The Poetry Cruise


The Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel presents the Poet’s Cruise. Rolling down the river of verse. Come set sail on the Pride of the Susquehanna, and enjoy an evening of poetry, on the inaugural Poet’s Cruise. Featuring, Harrisburg’s very own Poet Laureat, Rick Kearns. Adult beverages will be available, this a 21+ event. Come mingle with the art community and be inspired!

This event will be 6pm-9pm on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017. The boat will be docked from 6pm-7pm and then set sail for the remaining two hours. Tickets are $8 advance, $10 at dock.

Ticket Price:

Ticket price is $8.00 in advance, $10.00 at the door.

21+ years of age only.  Please have your ID.


There is an à la carte grill available for our guests, serving snacks, sweets, light entrees, and sandwiches.

Other Information:

The riverboat leaves promptly on time.

The Pride is wheelchair and handicapped accessible.

This cruise is for ages 21 and older.

The riverboat sails rain or shine.  In the case of unsafe sailing conditions, the captain will have the event held aboard the riverboat while docked.

Restrooms are available onboard.