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With a Portland Spirit event you will provide an unforgettable experience for your guests. Our boats and venues provide the perfect fusion of breathtaking scenery, freshly prepared Northwest cuisine, and exceptional service. We have over 20 years of experience and executed well over 5,000 private events, which has made us a leader in the industry. Your personal Sales Manager and dedicated Event Planner will arrange all of the details to make your company event, commitment ceremony, special occasion one of a kind.

Customize Your Cruise

Have a larger group and interested in your own private cruise? The Portland Spirit has many customizable options to choose from. Build your own custom cruise with your own personal event planner. We will guide you through the planning process and make sure you can enjoy the party and not stress over the details.

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"From formal to informal events nothing is spared to provide a fabulous, unforgettable experience."

Edith Smith
Intel Corporation

"We appreciate all the extra efforts and for providing the quality dinner cruise that has become synonymous with Portland Spirit."

Carole Breck
Ewe-Me & Co.

"From my first phone call, I felt we were in good hands.  Our cruise was a definite 'hit'.  You will see us again in the not too distant future."

Carolyn Stewardson
Intel Corporation

"It was our dream to celebrate our wedding on the water and we are so happy we did.  With all the help from the staff it turned out to be an unforgettable day."

Wade and Sonja DeWitt

"Thank you very much for helping us plan a wonderful evening on the Willamette River.  As newcomers in the Portland area we definitely were able to see Portland in its finest!  We will be sure to recommend your services to all that inquire and do hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the near future."

Tanya Lipsher
Bowne of Palo Alto

"My wife and I thank you very much for your company's help with our 50th wedding anniversary dinner cruise.  It was a super way of getting our friends together."

The Gundersons

"I wanted to take a moment and personally thank each of you for the wonderful cruise you provided our group . . . everyone had plenty to eat, I stayed within my budget, and the food was delicious.  I received a lot of praise and appreciation from our management team and the attendees for pulling together such a fun event.  It was your expertise and attitudes, however, that made this event so easy and so much fun."

Vicki DeWolf

" .  . the entire evening was spectacular.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the fine dinner, excellent accommodations and professional staff.  It will leave lasting memories."

Grant A. Allen
The Southland group

Our Venues

The Portland Spirit Vessel

Portland Spirit

Capacity: 499 — Plated Seating Capacity: 340

This stylish yacht combines the classic nautical experience with a fine dining atmosphere. Two levels are fully enclosed and climate controlled, each with a sound system, and full service beverage bar. A built-in marble dance floor is available on the Columbia deck and the top Starlight deck is an open-air viewing deck.

The Willamette Star Vessel

Willamette Star

Capacity: 144 — Plated Seating Capacity: 100

Elegance and old world style are custom built into the Willamette Star with its warm cherry wood interior and beautiful brass accents. The Star has two enclosed and temperature controlled levels, a full service bar, two outdoor viewing decks and a sound system. The dining level includes a piano and built-in dance floor.

The Crystal Dolphin

Crystal Dolphin

Capacity: 120 — Plated Seating Capacity: 50

This sleek and luxurious vessel provides exclusive river cruising and is the perfect venue for an hors d'oeuvre reception or smaller group. The Crystal Dolphin features two fully enclosed and climate controlled levels, a baby grand piano, full service bar, outdoor viewing decks, and sound system.

Columbia River - Cascade Locks, Oregon

The Columbia Gorge Sterwheeler Vessel

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler

Capacity: 499 — Plated Seating Capacity: 200
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Enjoy an authentic riverboat experience through the scenic Columbia River Gorge aboard this classic paddle wheel style boat. Two levels are fully enclosed and feature full service bars and a sound system. The top Starlight Deck is an open-air viewing deck.

The Explorer Jetboat

Explorer Not Operating in 2021

Capacity: 35

This exciting excursion vessel is a day-trippers delight. Equipped with padded bench seating, canopy, see-through side panels and a restroom, this vessel offers a variety of routes along the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

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