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City Cruises - Philadelphia

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Have Your Wedding on the Water

City Cruises’ vessels offer couples a worry-free venue with wow-factor. Whatever you envision can come to life on the water.

Food & beverage, service and entertainment are all handled by our onboard crew and included in your event fee. Our event coordinators execute the details that bring your day to life, so you can stay in the moment.

Custom packages, large capacities and onboard entertainment, combined with a picture-perfect backdrop make your big day unforgettable like no other venue can.

With complete wedding packages for groups up to 500, Spirit of Philadelphia is perfect for everything from intimate bridal showers to large wedding receptions. Our talented specialists will work with you to bring your visions to life for your dream wedding on the water!

Also available is the Freedom Elite, the Spirit's sister ship and Philadelphia's most exclusive private yacht. The Freedom Elite boasts the most refreshing, modern, and classy setting for your private, perfect celebration. With a dream team of wedding specialists to plan your day to perfection, enjoy a completely customized ceremony or reception that's exactly as you envisioned.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Boat/Yacht
Restaurant
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
Rated
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Recommended by 97% of couples
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    Jennifer Married on 05/20/2017
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    We had our late-May wedding on the Freedom Elite, and it was the best decision we made! We wanted a wedding that was intimate and unique, and having our ceremony and reception on the water was perfect! We had 60 guests aboard the yacht, and everyone had so much fun! It's been a few weeks, and we still look back at the pictures reminiscing our perfect day.

    Both Amanda and Robyn were one of our favorite vendors to work with. They were professional, responsive, and helped provide great advice throughout the planning process. I did not have a wedding planner, so I tried to be as organized as possible for Robyn and her team. As part of our package, we also had our cake and DJ vendor booked. Huge plus! Kurt was our DJ, and he ROCKED it! EVERYONE was dancing, and enjoyed all of the songs he played. The cake vendor is Bredenbeck's, and they were an absolute dream to work with!

    The staff and bartender kept the party going! Special shoutout to Robyn because she truly is a great person to work with. She helped me with all of the last-minute details, coordinated with vendors, and kept making sure that the bride and groom had everything that they needed!
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    Ebony Married on 04/05/2017
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    When I tell you, the staff was exceptional. My wife had left the wedding certificate at our house which was 25 minutes away and she only had 15 minutes to get to the board before it took off, the captain of the boat waited the extra 10minutes. Because of him my day was amazing we got married , laugh and enjoyed the Cruise. thank you so much.
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    Jennifer Married on 07/03/2011
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    We had an afternoon wedding on the water! Wow! could not have asked for more! The sales rep for the Spirit was outstanding, she helped us pick a great menu for our guest, while being aware of our budget. We wanted something alittle different in a reception, and we got it, we had a big wedding feel with a small wedding budget! The views of the city from the boat were breath taking. Can't wait to go back for night out as a married couple and re-live the trip on the Spirit!

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401 S Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA, 19106
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