Independence Day Family Fireworks Cruise

June 30, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Independence Day Family Fireworks Cruise


Time’s running out to get your spot on a 4th of July Cruise in NYC.

If you’ll be in NYC on America’s Birthday, there’s no better place to celebrate than on the water. Beat the crowds while taking up prime position for the spectacular fireworks display.

This year is the 40th anniversary of the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks and promises to be the best yet… even more reason for you to get the family ship-shape for a Fourth of July to …

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Hornblower Takes the Pledge

June 28, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Hornblower Local Producer Pledge


Hornblower prides itself on doing its best for the environment. That’s why we were the first passenger vessel company in the United States to build and run a hybrid fueled yacht.

More recently, our Executive Chef, Scott Hauser, took the pledge to go local when it comes to sourcing the delicious food you’ll find on our cruises.

Baldor is a major produce supplier to Hornblower, you’ll find it in food across almost all of our cruises from our sophisticated à la carte …

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Event Recap: Fran Drescher’s Cabaret Cruise

June 24, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Frand Drescher's Cabaret Cruise - Hornblower New York


If you expected anything less than a fabulous night aboard the Fran Drescher Cabaret Cruise, then you don’t really know Fran Drescher or Hornblower!

Needless to say it was an amazing night full of incredible performances and a host of stars and talent. There was even the last minute addition of George Takei — who is no stranger to Hornblower. Takei welcomed guests and it was all fun, laughter and music aboard the Hornblower Infinity from beginning to end.

Other A-list celebrities …

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The Biggest Fourth of July Ever!

June 20, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Fourth of Jly Cruises - Hornblower New York


Apart from New Year’s Eve, it’s the biggest party of the year and, if you’re talking about events on New York Harbor, it’s easily the biggest.

When it comes time to celebrate America’s birthday, there’s no bigger celebration and no better place to be than on the water with a prime view of the spectacular fireworks.

The atmosphere just can’t be matched.

This year Hornblower is happy to be hosting three 4th of July Cruises.

The Admiral’s New York 4th of July Fireworks Cruise …

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Take a Sneak Peek at Citywide Ferry Designs

June 17, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe


Mayor Bill de Blasio, Hornblower Cruises & Events, and NYCEDC president Maria Torres-Springer yesterday released a sneak peek into the designs of the vessels that will be used for New York City’s history making new Citywide Ferry service.

The designs show all the exciting features that the ferries will have including charging stations, concessions, Wi-Fi, space for bicycles and much more.

The ferry service will provide passengers with a completely modern transport experience. For those who weren’t already excited at the prospect …

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