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General Jackson Showboat Lunch & Dinner Cruises

2812 Opryland Nashville, TN 37214 | 1-800-987-9852  
General Jackson Showboat Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Breathe in the fresh air along the Cumberland River as you enjoy a tranquil sightseeing cruise aboard the General Jackson.

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The cruise lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The cruise lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
The cruise price includes a meal and beverage. The cruise price includes a meal and beverage.
Appropriate for All Ages Appropriate for All Ages
Handicap Accessible Handicap Accessible
Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
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Date Day Available Times
Oct 24 Friday 12:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Oct 25 Saturday 12:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Oct 26 Sunday 11:00 AM
Oct 27 Monday 7:00 PM
Oct 30 Thursday 7:00 PM
Oct 31 Friday 12:00 PM
Nov 1 Saturday 12:00 PM, 7:00 PM
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Description

This 300-foot-long paddle wheel riverboat, which holds the distinction of being the largest showboat in the world, will take guests past natural and historical sights along the banks of Nashville's beautiful Cumberland River. Four massive decks offer excellent opportunities to see the beautiful sights of Nashville and the stunning countryside of central Tennessee. And what's best, with different cruise options, you're sure to find an experience to perfectly fit your party during your next visit to Nashville!

Christmas on the General Jackson

Holiday Evening Cruise

The Heart of Christmas Dinner Show features the beautiful Victorian Theatre stage filled with colorful and glamorous costumes, glittering lights and a world class cast of performers. This six-piece show band will delight guests with all the bestChristmas favorites including 'Winter Wonderland,' 'All I Want For Christmas is You,' 'Boogie Goodie Santa Claus' and so many more.

Holiday Midday Cruise

The Nashville Christmas show lights up the Victorian Theater with festive holiday decorations adorning the stage, beautiful lighting and fantastic costumes. This show features some of the greatest country musicians from Music City performing country western favorites made popular by Dolly Parton, Amy Grant, Reba McEntire and more. Guests will love the dueling fiddle shallenge with 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' and an original comedic version of 'Twelve Days of Christmas.'

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General Jackson Showboat Midday Lunch Cruise
Available Now until 12/30/2014 View Detailed Schedule
Prices: Ages 12 and Up: $63.82 , Ages 4-11: $40.18 , Ages 0-3: $0.00 View Details
Take the 2.5-hour General Jackson Showboat Midday Lunch Cruise for an afternoon of entertainment along with a delicious buffet lunch! Enjoy the comedy, audience interaction, and catchy tunes from the band while cruising along the Cumberland River and tasting a mouth-watering Southern-style buffet prepared by the General Jackson's very own sous chef.
General Jackson Showboat Evening Dinner Cruise
Available Now until 12/23/2014 View Detailed Schedule
Prices: Ages 12 and Up: $91.42 , Ages 4-11: $62.11 , Ages 0-3: $0.00 View Details
The three-hour General Jackson Evening Dinner Cruise allows you to spend the evening in the Victorian Dinner Theatre of the General Jackson Showboat while enjoying a delicious dinner. Sail along the Cumberland River under the Tennessee night sky, and after your fabulous dinner, you can sit back and enjoy the live production, Country Music USA.
General Jackson Luncheon Holiday Menu (Served Nov - Dec)

General Jackson Luncheon Holiday Menu (Served Nov - Dec)

Salads

  • Mesculn Mixed Greens, Cucumber, Red Onions, Carrots and Cherry Tomatoes, served with House Made Ranch Dressing
  • Ambrosia Fruit Salad: Mixed Fruits with Whip Topping, Coconut and Marshmallows
  • Southern Style Sour Creamy Potato Salad with Bacon

Entréé

  • Sliced Holiday Ham served with Mango Peach Cranberry Chutney
  • Slow Roasted Sliced Turkey served with Turkey Gravy

Sides

  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Steamed Carrots, Broccoli and Roasted Califlower
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Corn Bread Muffins with Honey Butter

Dessert

  • Cheesecake

Tea, coffee and decaffeinated coffee available.

*Menu Subject to Change

General Jackson Dinner Holiday Menu (Served Nov - Dec)
Salad
  • A plated salad of Artisan greens, Carrots, Cucumber, Grape Tomato and Red Onion, served with House made Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Chef's selection from the carver

  • Herb Crusted Rib of Beef served with House Rolls, Au Jus and Creamy Horseradish sauce
  • Slow Roasted Turkey served with House Rolls, Dijon Mustard

Chef's selection of starches

  • Herb Roasted Red Potatoes
  • Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes
  • Cornbread Stuffing

Chef's selection of seasonal vegetables

  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts
  • Roasted Carrots and Califlower
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Herbed Vegetable Medley

From the sauté station

  • Risotto of the day with Chef's choice of add-ins

Plated dessert

  • Cheesecake

Tea, coffee and decaffeinated coffee available.

*Menu Subject to Change

General Jackson Evening Cruise Victorian Theater Dinner Buffet

A plated salad of Artisan Greens, Carrots, Cucumber, Grape Tomato and Red Onion Served with House made Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Chef's Selection from the Carver
  • Herb Crusted Rib of Beef served with House Rolls, Au Jus and Creamy Horseradish sauce
  • Sweet Tea Brined Pork Loin served with Whole Grain Mustard, Corn Bread Muffins and Whipped Butter
 
Chef's Selection of Starches
  • Herb Roasted Red Potatoes
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese
 
Chef's Selection of Seasonal Vegetables
  • Southern style Green Beans with Bacon and Onions
  • Roasted Multicolored Carrots
  • Asparagus
  • Herbed Vegetable Medley
From the Saute Station
  • Risotto ofthe day with Chef's Choice of add-ins
Plated Dessert
  • Cheesecake served with Strawberry Sauce
 
Tea, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee available.

Menu subject to change without notice
General Jackson Midday Cruise Victorian Theater Lunch Buffet

Salads

  • Mesclun Mixed Greens, Cucumber, Red Onion, Carrots, Cherry Tomatoes, served with our House Made Ranch Dressing
  • Tomato Cucumber Salad with Fresh Dill
  • Southern Style Sour Creamy Potato Salad with Bacon
Entree
  • House Marinated Pork Medallions with Sweet Tea Glaze
  • Smoked Chicken Quarters with House made Molasses BBQ Sauce
Sides
  • House Baked Beans
  • Roasted Carrots and Broccoli
  • Tennessee Cheddar Grits
  • Corn Bread Muffins with Honey Butter
Desserts for the table to share
 
Tea, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee available.
 
Menu subject to change without notice
General Jackson Midday Cruise Buffet Menu

Salads

  • Garden Salad with Cucumber Ranch Dressing
  • Pasta Salad
  • Potato Salad
Entree
  • Pulled BBQ Pork
  • Fried Chicken
  • Sides
  • Glazed Carrots
  • Southern Green Beans
  • Mashed Potato
  • Corn Bread Muffins
Desserts for the table to share
 
Tea, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee

Vegetarian / Gluten-Free Option
(upon request)
Roasted Vegetable Tofu Stack with Balsamic Drizzle
 
Menu subject to change without notice
General Jackson Sunday Brunch Buffet Menu

 

From the Carver
  • Glazed Ham with Biscuits
On the Buffet
  • Fruit Salad
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Hashbrown Casserole
  • Seasonal Vegetable Medley
  • Cornbread Muffins
Desserts for the table to share
 
Tea, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee
 
Vegetarian / Gluten-Free Option
(upon request)
  • Roasted Vegetable Tofu Stack with Balsamic Drizzle
Menu subject to change without notice
General Jackson Sunday Jubilee Victorian Theater Brunch

From the Carver

  • Glazed Ham with Biscuits
On the Buffet
  • Fruit Salad
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Hashbrown Casserole
  • Seasonal Vegetable Medley
  • Cornbread Muffins
Desserts for the table to share
 
Tea, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee
 
Menu subject to change without notice

This was the best by far. We were seated at table #2 which was right by the corner of the stage. We got to see the entire show without anyone being in front of us and it was great. The entertainment was great and the dinner was fantastic. This was a special trip for my nephew who has been in a wheel chair since birth. He is now 42 years old and this was his first visit to tennessee. I wanted to do something special for him while we were there since his parents gave him the trip as a christmas present. I could not have asked for a better time nor could he. It was a surprise up until 10 minutes before we pulled into the parking lot. He had no clue what we were doing. So from the mongeau and labare family, thank you for making that day special for him.
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-- Barbara LaBare - Hollywood, MD
The general jackson cruise at christmas has been a family tradition for the last several years. We are hoping to be there again this year. I love to see the glow on my daughter's face when we board the boat. We have never left the boat without the christmas love and full bellies from the show. The food is always wonderful and my two grandsons are always ready to eat. Would recommend this experience to all and hope that it will become your family tradition.
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-- Betty Inmon - Ohio
The entire staff was very friendly & professional. The food, especially the prime rib, was very good. The service was fast & everything ran as smooth as possible. When the show started after dinner it was non-stop entertainment. Show included singing, dancing and numerous costume changes. The show was outstanding all of the performers are very talented. A must see in nashville.
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-- William Johnson - Ohtchee, AL
Vacations Made Easy believes that your tour experience should be convenient, therefore we offer hotel pick-up options that pick you up as close to your hotel as possible. Depending on the tour and amount of attendants, you may have to walk a short distance to the pick-up point.
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