Five Reasons to Plan a Wedding Cruise

Posted on December 08, 2016

Where you choose to get married is a key decision in setting the overall tone for your wedding ceremony and reception. With many incredible venues across the city to select from, we like to think a wedding cruise stands out for several reasons. See the gallery below for five reasons to consider a Chicago River and Lake cruise for your wedding rehearsal dinner or wedding ceremony and reception.

Photo: Angela Renee Photography

Great excuse for a nautical theme.

There are so many ways to do nautical chic. Ham it up with a nautical themed photo booth. Give your guests a nautical-inspired gift to take home. Add charm to your first dance with matching captains hats as this bride and groom did. See more nautical wedding inspiration here.

Photo: Kat Donovan Photography

An epic kiss.

Does it get any grander? Chicago as your witness as you say "I do". Passersby cheering from the bridges as you sail underneath. All of Chicago present to celebrate one of the biggest days of your life. And the epic kiss surrounded by the city's architectural giants. Gives us goosebumps just thinking about it.

Gourmet eats.

Boat food? Oh no, this is not "boat food." We are proud to partner with four acclaimed caterers with a variety of cuisines. Spanish tapas? Check. Gourmet Indian cuisine? Check. French fare? Check. Chicago-themed menu? Check! And that is just the beginning. We love it when our guests say "Wow, we didn't expect the food to be so good!" We would expect nothing less.

Photo: Jana Blue Photography

Sunset cruise.

What other venue gives you front row seat to the entire city of Chicago at sunset? Just one word: breathtaking. We will let this image speak for itself!

Photo: Denver Smith Photography

The grand finale.

Summer fireworks with the Chicago skyline as your backdrop is the ultimate finale for your important day. And your guests will equally be in awe, making your wedding one they won't soon forget! For more reasons why a wedding on the water could be the perfect fit for you, contact us today!