Summer’s already looking good in Chi-Town. Navy Pier is filled with attractions, like the centennial wheel, Pepsi wave swinger, and other rides. The pier has planned enough events for an excellent summertime in Chicago filled with fun, family-friendly activities. Every Wednesday and Saturday the AON Center puts on a fireworks show over the waters of Lake Michigan. For the 4th of July, the AON Center will blow even more colors into the sky than any night before, or after. Now, most people keep the Independence Day celebrations strictly to July 4th since…well that’s technically Independence Day. But we’re taking the celebrations to new heights. Introducing, Independence Week. Yup, that’s right, we weren’t satisfied with celebrating America’s birthday on just July 4th, our patriotism expands throughout the week with a plethora of Chicago party cruises.
The start to a great Independence Week is at this pre- 4th bash aboard the Spirit of Chicago Yacht. Enjoy a nice summer breeze as you gaze into the beauty of the city’s skyline. This vessel is a real wonder, with three climate-controlled interior decks with access to small outside observation decks, and up top, there’s a huge sky deck. You’ll be certain to there will be enough space to move around comfortably. And you’ll need that space because the live DJ will be spending the night spinning the hottest tunes the whole cruise.
Special Chicago Pier Pressure Pre-July 4th Yacht Party
The Spirit of Chicago just doesn’t stop partying. And this epic yacht party won’t have just one, but two DJ’s on two different decks. That’s two vibes on one yacht, so dance and drink the night away while you succumb to the pier pressure.
The Midnight IndepenDANCE Yacht Party Aboard the Odyssey Yacht
Start your July 4th on July 3rd, and party your way into America’s birthday on this fabulous midnight party cruise. You’ll sail atop Lake Michigan aboard the Odyssey Yacht, a magnificent boat with three climate-controlled interior decks, and a wide-open sky deck. Each deck is decorated with lively LED lighting, giving you that nightclub feel on the water. Grab a drink at one of the bars located on the yacht and get in your groove on the dance floor and celebrate your IndepenDANCE.
Rock the Yacht: Midnight Yacht Party Aboard the Spirit of Chicago Yacht
End your night and start your day aboard the Spirit of Chicago Yacht on this excellent midnight shindig. Head to the bar area where one of our bartenders will be more than happy to serve you up a drink of your choice. You’ll be happy to know the dining area will have a special moonlight menu, stacked with delicious entrees for you to enjoy while you get those premium views of this gorgeous city. Not to mention, there will also be a live DJ playing the best in Hip-hop, dance, and top 40 hits the whole cruise.
Rock the Yacht: All White Independence Weekend Midnight Yacht Party Aboard the Spirit of Chicago Yacht
Get your freshest all-white outfit and prepare for a night of total patriotic debauchery aboard Chicago’s best-kept secret, the Spirit of Chicago Yacht. Get premium views of Chicago landmarks like the Jardine Water Purification plant, the AON center, and the Shedd Aquarium. Order yourself a refreshing beverage at the bar area. But be sure not to spill on any your clothes, or anyone else’s for that matter at this, or any of our other Chicago party cruises.
So that’s the low down on everything you need to know for Independence Week. So stop what you’re doing, tell your friends what’s going down, and get those tickets!
More Than Chicago Party Cruises
Chicago is one of America’s most historic and culturally significant cities. So it’s no surprise the windy city has tons of extravagant 4th of July celebrations. But don’t count out the surrounding suburbs, they have a lot going on this 4th of July too.
While technically not in Chicago, it’s still worth mentioning the Frontier Days Festival, a five-day carnival and festival that has tons of fun events. Events like Stampede Run & Walk, a 5k and 10k hike around Recreation park with prizes for the top 3 contestants. There will also be a plethora of musical guest performing at this event. Including alt-rock legends and Grammy-nominated All-American sweethearts, Tonic. Beatles cover band American English, and Nashville’s very own Lonestar. Chi Town’s got some of the best July 4th events in the country, with plenty of amazing cruises surrounding the Independence season.