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Private Events

Bring your group to together for an unforgettable Nashville experience aboard the General Jackson Showboat—complete with delicious dining options, scenic cruises on the beautiful Cumberland River and world-class entertainment.

For smaller groups, Heritage Hall can accommodate up to 125 guests (indoor/outdoor) for a reception or 70 for a formal, seated meal.  Or, charter the entire boat for 100-1000 of your friends and colleagues.  Take advantage of existing entertainment and menus or allow our expert event planner to create a custom cruise event to your specifications. We can provide everything you need for smooth sailing!

We host a wide array of private events, including:

  • Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Social Events
  • Reunions
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Meetings and Trade Shows

Group Rates

Group rates are available for parties of 20 or more. Whether a group outing, reunion or private event, the General Jackson Showboat provides the perfect options for a memorable time together.

Group Inquiries

Private Charters

The General Jackson can accommodate up to 1000 guests, and by chartering her for your group, you can set the tone for your event. From casual to elegant and rock ‘n’ roll to country, the possibilities are endless.

Contact Our Catering Department

Call 615-458-3932 or email us at

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