The Northman Fall Cider Cruise is back for another season!
Join us for a spectacular Cider Cruise aboard Chicagos Leading Lady. There will be numerous producers sampling cider around the boat, as well as hors d'oeuvres from The Northman menu. During the 2-hour cruise, we will host a few short talks on the history of cider, as well as highlights of the architectural history along the Chicago River.
Tickets cover the architectural cruise itself, as well as the food and cider during the cruise. There will be a wide variety of cider available, as well as a non cider option or two included in the ticket price. For those who like to enjoy cocktails & wine they will be available for purchase with a credit or debit card from the Leading Lady's Bar. Cash is not accepted onboard the boat.
Hor d'oeuvres will be served on board the cruise and are included in the ticket price. No other food will be available for purchase during the cruise. Join us at The Northman Beer & Cider Garden pre-cruise for a light dinner before you board!
Early Bird pricing is available at $79 per ticket now through August 7th, tickets are priced at $95 general admission after 8/7/23.
Confirmed vendors will be announced soon!
The Northman Riverwalk location is just east of Michigan Avenue Bridge, along the South bank of the river (between Michigan and Columbus Drive). Boarding begins at 7:15pm from Chicago's Leading Lady boat launch (112 E. Wacker Drive), by the The Northman Beer & Cider Garden. Exact dock number will be confirmed and announced the week prior to the cruise.
The festivities will begin onboard dockside from 7:30pm-8pm with the cruise beginning at 8pm, lasting around 2 hours. The boat will leave the dock at 8pm sharp and will not wait, please do not be late. We will return to the dock around 10pm to disembark.
This is a rain or shine event, please fee free to bring umbrellas or rain-coats in the case of inclement weather, there is also an indoor lower deck for shelter if need be.