Important Update: Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruises aboard Chicago’s First Lady are paused through the month of May, with a tentative resumption on Friday, June 5. All customers with canceled tickets will automatically be issued a refund through Ticketmaster. We continue to monitor and follow governmental and health officials' guidelines and will keep you updated as the situation progresses. For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
TripAdvisor users rank the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady as the city's #1 boat tour.
Late Spring May 1- 21
Summer: May 22 - October 12
Early Fall: October 13 - November 1
Late Fall: November 2 - 22
Experience our renowned daytime CAFC River Cruise in the glow of the setting sun. Take in the city’s magnificent architecture bathed in golden light as it begins its transition from day to night.
Nightly, May 22 - October 12
Designed with the photographer in mind, this Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise pauses three times to capture the perfect shot in the early morning light.
May 23 - October 12, 2020
– Hannah B
Get your stretch on during our Sunday morning yoga cruise. Each cruise features a 45-minute yoga session taught by certified instructors followed by a 15-minute cruise along the river to relax and enjoy the views.