There’s always something happening on the Michigan Princess. We host themed parties and entertainment events throughout the year. We offer cruises for lunch, dinner, holidays, fall foliage, and a variety of fun themes. Enjoy live entertainment, dancing, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and spectacular views of the Grand River. We have many public events throughout the year. From cruises along the beautiful Grand River featuring all kinds of music, to lunch cruises, tasting cruises, and even murder mystery party cruises, there’s sure to be something to suit your fancy on the Michigan Princess. The Michigan Princess is perfect for making your special day the most memorable. Gorgeous views along the Grand River make a beautiful backdrop while you say “I Do” and for celebrating your wedding day. We are fully enclosed, and provide a climate-controlled environment, so you can celebrate your big day, rain or shine. Let us worry about the details so you can relax and enjoy your special moments.

Baby Showers

Celebrate your newest little addition along the Grand River amongst your family, friends, and loved ones. With great menu options and beautiful place settings, you’re sure to have a wonderful experience on the Michigan Princess.

Bridal Showers

Celebrate your upcoming big day in elegance on the Michigan Princess. We have lovely catering options to choose from and beautiful place settings, not to mention exquisite views along the Grand River, perfect for photo backdrops and creating lasting memories.

Birthday Party

Ring in another year of life on the Michigan Princess. Instead of another boring restaurant birthday party, celebrate lavishly with a great catering menu and stunning views along the Grand River.


Free Parking

Leave your car and cares behind.

On-Board Catering

Enjoy a delicious meal.

Beverage Stations

Celebrate with a toast.

Climate Controlled

Guaranteed comfort year round.

Fully Enclosed

Cruise rain or shine.

Outdoor Seating

Take in the views of Grand River.

Don’t need the whole boat?

We rent each deck individually to accommodate smaller gatherings and offer more affordable options. If you don’t have a boat load of guests but still love the location, we can find a space that works for you.

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Seating Configuration Key. Blue: Available Seating, Orange: Additional optional seating if at capacity

Deck 1

At the bow, there's a wrap-around awning that shelters passengers from rain and direct sun, while still providing splendid views of the Grand River. The Grand Salon Dining Room features a dance floor, stage, bar area and the grand staircase. Restrooms are located on the port and starboard sides.

Deck 2

Head up the grand staircase to access the second deck. The Princess Dining Room, located toward the bow, is a dazzling hall with 15 brass chandeliers. Passengers can stroll the promenade to take in the scenic atmosphere. A second bar is located on the port side. The Stern Wheel Room is lined with five foot windows that gives passengers a fantastic view of the paddle wheels as they power the boat downriver.

Deck 3

Additional outdoor seating is available on the third deck. The Captain's Dining Room features the most private dining experience with the best views of the river. Passengers will have the opportunity to meet the captain, listen to his stories, and tour the wheelhouse.

Boat Facts

  • Year Built: 1991
  • Capacity: 300 for a seated meal, 500 for standing room only
  • Length: 110 feet
  • Width/Beam: 44 feet
  • Draft: 18 inches in bow, 3 feet at stern
  • Displacement: 262,000 lbs (131 tons)
  • Fuel Capacity: 440 gallons
  • Fresh Water: 1200 gallons
  • Grey water: 2000 gallons
  • Engines: 2x Mercruiser D Tronic 4.2  250 hp each push the boat; 1 John Deere 6068 generator 135kw
  • Speed: cruising 3 knots; top speed 7 knots
  • Average cruise length: lunch 1 1/2 hours; dinner 3 hours Lunch cruise is a 3 mile trip, dinner is a 6 mile trip 38 tons of air conditioning and 500,000 btu of heat
  • 3 bars:
  • Over 100 windows:
  • 2 bathrooms:
  • Average number of trips per year: 170
  • Number of passengers each year: 15,000
  • Busiest time of year: October
  • Cruising season: March 1-December 15
Book Us For An Event

Book Us For An Event

Have a special event that you want to make even more special. Book the Michigan Princess.

Buy Tickets For An Event

Buy Tickets For An Event

There’s a ton of great things happening aboard the Michigan Michigan Princess.



Baby Showers

Baby Showers

Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties