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STEAMBOAT NATCHEZ - A truly classic expression of the best of America's great steamboat tradition.

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  Family Fun Day Fourth of July Cruising with the Clauses Christmas Eve New Year's Eve  

Easter Sunday – April 21, 2019

Bring your children of all ages to meet the Easter Bunny aboard the Steamboat Natchez Brunch Cruise! Click here for Reservations!

Mother's Day Brunch – 2019

Let us help pamper your Mom on Mother’s Day on both the 11:30 am & 2:30 pm cruise.   Festive Decor with adult beverages available for purchase. Click here for Reservations!

Family Fun Day – Saturday, June 8, 2019, 2:30-4: 30 pm 

The school year has ended and Summer is here! Heavily discounted tickets are available. The New Orleans Steamboat Company invites local families to celebrate summer on the annual Family Fun Day on the Steamboat NATCHEZ, the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River.    The cruise boards at 2:00 pm and sails 2:30-4: 30 pm.  It features fun, entertainment and games for the whole family. (ex.  Balloon artists, spray tattoos, a princess or Super Hero) The lunch buffet is an optional purchase as are snacks and beverages. If interested, we encourage you to book lunch 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. Weather permitting, we will offer supervised "Stroller Parking" on the dock beginning at 1:30 pm - until we fill up.   Be sure to dress for the New Orleans weather as many of the activities take place on the outside decks. Click here for Reservations!

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 Picnic Style Menu, Open Beer, Wine & Soda Bar, as well as a Local DJ spinning your favorite tunes. Two seating times available for dinner; 6:30pm or 7:45pm. The price is $109 for adults, $55 for kids 6-12 and $25 for kids under 6. Click here for Reservations!

Cruising with the Clauses - 2019  TBD  11:30am cruises

Joining us on the Sunday Brunch at 11:30am are the Jolly Man in Red (Santa) and the adorable Mrs. Claus.  They will be available to hear those special wishes that only Santa can grant.  Reservations for Sunday Brunches are always required.  Check the menu page to see the items on the brunch buffet.   Scheduled on the Riverboat City of New Orleans. See you then!

Christmas Eve Celebration – 2019

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 music. Boarding will begin at 6:30pm, cruising from 7:30pm until 9:30pm. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Check back for details and information.

(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 Gala - 2019

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 our delicious holiday dinner buffet, reserved seating and live entertainment. Boarding will begin at 10:00pm, cruising from 10:30pm until 12:30am. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Check back for details and information.

Call 800-233-3628 or 504-569-1401 to find out more.


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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