Celebrate Summer on the Water with Padelford Riverboats

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It’s finally here! The gorgeous Minnesota summers are why many of us put up with the snow and cold of winter. Summer is the perfect time to embrace the warmth of the sun and create unforgettable memories with friends, family, and loved ones. In the Twin Cities, where the mighty Mississippi River flows through, there’s no better way to celebrate summer than by embarking on a delightful journey with Padelford Riverboats. Offering a range of enchanting cruises, Padelford Riverboats provides the ideal setting for summer parties, events on the river, and unforgettable moments. Don’t let the summer slip away without experiencing the magic of the Mississippi River!

With a variety of summer party venues, exciting events on the river, and a commitment to ensuring your experience is nothing short of exceptional, Padelford Riverboats offers an array of opportunities to celebrate summer like never before.

When it comes to hosting an exceptional summer celebration, Padelford Riverboats presents an enticing array of party venues that set the stage for a fantastic experience. Whether you’re planning a corporate outing, a family gathering, or a special occasion with friends, these riverboats provide the perfect setting for a memorable event. With spacious decks, comfortable seating, and panoramic views of the river and skyline, the riverboats serve as unique and captivating summer party venues.

Here are some of the exciting cruises Padelford Riverboats has to offer.

1. Sunset Dinner Cruises

Imagine the mesmerizing sight of the sun setting over the river as you indulge in a delectable meal. Padelford Riverboats’ Sunset Dinner Cruises offer a perfect blend of culinary delights, stunning scenery, and ultimate relaxation. Savor a delicious buffet-style dinner while taking in breathtaking panoramic views of the Twin Cities skyline and the serene waters of the Mississippi River. It’s an experience that will leave you with lifetime memories.

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2. Sightseeing Cruises

Uncover the beauty and history of the Twin Cities with Padelford Riverboats’ Sightseeing Cruises. These leisurely cruises provide an opportunity to explore the landmarks, architecture, and iconic bridges along the riverbanks. From the famous Stone Arch Bridge to the picturesque St. Paul skyline, every moment on board offers a new perspective of the city. Bring your camera along to capture the stunning sights and create lasting memories.

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3. Margaritas on the Mississippi

Get ready to turn up the fun meter with Padelford Riverboats’ Margaritas on the Mississippi Cruises. Wednesday and Thursday evenings are Margaritas on the Mississippi nights. Enjoy our happy hour cruise while snacking on chips, salsa, and a taco bar. With an exciting atmosphere to let loose and create unforgettable summer memories, it’s a great way to catch up with friends, family, and anyone looking to celebrate summer in style.

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4. Lunch & Lock Cruise

Nothing says “celebrate summer” quite like an outdoor lunch. At Padelford Riverboats, we offer one of the best lunch experiences you’ll find anywhere with our Lunch & Lock Cruise, which cruises from 11 am to 3 pm every other Saturday from June through September, and then on select Saturdays in October.

You can’t find a more relaxing lunch atmosphere, where the whole world slows down as you take in the beautiful sites along this narrated riverboat dining cruise, which travels through the Lock and Dam No. 1, from St. Paul to Minneapolis, and returning to Harriet Island. Feast on a buffet of BBQ chicken, pulled pork with buns, green chili chedder cornbread, potato salad, seasonal fruit, cookies, and coffee that is sure to leave you satisfied. You can almost feel your heart rate slow down as the soft breezes and incredible surroundings make for a four-hour lunch that will rank among your highlights of the summer.

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5. Private Charters

Looking for the perfect summer party venue? Look no further than Padelford Riverboats’ Private Charters. Whether it’s a corporate event, a wedding reception or any wedding event, a class reunion, or any special occasion, hosting your gathering on a riverboat will make it truly memorable. Enjoy personalized service, stunning views, and the exclusivity of having a private vessel for your guests. Padelford Riverboats’ professional team will assist in customizing your event to ensure it’s a seamless and unforgettable experience.

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School’s out so don’t let the summer slip away without seizing the opportunity to create magical memories on the water.  With our wide array of cruises and events on the river, Padelford Riverboats offers the perfect summer party venues to create cherished memories. From enchanting sunset dinners to lively themed parties and captivating music cruises, there’s something for everyone. Embrace the Twin Cities’ summer on the water and let Padelford Riverboats be your gateway to an unforgettable experience!

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