Charles River Boat Cruise

Enjoy a lunch buffet and narrated tour of the sights in Boston and Cambridge while cruising along the Charles River

Come join fellow UChicago Boston-area alumni on a narrated 3 hour river boat cruise along the Charles River highlighting the local sights in Cambridge and Boston along the way.

Ticket prices include a lunch buffet and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash-less bar will be available on board, all major credit and debit cards will be accepted.

Boarding begins at 10:45 AM at Lechemere Canal Park at The CambridgeSide Mall. The boat is located outside the doors by the food court and H&M store. The Cruise departs at 11 AM and will return to CambridgeSide Mall at 2 PM.

This event is discounted due to a generous alumni association grant. Ticket prices are only $30/adults and $10/children. The complete private charter is valued at over $70/person.

We hope that you will join us on this late summer Sunday to enjoy food, beverages, and the sights of Boston. Family and friends of alumni are always welcome.

Arrival Information:

Uber/Lyft – The best destination to put into Uber/Lyft is Blaze Pizza, Cambridge MA (or 50 First Street, Cambridge MA) which is located at the Cambridgeside Mall on the water. The boat will be located in front of where you get dropped off, at 50 First Street, across from Thorndike Street.
Parking – Parking can be found in the CambridgeSide Mall Garage located at 100 CambridgeSide Place. Once parked, take the elevator or escalator to the first floor of the mall and walk outside the food court doors and H&M Store. Someone will be there to direct guests to the boat, since it's not visible from this location. It is about a 3 minute walk to the boat from this location. Parking can be validated in the mall garage for $4.


Boarding will be completed by registration list. No need to pick up any tickets prior to event. For check-in, please see alumni staff day of event. Alumni staff will be available for check-in by 10:15 AM next to Boat.


Event Information


10:45AM - 2:00PM Sun 8 Sep 2019 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Lechemere Canal Park at CambridgeSide Mall
100 CambridgeSide Place
Cambridge, MA 02141

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Look Who's Coming:

Susan Ringler
John Osbon
Abigail Kuchnir
Amanda Rychel
Dexter Begley
Darren Begley
Arthur Robins
Elaine Robins
Thomas Azeredo
Guest of Thomas Azeredo Tseng
Daniel Comeaux
Philip Crean
Christina Randolph
John Randolph
Stephen Maxson
Guest of Stephen Maxson George
Victoria Reccoppa
Sixto Munoz
Julia Kozlovsky
Lauren Riensche
Ellie Spyropoulos
Peter Spyropoulos
Jonathan Gutman
Diana Gutman
Heather Sievers
John Sievers
Tanvir Mangat
Adam Pool
Jessica Pierce
Vhris Geen
Elizabeth LaFarge
Albert LaFarge
Alexandra McPeek
Nancy Sobel
Saisha Chadha
Judy Housman
Sharon Greenstein
Robert Sellers
Victor Bass
Carol Bowen
... a total of 60 guests.
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Event Contact
Jon Gutman, AB'13