Guest Post: Chicago’s First Lady gives us of glimpse of what it’s like to say “I Do” on a Chicago cruise. 
 Choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions that couples make while planning their wedding. Traditional venues such as reception halls, restaurants and banquet rooms provide suitable accommodations; however, private cruise ships and yachts have quickly become a top trendy wedding venue for stylish Chicago couples.

Why a Cruise Wedding?

Instead of hosting your special day in a conventional reception hall, imagine cruising through one of America’s greatest skylines on a luxurious, private yacht with your closest friends and family. Celebrating on a yacht offers a captivating elegance within an intimate atmosphere. The open-air upper decks provide expanded indoor and outdoor space for both the ceremony and reception. Chicago’s First Lady Cruises offers couples a variety of options to customize a unique and personalized world-class wedding experience.


“I Do” with a View

Boasting one of the world’s greatest skylines, the “Windy City” provides a scenic backdrop for a couple’s milestone moment. Wedding cruises marries elegance, luxury and style; creating an intimate setting and unforgettable experience. Couples have the freedom to completely customize their own personal world-class wedding experience.

One-of-a-Kind Photo Ops

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises’ seasoned captains expertly position vessels to capture the city’s most stunning vantage points; offering picturesque photo opportunities throughout a private wedding experience. CFL’s evening wedding cruise options include a post-sunset fireworks display along Chicago’s magnificent skyline, creating photographable wedding moments no conventional venue can match.

All-in-One Wedding Location

Planning and coordinating a wedding can be a daunting endeavor for any busy couple. For those wishing to bypass the hassle of transporting the entire wedding party and guests across Chicago from venue to venue, a wedding cruise offers an easy, stress-relieving single location without sacrificing quality or luxury. Chicago’s First Lady’s versatile cruise vessels provide a memorable setting for each important aspect of a couple’s wedding day.
Photography Credits: Nakai Photography, Jana Blue Photography, Denver Smith Photography, Greenkey Photography, Becky Brown Photography, Angela Renee PhotographyWant more inspiration from wedding pros like Chicago’s First Lady? Head over to and check out our list of top Chicagoland wedding vendors!