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April 14th

Juleps & Jazz Cruise

  • Admission: Dining cruise tickets are $80.99 for adults (ages 21-64) and $78.99 for seniors (ages 65+). Leisure cruise tickets are $39.99 for adults (ages 21-64) and seniors (ages 65+).
  • Location: Belle of Louisville Riverboats
  • 401 W. River Rd.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40202
  • Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Contact: Charlotte Mason
  • Phone: (502) 574-2992

Juleps & Jazz Cruise

All aboard for the ultimate Mint Julep and jazz-infused cruise experience to celebrate Mint Julep Month! Board the Belle, grab a julep and enjoy an evening of soulful and energetic brass sounds by the Hot Sauce Brass Band. Before the night is over, be sure to visit the speakeasy in the Captain’s Quarters, where Andrea D. Meriwether, Historian & Food and Beverage Curator, will provide a narrated history on the mint julep along with a bourbon shot and julep chocolate pairing.

Dinner and leisure cruise tickets available. Limited to ages 21+. Dining cruise tickets are $80.99 for adults (ages 21-64) and $78.99 for seniors (ages 65+). Leisure cruise tickets are $39.99 for adults and seniors.

Menu (Dining Cruise Tickets):

  • Garden Salad
  • Smoked Beef Brisket
  • Roasted New Potatoes
  • Country Green Beans
  • Rolls and Butter
  • Homemade Cakes and Pies
  • Mediterranean Stuffed Pepper (Vegan/Vegetarian/Gluten-Free option)

**Special dietary requests (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, etc.) require a 72-hour notice for the caterer to accommodate your request. Please notify our ticket office at 502-574-2992 with any special dietary requests at least 72 hours before your cruise.




About Andrea D. Meriwether:

Andrea Meriwether is a 10-year hospitality and spirits professional who honed her career in craft bartending at the Historic Pendennis Club; Leisure, Bourbon and Cultural tourism at the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau; Operations Management for a host of fine dining establishments and Experiential Development for hotel brands such as Hilton and Historic Hotels.

Andrea currently serves as the Director of Brand Strategy & Innovation for TKT & Associates a global DE& I firm. In 2018, Andrea founded the Farm Distilled Residency Project, in partnership with historic Locust Grove, a history and spirited trade program for BIPOC and women food and beverage talent.

In 2021, Andrea launched a destination tour project—”Unfiltered Truth”—with Louisville Tourism to uplift the narrative of African American contributors in the food, beverage, arts and culture space in addition to beginning a curatorial residency with the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans, LA.


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