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The Pride of the Susquehanna Harrisburg Area Riverboat Society Inc

  • Address: 11 Championship Way Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • City Island
  • Phone: (717) 234-6500
  • Address: 11 Championship Way Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • City Island
  • Phone: (717) 234-6500
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Charter the Pride for your Wedding!

Looking for a terrific location for your next wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, or other wedding related event?

Cruising on the Pride of the Susquehanna is a great venue for any event. It is perfect for weddings, receptions, family reunions, graduation celebrations, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, or any sort of private bash! Enjoy our beautiful mahogany and brass main salon or proceed up to the partially covered observation deck for a lovely sunset or spectacular view the Harrisburg city skyline.

Charter Rates

The Pride can be chartered for $475.00 per hour with a two hour minimum. Charters are available most evenings, May through October, and Saturday mornings.

Full Bar

The Pride has a liquor license and can provide a full bar for your event. The fee to have a bar for your event is $50.00 per hour . You may choose a cash, hosted or combination bar. You may also make special request through the Pride offices for any brand of beer, wine, champagne or spirits available in Pennsylvania. No outside alcohol is permitted on the boat, nor can any alcohol leave the boat at the end of a cruise.


The Pride has two caterers to choose from, both exceptional and very well known on the Pride and in Harrisburg and the surrounding region.

Premier Catering - - 717-761-2700

JDK Catering - - 717-730-4661

(No outside food is permitted on the Pride during a charter, although non-profit organizations chartering the Pride may choose to bring food aboard for fund raisers)


The Pride also works with excellent entertainers, and can put you in touch with disc jockeys, live entertainers, and event entertainment (casino nights, murder mystery cruises)


We want to make sure everyone enjoys their cruise, so we suggest the following number depending on your event.

Full sit down meal: 70-80

Hors D'oeuvres: 80-95

Cruising with snacks and drinks: 95*

*Capacity may change per the USCG

Call us at 717-234-6500 or email to check availability and to book your charter. Weekends often book over a year in advance so book early!

A $200.00 non-refundable deposit is due upon receiving the charter contract with the balance and $100.00 cleaning deposit due 30 days before the event. Charters sail rain or shine.

Professional photography to capture the moments of your event

Let your guests relax and enjoy the cruise and the sights. The Pride offers an all-inclusive photography service provided by Paul V Photography. The $150.00 package includes coverage of the entire boarding, the cruise and exiting the Pride. Participants, as well as scenic parts of the cruise, will be included. All the images will be available within 24 hours on a password-protected online gallery. Participants can simply right click and save. You can also receive a disc will all images if you'd prefer. This optional service is perfect to capture your unique event!

Call 717-234-6500 to book or for more info!

Things to Do
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  • Months Open: May-November
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  • Parking: City Island Parking Lot
  • Payment Accepted:
    • American Express
    • Discover
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  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 120
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  • Price Range: varies
  • Tour Length: 45 minutes
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Facility Info
  • Description Available for meetings, weddings, rehearsal dinners, parties, business functions for up to 100 people for buffet/appetizers/cocktail hour. 70 max for seated dinners.
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Reception Capacity 70
  • Any Licensed Caterer
  • Preferred Caterer List
  • Full Service Catering
  • Loading Dock