Spirit of Washington Lunch Cruise Washington, DC

City Cruises Washington DCPier 4Washington, DC 20024
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Total Price: $86.31 (USD)


Embark on a fun and leisurely lunch cruise aboard the Spirit of Washington, a three-deck ship with climate-controlled indoor decks, a rooftop lunge, spacious dance floors and a DJ. Savor a chef-prepared buffet with unlimited tea and coffee, and enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline and landmarks like the Washington Monument and National Harbor.

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Enjoy an extensive lunch buffet while cruising on the Potomac River.
  • The Spirit of Washington features three climate-controlled interior decks, outdoor observation decks, and a roof-top lounge.
  • Departs from Pier 4 in The Wharf Marina. Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to your scheduled cruise time.
  • Nearby parking is limited due to construction at the District Wharf. 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!
  • 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.


from Spirit of Washington DC Signature Lunch Cruise
The Washington, DC Signature Lunch Cruise is an unforgettable experience. Dine and dance on the Potomac River with views of the city’s magnificent skyline on this casual day out. Enjoy a delicious, chef-prepared buffet and gorgeous views of Washington, DC’s spectacular architecture.

You’ll marvel at famed city landmarks, such as the Washington Monument and National Harbor, from the cozy, climate-controlled interior, and open air-roof decks. You'll keep the spirits flowing with a fully-stocked bar, games, and lively music from the DJ onboard. Join in for a memorable, one-of-a-kind day.

The all-you-can-eat buffet lunch 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 on board.

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 Signature Lunch Cruise

Where does the Washington DC signature scenic lunch cruise depart from?

The lunch cruise departs from Pier 4—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 lunch 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 four-level 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, dancefloor, 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 lunch 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.