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June 22, 2024

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General Jackson Showboat Offers Valentine Cruise

Any love birds out there looking for a unique date this Valentine’s Day? The 300-foot General Jackson Showboat will welcome guests aboard for a romantic Valentine’s Day evening cruise on Wednesday, February 14.

The three-hour experience departs the dock at 7 p.m. and includes a delectable three-course meal followed by musical entertainment and dancing. Guests will enjoy beautiful scenery and panoramic views of Nashville’s skyline while cruising down the Cumberland River.

About the Valentine’s Day cruise

Inside the Victorian Theater, guests will enjoy a delicious three course meal including salad, dessert and an entrée choice of beef filet or low-country crab cakes and vegetables. Musical entertainment will feature The Perry Danos Band who will serenade guests with his incredible vocals while his talented musicians play a variety of instruments. Guests will be able to enjoy and dance to music like Sinatra classics along with pop, rock, jazz and big band tunes.

In addition to the special Valentine’s Day, the showboat offers other special cruises, a year-round Tennessee Legends midday cruise and a Rollin’ on the River evening cruise, both featuring meals prepared by Gaylord Opryland Resort’s chefs prior to the show.

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.