Spirit of Washington DC Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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Location: Washington
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 2.0 hours
Trip difficulty:
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights -A two-and-a-half-hour cruise on the Potomac River
-Delicious dinner buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
-Rare opportunity to see the nighttime cityscape
-Views you won’t find on land of the Washington Monument, National Harbor, Old Town Alexandria and other iconic D.C. sights
Experience the Potomac River on a sunset dinner, and sightseeing cruise, where you'll see Washington DC’s famous skyline from a luxury boat. As your journey down the river, you'll enjoy a delicious, all-you-can-eat buffet and an amazing DJ spinning your favorite songs. Celebrate a special occasion, host a group event or try fun date night aboard a Spirit of Washington dinner cruise. Great for parties of all sizes, a dinner cruise along the Potomac River gives you the chance to dine,  and catch views of the Washington Monument, National Harbor and Old Town Alexandria as you’ve never seen them before.
Included -2 hour dinner cruise
-Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
-Delicious dinner buffet freshly prepared on board
-DJ entertainment
Excluded -Additional beverages (available for purchase)
-Hotel pickup and drop-off
Know before you book -Not all cruises will have a discounted child's ticket available
Know before you go -Valid photo ID required
Additional Information

Required to bring: Valid photo ID
All guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.

**Contact Tracing Required**
All guests participating in this event must provide their full name, phone number and email address. 

Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 8 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 19 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation


2021 Season: From 04-01-2021 To 03-31-2022
Sunday From 18:00 to 20:30 17:00
Friday From 18:00 to 20:00
Saturday From 19:00 to 22:00 18:00


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long:
Address: 580 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024, Washington DC, 20024
Directions: Self Parking We're excited for Phase 2 of the Wharf Development Project. Please be aware that parking options have changed. Parking is available a short two blocks away at 1100 4th Street SW (below the Safeway). Please check for additional information on parking at this location There is also metered street parking in the area (fees do apply and you park at your own risk). Bus drop-off and pick-up is located on Main Avenue SW. The Wharf Water Taxi Skip the traffic and the hassle of parking, take Potomac Riverboat Company's water taxi service from Georgetown, Alexandria and National Harbor directly to the Wharf for your Spirit cruise. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.potomacriverboatco.com.
Start Location Notes 580 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024, Washington DC, 20024


Cancellation Policy: none
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: We regret there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements.


Other Information

FAQ Accessibility. Is the Spirit Wheelchair Accessible?

Yes. The Spirit of Washington has a one deck and restrooms that can accommodate most standard-sized wheelchairs. Our crew is happy to aid passengers who need assistance. Please call 888-345-6660 to discuss any accessibility concerns and ensure that you are seated on an accessible deck.

Boarding. What is "Boarding Time" and "Cruising Time"?

"Boarding Time" is the earliest our guests may board the ship. Typically we begin boarding 1/2 hour prior to the "Cruise Time.” Tickets may be picked up at our dockside kiosk up to one hour prior to the cruise.

Boarding Procedures. What should I expect?

You will be asked to show your ticket. In accordance with US Coast Guard Regulation, all passengers and their belongings being brought on to our vessels are subject to search and screening. In order to expedite the boarding process we ask that you please do not bring any unnecessary bags on board and please make sure that all gifts are in gift bags or unwrapped for easy screening.

Children. Are there any age requirements?

Children are welcome on our lunch and dinner cruises. However, on midnight moonlight cruises all passengers must be 21 years or older with valid photo ID. Children under 3 are complimentary and a discount is offered for children between the ages of 3 and 12 on select Lunch Cruises. Call 866-302-2469 for details.

Coast Guard Regulations. Is the vessel Coast Guard certified?

Yes. All our vessels are Coast Guard certified and maintained regularly to adhere to strict safety regulations.

Dietary Restrictions. Do you accommodate dietary restrictions?

Please check our menu for our vegetarian options. While we offer gluten and allergy free products and gluten sensitive menu items, we openly handle several allergens throughout our galleys. While we take precautions to keep ingredients separate, we cannot guarantee a gluten free environment. We do not have separate prep surfaces, cook tops or equipment. Our chefs prepare and cook in common areas with shared equipment, therefore the items may come in contact with other food products.

Phones. Will my cell phone work on the cruise?

Yes, your cell phone will work on the cruise. For the comfort of other guests, we ask that cell phone conversations be held only on the outside decks.

Refund Policy. Do you offer refunds?

We regret there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements.

Rescheduling Policy. What is your rescheduling policy?

All cruise tickets are non-refundable.

Seasickness. Will I get seasick?

It is highly unlikely. The Spirit of Washington is one of the largest and most stable cruise ships on the Potomac River.

Seating Arrangements. How is seating arranged on board?

Our ships feature cruise style seating. The majority of our tables accommodate four to eight people and guests are sometimes seated with other parties. Review the enhancement packages available on your date for private seating upgrades.

Smoking. What is your smoking policy?

All interior areas of our ship are non-smoking areas. Passengers who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks.

Tickets. Where can I pick up the cruise tickets?

Tickets can be conveniently picked up at the dock, up to one hour prior to boarding, on the day of the cruise. The credit card used for purchase and a photo ID will be required

Weather. Do you sail in inclement weather?

Absolutely. Our ships are fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. We sail rain or shine all year long.

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Tickets will be held at the box office