40th Anniversary Boat Cruise

CGMC 40th Anniversary Celebration Boat Cruise

Saturday, June 24, 2023, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Boarding promptly at 7:45 PM at 112 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
CLICK HERE for directions and parking information.

Come celebrate with us on Lake Michigan!

Join Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary…on a boat! We’re taking a river and lake cruise with Chicago’s First Lady Cruises on the Leading Lady. Enjoy an open bar, catering from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!, guest speakers, special performances, fundraising activities, and more! Finish the evening with a beautiful firework display over the lake. This is a celebration of all things CGMC from the past 40 years of entertaining and enlightening, building community and inspiring change. Be a part of our history as we commemorate the past and anticipate the future of this fabulous organization.

Boarding promptly at 7:45 PM
Look for the Blue Awning!
The entrance to the Riverwalk dock is located on street level on the northeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive. Descend the stairs two levels to our dockside ticket booths. For GPS purposes, use 112 E. Wacker Drive as your destination.


$750 – Table for Five
Includes: 3-hour boat cruise entry, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, buffet-style dinner from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!, your own piece of CGMC history, and seating for up to five

$125 – Songbird
Includes: 3-hour boat cruise entry, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, buffet-style dinner from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!, table seat for one (1)

$75 – Partygoer
Includes: 3-hour boat cruise entry, open bar and hors d’oeuvres from Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba!


Food & Drink

Bar package: Wine and draft beer (Miller Lite & Revolution Craft Beer), soft drinks (Coca-Cola products), juices and bottled water

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Menu: “Taste of Spain”

passed pintxos (hors d’oeuvres)
gazpacho shooter
tortilla española – potato & onion omelette
bacon wrapped date – apple vinaigrette
garlic shrimp – olive oil, red pepper flakes

tapas buffet
serrano ham – salchichon, chorizo, manchego cheese display
catalan-style “crystal bread”
brussels sprouts salad – marcona almonds, manchego cheese
garlic potato salad
stuffed mushrooms – spinach, manchego cheese, lemon butter
patatas bravas – spicy potatoes with tomato alioli
chicken & chorizo skewer – grilled piquillo peppers, herb oil
farmers market vegetable paella

chocolate truffle bite
butterscotch pudding shooter

Questions? Email CGMC Executive Director Kevin Corbett at kevincorbett@cgmc.org or call our office at (773) 296-0541.