Halloween is coming up just around the corner, and the season is ripe for a haunted boat experience of a lifetime! Here are some ideas for festive cruises and parties that are going on around the nation. Some might be silly, some might be downright spooky, but all of them will get you out on the water to enjoy the holiday.
Halloween Spooktacular Midnight Yacht Cruise
Hosted on the Cabana Yacht on Saturday, October 29th, guests will enjoy exploring two levels full of fellow ghosts and ghouls as the yacht cruises past classic New York sights. Costumes are mandatory, guests must be at least 21, and the cruise runs from 11:30 pm to 3:30 am before docking at the SkyPort Marina in Manhattan. Interested? Check out more info here.
Sunset Sound System Halloween Costume Boat Party
Come aboard the San Francisco Belle for the Sunset Sound System Halloween Costume Boat Party. Leaving from Pier 3 in San Francisco, Calif., this party includes special guest DJs and will take off on Sunday October 30th from 5 pm to 11 pm. Tickets range from $10 – $75, and you can track down more details here.
Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise
This is a relaxing and classy way to greet the season with a three course dinner cruise that shows off beautiful Milwaukee, Wis., sights. The cruise will depart Saturday October 29th and lasts for two hours as guests enjoy menu items such as stuffed pork loin, brown sugar glazed butternut squash, and pumpkin cheesecake. You can check out more information at www.edelweissboats.com.
Dells Ghost Boat
Not for the faint of heart, this tour takes a decidedly scary turn as Halloween-goers travel up the Wisconsin River listening to spooky folklore. Guests then brave a walk through a hunted forest and face the infamous Witch of Wisconsin Dells canyon crypt. The Ghost Boat is considered an intense attraction, so be forewarned! Call 608-254-8555 or visit www.dellsghostboat.com for more information.
Halloween Fireworks Cruise
Taking a fun twist on Halloween, Wendella’s Halloween Cruise takes guests on Lake Michigan to see the Navy Pier fireworks. Views of Chicago’s beautiful skyline will be aplenty as the cruise travels along with a brief narrated tour. A fun kid-friendly experience, this cruise is offered on October 29th and lasts for two hours. Check out www.wendellaboats.com for details!
Middle photo credited to www.nypartycruise.com. Bottom photo credited to www.edelweissboats.com