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Cruising into 2024: A Journey with the Gateway Clipper Fleet

As the Gateway Clipper Fleet eagerly cruises into the promise of 2024, we can’t help but reflect on the incredible journey of the past year. With a trail of unforgettable memories from 2023, the fleet is poised to build upon its success, introducing new and exciting events that will continue to contribute to Pittsburgh’s riverfront experiences in the upcoming year.

Looking back on our 65th year, we are proud to be part of Pittsburgh’s dynamic blend of innovation, cultural richness, and flourishing community spirit. Last year, we joined forces with local news & radio stations such as 102.5 WDVE, WTAE, 94.5 3WS, and 105.9 The X to raise funds for local charities. We proudly announce a donation of over $20,000 to support vital causes in Western Pennsylvania, including organizations such as UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Mario Lemieux Foundation, Greater Pittsburgh Area Food Bank, and the Dollar Energy Fund.

In the momentous occasion of celebrating 65 years of service on the water, we were honored with seven government issued proclamations. To memorialize this milestone, we hosted a lunch cruise attended by friends & family, valued vendors/collaborators, and esteemed politicians such as Mayor Ed Gainey, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Council President Theresa Kail-Smith, & more!

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In a year filled with love, we joyously hosted over 30 weddings, with 19 of them featuring enchanting ceremonies against the breathtaking backdrop of Pittsburgh’s skyline, creating unforgettable moments for couples embarking their journey of a lifetime together. As we cruise into the new year, we are thrilled to announce our most beloved wedding boat, The Princess, is undergoing a complete interior remodel! We still have dates available so contact us for Pittsburgh’s most unique venue! 



As we wrap up our 65th year on the water, we extend our deepest gratitude to both new and longstanding collaborators for contributing to our success, and a heartfelt thank you to our dedicated staff and employees whose hard work and commitment have fostered a true family atmosphere, making every voyage memorable.


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Pittsburgh in 2024, is an emerging up-and-coming city and with our traditional cruises still sailing strong, we are thrilled to be part of Pittsburgh’s evolving time and bring back some old and new cruises!

At the heart of our maritime legacy, we take pride in our cherished tradition of hosting weekly dining cruises such as our BBQ Lock & Dam Cruise & TourSunset Dinner Cruise & Tour and Captain’s Dinner Cruise & Tour. This year, to elevate your experience, our talented chefs are delighted to unveil a fresh array of menus, inviting our guests to embark on a culinary journey that seamlessly blends tradition with innovation.

Ease into the thrill of game day or concert nights with our convenient shuttle service, ensuring a hassle-free journey to Steelers, Pitt, Pirates games, and concerts at Acrisure Stadium and PNC Park. Let us handle the transportation, allowing you to focus on the excitement of the event ahead.


Going into the new year, means new cruises and events happening down at the boats so, stay in the loop and experience the excitement firsthand! Keep your eyes on our social media channels (@gatewayclipper) and stay tuned to your emails for the latest updates on upcoming events. We’re gearing up for a year filled with new adventures and we can’t wait to share the details with our valued community. Don’t miss out on the announcements that promise to make your Gateway Clipper Fleet experiences even more extraordinary!

Gateway Clipper Fleet wishes everyone a happy and healthy New Year, filled with prosperity and joy. We’re incredibly excited for the upcoming year and the opportunities it holds for creating more memorable experiences on the beautiful waters of Pittsburgh.


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