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STEAMBOAT NATCHEZ - A truly classic expression of the best of America's great steamboat tradition.

Special Event Cruises

To make reservations for any of our Special Events, call us at
(800) 233-2628 or send us an email:

Easter Sunday Mother's Day Brunch  Family Fun Day Fourth of July Cruising with the Clauses Christmas Eve New Year's Eve  

Easter Sunday – April 4, 2021

Join us on Easter Sunday for our popular - Meet the Bunny at the River Cruise.  Details and booking options for 2021 TBD.

Mother's Day – May 10, 2021  

Let us help pamper your Mom on Mother’s Day on our riverboats.   Festive Decor with adult beverages available for purchase.  Details and booking options for 2021 TBD.

Family Fun Day – 2020, Day & Details TBD

The school year has ended and Summer is here! Heavily discounted tickets are available for for our locals as New Orleans Steamboat Company invites local families to celebrate summer on the annual Family Fun Day on the Steamboat NATCHEZ, the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River. The cruise boards at 2:00 pm and sails 2:30-4: 30 pm.  It features fun, entertainment and games for the whole family. The box style lunch is an optional purchase as are snacks and beverages. If interested, we encourage you to book lunch early as we frequently sell out. We recommend leaving strollers at home as there are no elevators between the decks and little or no stroller parking areas on board. Weather permitting, we will offer supervised "Stroller Parking" on the dock beginning at 1:30 pm - until we fill up. Be sure to dress for the New Orleans weather as many of the activities take place on the outside decks. Check back for details and reservations in late summer!

Fourth of July – 2020

Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans skyline aboard our regularly scheduled 7:00 pm Dinner Jazz Cruise on the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ. Click here for Reservations!   

Cruising with the Clauses - December 2020

Joining us on the Sunday Brunch at 11:30am are the Jolly Man in Red (Santa) and the adorable Mrs. Claus.  They will be available to hear those special wishes that only Santa can grant. Reservations fort the three Sunday Brunches are always required.  Check the menu page to see the items on the brunch buffet. See you then!

Christmas Eve Celebration – December 24, 2020

Join us for our Christmas Eve Celebration on the Mississippi River aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ. The cruise will feature our delicious holiday dinner, reserved seating and Duke Heitger & the Steamboat Stompers Jazz Quartet.. Boarding will begin at 6:30pm, cruising from 7:30pm until 9:30pm. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Check back for definite details and booking options!

(Viewing of the "Bonfires" can only be done by motorcoach as riverboats in New Orleans have discontinued that excursion. Please look at the Bonfire Adventure Tour at

New Year's Eve Celebration - December 31, 2020

Ring in the New Year and view the spectacular New Orleans skyline at night aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ.  We await announcements on the community sponsored "Symphony in the Sky" fireworks display.  The cruise will feature  Boarding at 10:00pm, cruising from 10:30pm until 12:30am. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Click here for Reservations!


In this time of Covid-19 , some events may need to be rescheduled or revised.   Be sure to call with any questions.



Please note: Cruises are not available on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Mardi Gras Day to enable our crew and staff to celebrate with their families.


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