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Special Events Celebrate some Boston Special Events with us in Boston Harbor aboard one of our luxury yachts!  Enjoy a Boston Boat Tour or a 4th of July Fireworks Cruise.  Cruise under the beautiful display of Memorial Day or Labor Day Fireworks.  Celebrate Mother’s Day or Father’s Day with the family aboard a boat in Boston Harbor for a fun filled day of water activities.  Which ever occasion you want to celebrate we have the perfect activity for the event. Let us help you honor and celebrate the people in your lives that matter.  Our intimate boats will allow for you to kick back and relax as our crew cruises through Boston Harbor with style and grace.  Whether you are a visitor or local this is the perfect and most affordable way to celebrate a Boston Holiday or Boston Special Event in a unique nautical way.  So step aboard and cruise through Boston Harbor with us in celebration of your special event. 


Boston Sightseeing Boat Tour on Yacht Northern Lights

Boston Harbor Fall Foliage Luncheon Cruise

Pull out your autumn sweaters and grab a hot cider and join the captain and crew of Northern Lights for a relaxing Boston Harbor Fall Foliage Cruise, featuring the colorful trees of fall. New England has been known for the vibrant foliage that people are drawn to every year. So grab your friends and family and enjoy some time out on the water for this Fall Foliage Cruise.  This time of year is a magical with the change of the season and New England does it best.  Let our professional crew cater to you as embark on this breathtaking boat adventure.  

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $55 | Child $40

Boston Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise

Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join us for a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights to jump start your relaxation mode. Enjoy our gourmet brunch buffet and select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights as we cruise around Boston Harbor to capture panoramic views of Boston. This is the perfect event for groups looking to entertain guests from out of town. You can see the sites without giving up a relaxing weekend. We can accommodate small bridal parties or even morning after wedding parties. The Brunch Cruise offers the perfect event for the individual or the group looking to celebrate and relax.
  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $68 | Child $42

Boston Brunch Cruise

Boston Brunch Cruise aboard Northern Lights

Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join us for a 2.5 hour Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights to jump start your relaxation mode on this Boston Brunch Cruise. While aboard choose from a variety of Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Enjoy our gourmet brunch buffet and select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights as we cruise around Boston Harbor to capture panoramic views of Boston.  This is the perfect event for groups looking to entertain guests from out of town. You can see the sites without giving up a relaxing weekend. We can accommodate small bridal parties or even morning after wedding parties.  The Brunch Cruise offers the perfect event for the individual or the group looking to celebrate and relax.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $68

Boston Live Funk Music Cruise

Jazzy Funk Cruise

It’s time to get down with City of Four, our house funk band. Step aboard Northern Lights for a late evening Boston music cruise while enjoying the groovy musical styling’s of City of Four, the newest addition to our fleet of bands in residence. The stage is back lit with the glittering lights of the city as we gently cruise around the glassy waters of Boston Harbor.  So grab your friends and family for this fun Boston Live Music Funk Cruise! 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults $44

Boston Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Not ready to start the work week? We understand, take a relaxing Boston Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise aboard the luxury yacht, Northern Lights. Come with friends who enjoy the sound of live music and allow yourselves to unwind and forget about Monday for a little while longer. Join us for a sunset cruise around Boston Harbor with our live jazz band, the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the colors of the sky as it changes from oranges, to deep pinks and purples. Snuggle up with a special someone, on one of our cozy benches with a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and relax.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Live Bluegrass Cruise on Northern Lights featuring Rob Flax String Band

Come tap your feet to the beat on the decks of Northern Lights when our house Bluegrass band begins to play! Join us to catch the talented Rob Flax String Band, Live, and see what’s creating a wake in Boston Harbor. Grab an ice cold beverage and meet our stringing band on the top deck (in nice weather) or interior climate controlled cabin (in colder months) for a 90-min cruise through Boston Harbor.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44.00

Boston Irish Music Cruise

Live Irish Music Cruise

Take a Boston Irish Music Cruise aboard the elegant boat Northern Lights, a 1920s New England Yacht, for a one of a kind experience, an Irish Band paired with a Harbor Cruise. While aboard enjoy Irish tunes inspired by historical events (i.e. the Great Molasses Flood of 1919, etc.), classic Boston Irish songs, authentic Irish tunes, and sea shanties. See the sites of some of these historical tunes while out on this Boston Irish Music Cruise for a Harbor Cruise. This event aims to be a culturally stimulating and historical informative experience through Boston Harbor. Learn about some of the history of Boston through song and perhaps a little dance, if you’re up to it.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Jazz Cruise

Boston Jazz Cruise aboard Yacht Northern Lights

What better way to enjoy and evening than on a Boston Jazz Cruise.  Grab that special guy or gal, or a couple of happy-footed friends who enjoy the sounds of live music and step aboard the elegant Northern Lights, for a journey back to the Jazz era. Allow your senses to take you back in time with the sights of our 1920s styled New England Yacht combined with sounds of jazz, presented by the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming, group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the City Lights as they dazzle on the waters of Boston Harbor, grab a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and dance with your sweetheart on this one of a kind cruise. This is the perfect Boston Jazz Cruise for snuggling up with a loved one’s or dancing with a group of friends to the sounds of the Benjamin Young Trio.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Fall Foliage Cruise

Northern Lights Fall Foliage Cruise

A Boston Fall Foliage Cruise is the perfect event to pull out that fall wardrobe.  Pull out your autumn sweaters and grab a hot cider and join the captain and crew of Northern Lights for a relaxing Boston Harbor cruise, featuring the colorful trees of fall. New England has been known for the vibrant foliage that people are drawn to every year. Our **three-hour extended afternoon picnic cruise** will take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city to the peaceful majesty of the harbor islands for this Boston Fall Foliage Cruise. Enjoy this magical cruise with us and capture the best photos of the Harbor. 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $68

Boston Music Cruise: An Irish Christmas Carol

An Irish Christmas Carol

Take to the water and get into the holiday spirit with Slainte, our house Irish band, and sing some merry holiday ballads the way the Irish do, with a beer in hand and a whiskey or two. It’s the holidays and with our 1920’s styled motor yacht, Northern Lights, decked out with festive décor and the sound of the holidays in the air, this unique Boston Music Cruise is sure to put you in a merry spirit! Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Boston Music Cruise:  An Irish Christmas Carol cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season or choose this event for your holiday company party.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Cruise

Cocoa & Carols Holiday Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in décor for the holidays and set sail for an evening of caroling through Boston Harbor. This is a Boston Holiday Cruise that you cant miss out on.  Join in on live Holiday Carols conducted by Tim McHale of the Boston Minstrels and get into the holiday spirit with friends and family. While singing may or may not be your thing, we also have delicious hot cocoa, cookies, and treats for all our guests. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of Boston from the heated salon of Northern Lights, a 1920’s styles New England Yacht, and get into the Holiday Spirit on this Boston Holiday Cruise. Classic Harbor Line also offers a live Holiday Jazz Trio and Irish Christmas Carolers! (Musically-talented groups are our special hosts for each of our Holiday cruises!)

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Jazz Cruise

Holiday Jazz Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in full holiday decor and join us for our romantic Holiday Jazz Cruise. Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise with your loved one and a glass of Champagne in hand or spiked hot cocoa. See the city lights twinkle at night as you cozy up for an evening out in Boston Harbor aboard a luxury yacht.  Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Holiday Jazz Cruise. Take a Boston Harbor cruise with friends to celebrate the season, entertain out-of-town family, or choose this event for holiday company party.  This is a perfect way to get into the Holiday spirit!  

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston LGBT Cruise

70’s Under The Sea Extravaganza

Join us for Classic Harbor Line Boston’s first LGBTQ and allies night this summer. You are sure to have an amazing time on this Boston LGBT cruise.  We hope you’re ready to make some waves as we escape from this landlocked world of heteronormativity into the vast abyss of gender nonconformity. Saturday, July 29th we cruise out for a once in a lifetime event, where the majestic harbor will not be the only sight to be seen! Get ready to move those fins on the dance floor as we have some funky under the sea beats brought to you by DJ KERRY QUIRK. There will be a costume competition to determine who is the most despicable bottom feeder, so please come dressed to impress!

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Harbor Labor Day Fireworks Cruise

Illuminate the Harbor Fireworks Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack III

What better way to celebrate the end of summer, but with a stellar fireworks display from the waters of Boston Harbor? Join us aboard the historic and beautiful Adirondack III for Illuminate the Harbor Fireworks hosted by Boston Harbor Now.  This **1.5-hour cruise** offers guests the opportunity to soak up Boston’s colorful fireworks display from an elegant and relaxing vantage point out on the water. The Adirondack III is a brilliant 80-foot long pilot schooner modeled after similar boats built in the 1890s. Unlike those older boats, it is built to provide ample space to accommodate each and every one of its guests, ensuring a comfortable and quality experience for anyone who boards.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack III   Cost: Adult $75 | Child $55

Boston Painting Night on a boat in Boston Harbor

Paint Night on Northern Lights

Be inspired by the sea around you as our instructor takes you on an easy step-by-step process to paint the Boston skyline and harbor islands.  Kelli Hamilton, of Ruby Gypsy Paint Party, with southern charm and patience, will guide your creative cruise through Boston Harbor as she demonstrates our featured painting of Boston Light and skyline. You do not have to begin this journey as an artist, but we guarantee you’ll have a great time discovering your creative side paint on the sea on this Boston Cruise. Paint, paint brushes, and your canvas will be provided aboard. Discover your creative side and try out our paint party on the sea.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $68

Fourth of July Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

Illuminate the Harbor Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights

Celebrate the last days of summer with friends and family on a Iluminate the Harbor fireworks cruise aboard the Yacht Northern Lights, which offers a crowd-free alternative to the shore line!  Avoid the crowds and get front row seats for Boston Harbor’s Labor Day (Weekend) Fireworks cruise aboard Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht.  Northern Lights offers bench seating on her partially covered top deck and full seating in her climate controlled cabin. Adult beverages are available for purchase at our bar. Be out on our open top deck bow to watch the big booms overhead or enjoy them from the comfortable seated cabin.

 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $65 | Child $45

Boston USS Constitution Turnaround Sail

USS Constitution Turnaround Sail

Once a year the USS Constitution heads out of the harbor to Fort Independence for a 21-gun salute. Sail along side our oldest operating warship used to train sailors in the US Navy as she cruises through Boston Harbor. Folks line the shoreline to watch the Constitution on one of her rare trips, get front row seats on the schooner Adirondack III as we escort our brave ship down to Fort Independence. (Unfortunately, the USS Constitution is at dry dock until 2018. Check back for tickets to watch the Turnaround Sail in spring of 2018.)

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: $125

Romantic Boston Sunset Cruise

Summer Solstice Cruise

Summer officially begins June 20th with the Summer Solstice. Celebrate the official first day of summer and the season-opening cruise aboard Northern Lights. Complimentary hors d’ oeuvres will be provided as we cruise through Boston Harbor on this two-hour cruise through Boston Harbor to watch the sunset over Boston’s skyline at 8:24pm and the moonrise at 8:25pm over the harbor. Enjoy the sites and light commentary by out captain and crew. Find the perfect viewing location from our top deck or rest inside our climate controlled cabin. Drinks are available for purchase from our bar on the first deck. Bring friends and family and start the summer off with a unique experience!

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $45

Boston Harbor Sightseeing Boat Tour

Winthrop 4th of July Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights

Take a ride on Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht, to see the Winthrop Fireworks on the evening of July 4th. Cruise with us aboard our luxury yacht and celebrate Independence Day with friends and family from our crowd free yacht.  Take in the magnificent display of Fireworks while sipping on Champagne with the best seats in the house.  

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: 65.00

Winthrope Fireworks Cruise with Classic Harbor Line

Winthrop 4th of July Fireworks Cruise and Sail on Adirondack III

Don’t want to deal with all the traffic crowds and hype surrounding the 4th of July, but still want to celebrate and enjoy the patriotic holiday? Step aboard the Adirondack III for a cruise to Winthrop to watch the fireworks and then sail back to Boston at the end. Sip on Champagne and enjoy this magical evening with the best seats in the house! 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: 75.00

Labor Day Fireworks Cruise Aboard Adirondack III

What better way to celebrate the end of summer, but with a stellar fireworks display from the waters of Boston Harbor? Join us aboard beautiful Adirondack III for a magnificent Labor Day cruise. This 1.5-hour cruise offers guests the opportunity to soak up Boston’s colorful fireworks display from an awesome vantage point, practically right underneath them and out on the water! (The event does not sail and offers spectacular views of the fireworks)

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: $75