Chicago's First Lady

Chicago's First Lady

Perfect for weddings, corporate and family events, or lunch and Chicago breakfast cruises. Our custom-designed luxury cruise vessel, Chicago's First Lady, offers a spacious open-air upper deck where you can admire gorgeous skyline views and inhale the fresh lake breezes. On hot days or cool nights, retreat to a fully enclosed, temperature-controlled carpeted main salon, elegantly appointed in mahogany and brass tones and featuring round tables with cushioned chairs, as well as spectacular views through large oblong windows.

  • Perfect for up to 125 passengers
  • No minimum number of guests required
  • Seating up to 60 guests for seated buffet dining and up to 125 guests for cocktail receptions
  • Choose from six premier catering partners
  • Two full-service bars available
  • Marble and granite restrooms
  • PA system
  • Digital iPod dock & SiriusXM Radio music system
  • Formal salon sitting area

Download Chicago's First Lady Private Event Info Sheet
Download Chicago's First Lady Wedding Info Sheet

Pricing Details

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday*

  • $1100 per hour, plus food and beverage
  • 2-hour cruise minimum

*Wednesdays Spring and Fall

Wednesday*, Thursday, Friday

  • $1140 per hour, plus food and beverage
  • 3-hour cruise minimum

*Summer Wednesdays with Fireworks


  • $1240 per hour, plus food and beverage
  • 3-hour cruise minimum

Monday - Thursday (Daytime Cruises)

  • $1100-$1140 per hour, plus food and beverage
  • 2-hour cruise minimum; events must conclude by 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: Please add city taxes, service charge, beverages & catering to listed rate.