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Music CruisesOn select Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Evenings step aboard the Northern Lights to be entertained by live bands as we cruise around Boston Harbor. Northern Lights features a rotation of different styles of music throughout the week so check out our schedule or select the style of music that interests you most and step aboard for a unique evening on the Harbor. Get your fiddle fix, jazz it up, and don’t be afraid to dance as we have plenty of space for all types of steps. Our music themed events are great for dates, entertaining guests from out of town, after work parties, social gatherings, and singles mixers!


Boston Jazz Cruise

Boston Jazz Cruise aboard Yacht Northern Lights

Grab that special guy or gal, or a couple of happy-footed friends who enjoy the sounds of live music and step aboard the elegant Northern Lights, for a journey back to the Jazz era. Allow your senses to take you back in time with the sights of our 1920s styled New England Yacht combined with sounds of jazz, presented by the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming, group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the City Lights as they dazzle on the waters of Boston Harbor, grab a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and dance with your sweetheart on this one of a kind cruise. This is the perfect cruise for snuggling up with a loved one’s or dancing with a group of friends to the sounds of the Benjamin Young Trio.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Irish Celtic Band on classic boat in boston

Boston Celtic Cruise

Take a cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights, a 1920s New England Yacht, for a one of a kind experience, an Irish Band paired with a Harbor Cruise. While aboard enjoy Irish tunes inspired by historical events (i.e. the Great Molasses Flood of 1919, etc.), classic Boston Irish songs, authentic Irish tunes, and sea shanties. See the sites of some of these historical tunes while out on a Harbor Cruise. This event aims to be a culturally stimulating and historical informative experience through Boston Harbor. Learn about some of the history of Boston through song and perhaps a little dance, if you’re up to it.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Irish Christmas Carol in Boston

An Irish Christmas Carol

Take to the water and get into the holiday spirit with Slainte, our house Irish band, and sing some merry holiday ballads the way the Irish do, with a beer in hand and a whiskey or two. It’s the holidays and with our 1920’s styled motor yacht, Northern Lights, decked out with festive décor and the sound of the holidays in the air, this unique tour is sure to put you in a merry spirit! Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Irish Christmas Carol Cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season or choose this event for your holiday company party.
  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Jazz Cruise

Holiday Jazz Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in full holiday decor and join us for our romantic Holiday Jazz Cruise. Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise with your loved one and a glass of Champagne in hand or spiked hot cocoa. See the city lights twinkle at night as you cozy up for an evening out in Boston Harbor aboard a luxury yacht.
Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Holiday Jazz Cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season, entertain out-of-town family, or choose this event for holiday company party.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

Cocoa & Carols Holiday Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in décor for the holidays and set sail for an evening of caroling through Boston Harbor. Join in on live Holiday Carols conducted by Tim McHale of the Boston Minstrels and get into the holiday spirit with friends and family. While singing may or may not be your thing, we also have delicious hot cocoa, cookies, and treats for all our guests. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of Boston from the heated salon of Northern Lights, a 1920’s styles New England Yacht, and get into the Holiday Spirit. Classic Harbor Line also offers a live Holiday Jazz Trio and Irish Christmas Carolers! (Musically-talented groups are our special hosts for each of our Holiday cruises!)
  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston New Year's Eve Cruise

Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in full holiday decor and join us for a romantic, fun, and tasteful cruise in Boston Harbor for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks display. Enjoy this 3-hour cruise with your loved ones and a glass of champagne in hand as we celebrate the New Year. Start the night out with lights appetizers from our stationary or passed hors d’ oeuvres or head upstairs to the Aurora Room, and memorialize you first moments of the New Year in our photo booth. Take as many photos as you wish! Photos and catering are included with your ticket aboard our cruise. Farm to Table Display: Cheese Wedge Platter with Fresh and Dried Fruits, Grilled Seasonal Vegetables, Green goddess dip and roasted red pepper humus, Bruschetta Duo: Sweet Pumpkin & Ricotta, Herbed Chick Pea and Pancetta, and Flat Breads. Passed Appetizers: Petite Filet Crostini, Coconut Crusted Chicken Skewers, Savory cones with Garlic Humus and Balsamic Microgreens, and Raspberry & Brie Phyllo Triangles. Visit our bar located on the main deck to buy adult beverages including champagne! Bottles of Moet & Chandon can be pre-purchased online while buying tickets. After the photos are snapped (unlimited), dance the night away with our house Jazz Band which will be playing top New Year’s Eve hits from the last 40 years.
  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults Only (21yrs up) - $165

Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise with Classic Harbor Line

Band on the Water, Fire in the Sky aboard Northern Lights

The Boston Minstrels, featuring Tim McHale, take to the water to offer guests a fun new experience for a Sunset Cruise. As we cruise through the harbor enjoy live music through the ages in all types of genre such as: rock, pop, folk, and blues. You will surely know the songs and will easily embrace the sound waves as we cruise through the waves aboard Northern Lights. The microphone is yours, if you want it, and so is the dance floor. This is meant to be a fun-filled night on the water with friends and loved ones. Have a blast with us on this one of a kind cruise through Boston Harbor.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $38