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ODYSSEY PASTA LUNCH CRUISES

Get Fueled and Ready to Run

Give your body the energy it needs to power through 26.2 miles with one of two Odyssey pre-marathon lunch cruises. On Saturday, October 11, Bank of America Chicago Marathon participants, along with family and friends, are invited to escape on the lake aboard the Odyssey at 11 a.m. and again at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Entertainment Cruises’ Executive Chef has prepared a distinctive menu for the annual Marathon runners’ that is certain to keep them in peak running condition.

 

Aboard this special cruise, guests will experience a unique pre-race celebration including exceptional service, DJ entertainment and the most breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline.

 

All prices below are per person and include taxes and other fees. Dates and times are subject to change.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

 

ODYSSEY PRE-MARATHON CRUISES

PASTA LUNCH CRUISE  

WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

COST:   Starting at $40.44

 

RESERVE: Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.305.2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

 

AFTERNOON PASTA LUNCH CRUISE  

WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Board: 2:30 p.m., Cruise: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

COST:   Starting at $40.44

 

RESERVE: Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.305.2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago, Seadog, and The Odyssey received the Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award

 

The Odyssey received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Chicago Elite

The Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. The private charter yacht is available as a private event space for parties of up to 150 guests. Featuring two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on main deck and a finely appointed dining room on second deck. Top deck features a contemporary roof top style outside lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture. Chicago Elite offers a completely customizable event on a private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. For more information, visitwww.eliteprivateyachts.com.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO PARTNERS WITH JOE’S LIVE FOR COUNTRY NIGHT CRUISES

Experience a new summer concert unlike ever before during Country Night Cruises, a series of country concerts aboard Spirit of Chicago in partnership with JOE’S LIVE. Guests will be treated to a live country music show, great food and fun, all while cruising Lake Michigan on a floating concert venue. The series – sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Shiner Specialty Beer – kicks off with a performance by Jack Ingram in June and Whiskey Jam in July, with additional shows to be announced at a later date. It’s time for Chicago to get its country on, in true summer fashion.

 

Thursday, June 26th - featuring a DJ & a performance from Jack Ingram

 

Thursday, July 24th - Whiskey Jam (Hosted by Josh Hoge and Ward Guenther, featuring Corey Crowder, Chris Gelbuda, A thousand Horses, Adam Sanders, Tyler Reeve, Channing Wilson, Old Dominion, Randy Montana, and Johnny Bulford)

 

More dates TBA

  

 

WHAT:          Country Night Cruises

 

WHERE:       Spirit of Chicago

Boards at Navy Pier

 

WHEN:          Dates & performers listed above

Board: 6:00pm | Cruise: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

MENU:          Food is available for purchase during the event

 

RSVP:            To book tickets please call 866.273.2469 or Book your Cruise Online

$33.09 per adult | Must be 21 or older with ID

 

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises, Chicago Elite and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Odyssey has received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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ODYSSEY AND SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CELEBRATE EASTER

The newly renovated Odyssey and vibrant Spirit of Chicago will celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 20 with two brunch cruises and one dinner cruise.

Guests will have two opportunities to board the Odyssey with a delicious brunch featuring eggs, breakfast meats, hash browns and waffles, Orange Glazed-Chicken Breast, Atlantic Tilapia, Pasta Primavera, Curried Vegetables and a Black Pepper Crusted Sirloin, carved to order or for dinner featuring a Hearts of Palm Salad, Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, Oven Roasted Salmon Filet, Seafood Linguine with Shrimp, Scallops and Mussels, or a Vegetable Tower. There will also be interactive emcee entertainment, treats for children and a guest appearance from the Easter bunny, these Easter cruises will guarantee an exciting and memorable day for the whole family.

The Spirit of Chicago will host a brunch cruise with a plentiful buffet featuring a harvest cheddar, omelets, applewood smoked bacon, hash browns, house-griddled waffles, BBQ sirloin, Caribbean roasted chicken, penne and more. There will an interactive MC and dancing as well as treats for children and a guest appearance from the Easter bunny.

All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

EASTER BRUNCH CRUISES

ODYSSEY

WHEN:           Sunday, April 20, 2014

Board: 12:15 p.m., Cruise: 1 – 3 p.m.

 

COST:           Starting at $64.90

 

RESERVE:     Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO

WHEN:           Sunday, April 20, 2014

                        Board: 12 p.m., Cruise: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

 

COST:           Starting at $54.90

RESERVE:     Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

EASTER DINNER CRUISE

ODYSSEY

WHEN:           Sunday, April 20, 2014

Board: 5 p.m., Cruise: 6 – 8 p.m.

 

COST:           Starting at $89.90

 

RESERVE:     Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com 

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

.

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

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About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY SPECIALS & EVENTS

ST. PATRICK’S DAY SPECIALS & EVENTS
CITY EVENTS

 

AMERICAN JUNKIE CHICAGO

15 Illinois St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.239.0995 | www.americanjunkiechi.com

 

American Junkie Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday, March 15

Last year, American Junkie’s St. Patrick’s Day party was one of the best this city has ever seen. This year, Chicagoans are invited to celebrate once again. With close proximity to the river, the River North bar will open at 8 a.m. and serve up Irish classics such as Green Beers, Jameson, Guinness and Irish Car Bombs.

Upstairs will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. then reopen again at 10 p.m.

HOURS: Monday- Tuesday: 4 p.m.- 2 a.m. | Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Thursday-Friday: 11 a.m.- 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m.- 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11:00 a.m.- 2 a.m.

 

 

CHICAGO q

1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com

 

Chicago q Street Side Sandwiches and Specials 

Saturday, March 15 – Sunday, March 16: Cash-and-carry Sandwiches available starting at 10 a.m.

Friday, March 14 – Monday, March 17: Specials available during lunch and dinner

For hungry bar-hoppers and parade-goers on Division Street and in the Gold Coast, Chicago q will offer cash-and-carry Pulled Pork Sandwiches for $8 each on their patio beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16. Chicago q’s Pulled Pork Sandwiches feature Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen’s house-smoked pork shoulder on a fresh pretzel roll. Each will come with guests’ choice of sauce including the Original Mild (a tomato-based sauce that is both rich and sweet), the Spicy Sauce (a tomato-based Virginia state champion sauce that is bold in flavor with light spice), South Carolina Mustard Sauce (a tangy and sweet sauce with a little heat), and Eastern North Carolina Vinegar (a classic Southern vinegar sauce with a kick). Bottled beverages will be available for $3.

Additionally, Chicago q will offer a Corned Beef special during lunch and dinner Friday, March 14 through Monday, March 17. Whippen’s Kobe corned beef is served with Napa cabbage, fingerling potatoes and baby carrots. It is available for $17 during lunch and $22 during dinner.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.

 

 

CLARK STREET DOG AND BAR

3040 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.281.6690| www.clarkstdog.com

 

St. Patrick’s Day at Clark Street Dog and Bar

March 1-31

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long at Clark Street Dog and Bar. The Lakeview favorite invites revelers to indulge in a variety of holiday themed food and drink specials, most of which will be available throughout the entire month of March. Featured drink specials include $3 Green Beer Bud Light drafts*; $5 Jameson shots; $5 Guinness cans; $7 Irish Car Bombs and an $8 Irish Breakfast of Guinness, vodka, Bloody Mary Mix and bitters served in a 16 oz. glass. Clark Street Dog will also be offering two new menu items for March, the St Paddy Burger, a perfectly seasoned fresh 1/4lb all beef burger with dark mustard, sliced onions, 1/3lb sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese, served on a grilled bun for $7.69  and a Corned Beef Sandwich, 5oz of corned beef served with dark mustard on grilled rye bread for $5.19.

*The Green Beer Bud Light drafts will only be available on Saturday, March 15

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 9 – 3 a.m. | Friday – Sunday: 10 – 4 a.m.

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES

 

Spirit of Chicago Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day on the Water

Starting at $49.90

Saturday, March 15 Board: 3 p.m., Cruise: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The vibrant Spirit of Chicago invites Chicagoans to grab their green-clad friends to join them for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the water on Saturday, March 15. Guests will have the luck of the Irish with a delicious lunch buffet, green beers, amazing views, endless dancing and interactive DJ entertainment.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visitingwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

SEADOG CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

 

Seadog St. Patrick’s Day

Seadog Cruises along the Chicago River will be available, weather permitting.

 

 

NOUVEAU TAVERN  

358 W Ontario | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.915.4100

 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day New Orleans Style

March 15, 2014

Nouveau Tavern will open early on March 15 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Chef Norman Hargrove and his team will offer Irish favorites such as Corned Beef and Cabbage with a Nouveau twist. See www.nouveautavern.com for further details.

 

HOURS: Monday – Wednesday: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Friday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

RACK HOUSE KITCHEN AND TAVERN

222 E. Algonquin Rd | Arlington Heights, IL 60005 | 847.640.7225 | www.rackhousetavern.com

 

St. Patrick’s Day Blarney Bash in the Burbs

March 14, 2014 through March 17, 2014

$3 Green Miller Lites, $5 Guinness, $5 Jameson, $6 Irish Car Bombs

Rack House Kitchen and Tavern invites guests to avoid the congestion downtown and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the suburbs from March 14 to March 17. Rack House will have drink specials and a corn beef and cabbage special available throughout the weekend. Drink specials include $3 green Miller Lites, $5 Guinness, $5 Jameson, and $6 Irish Car Bombs.

 

HOURS: Monday- Friday: 11 a.m.- 12 a.m. | Saturday- Sunday: 10:30 a.m.- 12.a.m.

 

 

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CHICAGO FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW LUNCH AND BRUNCH CRUISES

In honor of the Flower and Garden Show hosted by Navy Pier, Chicagoans are invited to step aboard the Spirit of Chicago for a vibrant and festive dining experience with impeccable views and exquisite flower demonstrations by a professional florist. Beginning March 15, guests will enjoy DJ entertainment and savor an array of menu items including appetizers, sumptuous entrees, and mouthwatering desserts.

Tickets are avaible with and without admission to the Flower and Garden show. Prices below are per person and do not yet include taxes and other fees.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request. 

WHEN:    

LUNCH CRUISES

Saturday, March 15, Tuesday, March 18 – Sunday, March 23

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise: 12 – 2 p.m.

 

BRUNCH CRUISES

 Sunday, March 16 and Monday, March 17

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise 12 – 2 p.m.

 

 

 

COST:      

 

 

Weekend Flower & Garden Show Cruises

$48.90 with Admission to Flower & Garden Show

 

 

$39.90 without Admission to Flower and Garden Show

 

Weekday Flower & Garden Show Lunch Cruises

$45.90 with Admission to Flower & Garden Show

$36.90 without Admission to Flower & Garden Show

 

RESERVE:

 Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2469 or by visiting

http://spiritofchicago.com/

 

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises

.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from

Restaurant.com

.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit

www.odysseycruises.com

.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

.

 

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY

The vibrant Spirit of Chicago invites Chicagoans to grab their green-clad friends to join them for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the water on Saturday, March 15. Guests will have the luck of the Irish with a delicious lunch buffet, green beers, amazing views, endless dancing and interactive DJ entertainment. All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees. Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

In addition, Entertainment Cruises announces that weather permitting, Seadog Cruises along the Chicago River will be available on Saturday, March 15.

WHEN:          Saturday, March 15

Board: 3 p.m., Cruise: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

COST:            Starting at $49.90

 

RESERVE:    Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises

and Seadog Cruises are apart of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises. 

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit

www.odysseycruises.com

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1million people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

 

 

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

This February, Entertainment Cruises and the Spirit of Chicago will celebrate Black History Month with a special narrated cruise. On this cruise, guests will learn about Black history in Chicago focused on music and entertainment, politics and more.

In addition, there will be live musical performances with covers of famous songs from iconic artists like Nat King Cole, Buddy Guy & Jennifer Hudson and a DJ featuring notable songs from African Americans.

This cruise includes a buffet along with historical narration, live song performances and amazing views of the Chicago skyline. Complete menu, photos and further details are available upon request.  

WHEN:        Saturday, February 8 and Saturday, February 22

Board: 11:30 a.m.

Cruise: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

COST:          $51.90

Price is per person and does not include tax or gratuity.

Children are 40% off

 

RESERVE:  Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.957.2324 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

 

General Information

 

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and

Seadog Cruises are owned and operated by Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Resturant.com.

 

Odyssey was named one the of Knot’s 2012 Best of Weddings Winners.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1 million people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit www.seadogcruises.com.

 

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO AND ODYSSEY CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S WEEKEND ON THE WATER

The festive Spirit of Chicago and luxurious Odyssey cruise ship will celebrate Valentine’s Day Weekend with amazing skyline views, romantic dinners on both Friday and Saturday, and plentiful brunches on Saturday.

Onboard the Spirit of Chicago, guests will enjoy a lunch or dinner buffet, DJ entertainment and dancing. The buffet will include a selection of salads, entrees, sides and desserts. Guests can take their drinks topside and relax on Chicago’s largest outdoor patio deck or enjoy top 40’s hits.

The Odyssey will offer live music and a seated dinner with three courses including Lola Rosa and Greens Salad, a Blue Crab and Corn Bisque, Filet Mignon and Pawns and a sweets selection for dinner. Aboard Odyssey’s lunch cruise, there will be a decadent brunch buffet and guests can enjoy an upscale DJ, dancing and amazing skyline views.

All cruises include a complimentary champagne toast as well as a single rose per couple. All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request. 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO VALENTINE’S WEEKEND DINNER CRUISES

WHEN:

Friday, February 14, 2014 Board: 6:30 p.m., Cruise: 7 – 10 p.m.

Saturday, February 15, 2014 Board: 6:30 p.m., Cruise: 7 – 10 p.m.

 

COST:          

Starting at $79.90

 

RESERVE:

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting

www.spiritofchicago.com

 

 

ODYSSEY VALENTINE’S WEEKEND DINNER CRUISES

WHEN:          

Friday, February 14, 2014Board: 6 p.m., Cruise: 7 – 10 p.m.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Board: 6 p.m., Cruise: 7 – 10 p.m.

 

COST:          

Starting at $99.90

 

RESERVE:

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com.

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO VALENTINE’S WEEKEND BRUNCH CRUISE

WHEN:

Saturday, February 15, 2014Board: 11:30 a.m., Cruise: 12 – 2 p.m.

 

 

COST:          

Starting at $47.90

 

RESERVE:

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2649 or by visiting

www.spiritofchicago.com

 

 

ODYSSEY VALENTINE’S WEEKEND BRUNCH CRUISE

WHEN:

Saturday, February 15, 2014Board: 11:00 a.m., Cruise: 12 – 2 p.m.

 

COST:          

Starting at $61.90

 

RESERVE:

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com.

 

General Information

 

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and

Seadog Cruises are owned and operated by Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Resturant.com.

 

Odyssey was named one the of Knot’s 2012 Best of Weddings Winners.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1 million people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit www.seadogcruises.com.

 

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ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES HOSTS ENGAGEMENT GALA

Entertainment Cruises presents its annual Engagement Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014. It will take place dockside aboard the newly renovated, award-winning Odyssey from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Along with Odyssey, the Mystic Blue and the Spirit of Chicago will also be open for tours. The complimentary showcase gives brides-to-be an opportunity to explore the ships and view floral arrangements, cakes, photography and more from a variety of the city’s premier wedding vendors. Guests will also enjoy light beverages, hors d’oeuvres, a variety of entertainment, full-access to all of our vessels and the chance to win prizes. The grand prize being a complimentary hotel night at the Marriott and a Bachelorette party for 10 on one of our yachts.

This year’s vendors include Oak Mill Bakery, Swirlz Cupcakes, Marriott Hotel, Edward Fox Photography, Mary Monica Music and many more.

Reservations to this complimentary event are recommended by Saturday, January 27, 2014 and can be made by registering at www.ecengagementgala.eventbrite.com. Mystic Blue, Spirit of Chicago and the Odyssey are premier wedding destinations and can host any wedding or wedding-related event, including receptions, ceremonies and rehearsal dinners.

WHEN:        Saturday, February 1, 2014

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

COST:            No cover charge

 

RESERVE:   Register at http://odysseygala.eventbrite.com by Saturday, January 27, 2014

 

 

General Information

 

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and

Seadog Cruises are owned and operated by Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Resturant.com.

 

Odyssey was named one the of Knot’s 2012 Best of Weddings Winners.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit www.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1 million people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit www.seadogcruises.com.

 

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SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY

This January, Entertainment Cruises and the Spirit of Chicago will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a special narrated cruise, MLK trivia and live entertainment. On this cruise, guests will learn about MLK and African American History in Chicago with a focus on music and entertainment, politics and more. In addition, there will be live musical performances of iconic artists Nat King Cole, Buddy Guy & Jennifer Hudson and a DJ featuring notable songs from African Americans.

This cruise includes a buffet along with historical narration, live song performances and amazing views of the Chicago skyline.

WHEN:          Monday, January 20

Board: 11:30 a.m.

Cruise: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

COST:            $51.90

Price is per person and does not include tax or gratuity.

Children are 40% off

 

RESERVE:  Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.957.2324 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visit

www.odysseycruises.com

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visit

www.spiritofchicago.com

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit

www.mysticbluecruises.com

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visit

www.seadogcruises.com

 

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