Celebrate the holiday season with Wendella!

Join us for a family-friendly fireworks cruise on the Chicago River! Listen to seasonal music and celebrate the kick-off of the holiday season. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase and Wendella will provide complimentary hot apple cider, hot cocoa, and sweets! Due to the timing of the cruise, you will not see the parade from the boat.

Schedule & Tickets

  • Adult: $45.00
  • Child (4-12): $20.00
  • Under 4: Free

Tickets are nonrefundable.

  • Boarding begins 15-30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
  • All bags are subject to inspection.
  • Prohibited Items: Outside Alcohol, Weapons of any kind (Firearms, Knives, etc.), Flammables, Explosives.

Your boat includes:

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Drinks & Snacks

Full-service bar with wine, local beer, and craft cocktails, as well as an assortment of snacks, all for purchase. Pinkies up!

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Climate-Controlled Lounge

A little cold never hurt anyone. But you can sit inside if you’d like.

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No need to hold it. We have changing tables for the little ones who don’t know what holding it is.


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