Entertainment Cruises

Presently, we do not anticipate needing to reschedule any events, though we have closed reservations for June and July events temporarily. They will be re-opened for reservations when we hear more from the State regarding an opening date and allowed capacity.

Friday Evening Entertainment Cruises

Available from June through September from 7 to 10pm. Your ticket includes theme nights with popular live bands and catered meal by Krzysiak House Restaurant during the 3-hour Saginaw River cruise aboard the Princess Wenonah or Islander. Full cash bar offered. 21 and up only.

Saturdays on the Saginaw River Tours

Offered on Saturday afternoons from June to September. This 2-1/2 hour tour with a live guide highlights wildlife, what to see and do in Bay City and points of interest along the river aboard the Princess Wenonah or Islander. Adults $20, Children $10, Infants free with adult.

Free Weekday Morning History Tours on the Islander

Offered for a limited number of weeks each summer, History Tours are free to the public thanks to generous local sponsors. A live tour guide shares the history of our community and the river with routes running downriver M-W-F and upriver T-Th. Tickets are recommended as the tours do fill. Reservations open up to two weeks ahead, online only.

(CANCELED FOR 2020) Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Have you ever watched fireworks from a boat? Now you can! Offered one night only, during the “Big Night” of Fireworks on July 4, a must see in Bay City! Special four-hour cruise includes an upriver cruise, dinner, live music and onboard viewing of the 40 minute fireworks show from the deck of the Princess Wenonah on the Saginaw River. Limited availability. $75 per person, no children’s price available for this event.

Special Events

The Princess Wenonah and Islander also take part in special events throughout the season and may be docked in alternate locations for Downtown Bay City’s Wine Walk, Apps and Ales and more. We also host many fundraisers for charitable organizations who may offer tickets to the public. Anticipated 2020 special events include appearances by the Princess Wenonah or Islander at: