Special Event Cruises
To make reservations for any of our Special Events, call us at
(800) 233-2628 or send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Sunday Mother's Day Brunch Fourth of July Family Fun Day Steamboat Stomp Jazz Cruise Sailing with Santa Christmas Eve New Year's Eve
Easter Sunday – 2019
Bring your children of all ages to meet the Easter Bunny aboard the Steamboat Natchez Brunch Cruise! Check back for details and information.
Mother's Day Brunch – 2019
Let us help pamper your Mom on Mother’s Day on the 11:30am cruise. Check back for details and information.
Family Fun Day – 2019 TBD 2:30-4:30pm
The school year is ending and the summer is fast approaching. The New Orleans Steamboat Company invites local families to celebrate summer at the annual Family Fun Day on the Steamboat NATCHEZ, the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River for the 2:30pm cruise. It features fun, entertainment and games for the whole family and special menu items just for the kids. We encourage you to book meals early as we frequently sell out. We recommend leaving strollers at home as there are no elevators between the decks and little or no stroller parking areas on board. Check back for details and information.
Fourth of July – 2019
The Steamboat NATCHEZ invites passengers on a special holiday cruise featuring the best seats in town to watch the community sponsored fireworks "Go Fourth on the River". Cruise features Delicious Buffet, Open Beer, Wine & Soda Bar, as well as a Local DJ spinning your favorite tunes. The cost is $99 for adults; $50 for children ages 6-12, and $25 for children 2-5. Boarding will begin at 6:30pm; Cruising 7:30 - 9:30pm. Two seating times available for dinner; 6:30pm or 7:45pm. Check back for details and information.
Sailing with Santa - Nov. 24, 2018
'Tis the Season of Giving and that means it's time for our annual Sailing with Santa Cruise! We hope you will come and join us on November 25th and help us give back to those in need! Bring a new, unwrapped gift for a child, ages infant-17 years, and cruise free on the Steamboat NATCHEZ. One free admission per new, unwrapped gift with a suggest minimum value of $10.. Gift Drop begins at 1:30pm, cruise 2:30-4:30pm. Entertainment on board geared to children, with a meet and greet with Santa in the Captain's Salon. This special cruise benefits two local children's programs. No advance reservations needed, arrive early as it can fill up.
Christmas Eve Celebration – 2018
Join us for our Christmas Eve Celebration on the Mississippi River aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ. The cruise will feature our delicious holiday dinner buffet, reserved seating and live Jazz music. The cost is $85.00 per person. Boarding will begin at 6:30pm, cruising from 7:30pm until 9:30pm. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Click here for Reservations!
(Viewing of the "Bonfires" can only be done by motorcoach as riverboats in New Orleans have discontinued that excursion. Please look at the Bonfire Adventure Tour at www.GrayLineNewOrleans.com).
New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise – 2018
Ring in the New Year and view the spectacular New Orleans skyline at night aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ and the community sponsored "Symphony in the Sky" fireworks display. The cruise will feature an Open Bar, Hors d'Ouevres and and live entertainment. The cost is $125.00 per person. Boarding will begin at 9:30pm, cruising from 10:00pm until 12:30am. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Click here for reservations!
New Year's Eve Gala – 2018
Ring in the New Year and view the spectacular New Orleans skyline at night aboard the Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS and the community sponsored "Symphony in the Sky" fireworks display. The cruise will feature an Open Bar, delicious Holiday Buffet and live entertainment. The cost is $175.00 per person. Boarding will begin at 9:30pm, cruising from 10:00pm until 12:30am. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Click here for reservations!
Please note: Cruises are not available on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Mardi Gras Day to enable our crew and staff to celebrate with their families.