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Please present a valid ID prior to boarding.
MASK MANDATE: Effective immediately, face masks are required to enter the riverboat and in the enclosed lower deck only.
Happy Hour Cruise
Select Fridays, June-August
Put the HAPPY in Happy Hour with a BYOB cruise on the Fox River. This 1-hr relaxing cruise can be the beginning of your great weekend. Bring your own beer, wine and snacks! Cruise returns just in time for you to explore downtown St. Charles and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
BYOB Sunset Cruise
Select Fridays, June-October
Make it an evening to remember with friends or your significant other! Admire the every changing natural skyline and striking sunset colors as you cruise the waterway with a drink in hand. Bring your own beer or wine.
Cruisin’ with the Breweries
2nd Thursdays, June-October
You’re invited to sample the latest and greatest concoctions from local breweries! Enjoy a special edition 4-pack select, conversations with brew experts, a scenic boat tour and trivia. Fee is per couple.
August 26 ♦ 6-7pm
History Happy Hour
Join the St. Charles History Museum aboard the paddlewheel riverboat for a historic summer cruise! Enjoy drinks and snacks in a beautiful setting as you learn about St. Charles and the history along the Fox River. Guests are welcome to bring beer and wine aboard the riverboat.
August 28 ♦ 5-7pm
Monarchs & Margaritas
Discover the mysterious ways of the popular pollinator – monarch butterfly – as it embarks on an awe-inspiring journey, migrating south to the mountains of Mexico. Sip a margarita and snack on chips and salsa on the Pottawatomie veranda as we learn about this fantastic flight, then board a paddlewheel riverboat to find out more about the important role the Fox River plays in the monarch’s stirring saga.
September 30 & October 1 ♦ 5:30-6:45pm or 7:30-8:45pm
Spooktacular BYOB Cruise: Hocus Pocus
All aboard…if you dare! The St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboats have been taken over by the soul stealing Sanderson Sisters who have waited more than 300 years to lure poor souls to the Fox River with their magic and enchantment. Watch out! Guests are welcome to bring aboard beer and wine for this interactive cruise featuring live performers.