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July 18, 2018

An unforgettable experience awaits you on the Spirit of Philadelphia

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Does delicious food, live music and unbeatable views of the Philly skyline sound like your idea of the perfect afternoon or evening? Well, that’s exactly what awaits you on any of The Spirit of Philadelphia’s year-round specialty themed cruises. While each of the cruises offer a unique experience, all of them offer an unforgettable 2-3-hour cruise on the Delaware River, a buffet, select beverages, live DJs, dancing and games like giant Jenga, shuffleboard and foosball.

No matter what vibe you’re looking for, The Spirit of Philadelphia offers a specialty cruise that will appeal to you. Here are just some of the most popular themed cruises you can choose from:

Yards Brews Cruises

If craft beer is your thing, you’re going to love this specialty cruise with Yards Brewing Company. Spend the evening rocking out with 96.5 TDY’s DJs Bex and Bennet while also indulging in a full dinner buffet and an open beer bar featuring Yard’s signature ales.

Upcoming Cruises:
Friday, July 20: Book Now
Thursday, August 16: Book Now

Silent Philly Moonlight Cruises

Put on a pair of color-changing headphones and let the night take you away at this three-hour silent dance party. With three different DJs spinning their own genres – 80’s/90’s/00’s, EDM and Hip Hop – attendees can tune in to whatever sounds gets them moving. A buffet featuring light bites is included and cocktails, beer and wine are available for purchase on each deck.

Upcoming Cruises:
Saturday, September 15: Book Now

Sunday Funday Lunch Cruises

Get rid of the Sunday Blues with the Spirit of Philadelphia’s new Sunday Funday lunch cruises. Cap off the weekend the right way with two hours of breathtaking views, a three-course lunch buffet, live entertainment and rooftop games.

Upcoming Cruises:
Various Sundays, July – November: Book Now

First Friday Dinner Cruises

There’s nothing like First Friday in Old City. Check out a few galleries and then take a three-hour cruise featuring a buffet-style dinner with a build-your-own cheesesteak station, a free Yards beer or glass of wine (21+ with ID required) and live entertainment – all while enjoying spectacular views of Philadelphia.

Upcoming Cruises:
Friday, August 3: Book Now
Friday, October 5: Book Now
Friday, November 2: Book Now
Friday, December 7: Book Now

Moonlight Radio Cruises with Old School 100.3 & Boom 103.9

If you’re a fan of R&B, old school tunes and hip-hop throwbacks, you need to add one of Spirit’s Moonlight Cruises to your calendar. These popular cruises begin at midnight and feature music from the DJs of Old School 100.3 or Boom 103.9, unbelievable views of the glimmering city skyline, light bites and a cash bar.

Upcoming Cruises with Old School 100.3:
Sunday, September 2: Book Now

Upcoming Cruises with Boom 103.9:
Saturday, July 28: Book Now

Pop-up Beer Garden at Penn’s Landing Waterfront Day

Head down to the docks along the Penn’s Landing waterfront and enjoy free entry to a pop-up beer garden on the rooftop of the Spirit of Philadelphia! Take in the incredible views from the boat while enjoying complimentary light bites, a live DJ, outdoor games and a cash bar. This event will require pre-registration due to limited space. Stay tuned for more information.

Event Information:
Pop-up Beer Garden Aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia
Sunday, September 2 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Penn’s Landing Waterfront
401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106