Special Event Cruises
More Information coming soon.
Easter Sunday Mother's Day Brunch Family Fun Day Fourth of July Christmas Eve New Year's Eve
Sailing with Santa - November 28, 2020
Cruising with the Clauses - 2020 TBD
Joining us on the Sunday Brunch at 11:30 am 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 – 2020
Join us for our Christmas Eve Celebration on the Mississippi River aboard the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS. The cruise will feature our delicious holiday dinner buffet, reserved seating, and live music. Boarding will begin at 6:30 pm, cruising from 7:30 pm until 9:30 pm. Reservations are required and holiday attire is 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 www.GrayLineNewOrleans.com).
New Year's Eve Gala - 2020
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 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 is recommended. Check back for details and information.
Easter Sunday – April 4, 2021
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 – 2021
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. Check back for details and information.
Family Fun Day – 2021 TBD
The school year has ended and Summer is here! The New Orleans Steamboat Company invites local families to celebrate summer on the annual Family Fun Day on the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS. Heavily discounted tickets are available. 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 onboard. 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. Check back for details and information.
Fourth of July 2021
The Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS invites passengers on a special holiday cruise featuring the best seats in town to watch the community-sponsored fireworks "Go Fourth on the River". The 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; 6:30 pm or 7:45 pm. Check back for details and information.
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.