St. Patrick's Day Sunday Lake Michigan Shamrock Cruise on Sun, March 12

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St. Patrick's Day Sunday Lake Michigan Shamrock Cruise on Sun, March 12

Enjoy a 3-story, luxury yacht with full bar, dance floor & one of Chicago's best DJs performing live! No better way to celebrate St. Pat's!

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

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Weekend On the Water

  • Amazing Skyline Views | Music | Cocktails Available For Purchase
  • We have multiple cruises every weekend, you can find our full schedule at
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While cruising, you'll enjoy spectacular views of Chicago's iconic landmarks and skyline from Lake Michigan. Take advantage of Chicago's beautiful lakefront and come aboard the cruise!

Aboard the cruise, you'll enjoy everything below:

  • 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
  • Fully stocked bars serving up your favorite drinks
  • Dance floor ready for you to take a spin
  • Photo Contest on Facebook and Instagram

Note: These cruises are for adults only (all guests must be 21+ to board with a valid government ID). Cruises are on rain/shine. Dress code requirements will be enforced. There are NO refunds if you miss the boarding time or are not let on board by security for any reason.

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  • These events are PRIVATE EVENTS hosted by Please do NOT call the Anita Dee for any questions as they will NOT have any of our event information.
    • Boarding will begin 45 minutes prior to scheduled cruise time.
    • *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. Details below.👈.
  • Got Other Questions? Please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section below. If you have any other questions, please e-mail: or Call: 312-500-0389.


All guests must adhere to the dress code requirements, zero tolerance policies, parking info and Covid policies listed below.

  1. We are unaffiliated with the parking in the area. Use the map below which details parking options. Give yourself plenty of time to park off and get to the harbor/boat by the scheduled boarding time. 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.
  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 the event. Facemasks are encouraged for the indoor portions of the boat, but not required.
  5. DRESS CODE: All guests are encouraged to dress festively and tastefully in green. 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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REASONS TO BUY EARLY: In addition to getting tickets at a lower price, those who purchase early will also receive free tickets and/or deeply discounted tickets to future events.

FREE STUFF: Your tickets also include over $200 in Freebies* including: $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.

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!

👉Other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  • What is the address? Anita Dee II is TEMPORARILY LOCATED at BURNHAM HARBOR (See directions below). Click here for more information.
  • Is there food on the boat? No, please eat before coming to the event.
  • 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 much is parking? Where do I park? Click here to see nearby parking lots or view below.
  • 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 dance, pop, 90s and 2000s music.
  • 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. 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.
  • Do you need your ID? Yes. All guests need a government issued ID to board and all guests must be 21+.
  • 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 You can also call us at 312-500-0389.


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 party will still go on at the dock. In the event of rain, or other inclement weather, the party will continue on the enclosed portion of the boat. Any ticketing/technical issues will be handled by Please contact them directly at 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 DJ's aboard the boat will play a variety of music, at their discretion, with the goal of making a fun cruise for the entire crowd. 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.