• 4 Decks • 2 DJs • 2 Floors of Music • 1 Amazing Cruise with World Class House Music & Open Format DJs:
The only way to catch the true spirit of Chicago to embark on this Pier Pressure™ cruise. Let loose, and set sail along the gorgeous Chicago Skyline aboard the multi-million dollar luxury yacht, the Spirit of Chicago Yacht. Bring your significant and or group of favorite friends; and create the ultimate experience that no club, hotel or land entity could possibly offer.
Perks of this VIP Cruise
Breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline, harbor, Lake Michigan & more!
2 live DJs on 2 floors with 2 dance areas playing hits of today w/ House, Top 40 & Hip-Hop
A gorgeous fun-filled crowd
Plenty of fully stocked & professionally staffed bars
Spectacular Group Saving Packages
This isn't like any other cruise or event. Hornblower and CHI Nightlife's mission is to make sure this Pier Pressure Yacht Party is a perfect one for you and all your friends. Don’t be shy ... Have the time of your life on Chicago's #1 Rated Yacht Party for July 4th Weekend!!
Check-in: 11:00 p.m.
VIP Boarding: 11:15 p.m.
GA Boarding: 11:30 p.m. (DON'T BE LATE)
Cruise Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Spirit of Chicago | 600 E. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60611
Some Info to Know
Do NOT Miss the Boat: Gates close at 11:55 PM. Cruise leaves at 12AM sharp! We reserved a spot for you on our cruise. All Sales are Final. Absolutely NO Refunds or exchanges. Prices are subject to change while supplies last.
Age Requirement: Must be 21+ to participate.
Parking: We recommend you park in the East Garage, using door 10 to most easily access the Spirit of Chicago. For the most current parking rates, visit Navy Pier Garages >
Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to find parking. CHI Nightlife and Hornblower Cruises & Events are not responsible for any parking lots. Please DO NOT Drink & Drive. Use Ride Share Apps: Lyft or Uber.
Dress Code will be enforced: Dress to impress. This is an upscale event with cocktail attire required for entrance. Men will not be allowed to wear ball caps, plain t-shirts, hi-tops or tennis shoes. Ideal wear would be nice slacks or dark jeans, dress shirt, blazer jacket. Ladies always look fabulous in dresses. If you do not meet the dress code; you may NOT be allowed to board and no refund will be given.
Please Note: This party cruise is expected to follow CDC Guidelines with social distancing and masks if & when necessary. All staff will have necessary PPE for excellent clean service. If event is canceled due to Covid-19, you'll be refunded.
No alcohol, open containers or outside food permitted. No illegal drugs, or controlled substances, including prescription drugs and marijuana, will be tolerated. Using marijuana on the water is a illegal, regardless of a medical condition(s). The use and or possession of illegal drugs or controlled substances is absolutely prohibited by Hornblower Cruises & Events and the US Coast Guard. Hornblower holds a zero tolerance policy related to illegal substances aboard all vessels and anyone who is caught participating or processing any such items will not be allowed to board and substances will be confiscated. If you are thought to be under the influence of, or caught participating in, illegal substances on board, you will be quarantined until the boat can safely return to dock. The cruise is subject to end for all guests immediately upon doing.
Purchase Policy: NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. ALL SALES FINAL: There are NO REFUNDS, NO CANCELLATIONS, no credits, no exchanges, and no transfers after the order has been made.
CREDIT CARD & ID: You must present the original credit card used to purchase the ticket and a valid Government Issued Photo Identification (along with your e-tickets that have been emailed to you from Eventbrite when your order is placed): the name on both the credit card and ID match the name on your purchased tickets, in order to gain entry to the event. If the name on the Credit Card and/or ID does not match the tickets, or if you do not have both the credit card used to make the purchase and government issued identification, you will be denied entry to event without a refund.
SUPPORT: If you encounter a problem at the event, you must file a complaint with Promoter within 5 calendar days following the date of the event; failure to contact Promoter within the 5-day period will be a complete waiver of your right to request compensation whether monetary or otherwise. If you need customer support, Promoter’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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EVENT BOOKING: By purchasing a ticket, package or reservation you are entitled to entry for the event you are purchasing it for. At the time of your order, Eventbrite will place an order for your ticket(s) in the Promoter’s ticketing system, reducing the number of tickets available for the chosen event. Before purchasing your ticket(s) we urge you to confirm the title, time and location of the event(s) you wish to attend, as there are no refunds. Each event has a definitive date, start time and end time. If you do not show up to the event, you understand that you are forfeiting your ticket(s) and therefore your ticketing fee (the entirety of what you paid) will not be returned to you. If you do not attend your event, you are still 100% financially liable for your purchase. If you cannot attend the event, you will not receive a refund.
ALCOHOL, SEATING, FOOD: Each event features a ‘cash bar’, there is no seating, nor food, unless otherwise stated in the event listing. If food is provided, it is provided at a first come first served basis, unless the event listing and/or ticket description clearly states that it is available for a specific time-period or the entire event duration. If the event description states there is food for any period during the event, and there is no food available when you choose to eat, please know that the venue is replenishing the food. If you have waited for an extended period of time and the food has not been replenished, please contact venue management at the event for an estimated time that the food will be ready for you. If there are periods of time when food is not available for you due to the venue replenishing said food, no matter how long the wait(s), such is not grounds for a refund. Please contact us with any questions.
EVENT CANCELLATIONS: If the event is canceled you will receive a refund for the face value of the ticket.
NO REFUNDS: Unforeseen circumstances beyond promoter’s control will not be grounds for a refund, including but not limited to the following: local or national weather conditions, natural disasters, waiting in lines, extended waits in lines, family emergencies, medical emergencies, employment issues including layoffs, traffic, parking, public or private transportation issues, etc. If you purchased for the incorrect date, location, event, etc, promoter is not obligated to provide a refund, credit, exchange or transfer. If cancellation or transfer request is approved, promoter reserves the right to charge a $10 administrative fee for its time, in addition to charging a $10 restocking fee per ticket if tickets are placed back on sale. Promoters, Venue Owners, Venue Management, Security, Event Staff, and other agents of the event, have the right to refuse entry to any ticket-holder, without a refund, for any reason at their discretion , including but not limited to: disorderly behavior, failing to comply with the rules of the venue, incorrect attire, intoxication, venue capacity, breach of security, and other restrictions. Ticket-holder is aware that the Venue and Talent are subject to change without notice, which are not grounds for a refund. Ticket-holder is aware that amenities promised by Promoter are not guaranteed, and are not grounds for a refund, including but not limited to: VIP amenities, drink specials, drink tickets, gifts, express entry, special areas, celebrity guests, etc. Dissatisfaction with any aspect of the event is not grounds for a refund, including but not limited to: music, DJ(s), decorations or lack thereof, party favors or lack thereof, beverages or lack thereof, alcohol selection, bar staff, food availability and selection, fellow patrons/attendees, venue staff, event staff, security, performances, ambiance, amenities, venue, check-in process, seating or lack of seating, wait in lines, emergency closures of event, emergency return of boats or yachts, delayed commencing of events, early ending of events, public amenities such as fireworks or public performances or the lack thereof, line of sight of public amenities such as fireworks or public performances being blocked by trees, buildings, boats, people, and/or other things, etc.
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COLLECTIONS & LEGAL ACTION AGAINST DEBT: Once you make a purchase, if those funds are removed from the Promoter's account and given back to you, you owe the Promoter that money back, plus applicable fees as outlined below. If you owe money to Promoter, Promoter reserves the right to take legal action against you and/or send you to collections for the recovery of said debt. If you are sent to collection or there is legal action taken against you, you are fiscally responsible for any and all legal costs and fees, directly associated and/or indirectly associated, with recovering the debt owed by you. Promoter's collection’s agencies reserve the right to negatively affect your personal credit score until your debt is paid. Once an account has been placed in collections, the only way to get yourself out of Collections is to pay the debt owed by you to the collections agency.
ARBITRATION AGREEMENT: In the event there are any legal disputes against Promoter, by agreeing to this Purchase Policy, you agree that such disputes will be arbitrated. You further agree that the location of arbitration will be set in Los Angeles County, California.
SEVERABILITY: If any clause, aspect, part or provisions of this Purchase Policy is found to be null, void, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, the rest of this Purchase Policy remains in full binding effect, and the unenforceable provision(s) shall be deemed modified to the limited extent required to permit the enforcement of said clause that required modification and of the agreement as a whole.