Full Calendar of Events

Public events are typically available from June through September. To inquire about a private party, see our Private Charters page.

2021 Event Schedule

Types of Events That Are Available by Category

Saturdays on the Saginaw River Tours

Saturdays through October 9, 1:00 to 3:30 pm

Saturday Afternoon Tours feature a live tour guide with a presentation highlighting of the sights along the river, things to do in the area and wildlife viewing. Concession items include light snacks, soft drinks and adult beverages from the Wake View Bar. Depart at 1pm, return at 3:30pm for your 2-1/2 hour cruise. Adults $24, Children $12, Infants free with adult.


Friday Night Entertainment Cruises

Fridays from mid-June to September, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Your ticket includes theme nights with popular live bands and a catered meal by Krzysiak House Restaurant during the 3-hour Saginaw River cruise aboard the Princess Wenonah, now departing at Wenonah Park in downtown Bay City. Full cash bar offered. 21 and up only, $60 pp.

This series has concluded for the 2021 season.


Sunset on the Saginaw Evening Cruise

Saturday evenings from 7 to 10 pm. Your ticket includes hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and entertainment (digital playlist, DJ or live music) during the 3-hour Saginaw River cruise aboard the Princess Wenonah. Full cash bar offered. 21 and up only. Group Discounts available. Now on sale… $50pp Groups of 10 or more $47, 20 or more $45

This series has concluded for the 2021 season.



Weekday Afternoon River Tours

Weekday Afternoon Tours feature a live tour guide with a presentation highlighting of the sights along the river, things to do in the area and wildlife viewing. Concession items include light snacks, soft drinks and adult beverages from the Wake View Bar. Depart at 1pm, return at 3:30pm for your 2-1/2 hour cruise. Adults $24, Children $12, Infants free with adult.

This series has concluded for the 2021 season.


Free History Tour Series

Weekday Mornings in July, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Reservations for each week open two weeks in advance (online reservations only, no phone orders please). Limited to four tickets per household/party. No groups accepted. For larger reservations see afternoon river tours

This series has concluded for the 2021 season..


Fireworks Festival Weekend

Available Events:

This series has concluded for the 2021 season.


Sunday Funday Cruises – Select Dates

Available Events:

This series has concluded for the 2021 season.