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Special & Seasonal Cruises

Annapolis & Baltimore

Our special events are planned around the season, holidays, city celebrations, our area partnerships and just for fun!

Check this page often as we regularly add more Annapolis events (like music cruises!) and events in Baltimore. Our special cruises often coincide with Baltimore events and events in Annapolis like 4th of July Fireworks.

If something fun is happening on the water – or the sky – we’ll get you the best seat in town to enjoy it. Our Rock ‘N River cruises are a unique form of Annapolis entertainment and our Wednesday Night Races Cruises are one of the most fun things to do in Annapolis. Watermark has fun every day and these special cruises are all about fun.

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City lights

Light City Cruises

-Baltimore-

View the festival lights from the water. This special themed cruise features music, light-up beverages, and spectacular views of Baltimore’s skyline.

Chesapeake Bay Heritage Cruise

Chesapeake Bay Heritage

-Annapolis-

Enjoy beautiful shoreline scenery as our Maryland Certified Chesapeake Bay Storyteller connects you to the treasure that is the Bay.

Fall Foliage on Cabaret 2

Fall Foliage Cruise

-Annapolis-

This cruise includes three Chesapeake Bay Lighthouses and gives guests the spectacular view of the lovely fall foliage along the waterfront.  A local favorite.

Thomas Pt Lighthouse and Watermark Flag

Chesapeake Bay Trio

-Annapolis-

Join our live interpreter for a 3 hour cruise of Annapolis’s historic harbor.  Enjoy local tales of the sea and cruise under the famous Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Dog with sunglasses on a cruise

Dog Days of Summer

-Annapolis-

An annual cruise to benefit the Anne Arundel County SPCA.  Bring your favorite four-legged friend, leashed please, and have them bob for hot-dogs on the top deck.

Watermark Cruise Boat

Watermens Festival

-Annapolis-

Cruise to the annual Watermen’s Festival in St. Michaels on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  The festival celebrates watermen and their heritage.  Fun for the entire family.

July 3rd & 4th Fireworks

-Annapolis-

Step aboard a Watermark yacht for to enjoy the spectacular demonstrations brought to you by local communities and the city of Annapolis.

Fireworks over Baltimore Inner Harbor

July 4th Fireworks

-Baltimore-

Step aboard a Watermark yacht for the annual Baltimore Fireworks Cruise.   Enjoy the spectacular demonstration brought to you by the city of Baltimore.

Cruising the harbor on the Raven

July 4th DJ & BBQ

-Baltimore-

Cruise on Raven, our 99′ luxury yacht during Baltimore’s fireworks spectacular.  Enjoy BBQ, music from a local DJ, and an Open Bar!  This is how you celebrate independence day.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum boats docked

OysterFest Cruise

-Annapolis-

Cruise to the St. Michaels OysterFest at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  OysterFest features live music, cooking demonstrations, children activities and more.

Cruise to the WineFest

-Annapolis-

Travel across the Bay to the St. Michaels Wine Festival.  Enjoy wine tasting venues throughout the town.  This cruise will sell out.

Fleet Week & Airshow

-Baltimore-

A signature Watermark event!  2020 features the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and there no better way to experience them from on a yacht as they buzz overhead.

Harbor Queen top deck shot

Schooner Races

-Annapolis-

A great opportunity to get out on the water to see the start of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race.  About 30 historic  & modern schooners race to Portsmouth, Va. in this annual competition.

Dublin 5 Band

Dublin5

-Annapolis-

It’s our annual halfway to St. Patrick’s Day cruise.  Dublin5, a local high energy Irish-rock band is an Annapolis favorite.  This cruise sells out so reserve your tickets now.

National Anthem Tour

National Anthem

-Baltimore-

The National Anthem Tour by Sea is a narrated cruise in Baltimore celebrating the heroic role of Baltimore and her residents during the War of 1812.

Lights Parade

Lights Parade Package

-Annapolis-

Dine at the Severn Inn and enjoy a spectacular dessert cruise aboard our luxury yacht, Catherine Marie, to watch the Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade.

Miss Anne decked out for the holidays

Jolly Express Cruise

-Annapolis-

Hop aboard Miss Anne, all decked out for the holidays. Enjoy hot cocoa, holiday music, and good cheer. Bring your own blankets and enjoy Captain Santa’s “sleigh ride.”

Captain Santas's Cruise

Captain Santa’s Cruise

-Annapolis-

Bring the family on this water ride where cheery holiday music will be playing. Captain Santa will hand out candy canes to all.

Raven sunset in Baltimore

New Year’s Eve

-Baltimore-

Make your New Year’s Eve memorable with this special celebration on the water.  Ring in the New Year on an exclusive and fun fireworks cruise aboard a luxury yacht.  Desserts, dancing, music, and more!

Catherine Marie sunset

New Year’s Eve

-Annapolis-

Make your New Year’s Eve memorable with this special celebration on the water.  Ring in the New Year on an exclusive and fun fireworks cruise aboard a luxury yacht.  Desserts, dancing, music, and more!

Music Cruise Baltimore

Live Music Cruises

-Annapolis & Baltimore-

Click below to learn more about our upcoming music cruises in Annapolis & Baltimore.  Featuring local bands, these cruises really rock the boat!

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