/ The Seattle Traveler
Seattle — By Mary Jo Manzanares on October 15, 2009 at 4:37 pm
Filed under: family events, featuredarticle, Holiday events, Thanksgiving

Spend Thanksgiving Day on Elliott Bay

Royal Argosy on Elliott Bay, Seattle Why not start a new Thanksgiving tradition by taking to the water this year, with Argosy Cruises’ Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise.

It’s a great way to have a festive holiday, without having to cook and clean up yourself.  Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in the same old holiday rut, so this year suggest that the family try something new.

While your enjoying a traditional turkey dinner, or choosing a non-traditional entree, you’ll also be relaxing on a 3-hour cruise around Elliott Bay.  There’s even a small area that will be set aside for arts and crafts projects for the youngsters.

Here’s the menu:


Potato crusted goat cheese served with a pear hazelnut chutney and a balsamic reduction

Second Course

Baby Field greens salad tossed with stone ground mustard and rosemary vinaigrette, apples, dried cranberries, crumbles blue cheese and candied walnuts and cinnamon swirl raisin bread crouton.


Traditional Roast Turkey with herb bread stuffing and giblet gravy, mashed potatoes, baby butter peas and caramelized onions, Spiced creamed yams and fresh brandied cranberry sauce. (NOTE:  three additional entree options will also be available)


Pumpkin Cheesecake with rum caramel sauce

Location:  Royal Argosy leaves from Pier 56 on the Seattle Waterfront (map)

Date & Time:  Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th, 2009, 2 – 5 pm.

Tickets:  Reservations and advance tickets are required, and you can book online.  $69 for adults, $39 for children ages 5-12, and FREE for ages 4 and under.  Cruise 4-course dinner, entertainment, and coffee, tea, or soda are included in the reservation price.  An additional gratuity charge is added on at the time of booking.

Photo credit:  Courtesy of Argosy Cruises

Tags: family events, featuredarticle, Holiday events, Thanksgiving

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