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2024 Chicago New Years Eve Cruise – The Midnight Kiss

Savor the first wonderful moments of 2024 with a cruise you’ll always remember as you ring in the New Year with a Midnight Kiss on Lake Michigan aboard the Chicago Elite Luxury Yacht!

Chicagoans can welcome in the new year with a truly remarkable NYE party on the water that’s sure to impress as you enjoy the sites and beauty of Chicago aboard the fully-heated Chicago Elite Yacht.  This yacht party offers: top shelf open bar entire cruise, 3-course dinner buffet (see menu below), DJ dancing, open-air skydeck with panoramic views of Chicago’s amazing skyline and midnight firework displays, festive party favors, and a spectacular countdown while cruising along scenic skyline vistas. And, yes, the yacht is fully heated.

Menu | Food Selection:

  • Hors d’ Oeuvres: Moroccan Chicken Skewer • Spanakopita (v) Cocktail Meatballs Mozzarella Caprese Skewer (v)
  • Salad (with fresh bread and butter): Caesar Salad (v) Quinoa Salad (v) (g) (vg)
  • Main: Honey Sesame Chicken Braised Beef Short Ribs Pasta Al Forno (v)
  • Sides: Roasted Red Skins (G) (VG) (V) Wild Rice Pilaf (G) (VG) (V)

⁣Some Info to Know:

  • ⁣Age Requirement: Must be 21+ to participate.
  • All Sales Final: Absolutely NO Refunds or exchanges. Prices are subject to change while supplies last.
  • Cruise Schedule: Check-in 8:45pm VIP Boarding 9:00pm GA Boarding 9:15pm Gate Closes 9:55pm Cruise 10:00pm – 12:00am (midnight fireworks show).
  • Where to Meet: Navy Pier, at 600 East Grand Ave., Chicago, IL
  • ⁣Dress Code: Upscale, semi-formal, cocktail attire required for entrance. Men will not be allowed to wear ball caps, plain t-shirts, hi-tops or tennis shoes. If you do not meet the dress code, you may NOT be allowed to board and no refund will be given.
  • ⁣Parking: Navy Pier’s two on-site parking garages, West Garage and East Garage, can accommodate a total of 1,500 vehicles. Alternative parking at 403 E. Grand Ave. (1blk from Navy Pier). Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to find parking. CHI Nightlife & City Cruises are not responsible for any parking lots.
  • ⁣Party Responsibly: Please DO NOT Drink & Drive. Opt for Ride Share Apps (Lyft or Uber), taxi service or a designated driver.
  • ⁣Questions? Please email: We look forward to celebrating with you responsibly.


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