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Celebrate New Year's Eve with American Cruise Lines

Remember the year that was on a gorgeous riverboat cruise from American Cruise Lines, complete with a beautiful New Year's Eve celebration. Enjoy fine cuisine and luxurious accommodations while you have a wonderful time with new friends ringing in 2014. During your cruise on the Queen of the Mississippi or Independence, you will have the opportunity to experience special events during shore stops.


New Orleans New Year's Eve Cruise



Houmas House Christmas Celebration

New Orleans Roundtrip

Join us for a Grand New Year’s Celebration – American Cruise Lines style - with special shore events, onboard entertainment and an unforgettable champagne toast as we enter 2014 together. Join us on a Mississippi River celebration from New Orleans on a New Year’s Cruise.

Dec. 28 - Queen of the Mississippi

Special Events


New Years Eve Cruises


New Year's Eve Gala - Enjoy a specially-themed dinner menu along with smooth blues music directly from The Osgood & Blaque Duo, who perform a set of songs perfect for the Mississippi River.

Oak Alley Plantation  tour during Missippi River cruise

Oak Alley's Holiday Experience - Celebrate the holiday in the grandest of fashions during Oak Alley's Holiday Experience. Walk down the famous canopy of oak trees and tour the mansion, which is decorated with seasonal floral arrangements, fresh fruit, and more.

Southern New Year's Eve Cruises



Fireworks in the Historic South

Historic South & Golden Isles

Discover the beauty of the Intracoastal Waterway as you travel from Charleston to Jacksonville on a special New Year's celebration cruise. Exclusive onboard entertainment, sumptuous menu choices and spectacular onshore experiences await you and fellow guests as you celebrate the arrival of 2014 in style.

Dec. 28 -  Independence


Special Events

American Cruise Lines Dining Room 

New Year's Eve Gala - Partake in a special menu prepared by our gourmet chefs while taking in the beautiful views on Independence. The Sun Jammer Band provides onboard entertainment as you ring in 2014 with a champagne toast.

Charleston During Christmas Cruise

Sapelo Island Oyster Roast - Enjoy a feast under open tents during Sapelo Island's traditional oyster roast near your ship's dock. You will be delighted by your meal and the stunning views of the nearby water.


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Mississippi River paddlewheel cruises on Queen of the Mississippi

  • Another wonderful trip on one of your outstanding cruises. We always look forward to the next one!
    Thomas and Jeannette D., Historic South & Golden Isles New Years Cruise
  • The service was truly first class. The waitstaff was always smiling. One never waited for service.
    Theodora S., Historic South & Golden Isles Christmas Cruise
  • Great service from top to bottom!
    Leroy C. and Mary R., Historic South & Golden Isles New Years Cruise