Spring has Sprung and Back to Fun!

The arrival of Spring is always special and upliftings. We welcome and embrace the increased sunshine and say goodbye to the long, dark, and gloomy days of winter. This year is even more special because we are not only welcoming the season, but we are also celebrating Chicago’s containment of the virus and the gradual lifts of COVID restrictions. Last Spring’s arrival came as our city was locked down and most businesses, such as ours, were closed or severely restricted as to openingRead more

Retro Meets Contemporary

We’ve already realized that “history repeats itself” so to say we’re excited about our annual comeback, would be an understatement. With that being said, we wanted to make our fleet more colorful and accessible. We’re excited to announce that we will be making our stunning retro boats available through our original parent website http://chicagoelectricboats.com. Our retro boats are original refurbished boats from the 1950s-60s. These timeless beauties have an electric motor to keep them running through another decade. We can’tRead more

Welcome Aboard: CEBC is Reopening With New Health and Safety Guidelines

Beginning on June 3rd, 2020 we are so excited to invite you back! Chicago Electric Boat Company, will officially open for summer 2020 with enhanced sanitation guidelines and limited capacity measures. More details on these new practices and procedures can be found below. Your health and safety are our top priorities! We will continue to maintain a high standard of cleanliness on our boats, in our facilities, and through our employee practices. Extra sanitation precautions, practices, and requirements have been addedRead more

2018 Season, By the Numbers

Well folks, that’s a wrap! The time of the year has come, once again. Is it the end of an era? Not really, just the 2018 season. And oh what a season it was! 212 The number of days, between April 13th and November 10th, that our Electric Boats were taking groups of happy passengers up and down the Chicago River. 31 The number of engagements that took place on our boats this season. We are continually touched at howRead more

The Chicago Riverwalk is complete!

The third and final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk is officially complete! Saving the best for last, this phase is easily the most unique one yet. Running from LaSalle Drive all the way west to the split at Lake Street, each section has it’s own “theme”.Read more

Favorite Frost Flavor Combos

After speaking with our crew members, the gents at Downtown Docks and the ladies who scoop gelato perfection at Frost Gelato, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite flavor combinations. So take notes and get ready to make amazing gelato even better!Read more

6 Tips for a kid-friendly cruise

We get this question a lot: “Can kids come on the boat?” The answer is YES! Boat rides are fun for everyone, but no one loves them more than our littlest visitors. An electric boat cruise is a family-friendly activity, we asked our crew members and past guests for a couple of tips to make the most out of a family boat ride. Pack Snacks   You are welcome to bring food and drinks on your cruise, so pack a fun bagRead more