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Spirit of Washington DC Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

  • Rare opportunity to see the nighttime cityscape
  • Views you won’t find on land of illuminated Washington landmarks
  • Gourmet dinner: Fresh salads, entrees, and desserts
Spirit of Washington DC Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet
From US$122.23
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See Washington DC from a new perspective on an evening cruise along the Potomac River. From the deck, you’ll have unparalleled sunset views of the city skyline, which looks completely different when lit-up. Indulge in a gourmet buffet dinner as you pass iconic landmarks illuminated at night. Plus, a live DJ ensures an enjoyable evening for larger parties and intimate dates alike.
What to Expect

Your evening begins at Washington DC’s District Wharf, where you are free to board an hour before departure. Grab a refreshing drink from the bar (own expense) before heading out onto the deck for sunset photos.

In the dining room, choose from a selection of freshly prepared appetizers, salads, and entrees served at an all-you-can eat buffet. Once the sun goes down, spot famous landmarks, including the Washington Monument and Woodrow Wilson Bridge, illuminated under the night sky.

Enjoy a variety of sweet treats for dessert, and then join the DJ on the dance floor to finish off the night—crowded bars in downtown DC can’t compare to dancing on the Potomac behind views of the cityscape.

If dancing isn’t your cup of tea, relax at your table, or step out onto the deck for a cool breeze with a view of the city skyline. Dock 2.5-3 hours after your departure time.

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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Great evening on the water!

Lots of fun and great staff! We took the evening cruise with dinner. I think there were 60-70 guests on the boat so there was plenty of room and we never felt crowded or stuffy. There was one girl (5-7 years of age) and no...More

4  Thank dwebb40887
Reviewed 24 June 2018
Very nice evening!

I enjoyed the dinner cruise. The staff was helpful and the food was excellent. I was particularly impressed with the variety of food on the buffet.

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 16 June 2018
Excellent Venue / Suprisingly Good Food / Experience is Weather Dependent

Keep in mind, the reason to take this cruise is the beautiful view of the DC area. The cities of DC and Alexandria; and National Harbor and National Airport at night are quite spectacular in the evening. With that in mind, the cruise is 4.5...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 8 April 2018
Our group had a BLAST !

I took a group of almost 70 people, high school students and families, on an evening dinner cruise. Everything and everyone involved was exceptional. I, and we, anticipated a nice meal, but our food was MUCH beyond, it was truly an exceptional and noteworthy meal....More

Thank winstonbeden
Reviewed 17 March 2018
Beautiful night for a cruise

Went on the cruise for a company outing. Parking was not clear but we did luck out with a few of the parking spots in the area. The service and booking was such a pleasure to organize the event. She even came to meet us...More

Thank Beka C
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kathy f
28 June 2018|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
It's just a few miles from Alexandria, a short ride or Uber. There are a couple of parking lots nearby around $15-20, including one there at the pier. I don't remember if its first come first serve it not. There is street... More