Chicago's First Lady Cruises
  • Plan a private event aboard any one of Chicago's First Lady's luxury vessels and your group with thank you! Chicago's most upscale private yachts cruising Chicago's River and Downtown Lakefront Harbor are available for private party rental each evening May - November. Vessels range in size to accommodate groups of 6-225 and offer open-air upper decks as well as upscale climate controlled dining salons. Complete with granite and marble restrooms and full bar facilities, our yachts depart from Chicago's new Riverwalk, Michigan Ave. & Wacker Dr. Walking distance from downtown convention and luxury hotels. Choose any one of our three custom caterers to create an on-board menu to satisfy your taste and budget. Chicago's skyline and sunset offers your group a one-of-a-kind evening experience that can't be beat. A private docent/guide with the Chicago Architecture Foundation is available to provide architectural commentary for the river portion of your event. Your group will thank you.
    Certifications / Ratings
    • Green Seal Certified:
    Facility Amenities
    • Box Lunches Available:
    • Entertainment:
    • Group Breakfast Available:
    • Group Menu:
    • Max Restaurant Capacity: 299
    • Private Dining Available:
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • Airport(s) Served: ORD & MDW
    • Bar/Lounge:
    • Concierge Service:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Food On-site: OTHER
    • Hours of Operation: 10am-10pm
    • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 20
    • Open Seasonally:
    • Reservations Accepted:
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Location Information
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 2
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 15
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 1
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 15
    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • Discover:
    • MasterCard:
    • Visa:
    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: varies
    • Complimentary Policy: Please inquire
    • Group Capacity: 250
    • Group Discounts Available:
    • Group Policy:
    • Maximum Group Number: 250
    • Minimum Group Number: 20
    • Motorcoach Parking: On-site
    Services Offered
    • Group Charter/Sightseeing:
    • Incentive Programs:
    • Motorcoach:
    • Specialty Markets: Association, Convention, Corporate, Financial, GLBT, Incentive, Leisure, Management, Medical, Meetings, Pharmaceutical, Sport, Reunion, Student
    • Step On Guides:
    • Student Tours:
    • Technical Tours:
    • Wheelchair Accessible:
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Preferred Catering Providers:
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s):
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 125
    • Max Capacity, Classroom Style: 125
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 250
    • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 250
    • Max Venue Capacity: 850
    • Number of Meeting Rooms: 5
    • On-Site Catering:
    • Outside Reception Space Available:
    • Private Meeting Space Available:
    • Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space: 400
    • Total Square Footage of Meeting Space: 400
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 125
    • Largest Room, Classroom Capacity: 250
    • Largest Room, Max Capacity: 250
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 250
    • Largest Room, Theater Capacity: 250