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Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise

Highlights / General details

Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruises are a unique alternative to a typical night out. Departing from Penn’s Landing, you’ll cruise along the Delaware River for 2.5 or 3 hours, depending on the day of the week. Taste a variety of dishes from our freshly-prepared buffet-style dinner menu while you enjoy the beauty of the sunset. Watch the Philadelphia and Camden skylines light up at night from the ample windows along the perimeter of our climate-controlled decks or from the Spirit of Philadelphia’s spacious outdoor observation deck.

DJ entertainment complements the lively atmosphere of a Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise, playing a selection of top hits and old favorites to get everyone on the dance floor. Whether you’re a couple spending a romantic night out or a group enjoying each other’s company, an evening aboard Spirit is a special one you’ll remember


3-hour cruise; Grand Dinner Buffet; DJ, Music and Dancing; Coffee, Tea, Ice-Tea; Services Charges and Fees.


Additional beverages purchased on board; Gratuities on on-board purchases; Transportation to/from dock.

Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Menu:


Organic Mixed Field Greens: Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Carrots, Corn, Feta Cheese, Black Olives, Kidney Beans, Sunflower Seeds, Herb Croutons, House-Made Ranch and Balsamic Vinaigrette, Low Fat Italian.

Organic Spinach and Kale Salad: Parmesan Cheese, Peppers, Red Onions, Roast Garlic Lemon Dressing

Roasted Red Beet Salad: Pickled Shallots, Fresh Mint, Italian Parsley.

Mediterranean Couscous and Chickpea Salad: Green Onions, Cumin-Paprika Vinaigrette.

Orzo & Bay Shrimp Salad: Scallions, English Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette.


Oven Baked North Atlantic Sole Filet: Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce.

Honey & Sesame Chicken: Scallions, Fresno Chilies.

Whole-Roasted Pork Loin: Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce.

Braised Beef Short Rib: Baby Carrots, Pearl Onions, Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce.


Roasted Broccoli Florets: Toasted Garlic, Chili Flakes.

Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole: Green Chilies, Scallions, Fresh Cilantro.

Baked Ziti Pasta: Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Spinach & Garlic Sauce.

Mashed Potatoes: Idaho Potatoes, Roasted Garlic.


Seasonal Fruit, Cannoli, Chocolate Drizzle Rice Krispy, Cheesecake, Chocolate Cake, Strawberries & Vanilla Custard, Apple Cobbler.

**Menu subject to change. Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy**

Hours of operation

Available: April 2015 – March 2016

Sunday Sails: 6:00-8:30 pm

Monday - Thursday Sails: 7:00-9:30 pm; Sails: 7:30-10:30 pm (4/1/15-11/30/15 & 1/1/16-3/31/16).

Friday Sails: 8:00-11:00 pm; Sails: 7:30-10:30 pm (4/1/15-11/30/15 & 1/1/16-3/31/16).

Saturday Sails: 8:00-11:00 pm

Available: April 2016 – March 2017

Sunday Sails: 6:00-8:30 pm

Monday - Thursday Sails: 7:00-9:30 pm; Sails: 7:30-10:30 pm (4/1/16-11/30/16 & 1/1/17-3/31/17).

Friday Sails: 8:00-11:00 pm (12/1/16-12/31/16); Sails: 7:30-10:30 pm (4/1/16-11/30/16 & 1/1/17-3/31/17).

Saturday Sails: 8:00-11:00 pm (12/1/16-12/31/16).

On the day of your cruise, please check in at the ticket booth at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.


Approximately 3 hours.


Spirit of Philadelphia Ticket Booth - 401 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Additional Information

Additional alcoholic, soft drink, and other beverages are available for purchase on board.

Cruise will operate year-round and in most weather conditions. Each enclosed deck is climate controlled and the weather will not affect your cruise. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship will remain dockside for the length of the event.

Boarding Photos will be available for purchase on-board and after the cruise.

Participant restrictions

Children under 3 are complimentary. There is no child's rate available on the Saturday Dinner Cruise.


Dress Code: For men, appropriate attire includes slacks and a polo or button down shirt. For women, nice slacks, Capri pants or a sundress is recommended. Although allowed, we strongly discourage collarless t-shirts, jeans, shorts or sneakers.

Rates may not apply for holiday and specialty cruises and are subject to change.

The vessel is wheelchair accessible. However, you must inform the supplier of your specific needs at time of reservations.

*Cruise schedules change often. Guests will receive sail time upon final confirmation.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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Number of Passengers:

Limited Availability