McAlpine Locks Lunch Cruise : Official Travel Source

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July 22nd
recurring event

McAlpine Locks Lunch Cruise

  • Admission: $63.99 for adults (ages 15-64) & $61.99 for seniors (ages 65+); $32.99 for children (ages 5-14); a free ticket is available for children ages 4 & under
  • Location: Belle of Louisville Riverboats
  • 401 W. River Rd.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40202
  • Time:
    12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Contact: Charlotte Mason
  • Phone: (502) 574-2992

McAlpine Locks Lunch Cruise

This one-of-a-kind, highly requested river cruise aboard the Mary M. Miller riverboat is unlike any other experience we offer, allowing guests the first-hand experience of passing through the McAlpine Locks. Built in the 1920s, the McAlpine Locks are the only way to safely navigate past the Falls of the Ohio, the only obstruction along the Ohio River… which spans 981 miles throughout six states!

While onboard, you will be treated to a special narration about the history of the Locks and what is happening as we pass through them, in addition to a delicious box lunch. After passing through the Locks, we will cruise further downriver before returning to the Louisville Wharf.

(Please note that if river conditions or river traffic prohibit going through the McAlpine Locks, we will take a cruise upriver instead. The return time may be later than estimated based on when we can get in and out of the locks.)

Tickets are $63.99 for adults (ages 15-64) & $61.99 for seniors (ages 65+); $32.99 for children (ages 5-14); a free ticket is available for children ages 4 & under.

Sample Box Lunch Menu*

  • Sandwich of choice (choose 1 per guest):
    • Homemade Pimento Cheese (with lettuce and tomato on country white bread mozzarella)
    • Bluegrass Chicken Salad (with craisins and pecan on honey wheat
    • Classic B.L.T. (crispy Maplewood bacon, romaine lettuce and Roma tomato on Texas toast)
    • Club Croissant (honey ham, smoked turkey, Maplewood bacon, American cheese, romaine lettuce and Roma tomato on croissant)
    • Greek Vegetable Wrap, No Feta (Vegan/Vegetarian; stuffed with hummus, lettuce, tomato, onion, cucumber, olives and pepperoncini)
  • Chips
  • Traditional Cole Slaw
  • Brownie

*Menu is subject to change.

**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

Upcoming Dates For This Event:

  • Saturday, July 22
  • Saturday, August 19
  • Sunday, September 24
  • Sunday, October 22

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