Steamboat Race Chase Cruise with Meal

On the Mary M. Miller

About this Cruise

Join us to watch our favorite Kentucky Derby Festival tradition, the Great Steamboat Race! You’ll be treated to the race’s best spectator view as we chase the Belle of Louisville, the Belle of Cincinnati and the Julia Belle Swain as they race up the Ohio River. Ticket includes a delicious Southern-style buffet and an awesome party atmosphere.


  • $83.99 Adults Ages 13-64
  • $81.99 Seniors Ages 65+
  • $45.99 Children Ages 3-12
  • Free Infants Ages 2 & under

Sample Menu*

  • Garden Salad
  • Pulled Chicken with Bama Sauce
  • Whole Hog with a Pig Picker
  • Green Beans with Bacon
  • Potato Salad
  • Banana Pudding with Whipped Cream
  • Triple Chocolate Cake
  • Iced Tea – Sweet and Unsweet

**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 


Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your cruise. Boarding begins 60 minutes prior to departure.

Dress Code

Casual. Come as you are! We do recommend checking the weather before your cruise and dressing accordingly. Sunscreen or hats are recommended during the summer. Flat shoes are encouraged due to uneven walking surfaces and stairs on the wharf and boat.


What’s Included

  • Buffet-style dinner
  • Coffee, Lemonade and Water included
  • Drinks available for purchase at full bar
  • Live music

Additional Information

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

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Steamboat Race Chase Cruise without Meal

Join us aboard the Mary M. Miller to watch our favorite Kentucky Derby Festival tradition, the Great Steamboat Race!