Chicago is all about Lake Michigan and its stunning skyline
views. So why not combine the two and plan to hold your next Chicago corporate
event on the water? From a private charter on an old-fashioned sailing ship to a
dinner cruise on a sleek yacht complete with a dance floor, you’re sure to find
the perfect Chicago boat cruise to host your next creative corporate event.
Plan an exclusive party on one of two elegant yachts that
are docked at DuSable Harbor on the Chicago River. Anita Dee I can accommodate
135 guests, while Anita Dee II has a capacity of 400 people. You can chart your
own course (and even arrange boarding from McCormick Place) and choose from a
preferred list of caterers and entertainment that ranges from a dance band to a
live DJ. Call 312-379-3919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take your next team-building activity out on the water with
Chicago Line Cruises. Charter one of three vessels for groups of 20-170 and
explore the city as you ply the waters of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan.
Choose a caterer to provide anything from appetizers to a full meal and make
your event even more special with a live jazz band or a docent who can provide
colorful narration. Call 312-702-0794 for more information.
You’ll have the pick of your own private yacht to host a
party for 2-250 people on Chicago’s First Lady. Choose a Chicago River or Lake
Michigan cruise (or both), where your guests can take in the amazing blue water
views from the spacious open-air top deck or down below in a climate-controlled
cabin with huge picture windows. Choose from one of Chicago’s First Lady’s
preferred caterers to create a custom menu for your group. To check available
dates, call 847-358-1330.
Cruise in style aboard a private yacht with a capacity of
150 guests. Plan a convention event or employee outing aboard this sleek yacht
that offers sensational skyline views from both the dining and outdoor decks,
as well as the cocktail lounge. Boarding and cruise times are flexible, and you
can fully customize your own menu and beverage package. For more details, call
Chicago’s Skyline Cruiseline
Book your group for the Evening River & Lake Cruise and
see the glittering night lights of the dazzling Chicago skyline. This 90-minute
tour departs at sunset, so your party gets to see the city’s dramatic
transformation from day to evening. The tour is accompanied by live commentary
on Chicago’s storied history, and everyone on board gets a fun light wand. Call
312-332-1368 or email email@example.com.
Reserve the upper deck or the entire ship and set out for an
exciting corporate event on Lake Michiganaboard Mystic Blue. Sailing from Navy
Pier, Lake Michigan is your playground for a lunch, brunch or dinner cruise for
up to 600 people.Choose from a pre-set cruise package or customize your own. Contact
an Event Planner at 877-299-7783.
Choose a private deck or full ship charter for your next
corporate event aboard Odyssey. Create a custom package tailored to meet the
needs of a business luncheon, networking event or dinner party for up to 700
guests. Cruise in the day or evening with the Chicago cityscape as your
dramatic backdrop. Cruises depart from Navy Pier on Lake Michigan. Contact an
Event Planner at 866-305-2469.
For a high-energy corporate team-building event, charter a
Seadog speedboat cruise. Take a leisurely cruise with a cocktail in hand along
the Chicago River, then kick it into high gear on Lake Michigan, where the
Seadog transforms into a thrill ride as it speeds along the waterfront. Groups
can board at Navy Pier or Seadog’s remote Marina City dock. Call an Event
Planner at 888-636-7737.
In operation since 1939, Shoreline offers its elegant boats
for charter for corporate events and cocktail parties, including the
four-season Celebration. Vessels can accommodate 50-200 guests, and depart from
Navy Pier. Your event can include a full-bar, a menu from a premier caterer and
extras such as a live band or architecture tour guide. Or plan an outing on one
of Shoreline’s many special event tours, including fireworks cruises on Wed.
and Sat. evenings during the summer. For more information, call 312-222-9328.
The fun-loving Spirit of Chicago is the perfect venue for
awards dinners and new product launches. Customize your own menu or choose from
a pre-set plated meal or buffet. Spirit is known for its lively DJ-driven music
that gets the dance floor thumping. Or guests can head to the upper deck and
enjoy the panoramic city views. Call 866-273-2469 for details.
Combine a history lesson with your chartered event aboard
this traditional 148-foot-tall topsail schooner that was modeled after a Great
Lakes trading ship. The cruise can include maritime storytelling about Lake
Michigan’s notorious pirate history, along with live music. Food is typically
set up buffet-style in the grand salon and a full bar is available. Tall Ship
Windy shoves off from Navy Pier, and can accommodate up to 150 guests. For
information, call 312-451-2700.
Choose from one of two Wendella vessels to host a chartered
corporate outing or cocktail cruise (a water taxi is also available for group
transportation). Board at one of Wendella’s many downtown docks on the Chicago
River, then set out toward the cool blue waters of Lake Michigan to enjoy the
spectacular skyline panorama. Wendella boats can accommodate 25-275 guests,
with food provided by a preferred caterer or one of your choice. Contact
Wendella’s Private Events Department at 312-205-4047 or firstname.lastname@example.org.