Our Fleet




Chicago’s Classic Lady

  • Holds up to 250 guests
  • $1200 - $1400/hour
  • Extra-large upper deck
  • Two full-service bars available
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Chicago’s Leading Lady

  • Holds up to 250 guests
  • $1200 - $1400/hour
  • Extra-large upper deck
  • Two full-service bars available
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Chicago’s First Lady

  • Holds up to 150 guests
  • $1100 - $1240/hour
  • Formal salon sitting area
  • Two full-service bars available
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Chicago’s Fair Lady

  • Holds up to 125 guests
  • $1000 - $1200/hour
  • Upper deck perfect for dancing
  • Two full-service bars available
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Chicago’s Little Lady

  • Holds up to 80 guests
  • $1000 to $1200/hour
  • Popular for intimate gatherings
  • Open-air upper deck
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Lady Grebe

  • Holds up to 6 guests
  • $1550 for 2 hours
  • Premium beverages included
  • Perfect for VIP occasions
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Beverage Options

We carry a full premium bar and offer five bar packages with custom and upgrade beverage options to fit every need. Let us know how you envision your Chicago party cruise and our bar manager will help you craft an exceptional beverage package suited to your needs.

  • Steward Package$14 per person
  • Soft Drinks (Coca-Cola Products - Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite), Juices (Lemonade, Orange, Cranberry & Pineapple), Iced Tea

  • First Mate Package$31 per person
  • Soft Drinks, Juices, Iced Tea, Draft Beer (Miller Lite, Revolution Craft Beer), Summer Wines (Pinot Grigio, Rosé, Pinot Noir)

  • Captain Package$35 per person
  • Soft Drinks, Juices, Iced Tea, Draft Beer, Bottled Beer (Corona, Blue Moon, Coors Light, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Right Bee Cider), Summer Wines, House Vodka, Flavored Vodka, Gin, Rum, Coconut Rum, Tequila, Whiskey

  • Commodore Package$39 per person
  • Soft Drinks, Juices, Iced Tea, Draft Beer, Bottled Beer, Summer Wines, New Amsterdam Vodka, Tito’s Vodka, Tanqueray Gin, Bacardi Rum, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Myers’s Dark Rum, Espolòn Tequila, Dewar’s Scotch, Jim Beam Bourbon, Templeton Rye Whiskey, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey

  • Admiral Package$45 per person
  • Soft Drinks, Juices, Iced Tea, Draft Beer, Bottled Beer, Wines (Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Merlot), Korbel Champagne, Grey Goose Vodka, Tito’s Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Hendrick's Gin, Bacardi Rum, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Myers’s Dark Rum, Don Julio Tequila Blanco, The Macallan Double Cask Scotch 12 Year, Maker's Mark Bourbon, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Templeton Rye Whiskey

Bar Basics

  • One complimentary bartender included for up to 70 guests
  • Additional bartender fees apply based on guest count
  • One bartender maximum on Little Lady
  • Additional beverage options and enhancements available
  • Cash and consumption bars available on select days and times, please inquire
  • All packages provide open bar service

Bar Info Sheet

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Catering Options

Your special event won't be complete without delicious food. We enjoy long-term relationships with acclaimed gourmet catering partners who are committed to crafting a menu inspired by you. French, Italian, Spanish, steakhouse or finger food - you choose the menu, knowing the results will always be delicious! Excellence and experience are the keys to our success—and the success of your event. We're one of the most unique Chicago private party locations, and we have the food and service to match.

  • Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
  • Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is Chicago's original Spanish restaurant, featuring authentic Spanish cuisine including tapas, pintxos (bite-sized appetizers) and the classic rice dish, paella. The menu is designed for guests to share, and experience a variety of tastes and flavors.

    Contact: Katie Frigerio
    (773) 935-5000
    kfrigerio@leye.com

    cafebabareeba.com

    View sample dinner menu

    View sample lunch menu

  • Mon Ami Gabi
  • Mon Ami Gabi's offers a contemporary take on classic French cuisine, featuring a variety of sweet and savory passed canapés served in small portions, allowing you to explore all the different flavors of France.

    Contact: Jessica Cavanah
    (773) 935-5000
    jcavanah@leye.com

    monamigabi.com

    View sample dinner menu

    View sample lunch menu

  • Entertaining Company
  • With their artistic presentation, seamless execution and unwavering attention to detail, Entertaining Company appeals to people who appreciate an artful approach to cuisine.

    Contact: Denise Robinette
    (312) 406-9757
    denise@entertainingcompany.com
    entertainingcompany.com

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  • Harry Caray’s Catering & Events
  • Named for the late renowned baseball announcer, Harry Caray’s offers unparalleled service, whether you choose Italian, Southwestern, Backyard BBQ or Steakhouse classics.

    Contact: Martha Link
    (312) 595-8063
    martha@harrycarays.com

    harrycarays.com

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  • Summer House Santa Monica
  • Summer House Santa Monica presents an escape to the warmth and laid-back vibes of the West Coast. The menus are California inspired and focus on locally sourced ingredients, market-driven dishes, and seasonal specialties.

    Contact: Missy Clarin
    (773) 634-4100
    mclarin@leye.com

    summerhousesm.com

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  • Gino’s East
  • Gino's East is famous for our Chicago Style Deep Dish pizza. With our rich, chunky tomato sauce and gooey mozzarella cheese, these pizzas will make memories! We also offer other salad, classic sandwiches, and pasta options. Our catering representative will be happy to help you create a custom menu for your group.

    Contact: Brianna Lelli
    (312) 266-5421
    blelli@ginoseast.com

    ginoseast.com

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Excellence and experience

We enjoy long-term relationships with acclaimed gourmet catering partners who are committed to crafting a menu inspired by you. French, Italian, Spanish, steakhouse or finger food - you choose the menu, knowing the results will always be delicious! Excellence and experience are the keys to our success—and the success of your event. We're one of the most unique Chicago private party locations, and we have the food and service to match.

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Preferred Vendors

Enhance Your Evening With These Recommended Vendors

Our Recommendations

Chicago's First Lady Cruises has long-term relationships with these excellent vendors as added options for your special private party cruise aboard our fleet. You don’t need to use these specialists to enhance your Chicago dinner cruise or private corporate event; however, we are familiar with their work and can recommend their services.

Make part of your private party cruise a Chicago architecture tour when you add the insight of a certified volunteer docent of the Chicago Architecture Center to your evening for an additional donation.

Preferred Vendors

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Weddings
Our wedding this past weekend was storybook. The food was dynamite and our guests raved they hadn’t had anything that fantastic at a wedding EVER. Thank you!
- Angela L



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