Chicago's First Lady Cruises offers Chicago's finest fleet of cruising vessels, accommodating groups ranging from 2 to 250. We’re one of the most unique Chicago private party locations for special events, outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, networking events, private corporate events, birthday party cruises, chartered Chicago boat tours and much more. Whether you choose to cruise on the Chicago River, Lake Michigan or both, we promise your party will be a night to remember.
Chicago's First Lady Cruises is the official cruise line of the Chicago Architecture Center and is proud to present the official Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady.
The safety of our guests and crew is our number one priority. After more than 80 years providing memorable cruises of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan for millions of guests, we are proud to say we have a perfect safety record.
All of our vessels are regulated, licensed and inspected by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) every year, and have undergone stability testing to ensure our guests are safe on their waterway experience. Our captains and deckhands go through an extensive training and drilling program that goes above and beyond the standards set by the USCG. Because we are committed to continuing education, we provide extra training every day to our crew.
If you have any questions on our safety training protocols or additional concerns, please contact our Company Security Officer Captain Tom Hacker at [email protected].
Our cruises depart from the Chicago Riverwalk at the southeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive. For GPS directions, use 112 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60601.
Please note: No US Mail delivery received at the dock
Chicago's First Lady Cruises
303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1550
Chicago, IL 60601
Holly H. Agra
Captain Bob Agra
Bob Agra III
Captain Tim Agra, JD
Captain Gabe Argumedo
Chicago Architecture Center
The Magnificent Mile Association
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Travel Association
Passenger Vessel Association
American Society of Association Executives
Meeting Planners International
International Shipmasters Association
Chicago Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Loyola Family Business Center
Near South Planning Board