Public Holiday Cruises

We host special public cruises with catered meals from the Hyatt Regency Hotel for Valentine’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, and Mother’s Day. This is the only time of year in which we host a public cruise with catering on the flagship of our fleet, the Pride & Joy II. Call for pricing and booking information.

Fireworks on the Fourth of July

Photo by Jared Tennant Photography

Photo by: Jared Tennant Photography/

For those looking for the ideal venue from which to watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July, call Capital Cruises for special holiday pricing. All of our vessels can be reserved for the occasion, so however large your group size may be, we have a boat to accommodate you. Public cruises to see the fireworks open up two weeks prior to July 4th and are subject to vessel availability.

Interested in a Private cruise? Click here for our Private Electric Boat Rentals and Small Group Events for 20-50

View the 4th of July fireworks from Lady Bird lake. Now booking private events on our larger vessels and taking rental reservations for canoes, kayaks, and swan pedal boats. Watch the bats emerge from the Congress Avenue Bridge, then catch the fireworks from the best seat in the house. Call today (512) 480-9264.

Ticket sales now open: Public 4th of July bats and fireworks cruise (1.5 hours), $30 per seat Reserve Now

Cinco de Mayo Public Lunch Cruise

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with friends and family on Lady Bird Lake. Enjoy margaritas and a catered lunch by The Four-Diamond Hyatt Regency Hotel. Use the Austin skyline as a background for your family photos. #capitalcruises #cincodemayo

  • Sunday, May 05, 2019
  • Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
  • Pricing: Adults: $57.99  Kids: $37.99 for kids (ages 3-12).  Price includes tax and gratuity. 
  • Entertainment: Bat City Beats
  • Menu: The Hyatt’s famous Deluxe Fajitas with complimentary beer and margaritas on the rocks..
  • Online Reservations: Click Here and select  tour type “Cinco de Mayo Lunch Event” to purchase tickets. Advanced reservations required. Call (512) 480-9264 for more information.

Mother’s Day Public Lunch Cruise

Celebrate Mother’s Day on Lady Bird Lake and enjoy a buffet lunch catered by the The Four-Diamond Hyatt Regency Hotel. Use the Austin skyline as a background for your family photos. #capitalcruises #mothersday

  • Sunday, May 12, 2019 – Limited table seating.
  • Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
  • Pricing: Adults: $57.99 Kids: $35.99 (ages 3-12).  Price includes tax and gratuity
  • Menu: The Hyatt’s famous Deluxe Fajitas with complimentary dessert and mimosas.
  • Online Reservations:  Click Here for Online Reservations and select tour type “Mother’s Day Lunch Event” to purchase tickets. Advanced reservations required. Call (512) 480-9264 for more information.

Valentine’s Day Public Catered Cruise


Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Lady Bird Lake, enjoy an evening catered cruise and views of Austin’s skyline. Dinner and drinks are served on the boat’s climate controlled lower level to ensure you and your Valentine have an enjoyable evening. BYOB for after dinner drinks on the upper deck and capture the moment with unique photos that include the Austin skyline. Choose one of our three Valentine’s Day public catered cruises or ask about our private dinner-for-two boat rentals.

Public catered cruise times, pricing and menu:

  • Friday, February 14, 2020 (Reservations start January 2020)
  • Times:  ***SOLD OUT FOR 2020***  (Private cruises still available; call for details)
  • Pricing: per couple total (includes tax and gratuity)
  • Menu: The Hyatt’s Penne alla Vodka (choice of chicken, shrimp, or vegetarian) pasta entree with complimentary chocolate covered strawberries, cookies and a glass of wine. Meals are served plated (not buffet style).