Your Kentucky Derby River Cruise with American Queen

Your Kentucky Derby River Cruise with American Queen

The first weekend of May is an exciting time to celebrate the honored tradition of the Kentucky Derby. And in 2021, you can step aboard the American Duchess™ to celebrate like never before. Dress to the nines, sip a mint julep and sport your most extravagant hat – all while cruising from Cincinnati to Louisville aboard your elegant paddlewheeler.

Valid on bookings through September 30th, 2020

Upgrade your voyage with a Kentucky Derby Experience package. This premium event will send you off to the races!


  • Official 2021 Kentucky Derby “Day-Only” ticket and lanyard
  • Seats located undercover
  • VIP fast-access pass to enter Churchill Downs during the Kentucky Derby
  • VIP access to the indoor climate-controlled area
  • Premium in-track hospitality in the Affirmed Lounge with gourmet food and premium open bar
  • American Queen Steamboat Company concierge contact information card

Price: $2,099

Featured River Cruise:

  • Cincinnati to Louisville
    9-Day Voyage
    Apr 25 – May 3 2021
    Fares from $2,699 per person

Contact us at 330-877-7770 for updates and information or to book your next cruise. Get a Quote to learn more!