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Anita Dee Yacht Charters

Chicago , IL

LOCATION

200 N. Breakwater Access, DuSable Harbor-Docked on the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 US (map)

PHONE

312-379-3191

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Anita Dee Yacht Charters has specialized in customized, private, and exclusive wedding ceremonies and receptions for over 30 years for up to 400 guests aboard one of our two yacht... Read more
Anita Dee Yacht Charters has specialized in customized, private, and exclusive wedding ceremonies and receptions for over 30 years for up to 400 guests aboard one of our two yacht venues.

Enjoy the exclusivity of our New Private Docking Location which is perfect for amazing pictures prior to departure!

Imagine your special day aboard one of our unique and amazing venues with Chicago's breathtaking skyline as the backdrop. Anita Dee's sales and event coordination team will assist you in planning every detail of your dream event. Enjoy Vow Ceremonies at no additional charge, our private Bridal Suite and a complimentary champagne toast!

Our unique venues are also a perfect setting for other events such as bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, post wedding brunches and bachelor or bachelorette parties!

Call Marc today to begin discussing your Perfect Wedding Day at 312-379-3191

Email Marc at marc@anitadee.com to immediately receive information, pricing & pictures via email Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1982
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Boat / Yacht
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, Nautical
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
400
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
4000
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Outside vendors welcome
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1982
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Boat / Yacht
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, Nautical
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
4000
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Outside vendors welcome
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We had a beautiful day after wedding cruise. Everyone at Anita Dee was very helpful and the event as amazing.
We had a beautiful day after wedding cruise. Everyone at Anita Dee was very helpful and the event as amazing.
We had a beautiful day after wedding cruise. Everyone at Anita Dee was very helpful and the event as amazing. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Kathy
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
This was a unique and fun venue that our guests loved! My daughter's ceremony and reception were held on the Anita Dee II and we have had so many positive comments from everyone.
Working with Katherine and Colleen was wonderful and the staff were all very professional. We had a evening wedding and I was concerned because there was an afternoon wedding. However, the turnover was smooth. We were also very fortunate to have wonderful weather and Sat night fireworks which made the evening very special.
For a relaxing and unique summer wedding this is certainly a venue to consider.
This was a unique and fun venue that our guests loved! My daughter's ceremony and reception were held on the Anita Dee II Read more...
This was a unique and fun venue that our guests loved! My daughter's ceremony and reception were held on the Anita Dee II and we have had so many positive comments from everyone.
Working with Katherine and Colleen was wonderful and the staff were all very professional. We had a evening wedding and I was concerned because there was an afternoon wedding. However, the turnover was smooth. We were also very fortunate to have wonderful weather and Sat night fireworks which made the evening very special.
For a relaxing and unique summer wedding this is certainly a venue to consider. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.0/5.0
We really liked the idea of something unique for our wedding and the ceremony and reception aboard Anita Dee II was enjoyable for everyone!
I would say the only negative remarks are the coordinator could have done a better job of letting us and everyone know what was going on as some times there was lack of communication and the Captain had not practiced the ceremony so it was just read and not really rehearsed. That's probably our fault for not having a friend do the ceremony. It was always maybe in our best interest to have hired a day of wedding planner/coordinator, which we didn't and learned from. Also, there was another wedding earlier in the day so I was picking up a cigarette butt on the upper deck close to when I walked down the aisle.
Otherwise, the venue is a great choice if you are looking for a different option. The skyline views were incredible! I would definitely do my wedding again on the Anita Dee II :)
We really liked the idea of something unique for our wedding and the ceremony and reception aboard Anita Dee II was Read more...
We really liked the idea of something unique for our wedding and the ceremony and reception aboard Anita Dee II was enjoyable for everyone!
I would say the only negative remarks are the coordinator could have done a better job of letting us and everyone know what was going on as some times there was lack of communication and the Captain had not practiced the ceremony so it was just read and not really rehearsed. That's probably our fault for not having a friend do the ceremony. It was always maybe in our best interest to have hired a day of wedding planner/coordinator, which we didn't and learned from. Also, there was another wedding earlier in the day so I was picking up a cigarette butt on the upper deck close to when I walked down the aisle.
Otherwise, the venue is a great choice if you are looking for a different option. The skyline views were incredible! I would definitely do my wedding again on the Anita Dee II :) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue

DEALS

50% Discount on 4th Hour
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Promo Code: Wedding Wire 3   $2,000 Value
Receive a 50% discount on the 4th hour of both the 4th hour yacht rental fee and the beverage and bar service for all guests!

Offer Expires: 10/01/2016
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Receive a Free Final Hour!
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Promo Code: Wedding Wire 2   $2,750 Value
All Wedding events above 4 hours will receive a free final hour of both the hourly rental of the yacht venue and a free final hour of beverage and open bar service for all guests!

Offer Expires: 10/01/2016
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Complimentary Vow Ceremony
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Promo Code: Wedding Wire   $3,000 Value
All vow ceremonies are offered and accommodated at no additional charge. Anita Dee provides a complimentary champagne toast for all wedding events!

Offer Expires: 10/01/2016
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