedding-related event, you and your guests will love our distinctive hospitality, climate-controlled interior, and open-air outdoor decks. Turn your dream wedding into an unforgettable celebration with breathtaking architectural views of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan or the River. 
  • Ceremonies & Receptions

    Make your dream wedding exceptional with a stunning backdrop, fine dining, and a dedicated team of wedding professionals! With all-inclusive packages fit for any budget and style, we will help bring your vision to life.
  • Rehearsal Dinners

    Surround yourself with friends & family and kickoff your wedding celebrations on the water! Enjoy customized packages, chef-designed menus, distinctive hospitality, and breathtaking views for an unforgettable evening.
  • Wedding-Related Events

    Already planned your special day? Our venue is perfect for: Engagement Parties, Bridal Showers & Luncheons, Day After Brunches, & more! Celebrate your wedding events on the water & toast to your upcoming nuptials!

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Our Fleet

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can go on a wedding cruise in Chicago?

City Cruises Chicago offers five different boats and capacities to fit your needs. The Chicago Elite for up to 150 guests, and the Odyssey Chicago River can hold up to 200 guests. And if you need a larger boat, the Spirit of Navy Pier is ready for a 500-guest party, while the Spirit of Chicago has a 600-guest capacity. The larger option is the Odyssey Lake Michigan, a boat for 749 guests.  

Does City Cruises offer all-inclusive weddings in Chicago?

All-inclusive weddings are one of our top services, with catering, full bar options, entertainment options, decorations, and a friendly staff to help with your needs. Your wedding will be a custom-made experience, where you decide which add-ons and extra services fit your budget and needs.  

How much do yacht weddings cost in Chicago?

The cost depends largely on the size of your wedding, the services you want to include, and the type of vessel you choose. All you need is to fill out the form hereor call our team at 800-459-8105. You can always contact us to get full information and pricing for your needs. 

What types of wedding packages does City Cruises offer in Chicago?

From all-inclusive to minimalistic experiences, we offer all you need to have a great time while sightseeing and saying I do. Perhaps you don’t need a bar service and wish to offer a delightful dinner with simple decorations, no problem; we can build a tailored experience just for you.  

Does City Cruises Chicago offer a coordinator for the wedding cruise?

Your wedding coordinator will oversee making your vision come true while taking care of timing and helping with any issue that might arise. Contact us to find out which of our wedding packages includes a coordinator. 

What sights can be seen on a boat wedding in Chicago?

 On the Odyssey Chicago River, you will cruise through the Chicago River, getting an up-close view of the stunning architecture of the city. All other vessels sail on Lake Michigan with spectacular views of the Chicago skyline including the iconic Sears Tower and Navy Pier. 

Will there be photo opportunities on a Chicago yacht wedding?

While you sail on a boat, photo opportunities are everywhere, from catching the details indoors to capturing the views and the skyline of Chicago as your backdrop. Your wedding photos and guests’ photos are going to be breathtaking.  

Where do wedding cruises depart in Chicago?

Pier Locations: 

  • Odyssey Chicago River: 455 N. Cityfront Plaza Chicago, IL 60611 
  • Navy Pier: 600 E Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60611 

Since Chicago cruises depart from multiple piers, you can find the exact pier location for your cruise in your confirmation email. 

Does City Cruises Chicago provide a wedding vendor list?

We offer all you need on board, but if you wish, you can bring your cake and decorations if you comply with our policies. Find everything about them by contacting us hereor call our team at 800-459-8105.