FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Cruise with your Crew on the Steamboat NATCHEZ
Family fun day cruise celebrates the end of school, promises fun for everyone
WHO: This event is
open to the public.
WHAT: A family cruise down the mighty Mississippi on the Steamboat NATCHEZ featuring children's entertainment, including a caricaturist, face painter, Captain Papillion and his pirate friends, trivia games and more. Additionally, kids can take a special tour to receive the River Heritage Patch. A themed food menu is available for all family members. Menu items include a Paddlin' Dog "Hot Dog" bar with toppings, Steamin' Macaroni and Cheese, Pizza Bites and Captain's Delight dessert. Non-alcoholic frozen drinks are also available for purchase.
WHEN: Saturday, June 8
Boarding starts at 2 p.m.
Cruise from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Steamboat NATCHEZ (Toulouse Street & the Mississippi River)
WHY: To kick off summer fun, the NATCHEZ invites families, extended families and friends to come aboard the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi for an early afternoon cruise featuring fun entertainment and games for the whole family.
HOW: The cost for the cruise is $15 for adults and $7.50 for children six to 12 years old. Food and Beverages are optional purchases. Children under six ride for free. One lucky passenger will be randomly selected to win a private tour of the pilot house, captain's hat and a whistle. To register for the Family Fun Day cruise, please visit http://www.neworleanssteamboat.com/2013FamilyFunCruise/reserve.html.
The New Orleans Steamboat Company was founded by Wilbur and Bill Dow after the rebuilding of the Toulouse Street Wharf in the French Quarter in 1974. Less than one year later, the 1600 passenger Steamboat NATCHEZ was christened. New Orleans Steamboat Company is well recognized and regarded for its contribution to the New Orleans cultural landscape and tourism industry. Since 1975, the Steamboat NATCHEZ has sailed daily offering Mississippi River cruises featuring live jazz, wonderful New Orleans cuisine and the best view in town! Take a cruise and experience part of our American Heritage. The New Orleans Steamboat Company also owns Gray Line Tours. For more information, please call 504-586-8777 or visit www.neworleanssteamboatcompany.com.