New Year’s Eve aboard Empress Yacht San Francisco

Embark on a dazzling New Year’s Eve journey aboard the Empress Yacht in San Francisco Bay, where the city’s iconic skyline becomes the backdrop for an unforgettable celebration. Our cruise offers a unique blend of elegance and excitement as you sail through the glittering waters, enjoying live entertainment and a premium selection of cocktails. Revel in the breathtaking views of the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge while indulging in gourmet cuisine. With the Empress Yacht’s spacious decks and upscale ambiance, your New Year’s Eve will be filled with panoramic splendor, making every moment a highlight of this extraordinary nautical adventure.

As the clock ticks closer to midnight, our cruise reaches its pinnacle, offering a front-row seat to the spectacular fireworks display over the bay. The Empress Yacht promises an immersive experience, combining the thrill of a cruise with the glamour of a New Year’s Eve celebration. Join us for an evening of opulence, live entertainment, and unparalleled vistas, as we sail into 2024 in style on the shimmering waters of San Francisco Bay.

Empress Yacht San Francisco

Pier 40 @ 89 King Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

9:30 PM10:00 PM1:00 AM
  • The boat is scheduled to depart the dock at 10:00 PM sharp
  • Please allow plenty of travel time
  • is not responsible if you miss boarding the boat

Fine print

Tickets are sold on an on-demand / dynamic basis, meaning the price increases as ticket availability goes down. NYE ticket prices often go up significantly (100% +) the closer it gets to New Year’s Eve. IMPORTANT: Events will sell out in advance of December 31.


  • Tickets for this event provide guests with access to a New Year’s Eve party taking place on a boat
  • All cruise sights, destinations, and itineraries are subject to change without notice as determined by US Coast Guard, local authorities, or event staff (Unforeseen restrictions may be enforced the night of the event)
  • Large crowds should be expected and you may be required to wait outside for a period of time (Show up early and help reduce the wait time)
  • This event will take place regardless of weather conditions
  • is not liable, nor is refund or credit warranted, for claims due to changes in cruise schedule or itinerary
  • Fireworks display provided at the discretion of local authorities (weather permitting)
Price increase warning: New Year's Eve ticket prices often go up significantly (100% +) the closer you get to New Years Eve. Also note that many NYE Events will sell out well in advance of New Years Eve. About your Tickets:  (1) Show up early and help reduce the wait time, (2) Make sure to have your physical ticket on hand because you will need to show it to NYPD and security upon request, (3) You accept the risks and agree to adhere to the NYPD rules and regulations for the evening, (4) If you select shipping as your delivery method, tickets will not be sent out until December, (5) A LIVE VIEW of The Ball Drop is not guaranteed. Large crowds should be expected