Rehearsal Dinner Welcome Cruise

Posted on September 22, 2018

Get inspired for your next event with this unique, custom set-up for a welcome rehearsal dinner cruise. Guests were greeted at the dock by a weathered, wood hinged sandwich board setting the tone for the fun, casual evening ahead.
Onboard, the exterior deck was outfitted with cabaret tables decorated by a gold vessel filled with a bouquet of rich green lemon leaf foliage and lit by blue electric votives. Long banana leaf ottomans paired with white ultra suede small seat ottomans lined the railing, and a small lounge grouping of wicker chairs and gold rope accent tables in the stern completed the chic upper deck set-up. Boarding guests were greeted to the upper deck with an outdoor bar and passed gourmet bites from Summer House Santa Monica.
The party continued in the lower level salon with a second full-service bar and taco station. A beautifully presented cigar bar completed the evening, with dedicated space to enjoy in the vessel's open-air bow.

Vessel: Chicago's Classic Lady
Planner: CHI Chic Weddings & Events, Alexis Wells-Loneman,
Caterer: Summer House Santa Monica
DJ Vendor: Tamar Productions
DJ: D Street Entertainment
Decor: HMR Designs, Natalie Walsh

Menu Highlights:

Ahi Tuna & Watermelon Toastadas 
Smoked Salmon on Brioche
Mushroom & Gruyére Grilled Cheese

Fiesta Cobb Salad
Hass Avocado Guacamole

Taco Station
Spicy Chicken Tinga
Short Rib Barbacaoa
Braised Pork 'Al Pastor'