Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago delivers the most entertaining and unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and spectacular views in Chicago ...

Venue Description

Spirit of Chicago allows you to experience a festive and fun atmosphere at your own pace. Step aboard for the ultimate Chicago NightLife experience of your life. Relax on our comfortable climate-controlled decks. Take a stroll to our spacious open-air observation deck. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail with 600+ as you take in amazing views from Lake Michigan.

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With years of experience, our VIP Nightlife team can take your ideas from an inspiration to a fully executed, once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Let us plan a great night out in Chicago. Call us quick and easy: 312 878 0707.

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Vessel Vitals

What To Know

Home Dock: Navy Pier
Current Weather
Capacity: 600

No. of Decks: (4)
Square Footage:
Overall Length: 192-ft

When To Visit

St Patricks Day | Memorial Day | July 4th | Halloween | Labor Day


Where To Go

Navy Pier
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

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The Features

Join us on Lake Michigan for a few hours of food, music and incredible skyline views. Whether you’re a native Chicagoan, newcomer, or just visiting, Spirit of Chicago is the perfect venue for a special occasion, group event or romantic evening on the water. Great for parties of all sizes, a Spirit cruise gives you the chance to dine, dance and see the Chicago skyline like never before.

• Spirit of Chicago cruises Lake Michigan from Navy Pier in downtown Chicago
• Reserve a large table, a private deck, or charter the whole ship
• Laid-back, fun cruise with an exciting friendly atmosphere
• Group Events: Choose from all-inclusive or custom packages
• Event Types: Corporate events, weddings, school outings, special occasions, and more
• Ship Capacity: Up to 600 guests can fit on our three private decks
• Deck Capacity: Fiesta 226 | Jubilee 220 | Celebration 132 | Open-air roof deck
• Drink: Cocktail bars on each deck.
• Panoramic skyline views
• Delicious buffet-style meals
• Climate-controlled interior decks
• Modern design and rooftop lounge
• Dance floor, DJ, and bar games
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Parking Resources

Driving Directions

Located at 600 E. Grand Avenue, Navy Pier is easily accessible via car or public transportation. Visit us today and discover more than 50 acres of parks, attractions, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and so much more. Click for direct assistance on directions.

The East and West indoor parking garages located on Navy Pier, which can accommodate 1,500 vehicles, are open and easily accessible from Illinois Street and Lake Shore Drive. Find more detailed information and current parking rates here.

Discounted Remote Alternate Parking Garages

Navy Pier has partnered with three off-site parking garages that will offer discounted parking for $15 when validated at Navy Pier.* Grand Plaza Park (540 N. State), Ogden Plaza Self Park (300 E. North Water Street) and Millennium Park Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.) are within walking distance to Navy Pier.

Grand Plaza Park

Grand Plaza Park is located at 540 N. State St. Enter from Grand or Ohio Streets. To get to Navy Pier from Grand Plaza Park, board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) from the west side of State St. between Grand and Illinois or on Illinois just east of State.

Validating your Parking at Grand Plaza Park:
Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

Ogden Plaza Self Park

Ogden Plaza Self Park is located at 300 E. North Water St. From Illinois St., turn right on New Street or McClurg and turn right on E. North Water. To get to Navy Pier from Ogden Plaza Self Park, board the Navy Pier Trolley (seasonally) on Illinois St. at McClurg or walk four blocks east on Illinois to Navy Pier.

Validating your Parking at Ogden Plaza Self Park:
Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

Millennium Park Garage

Millennium Park Garage is located at 5 S. Columbus Dr. Enter from Columbus Drive, north of Monroe St. or south of Randolph St., or lower Randolph St.

Validating your Parking at Millennium Park Garage:
Do not pay in advance for parking. Present your parking ticket at the Navy Pier Guest Services desk for validation to receive the $15 discounted parking rate.*

Still have questions? Head to our Contact Info to connect with us.

Halloween Cruise

Titanic Masquerade Halloween Party Cruise

Spirit of Chicago – Chicago, IL

VIP NightLife and CHI NightLife Present The Pier Pressure Titanic Masquerade & Costume Party aboard the Spirit of Chicago Yacht. Featuring four decks, two DJs and two floors of music for one mega Halloween yacht party!

Enjoy house music and open-format DJs throughout the night. The cruise becomes a haunted Titanic, filled with over 600 party people raised from the dead of the historic Titanic that sank in 1912. Don’t be afraid to come aboard the most magnificent and luxurious yacht in the Chicago Harbor. Stay tuned for more details coming soon…