Private Events

Plan Your Private Event With Gateway Clipper


Looking to host an event to increase customer retention, kick off summer, or celebrate one of life’s biggest moments? An event aboard the Gateway Clipper Fleet isn’t just an event, it’s an experience! An experience that is completely customizable — Monte Carlo Game Night? Wine and Cheese Tasting? Trust us, you don’t want to miss the boat on this unbelievable opportunity to impress your family, friends and colleagues. The possibilities are endless when it comes to your Private Event. Call us today and let’s start planning your next big moment!

  • Corporate & Convention Events
  • Seasonal & Holiday Events
  • Celebrations & Social Events
  • School & University Events
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Corporate and Convention Events

Transform an everyday business function to a unique special occasion aboard the Gateway Clipper!

Large or small, daytime or evening, meetings or socializing events, we can plan the event that you and your guests will remember for years!

  • Dinner Parties
    Enjoy an evening on the Three Rivers getting to know your colleagues, clients or fellow convention attendees!  Your choice of various menus. 

    • Admiral’s Buffet (Starting at $65 pp)
      •  3 Hour  Riverboat Event
      • Your choice 2 or 3 entrees, accompaniments, salad and dessert
    • Captain’s Buffet (Starting at $55 pp)
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Your choice 2 entrees, accompaniments, salad and dessert
    • Commanders Buffet (Starting at $45 pp) 
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Features 3 entrees, accompaniment, salad and dessert
    • Pittsburgh Buffet (Starting at $53 pp)
      • 2.5 Hour Riverboat Event
      • 3 Pittsburgh Style Stations and dessert
  • Corporate Cocktail Parties
    Join us out on the water and mingle with colleagues and new acquaintances! Your choice of various cocktail reception menus.  

    • Allegheny Reception (Starting at $40 pp)
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Your choice of themed food stations
    • Monongahela Reception (Starting at $49 pp) 
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Carving station and  hors d’ouevres displays
    • Ohio Reception (Starting at $35 pp) 
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Vegetable and hors d’ouevres displays
  • Corporate Meeting Packages
    If you want your team to think out of the box, don’t have a meeting in one!  Meet on a riverboat with the city as your view! 

    • Admirals Meeting (Starting at $61 pp)
      •  All Day Dockside Event: 8 am – 5 pm
      • Featuring a continental breakfast, lunch, morning & afternoon breaks
    • Executive Meeting (Starting at $39 pp)
      • Morning Dockside Event: 8 am – 12 Noon
        • Featuring a continental breakfast and morning break
      • Afternoon Dockside Event: 1 pm – 5 pm
        • Featuring an afternoon break
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Celebrations and Social Events

Join us out on the water and celebrate all the special occasions in your life. From family reunions to birthday parties to catching up with old high school friends, your event deserves an unforgettable location to take place – The Gateway Clipper!

  • Special Occasions: You can customize an event any way you would like aboard one of our beautiful riverboats! Perfect for any group size, our special occasion packages make planning for your group event as easy as 1-2-3! And your group will have the time of their lives out on the Three Rivers!

    • Sunny Summer Dinner (Starting at $48 pp)
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Corn Hole Game for Guest to Enjoy set on Third Deck
      • Keepsake Gateway Clipper Souvenir Glass 
      • Delicious Picnic Style Menu with Your Choice of 2 Entrees, Sides and Dessert
  • Holiday Celebrations: Enjoy the Sparkle of the Season with colleagues and friends out on the water aboard a festive riverboat cruise.  Your riverboat will be beautifully decorated with seasonal decorations and accents and the holiday lights of the city will sparkle through the windows as you all enjoy a Magnificent Holiday  Event complete with fabulous buffets and fantastic music! 
    • Holiday Dinner (Starting at $55 pp)
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Festive Holiday Decor
      • DJ Entertainment
      • Seasonal Holiday Buffet with 3 Entrees, Accompaniments, Salad and Dessert
    • Holiday Happy Hour (Starting at $40 pp)
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Festive Holiday Decor
      • DJ Entertainment
      • Fabulous Hors d’oeuvres Buffet featuring a Carving Station, Italian Themed Station, Salad Station and Assorted Desserts 
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School and University Events

We offer a fabulous packages that allow you to have the event you want without all the hassle of planning! After a  gourmet meal, you and your  guests can dance the night away while taking in dazzling views of the Pittsburgh Skyline.

  • College Dinner Dance Package
    Looking for a unique venue to host your fraternity and sorority formal?  Pittsburgh’s most exciting location for fraternity and sorority formals is the Gateway Clipper.  

    • College Dinner Dance (Starting at $49 pp)
      • 3 Hour Riverboat Event
      • Professional DJ
      • 2 Dining Options
        • Dinner Buffet features 2 entrees, sides, salad and dessert
        • Hors d’oeuvres Buffet features vegetable display, 6 hors d’oeuvres, salad and dessert
  • Prom Dinner Dance Package
    We know that Prom Night is all about the students – we want them to enjoy an evening that they will remember for the rest of their lives.  Enjoy a hassle free planning experience so that the Class Adviser enjoys the Prom too! 

    • Prom Dinner Dance (Starting at $55 pp)
      • 4 1/2 Riverboat Event
      • Unlimited Soda Bar
      • Professional DJ
      • 2 Dining Options
        • Dinner buffet features 2 entrees, sides and dessert
        • Hors d’oeuvres buffet features vegetable display, 6 hors d’oeuvres, salad and dessert