NYC New Years Eve Cruise on the Serenity Yacht

Family Friendly New Year's Eve Cruise

The City Cruises Serenity offers a great way to host an NYE event and see the city’s sights. Two spacious salons feature full-service bars, hardwood dance floors, as well as brass, teak, and mahogany appointments. Large windows on both decks provide spectacular views from every seat.

hornblower serenity yacht new years eve cruise

Perfect for Sightseeing, cocktail cruises and private events. The vessel has an expansive open-air observation deck great for taking in the sights with unobstructed views. City Cruises Serenity Yacht will surely be the place to be to ring in New Year’s Eve 2024 . Featuring two climate controlled decks, observation decks, custom LED lighting and a built-in sound system.

Seating Charts

Dinner Buffet

Salads w/ Fresh Bread and Butter

  • Caesar Salad – Romaine Lettuce, Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese, Herb Crouton, Traditional Caesar Dressing
  • Mesclun Salad – Mesclun Lettuce, Dried Cranberries, Feta Cheese, Sliced Almonds, Orange Champagne Vinaigrette
  • Kale Quinoa Salad – Kale, Quinoa, Roasted Red Pepper, Spinach, Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette


  • Pasta al Forno w/ Alfredo Sauce and Panko Parmesan Crust
  • Honey Sesame Chicken w/ Scallions and Fresno Chilies
  • Oven Roasted Whitefish w/ Spicy Tomato and White Bean Ragu
  • Hand Carved Prime Rib Au Jus w/ Spice Rub and Horseradish Crème


  • Roasted Broccoli w/ Toasted Garlic and Chili Flakes
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes w/ Roasted Garlic

Seasonal Dessert Station

  • Assorted Cakes and Pastries
  • Brownies
  • Seasonal Fruit

Note:  Menu subject to change. This is a nightlife event and it is not intended to be a dining event — If you wish to have a complete dinner, it is recommended that you do so prior to attending this event.

Important Times

Boarding: 8:30PM

Departing: 9:30PM

Returning: 12:30AM

The Fine Print

The boat is scheduled to depart the dock at 9:30PM sharp. Please allow plenty of travel time. & is not responsible if you miss boarding the boat.

Tickets for this event provide guests with access to a New Year’s Eve party taking place on a boat. All cruise sites, 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