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Our 2024 season starts NOW!

Cruise Details

For the second year, Edelweiss Cruises has teamed up with Friend Like Me to offer themed character cruises for your family. Each month features a new theme with different characters on board.

Make sure to arrive 45 minutes early to have your picture taken with the characters! A keepsake photo will be provided on board. Included in your cruise is a hot dog lunch with chips and kool-aid for all with a cash bar available on board for the adults.

You’re not going to want to miss this unforgettable experience! Each month features a different theme.


Adult: $35.00

Child: $35.00

To ensure safety on board, our policy allows for no more than three children per each supervising adult.

Cruise Route

We'll debark from downtown Milwaukee. The entire cruise lasts 90 mins and ends at the departure location. From there, you're within walking distance to countless restaurants and venues!

The Day Of

Kiddie Character Cruises will depart from our main dock located at 205 W. Highland Ave. Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the departure time to check in.

Parking Options

Riverfront Plaza Building, 1 block north of Edelweiss Dock: 110 N. Martin Luther King Dr.

Vern’s Parking, 1 block south of our dock: 1017 N. Martin Luther King Dr.

Marcus Center, east of the Milwaukee River: 130 E. State St.

More Questions?

For more details on what to expect during the cruise, how to purchase tickets, or the do's and dont's of boating, check out our FAQs.

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Check out our different cruises and hop aboard one of Milwaukee's most unique activities.

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