Bridgehouse Museum Autumn Cruise

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Join Friends, our partners, and supporters as we travel down the Chicago River this fall at the 9th Annual Bridgehouse Museum Cruise benefitting the education and public outreach programs of the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum. 

This year’s cruise is Thursday, October 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. 

The cruise departs from the Wendella dock on the Main Stem of the river at Rush Street near the iconic Wrigley Building.

Get Your Tickets Now

Tickets are $100 or two for $180; add $25 per ticket for a VIP Ticket Bundle of gifts including four admission passes to the Bridgehouse Museum, Friends of the Chicago River goodies, and other surprises. Tickets include appetizers, beverages and onboard entertainment.

Watch a short video of last year’s festive cruise.

The cruise is presented by Wendella and CIBC. Lead sponsors are Saul Ewing LLP and City Cruises by Hornblower. Additional sponsors include The Fletcher Family and The Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Anyone interested in sponsoring this high profile event can reach out to Bridgehouse Museum Director Josh Coles at