New Orleans Steamboat Company brings back Sailing with Santa

November 7 2022 | Whats New

New Orleans Steamboat Company Hosts Annual

Sailing with Santa Cruise to Benefit Local Families in Need

New Orleans, LA — The New Orleans Steamboat Company will again be hosting their annual Sailing with Santa Cruise on Saturday, November 26, 2022.  The cruise will accept new, unopened toys to be donated to the New Orleans Family Justice Center. The Center provides a wide range of services to survivors of domestic abuse, assault, trafficking and more. The passengers’ donated gifts promise a nicer Christmas for the children.

Everyone is asked to make a reservation though a link of on our website. Tickets are $1.00 per person without lunch and $15.00 per person with a lunch buffet.  All participants, regardless of age, must bring a new, unwrapped item to be gifted to the Center’s children (ages: infant to 17 years) in order to board the cruise. We encourage participants to make this an item to make a child’s Christmas special!

Santa Claus will be greeting our passengers and sailing down the Mississippi River with them. In addition, there will be a balloon elf and a chance to write a letter to Santa and put it in his mailbox. (Buffet lunch and a snack bar will be available for optional purchase)

Gift Donation Station opens at 10:00am, Boarding opens at 10:45am, Sailing 11:30am – 1:30pm.

Ticket pickup and cruise: 400 Toulouse Street (riverside of the JAX Brewery Building)

To learn more about the Center’s programs please visit and New Orleans Family Justice Center. For bookings and questions about the Sailing with Santa Cruise please visit the Steamboat Natchez website (