Black Yacht Weekend

Black Yacht Weekend

Black Yacht Weekend 2024

Where: Chicago, Illinois (31st Street Harbor Chicago, IL)

When: June 14 - 16, 2024

A Summertime In The Chi Black Yacht Experience

The Biggest Weekend of The Summer!

A floating festival for black boaters created in the heart of Chicago.

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Welcome aboard Black Yacht Weekend, a floating party created for black boaters to party on Lake Michigan each year. Boaters connect and party on the water while sitting against the stunning backdrop of Chicago’s iconic skyline.

Black Yacht Weekend was launched with the goal of creating memorable water experiences that encourages local and national attendees to connect with black-owned charter companies.

This is a weekend of fun that highlights the diversity of aquatic experiences and the weekend wraps with a summer party. We encourage boaters from all over to come out and have an amazing time on the water!

Enjoy a full weekend of parties, cruising on the water, and chilling in the Playpen. Grab your crew, find a boat and meet us in the water.

Welcome aboard Black Yacht Weekend, a floating party that sits against the stunning backdrop of Chicago's iconic skyline. Launched in 2021, Black Yacht Weekend has quickly become a highlight of the city's summer calendar, drawing black boaters to the vibrant waters of Lake Michigan each year.

The full event itinerary for the weekend will be announced to all registered ticket holders. Additionally, all ticket holders will receive a list of preferred black-owned charter rental companies to rent boats from.

At Black Yacht Weekend, we proudly honor the significance of Juneteenth while celebrating the vibrant presence of black yacht goers and black yacht charters.

What to Expect:

- Spectacular Scenery: tie up and party with the beautiful views of Chicago's iconic skyline, creating an unforgettable backdrop for your Juneteenth celebration.

- Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow boating enthusiasts, forging new friendships and professional connections within the black yachting community.

- Entertainment: Enjoy live music, DJ sets, and entertainment throughout the weekend, ensuring non-stop excitement both on and off the water.

- Exclusive Events: From sunset cruises to themed parties, Black Yacht Weekend offers a diverse array of exclusive events, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy.

- Community Celebration: Join us in celebrating the rich history and culture of Juneteenth, as well as the diversity within the boating community, fostering a sense of unity and pride among all attendees.

Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a first-time boater, Black Yacht Weekend welcomes you to experience the magic of Chicago's waterfront during this special Juneteenth celebration. Prepare to embark on a journey filled with laughter, adventure, and unforgettable memories.

Don't miss out on this annual celebration – reserve your spot at Black Yacht Weekend today and set sail towards an experience unlike any other!

Black Yacht Weekend OFFICIAL HOTELS

We have a room block reserved at Sable at Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton for June 14, 2024 through June 17, 2024. Booking your room is simple, just select "Book a Room" to receive your group's preferred rate.

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We're looking forward to seeing you in June! We hope you enjoy your stay and your group's event!

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  • Event dates: June 14 -17, 2024
  • Book by May 23, 2024
  • Sable at Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • 900 E Grand,Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA - Hotel phone Reservations +1 872-710-5700

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