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Special Event Cruises

To make reservations for any of our Special Events, call us at
(800) 233-2628 or send us an email:

 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 – May 13, 2018

Let us help pamper your Mom on Mother’s Day on the 11:30am cruise. Cruise includes delicious buffet with items such as Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, Brown Sugar Pineapple Glazed Ham, Shrimp & Grits, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits & Gravy, Turkey Sausage Patties, Waffle Station, Fruit Salad, Yogurt, Bananas Foster, White Chocolate Bread Pudding, and Community Coffee & Iced Tea. There is reserved seating, a beverage ticket good for a mimosa, bloody mary or soft drink, and a jazz trio. The price is $51.00 for adults, $27.50 for children (ages 6-12) and $17.50 for children under 6 (taxes included). Click here for Reservations!

Family Fun Day – 2018 TBD

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. Check back for details and information.

Fourth of July – 2018

The Steamboat NATCHEZ invites passengers on a special holiday cruise featuring the best seats in town to watch the "symphony in the sky". The Steamboat NATCHEZ invites passengers on a special holiday cruise featuring the best seats in town to watch the "symphony in the sky". 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. Click here for Reservations!

Steamboat Stomp Jazz Festival – Watch for dates in 2018!

Jazz is arguably America's proudest original art form. Music scholars and laypersons alike recognize New Orleans as its birthplace. Yet few people know the critical role that Mississippi River steamboats played in spreading jazz throughout the country and popularizing artists like Louis Armstrong and Fate Marable.With the addition of a new boat in 2018, this 4 year old festival will take that 2017 off and look at making Steamboat Stomp a very special event the following year.

With its focus on traditional jazz and its unique venue, Steamboat Stomp offers a truly special experience whether you're an aficionado or newcomer to the world of jazz.

Sailing with Santa - 2018 TBD

'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. Gift Drop begins at 1:30pm, cruise 2:30-4:30pm. Entertainment on board and meet Santa in the Captain Salon. This special cruise benefites Crescent House Shelter and the St. Bernard Battered Women's Program. No advance reservations needed. 

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

New Year's Eve Extravaganza – 2018

Ring in the New Year and view the spectacular New Orleans skyline at night aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ or Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. The cruise will feature a delicious holiday buffet, a premium brand open bar and live entertainment. The cost is $175.00 per person. Boarding will begin at 9:30pm, cruising from 10:00pm until midnight and the party continues dockside 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.


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