Special Events

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2016 Special Event Cruises

All special event and holiday cruise tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Gift certificates or vouchers are not valid on special event or holiday cruises. Cruise times and prices listed on this page are subject to change without notice as event date gets closer and cruise availability changes.

  • Rock the Yacht Summer Series
    Rock the Yacht - Summer Series
    2016 Summer Series
    Please see Rock the Yacht Page for Cruise Times
    This season, say "Bon Voyage" to a mundane evening out and hop on board the hottest live music venue on the Bay! Rock the Yacht is BACK this Summer aboard Yacht StarShip with special musical theme nights to stretch your sea legs and get you moving! Food & drink specials are available on each cruise so you can Party like a Yacht Star!

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    Thanksgiving Cruises
    November 24, 2016 - Thursday
    Leave the fuss to us and share this special day with loved ones with a spectacular Thanksgiving cruise! Dine on upscale traditional favorites such as slow roasted turkey with sage pan gravy, candied sweet potato and pecan mash, green beans almondine, and more! Take in the sights of the city while you relax with your family to our DJ entertainment and open bar. These cruises sell out every year so don't wait to make your reservations!

  • Yacht StarShip - Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
    Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
    December 2016
    Celebrate the weekend with a special lighted boat parade cruise aboard Yacht Starship! This 2.5 hour cruise will have spectacular views of the Holiday Lighted Boat Parade from the Convention Center to Channelside. Dine on a gourmet buffet and dance on the promenade deck after dinner to live DJ entertainment.

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    New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruises
    December 31, 2016 - Saturday
    Say "Bon Voyage" to 2016 on a Yacht StarShip Fireworks Celebration Cruise! This dazzling event includes open bar, gourmet food stations, a DJ, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and a great view of the fireworks at Channelside! This sell-out cruise is the best way to enjoy the Tampa Bay on New Year's Eve! Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails, and dance the night away on our promenade deck under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also provide party favors and a champagne toast at midnight to the fireworks over the water.​

  • Yacht StarShip: Valentine's Day Brunch & Dinner Cruises
    Valentine's Day Brunch & Dinner Cruises
    February 14, 2017 - Tuesday
    You don't need the help of Cupid to show that special someone how much you care with a romantic evening on the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay! Let Yacht StarShip supply everything you need for the perfect evening while you enjoy the company of your perfect someone!

  • Yacht StarShip: Easter Brunch & Dinner
    Easter Brunch & Dinner Cruises
    April 16, 2017 - Sunday
    This Easter hop on board Yacht StarShip for a family-friendly brunch or dinner cruise with an elegant touch! Dine on an assortment of delicious cuisine while taking in the sights of Tampa Bay or Clearwater’s beautiful waterfront. Your cruise includes your meal, a reserved table, DJ entertainment, and a special appearance by Peter Cottontail for family pictures! 

  • Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner Cruises
    Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner Cruises
    May 14, 2017 - Sunday
    Treat the special mom in your life to the spectacular Mother’s day she deserves on a brunch or dinner cruise aboard Yacht StarShip. The whole family will love dining on freshly prepared cuisine while taking in the views on the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay! Includes a 2/2.5-hour cruise with a brunch/dinner buffet, reserved table, and DJ entertainment.

  • Father's Day Brunch & Dinner Cruise
    Father's Day Brunch & Dinner Cruises
    June 18, 2016 - Sunday
    Give Dad a break from the grill this Father's Day with a brunch cruise on the water! Treat him to the best views in town on our luxury dining yacht - a great experience for the whole family! The whole family will love dining on freshly prepared cuisine while taking in the views on the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay or Clearwater Beach!

  • Fireworks Cruises
    4th of July Fireworks Dinner Cruises
    July 4, 2017 - Tuesday
    Please see 4th of July Page for Cruise Times

    Celebrate the stars and stripes on the water for the spectacular 4th of July Firework Cruise.  This star spangled spectacle is the perfect way to enjoy the holiday with friends and family. Seating is limited; make your reservations early to gaurantee availability.


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$49.95 Summer Sunset Dinner Cruises

Enjoy spectacular sunsets as part of our Summer Sunset Sail-abration! These special cruises include a 2.5 hour cruise, reserved table, freshly prepared buffet, & excellent water views.

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