All Inclusive New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise aboard Anita Dee II

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All Inclusive New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise aboard Anita Dee II

Tix include premium open bar, champagne toast, live DJ, breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline, desserts & more! Happy New Year!

When and where

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Location

Anita Dee II TEMPORARILY LOCATED at BURNHAM HARBOR (See directions below) 1559 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605

Map and directions

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Celebrate New Year's Eve aboard a 3-story luxury yacht with full bar, dance floor and music from one of Chicago's BEST DJs! Happy New Year!

We have multiple cruises every weekend, you can find our full schedule at 312Cruises.com.

While cruising, you'll enjoy spectacular views of Chicago's iconic landmarks and skyline from Lake Michigan. These cruises are for adults only (all guests must be 21+).  Take advantage of Chicago's beautiful lakefront and come aboard the cruise!

Aboard the cruise, you'll enjoy everything below:

  • Premium open bar
  • Champagne toast at midnight
  • Desserts
  • Amazing views (perfect for Instagram) of the Chicago skyline, Chicago's iconic landmarks, the harbor and more
  • One of Chicago's hottest DJs making sure you enjoy every minute
  • 3 floors of fun with 2 of them being indoor and climate-controlled
  • Dance floor ready for you to take a spin!

Get an extra 45 minutes of open bar by purchasing a VIP Ticket!

DRESS CODE: Cocktail attire is suggested. Dress code strictly enforced. Please see below for additional dress code info.

  • ❌No sports clothes including jogging pants.
  • ❌No neck or facial tattoos
  • ❌No raunchy, risqué, or revealing clothing permitted
  • ✅ Dress appropriately! You are coming on a nice cruise!
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Amazing Skyline Views | Music | All-Inclusive!

***Customer Service Info & Important Reminders***

  • These events are PRIVATE EVENTS hosted by 312Cruises.com.  Please do NOT call the Anita Dee for any questions as they will NOT have any of our event information.  
  • All cruises are 21+ to board.  Proper ID required.  Cruises are on rain/shine.  There are NO refunds if you miss the boarding time.
  • BOARDING INFO (PLEASE READ)
    • VIP Boarding will begin promptly at 9pm.
    • GA Boarding will begin promptly at 9:40pm.

    ADDITIONAL BOARDING INFO

    • *Important:   Ticketed Passengers MUST be boarded 10 min before departure time!  Standby boarding starts 10 min before the departure time.  Late ticketed passengers will be placed at the end of the standby line.  There are no refunds if you miss the boarding time indicated above. As soon as boarding is complete, the gate will close and the crew will start preparing for departure. No one else will be permitted to board. Please be on time, as the boat will leave without you!
    • Please have your printed Eventbrite QR Code and your valid 21+ ID ready as you enter the boarding line.
  • 👉 We HIGHLY recommend not driving to the event. We strongly recommend taking public transportation or ride share. 👈.
  • Got Other Questions?  Please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section belowIf you have any other questions, please e-mail:  info@312cruises.com or Call: (312) 869-2465.
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👉Important Event Reminders:

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ALL GUESTS MUST ADHERE TO THE DRESS CODE REQUIREMENTS, ZERO TOLERANCE POLICIES, PARKING INFO, & COVID POLICIES LISTED BELOW.

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1. We HIGHLY recommend taking public transportation (taxi, Uber, Lyft, etc) to the event. We've listed parking lot options below in the event you need to drive. Be sure to allow time to park and arrive at the dock on-time for boarding and departure.

2. ENTRY ON BOARD THE YACHT IS STRICTLY DENIED FOR ANY PERSON INTOXICATED WITH ALCOHOL OR NARCOTICS OR IN POSSESSION OF WEAPONS, ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, E-CIGARETTES, OR NARCOTICS. THIS INCLUDES MARIJUANA (IT IS ILLEGAL TO POSSESS MARIJUANA, IN ANY QUANTITY, ON THE BOAT. THE BOATS ARE REGULATED BY THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AND INDIVIDUALS IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA OR OTHER NARCOTICS, ARE SUBJECT TO ARREST).

3. THERE IS A ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER CRUISES FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL(S) FIGHTING OR EXHIBITING AGGRESSIVE AND VIOLENT BEHAVIOR. INDIVIDUALS WILL BE DETAINED BY SECURITY AND TURNED OVER TO THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT TO BE ARRESTED IMMEDIATELY UPON RETURNING TO DOCK. INDIVIDUALS WILL BE BLACKLISTED AND DENIED ENTRY TO ANY FUTURE EVENT.

4. COVID: ANITA DEE YACHT CHARTERS WILL ENFORCE THE CURRENT FEDERAL, STATE OR CITY OF CHICAGO COVID PROTOCOLS THAT EXIST THE DAY OF EVENT.

  • Facemasks are encouraged for the indoor portions of the boat, but not required.

FREE STUFF: Your tickets also include over $200 in Freebies* including: Up to $30 in FREE DoorDash cash from DoorDash, $10 of FREE Bitcoin from Coinbase, $10 in FREE food from Ritual and more! Click HERE for more info. *All offers valid for first time users only and subject to change without notice.

YOUR TICKET ALSO INCLUDES: In addition to everything listed above, your ticket also includes VIP updates and discounts on future events! We will keep you informed when they go on sale so you can lock in the lowest price!

DJ/MUSIC: Our DJ will play a variety of Top 40, Pop, Dance Music & Party Tunes at their discretion with the goal of making a fun cruise for the entire crowd.

PHOTO CONTEST: Enter to win by using #312Cruises in your posts on Instagram or Facebook! Our panel of judges will go through the pictures and winners will be contacted afterward! Prizes include tickets to tasting festivals, cocktail cruises on Lake Michigan and more!

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO STAY? Take advantage of our discounted room blocks at The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel (171 W. Randolph) or The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North (505 N. State). *subject to availability.

👉Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  • What is the address? Anita Dee II is TEMPORARILY LOCATED at BURNHAM HARBOR (See directions below)
  • Is there food on the boat?  There will be desserts for guests but to ensure that you are able to fully enjoy the evening, please eat before coming to the event.
  • What is the dress code?   Cocktail attire is suggested. No raunchy, risqué, or revealing clothing. No neck or facial tattoos.
  • Is there a bar on the boat?  Yes, there is a full bar on the boat.  
  • Can I bring my own food and drinks?  Absolutely no outside food or beverage is allowed.  Bags will be checked.
  • How do I redeem my voucher (ex. Groupon) for a date?  Please download your voucher and follow the step by step redemption instructions or Click Here.  Please contact the daily deal site for any assistance on getting your voucher # if you can't locate it. 
  • What kind of music will be played?  We will play a variety of music including, but not limited to Top 40, Pop, Dance Music & Party Tunes.
  • Event is sold out.  How does Standby work?  In order to do Standby, you can purchase a standby ticket.  Standby tickets will only get enabled after the event is sold out.  Standby terms will be on the standby ticket.
  • Can I get a refund?  Unfortunately, all tickets are non-refundable after purchase.
  • Can I reschedule (including emergencies)?  Unfortunately, all tickets are final as soon as you reserve a date.  A spot is automatically reserved for you and can't be rescheduled.  
  • Can I give my ticket to someone else even if my name is on it?  Yes!  If you have an Eventbrite ticket, you can give that to anyone regardless of the name on the ticket.  We need an unused ticket with a barcode to scan.
  • It's raining outside.  Can I reschedule?  Cruises are on rain / shine and cannot be rescheduled.  Please bring a poncho or an umbrella.  There is also an interior deck on the boat.  There is no need to call us to ask if the event is cancelled.  We will send an e-mail out if the event gets cancelled.
  • Does the boat have a bathroom?  Yes, the boat has a bathroom.
  • Is the boat handicap accessible?  It depends on which boat you are booked on.
    • The Anita Dee II is handicap accessible if it is a manual wheelchair (only first floor is handicap accessible).  The boat crew can help store the chair in one of the closets once the person is on board. The aft (back) deck of the lowest level is all windows with good views. 
    • The Anita Dee I is NOT handicap accessible.
  • Can I book the entire boat?  Yes, please e-mail us for more info.
  • I lost my ID.  What do I do?  All guests need a government issued ID to board
  • Where are my Eventbrite tickets?  I can't find them. Please click here.
  • Who can I contact with further questions? For the fastest response please email Info@312Cruises.com. You can also call us at (312) 869-2465.

DIRECTIONS: The Anita Dee II is temporarily docked at Burnham Harbor - S Dock (1559 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605). Please use directions and map below. Please note that both of the parking lots listed below are credit card only.

  • DRIVING (Parking at South Parking Lot): Lake Shore Drive exit at 18th Street. Head East on 18th Street towards Lake Michigan for about 1/4 mile. Turn right into the South Parking Lot. Stay to the left and park. Use the walking path (shown on map with red arrow) to head east to the Anita Dee II.
  • DRIVING (Alternate parking at Waldron Parking Deck): If the South Parking Lot is not available, drive directly across 18th street to Waldron Parking Deck (458 E 18th Dr.). Park immediately upon entering the parking structure (as close to 18th as possible). Exit the lot on foot and immediately turn left. Walk East along 18th Street just a few hundred feet to the intersection with a Stop Sign and an arrow pointing South towards McCormick Place. Turn right and cross 18th Street, heading South on the walking path. Proceed South on the walking path until you arrive at a driveway (indicated by the red arrow on the map), turn left at the driveway and walk East to S-Dock and the Anita Dee II.
  • GETTING DROPPED OFF: Lake Shore Drive exit at 18th Street. Head East on 18th Street to the first stop sign. Get dropped off immediately after the intersection and the walking path will be on your right. Proceed South on the walking path until you arrive at a driveway (indicated by the red arrow on the map), turn left at the driveway and walk East to S-Dock and the Anita Dee II.
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Rules, Regulations & Disclaimers: All guests must be 21+ with a valid government issued ID that will be checked by security prior to boarding the boat. A valid ticket with scannable QR code is required by all guests to board. It is recommended to print a paper ticket to prevent any technology complications which would prevent your ticket from displaying on your phone. There is no guest list at the boat, each ticket must be scanned. Security reserves the right to inspect all bags and persons. Absolutely no outside food or beverage may be brought on the boat. Guests who are deemed intoxicated (or otherwise unfit) upon arrival, will be denied entry and no refunds will be given. We want all guests to enjoy themselves on the cruise, but please note you will be on the boat for an extended amount of time and our number one priority is the safety of all guests. The boat will depart the dock as soon as boarding is completed. Once the boat begins its cast off procedure, for the safety of all guests, absolutely no late arrivals will be allowed within the security fence to board. If you are late, you will be left at the harbor without a refund. In the event of dangerous weather conditions, security situations, mechanical issues with the locks, the boat, etc., the boat may not cruise, but the event will still go on at the dock. In the event of rain, or other inclement weather, the event will continue on the enclosed portion of the boat. Any ticketing/technical issues will be handled by Eventbrite.com. Please contact them directly at https://www.eventbrite.com/contact-us/. Sorry – no refunds or price adjustments. The Eventbrite system does not allow us to restrict people who are underage from buying tickets. If you are not 21 and purchase a ticket, you will not be allowed on board. Cruise length will vary based upon multiple factors, including, but not limited to: boarding time, lock operations, boat traffic, weather, special events such as fireworks, emergency situations, etc. The music's volume level will be set to an acceptable level intended to please all guests and may be regulated/limited by safety regulations set forth by the captain. For further Terms and Conditions of this event and ticket purchase please see “Ticket Purchase and Event Terms and Conditions” in checkout before purchasing these tickets; which shall also be binding and shall be incorporated by reference as though fully stated herein.