- $12 for a two-hour ’80s dance party cruise ($24 total value, including landing fee)
On Saturday nights starting February 15, the Radical ’80s Dance Cruise sets its retro course around downtown. Boarding begins at 10:45 p.m. at Salmon Street Springs, and the party lasts from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fashion choices such as M.C. Hammer pants, leg warmers, and sweaters made from discarded ALF dolls are highly encouraged.
Portland Spirit Cruises
With the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in its backyard and Mount Hood rising from behind a sweeping skyline, Portland boasts stunning views. Determined to give their customers front-row perches to these vistas is Portland Spirit, which launches a cache of brunch, lunch, dinner, and sightseeing cruises that put the city in the forefront.
With a quintet of vessels—Portland Spirit, Williamette Star, Crystal Dolphin, Explorer, and Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler—and myriad private events for guests, Portland Spirit Cruises also customize jaunts for any occasion. The company also operates a trio of terrestrial venues in Marine Park: the Terrace at Thunder Island, the Gorge Pavilion, and Locks Waterfront Grill.