Halloween Party Night Afloat

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YorkBoat’s renowned ‘Party Nights Afloat’ offer a fantastic night out for groups large or small, celebrating any occasion. Each October we sail a special “Halloween” version which proves equally popular with hen parties, birthdays, company socials and leaving parties. Have fun and dance the night away on board York’s famous disco BBQ “ghost ship”.

Your ticket will include:

  • A creepy cocktail as you step aboard.
  • Delicious 2 course BBQ buffet.
  • Live professional “spooky” disco.

The DJ will be spinning his wheels of spooky steel as you dance the night away to all manner of freakish, Halloween tunes and a few dance floor fillers too. Remember that fancy dress is welcome (and encouraged!). There will be a prize awarded by the DJ for the best fancy dress too.

You will have a reserved table for you and your party either upstairs on the enclosed upper deck close to the BBQ or downstairs close to the bar. Once everybody has eaten, the DJ will keep you on the dance floor with hit after hit.

From the minute that you step aboard to the moment you return to shore, you will have a “freakishly” unforgettable time aboard our Halloween disco BBQ cruise. Our crew, Chef and DJ look forward to welcoming you aboard…

By purchasing tickets online/on board you agree to our Terms and Conditions of Carriage and accept the Ticket Terms and Conditions.


Special Offers @ Kuda Nightclub

Free entry to Kuda!!

If you book tickets for our Hallowen Party Nights Afloat Cruise then we can also offer you free entry to Kuda Nightclub, York’s premier night club! Not only that, but the “hen” in your party or party organiser if you are celebrating another occasion, will receive a free drink on arrival. The free entry is a saving of up to £6 per person!

The Halloween Party Nights Afloat Cruise finishes at 10:30 p.m. and you have until 12:30 a.m. to gain your free entry to Kuda. Simply tell their reception team the name of your party organiser that booked your cruise tickets on arrival.

Free upgrade to a booth at Kuda!!

Subject to availability, you will also be able to book one of Kuda’s VIP booths and enjoy your very own private area of the club! This comes complete with exclusive table service by their team who are committed to making sure you can continue your party after your river cruise in style; whatever the occasion. This is worth up to £15 per person!

Once you book your Halloween Party Nights Afloat Cruise, you will receive a ticket which will contain a promo code for you to use when calling the Kuda Sales Team. If they have a booth available that night, then you will need to arrive by 12 midnight; pre-booking a booth will also qualify you and your group for a free queue jump as well. Finally, anybody booking a booth will also have the opportunity to take advantage of pre-booking some fantastic drinks promotions when they call Kuda.

Kuda is approximately a 10 minute walk from our Lendal Bridge landing; you can see a pre-loaded Google Map with walking directions by clicking here.

We hope that you have a great time continuing the party with the Kuda team.

Sailing Dates and Times

Boarding commences at 7:15 p.m., the boat departs at 7:30 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m.

28th of October 2017 - 28th of October 2017

Our Party Nights Afloat cruises are incredibly popular and can sell-out well in advance. All tickets must be pre-booked. We may add additional dates so please ask if the date you want is not available.

Ticket Prices

Adults/Concessions (18 years and over only): £34.00

Our Party Nights Afloat cruises are incredibly popular and can sell-out well in advance. All tickets must be pre-booked. We may add additional dates so please ask if the date you want is not available.

(Please note that all tickets for the Party Nights Afloat cruises are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable once purchased, cruises sail subject to weather conditions.

Please note we reserve the right to cancel these cruises if there are not sufficient numbers to operate. In this instance we shall give a full refund or offer a transfer. Some dates may be booked out privately. The vessel is non-smoking until approximately 9:15PM, when a small smoking area is opened at the rear of the upper deck after all food service is completed.)

*We do not accept STAG groups on these cruises*

Lendal Bridge Departure Point

All of our Party Nights Afloat cruises sail from our Lendal Bridge Landing only.

Access an interactive Google Map to take you directly to our Lendal Bridge Landing