Potomac River Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a Three Hour Washington DC Dinner Cruise on the Potomac

Additional Participants (optional):
  • One Additional Participant Add one additional participant to your reservation.

    + $132 Total: $396
  • Two Additional Participants Add two additional participants to your reservation.

    + $264 Total: $528
  • Three Additional Participants Add three additional participants to your reservation.

    + $396 Total: $660
  • Four Additional Participants Add four additional participants to your reservation.

    + $528 Total: $792
  • Five Additional Participants Add five additional participants to your reservation.

    + $660 Total: $924
  • Six Additional Participants Add six additional participants to your reservation.

    + $792 Total: $1,056
  • Seven Additional Participants Add seven additional participants to your reservation.

    + $924 Total: $1,188
  • Eight Additional Participants Add eight additional participants to your reservation.

    + $1,056 Total: $1,320

About This Experience

General Information hide

All aboard for an evening of entertainment! This experience gift is your chance to enjoy a tasty three hour sightseeing cruise on the Potomac River. 

The excitement begins when you and your guest board the Spirit of Washington at Pier 6 and Water Streets. Here you will be greeted by the friendly Captain and Crew. Once on board, you will be escorted to your dinner table. You may then order a cocktail from your Server or take the opportunity to explore the ship's decks. Once underway, you will be invited to the Dinner Buffet where you may enjoy as much as you’d like. From fresh crisp salads to the carvery, savory mains and side dishes, there is something on the menu for everyone! After desert, take a spin on the dance floor or a stroll on the deck and enjoy the amazing views of the Nation's Capital.

Sights along the way include the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, Old Town Alexandria, the Washington Monument and more! So whether you are looking for a unique gift or a unique sightseeing tour of Washington DC, this Dinner Cruise on the Potomac River is the ticket!

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Where It's Located hide

  • Washington, District of Columbia

Who Is Included hide

The Potomac River Dinner Cruise Xperience Certificate® is for two participants. There may be up to two hundred additional participants on the cruise.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The DC Dinner Cruises are offered on select dates year round, subject to availability.

How Long Is It hide

The Washington DC Dinner Cruises have a sail length of 2½ to 3 hours and a total duration of approximately 3 to 3½ hours.

Weather hide

The Dinner Cruises may be held dockside by the Captain or the Coast Guard due to severe weather conditions.

What To Wear hide

Business Casual attire is suggested. Please do not wear jeans or sneakers.

Additional Information hide

Buffet Dinner Cruise Menu

The Salads, Served with freshly baked bread, whipped and flavored butter

Harvest Salad Station
Field harvest mixed greens with vine-ripe tomatoes, hot house cucumbers, toasted sunflower seeds, shredded cheddar cheese, herb-toasted croutons, smoked bacon and garbanzo beans served with your choice of dressing

Culinary Creations from the Kitchen
A daily creation from the Chef

The Carving Station

Garlic Encrusted Sirloin
Oven-roasted strip loin served with a red wine demi-glace and fresh horseradish cream

Herb-Marinated Pork Loin
Oven-roasted loin of pork served with our Chef's handcrafted seasonal sauce

The Entrees

Island Herb Grilled Chicken
Pacific Island roasted chicken breast finished with a lemon basil white wine sauce and sprinkled with fresh cilantro, oregano, parsley, shallots and garlic

Tilapia Fillet with Lobster Cream
Oven-baked tilapia fillet with a classic lobster sherry cream sauce

Orange-Soy Salmon
Alaskan salmon fillet served with an orange-soy glaze, topped with a tangy mango pepper salsa

Tuscan Pasta
Imported gemelli pasta tossed with fresh vine-ripe plum tomatoes, roasted eggplant, artichoke hearts, roasted peppers and mushrooms served with your choice of sauce


Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Mashed red bliss potatoes finished with a hint of roasted garlic and a touch of light cream

Local Harvest Vegetables
Seasonal medley of locally-sourced vegetables, lightly seasoned and steamed

Cilantro Lime Rice
Long grain rice steamed with vegetable broth, cilantro and lime

Fresh Steamed Green Beans
Whole green beans lightly seasoned

Sweet Dessert Duo

Chocolate Mousse Truffle
Moist layers of rich chocolate mousse and cake, enrobed in a decadent chocolate ganache, topped with a drizzle of white chocolate

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
Rich New York-Style cheesecake topped with layers of moist cake, vanilla bean mousse and a white chocolate ganache, finished with a caramel drizzle

*Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Price includes tax and service charge. Beverages other than water, coffee and tea are additional and can be purchased on board.

Limited paid parking is available at the boarding location.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Potomac River Dinner Cruise require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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