Captain’s Dinner

On the Belle of Louisville

About this Cruise

Indulge in a truly special evening aboard the historic Belle of Louisville for our Captain’s Dinner! Start your evening aboard Louisville’s Legendary Lady with a dockside meal, including your choice of red or white wine, while listening to music from Derby City Dandies. After dinner, take a self-guided tour of this regal vessel, where you will have access to areas that are off-limits during normal cruises (including the Pilot House, with the best view of the river anywhere!), as well as meet the Belle of Louisville’s Master Captain Mark Doty and crew.

After your dockside dinner and VIP tour from 6 to 7:30 p.m., you’ll leave real life behind on the shore and depart on a beautiful escape from reality aboard a public Sunset Cruise from 8 to 10 p.m. Your Captain’s Dinner ticket includes a dockside buffet-style meal, one bottle of wine per couple, a behind-the-scenes tour and two-hour Sunset Cruise.

Tickets are $85.99 for adults (ages 21-64); $83.99 for seniors (ages 65+).

Sample Menu*

  • Garden Salad
  • Smoked Beef Brisket
  • Roasted New Potatoes
  • Country Green Beans
  •  Rolls and Butter
  •  Stuffed Peppers or a vegetarian entrée (Special Dietary Option)
  •  Homemade Pies and Cakes

*Menu is subject to change.

**Special dietary requests (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, etc.) require a 72-hour notice for the caterer to accommodate your request. Please notify our ticket office at 502-574-2992 with any special dietary requests at least 72 hours before your cruise.


Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your cruise.

Dress Code

Cocktail attire is encouraged for Captain’s Dinner, but not required. We do recommend checking the weather before your cruise and dress accordingly. Jackets may be needed. Flat shoes are encouraged due to uneven walking surfaces and stairs on the wharf and boat.


  • Dockside Dinner
  • Red or White Wine
  • Self-Guided Tour with VIP Access
  • Meet-and-Greet with Captain and Crew
  • Sunset Cruise

Additional Information

  • Additional food and drink are available for purchase at our Concession Stand and Bar. (View the menu here.)

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