Weddings with the Charles Riverboat Company
100 Cambridge Side Place Suite 320
Cambridge, MA 02141
Weddings are only the first step on the journey of marriage, and what better way to start off that journey than with your own private cruise? The Charles Riverboat Company presents you with the choice of four to five classic vessels for you to host your ceremony, wedding, rehearsal dinner, or post-wedding brunch.
Have your chosen boat pick you up by your Cambridge hotel, and experience the breathtaking views of the Charles River or of the Boston Harbor first-hand at a private affair you are sure to remember.
Charles Riverboat Company Venue Options
Invite your guests onto the vessel of your choosing, which will remain exclusively yours for the duration of your event. All chartered vehicles are fully climate controlled so that you may choose between an indoor or outdoor ceremony.
Covered canopy decks on the boats create a memorable setting for a seated meal, cocktail reception, or ceremony. Customize your event to your own tastes, with convenient docking available in different locations around Boston Harbor and Cambridge.
The Charles Riverboat Company possess a fleet of four boating vehicles: the 65′ classic Henry Longfellow riverboat, the 75′ classic riverboat called the Charles I, the Lexington, a 75′ authentic two level paddle wheel boat, and the 97′ yacht named the Valiant.
Those interested in a larger reception will want to choose the Lexington or the Valiant, which for a cocktail reception can hold up to 145 guests and 100 guests, respectively. The Charles I and the Henry Longfellow have a recommended capacity of respectively 75 guests and 60 guests for a cocktail reception.
These vessels are perfect for those seeking a more private ceremony with an intimate crowd of close friends and family. The Lexington and the Valiant remain in Boston Harbor, though the Valiant may also be booked for a New England Term Charter. The Charles I and the Henry Longfellow, however, may take you through both the Boston Harbor and the Charles River. Entertainment options include iPod Docks with surround sound, a DJ, a band, or entertainment that you decide to bring yourself.
Charles Riverboat Company Food Options
Enjoy a full service premium bar as well as a variety of catering options regardless of which vessel you choose. The Charles Riverboat Company also allows you to decide between hosting a seated dinner, buffet style event, or cocktail reception.
Each vessel comes with its own offering of sample menus, though menus may be custom tailored for your event. Sample menus include the Classic Lobster Roll Cruise, New England Clambake, Captains Reception, Cocktail Reception, Summer Cruise, Taste of New England, Asian Cocktail Station Menu, and Jazz Brunch. A cash bar and non-alcoholic bar are available on all but the Valiant.
Try to save some downtime for yourself and your guests to make the most out of visiting Cambridge! Hop in a cab or take the T to Harvard Square, visit the impressive museums at Harvard and MIT, or take your family out to one of Cambridge’s many restaurants. Try the Cambridge shops, activities for children, and music scene. Before you head off to the honeymoon, be sure to visit the city of Boston just across the river!
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