Chicago Scene Boat Party Weekend 2016

Join us August 4-7 for a weekend filled with music and entertainment at Lake Michigan.

Fifteen years ago, Chicago Scene founder Ted Widen gathered a small group of friends together and headed out to the “Playpen,” a breakwall protected area that fronts Chicago’s most prestigious neighborhood. This was the birth of the “Chicago Scene Boat Party,” an annual event that is now the largest on Lake Michigan. Join us on the Anita Dee I for a four-hour cruise celebrating the 17th anniversary of this event. And this year, we’ve expanded the event into a series of land and sea events now known as the “Chicago Scene Boat Party Weekend” at some of Chicago’s best nightlife venues. All ticket holders of the cruise will have full access to all other “Boat Party Weekend” events. Tickets are on sale now at the Kickoff Party at the Godfrey Hotel.  

*Chicago Scene does not coordinate or manage the boaters or their waterborne activities.


Scene Boat

Party Cruise