Spirit of Washington DC Dinner Cruise in Washington, DC

City Cruises Washington DCPier 4Washington, DC 20024
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Total Price: $172.76 (USD)


Dine and dance the evening away aboard the Spirit of Washington on an exciting Washington DC Dinner Cruise on the Potomac River. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner with skyline views from the climate-controlled interior deck and incredible sights from an open-air roof deck. Spirits continue to flow with a fully-stocked bar, games, and lively DJ music.

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Departs from Pier 4 in The Wharf Marina. Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to cruise time.
  • Due to construction at the District Wharf, nearby parking is limited. Please allow time to find parking or ride the train.
  • Recommended for friends, colleagues and the whole family. Kids ages two and under cruise free!
  • Enjoy unobstructed views of iconic DC landmarks from the open-air roof deck.
  • Creative cocktails, wine and beer are available for purchase at the well-stocked cash bar.
  • Must be age 21+ with a government-issued ID to be served alcoholic drinks.
  • Try the onboard games or hit the dance floor as the DJ spins today's hottest tunes.
  • Spirit of Washington features three climate-controlled interior decks and cruises rain, shine or snow.


from Spirit of Washington DC Dinner Cruise
Experience 360-degree views of the U.S. capital as you dine aboard the Spirit of Washington DC Signature Dinner Cruise. Afterwards, dance on the Potomac River to music spun by the onboard DJ or play fun games like giant Jenga and shuffleboard while cruising along the Potomac.

You'll enjoy a delicious, chef-prepared buffet and gorgeous views of Washington, DC’s architecture and iconic landmarks, such as the Washington Monument and National Harbor. City Cruises keeps the spirits flowing with a fully-stocked bar, games, and lively music from the onboard DJ. Join in for a memorable, one-of-a-kind day.

The three-decked ship is climate-controlled for year-round cruising comfort in all weather conditions.

The all-you-can-eat buffet dinner includes a wide variety of freshly prepared entrees, side items, salads, and desserts with plenty of choices for picky eaters. Your meal is accompanied by unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea, and water. Other beverages, such as soft drinks, craft cocktails, wine, and beer are available for purchase at the onboard bar.

Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Spirit of Washington DC Dinner Cruise

How long is the cruise?

The dinner cruise lasts approximately 2 to 2.5 hours. Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

Where does the dinner cruise depart from?

It departs from City Cruises Washington DC - Pier 4 at 580 Water Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. It's located in The Wharf Marina.

Is there parking?

City Experiences does not operate any parking lots in the area. However, you'll find parking options at the garage next to Pier 4 at 607 Water Street, 1100 4th St. SW near the Waterfront subway station, and at District Wharf at 1000 Water Street SW. Fees may apply.

What's the closest train station to the pier?

The nearest station is Waterfront Metro (Greenline), just two blocks from the pier at 399 M St. SW, Washington, DC 20024.

Are children allowed on the dinner cruise?

Yes. Children are welcome to join, plus ages two and below cruise free! Don't forget to select a free ticket for infants to ensure admittance to the Spirit of Washington.

What is the Spirit of Washington?

The Spirit of Washington is a yacht-style dining vessel featuring three climate-controlled interior decks, three outer observation decks, and a roof deck. It's equipped with an onboard restroom, dance floor, DJ entertainment, and a bar.

Is it wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Spirit of Washington is wheelchair accessible and has a ramped entrance. There are stairs from level 3 to the roof deck, but guests with wheelchairs can still enjoy the three outdoor observation decks from levels 1 to 3.

Is there a dress code?

Yes. The dinner cruise requires casual attire: khakis, nice jeans, dresses, button-up shirts, and blouses.

What should I bring?

Please bring a camera or smartphone for pictures and a government-issued ID if you plan on purchasing alcoholic drinks from the onboard bar. Must be at least 21 years old to be served alcohol.