Washington DC Dinner Cruise on Odyssey in Washington, DC

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Enjoy fine dining and festive music on a 2.5-hour Washington DC dinner cruise along the Potomac River. Sail below the low bridges aboard the elegant Odyssey boat that features three climate-controlled atrium dining rooms. After a delicious plated meal, dance the night away and enjoy the famous sites of the nation’s capital aglow in lights under the moonlit sky.

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Washington Travel Experts
  • Experience an elegant 2.5-hour dinner cruise along on the Potomac River complete with a 3-course plated meal.
  • Cocktail attire is recommended (collard shirts, blouses, sport coats, slacks and dresses).
  • Odyssey DC sails under the low bridges providing for up-close illuminated views of the city skyline and monuments.
  • Departs from Pier 4 in The Wharf Marina. Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to cruise time.
  • Due to construction at the District Wharf, nearby parking may be limited. Please allow time to find parking or ride the train.
  • Recommended for colleagues, friends and the whole family. Kids ages two and under cruise free!
  • Relax indoors with an onboard cash bar and DJ entertainment, or catch a breeze at the outdoor observation deck.
  • Must be age 21+ with a government-issued ID to purchase cocktails, wine, and beer.
  • The boat features a climate-controlled interior deck and sails rain, shine or snow.


from Washington DC Premier Dinner Cruise
Indulge in an elegant and enchanting evening on the Potomac River with the Washington, DC Premier Dinner Cruise. This exceptional experience offers a 2.5-hour escape featuring a three-course plated dinner prepared by a talented chef, along with impeccable service. A live DJ creates the perfect ambiance as you enjoy 360° views of the Washington, DC skyline from a glass-enclosed vessel with a climate-controlled interior.

Marvel at breathtaking sights of an illuminated Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, providing an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime. With the most stunning views of the nation's greatest landmarks and a climate-controlled deck that allows year-round cruising in all weather conditions, this dinner cruise promises an unforgettable and romantic journey. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying a night out, this experience combines gourmet dining, entertainment, and breathtaking scenery to create lasting memories.

The 3-course plated dinner includes a choice of delectable starters, freshly prepared entrees and mouthwatering desserts with plenty of options 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 Washington DC Premier Dinner Cruise

Where does the Washington DC Premier Dinner Cruise depart from?

The DC Premier Dinner Cruise departs from Pier 4 at 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 cruise?

Yes, absolutely. Children ages two and below cruise free! Don't forget to select a free ticket for infants to ensure admittance to Odyssey DC.

What is Odyssey DC?

Odyssey DC is an elegant one-level dining vessel featuring a glass-enclosed, climate-controlled interior deck and outdoor observation deck. It sails under the low bridges of Washington DC for up-close views of the monuments.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, the cruise requires cocktail attire: collared shirts, blouses, sports coats, slacks and dresses.

What should I bring?

Don't forget your camera or smartphone pictures and government-issued ID for guests ages 21+ planning to purchase alcoholic drinks from the onboard bar.

Can I bring a cake from outside?

Cakes brought from outside are allowed on board as long as they are covered and held at your table with only flameless/LED birthday candles. Cake-cutting fees apply.