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Birthdays Are Always Better Aboard BB Riverboats

Come aboard BB Riverboats and celebrate your child’s next birthday with up to 20 of their closest friends. With a dedicated staff to set-up and assist with your party, you can enjoy your little one’s big day while we take care of all the logistics. And don’t forget about the trip to meet the Captain!




Great For

  • Birthdays
  • End of School Parties
  • End of Summer Parties
  • Holiday Parties





Kids Birthdays
(Up to 25 Guests)

Kids Birthday party packages are perfect for children ages 2-10 and are available on the Captain’s Lunch Cruise or the Historic Cincinnati Sightseeing Cruise.

What's Included
  • Cruise on the Ohio River

  • Cruise admission for up to 20 guests (10 adults, 10 kids)

  • Party staff to set-up and assist with your party

  • Reserved seating

  • Lunch for all KIDS includes hot dog, bagged snack, and one juice or soft drink

  • Plates and utensils

  • Birthday announcement

  • Trip to the pilot house to meet the Captain

  • Captain's hat for birthday child

  • Party hats and party favors for each child

  • One (1) souvenir photo

  • Free parking



Event Planning Services*

  • Entertainment

  • Flowers and decor

  • Event coordination and management

  • Unique furniture layout & coverings

*Event planning services provided à la carte

Things to know
  • Kids Birthday party packages are recommended for kids 2-10

  • Additional food is available for purchase for adults

  • Limited availability

  • 24-hr advance reservations required

  • No outside food or beverages allowed except birthday cakes and cupcakes

  • Package ONLY available on Captain’s Lunch Cruise and Historic Cincinnati Sightseeing Cruise

  • Maximum of 25 people


Schedules & Pricing

Captain's Lunch Cruise

  • Select Mondays & Tuesdays – Saturday


    Starting at$400.00*


  • Sailing: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Boarding: 12:00 pm



Historical Cincinnati Sightseeing Cruise

  • Monday – Saturdays


    Starting at$400.00*


  • Sailing: 4:00 - 5:30 pm

  • Boarding: 3:30 pm

Group Discounts
(15+ Guests)

Want to host a gathering but don’t want a private party? BB Riverboats offers group discounts on most all of our public cruises. Choose from a brunch, lunch, dinner or sightseeing cruise and receive a discount for groups 15 or more. Add an enhancement package to make your cruise unique to your party.



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