Destin Weddings, Mother’s Day Lunch & Crawfish – A”May”zing Events

Cruise Through May Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht

 
Mother’s Day Lunch and Crawfish Event Cruises as well as Spring Destin Wedding Specials

 
There are many reasons to cruise through May in Destin Florida aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner and event cruises are a popular activity for families, couples and friends during the spring and summer seasons.
 
“May is a great time of year in Destin Florida with less crowds and amazing weather,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We’ve got a variety of events for the entire family to kick off the summer season on the water.”
 
On Sunday, May 14th, mom is the guest of honor on SunQuest Cruises annual Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise in Destin from 1 – 3 p.m. Set mom on ‘cruise control’ as she takes in the warm coastal breezes and panoramic views from the SOLARIS sky deck. Guests will indulge in a three-course meal that begins with freshly baked Artisanal bread seasoned with a signature spices. Entrée choices include Chicken Piccata with savory lemon caper butter, Petit Filet Mignon, Golden Tile Fish and Eggplant Parmesan. A special children’s menu includes Country-style Chicken Tenders. End on a sweet note with Chef’s special Mother’s Day dessert.
 
It’s time to Rock the Yacht on Friday, May 19th for SunQuest Cruises annual Crawfish Cruise in Destin from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. featuring live music by the Cadillac Willy band. Patrons will enjoy Bugs and Brews, Cruise and Blues while indulging in their choice of Boiled Crawfish, Shrimp or Jambalaya. Voted Best Band by Destin Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine & The BeachComber, Cadillac Willy has played all along the Emerald Coast for over 17 years. They’ve shared the stage with celebrities such as Emeril, American Idol’s Taylor Hicks and Edwin McCain to name a few.  Blues music by Cadillac Willy will engulf all three decks of the SOLARIS yacht while guests eat, drink and dance.
 
May is also an incredibly romantic and affordable month for Destin weddings aboard the SOLARIS yacht.  The SOLARIS has been an award-winning Destin wedding venue for eight consecutive years based on reviews on the Knot and WeddingWire. All Destin wedding packages include the services of the in-house wedding planning team who can do it all from floral design to décor to coordinating outside vendors. SunQuest Cruises is offering a special wedding promotion for all weddings booked by May 31st. When booking a three-hour private evening charter, SunQuest Cruises will bonus couples the fourth hour for free, up to a $1,000 value.
 
Weekly Destin Fireworks Dinner Cruises also begin on Thursday, June 1st.
 
We hope to see you soon!
 
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Spring Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht Sandestin

Spring Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht with Specialty Dinner Cruises in Destin Florida
 
Weekly Spring Break Fireworks Dinner Cruises, Easter Lunch and Sandestin Wine Festival
 
There are many reasons to ‘spring’ aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Destin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner cruises are a popular activity for families, couples and friends during the spring and summer seasons. In addition to the weekly public dinner cruises, there are many specialty dinner cruises scheduled to welcome a new season of fun and unforgettable memories.
 
“We are thrilled to add some specialty dinner cruises and signature events to our regular spring schedule,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “Our goal continues to be to offer every guest an unforgettable meal and experience on our beautiful local waters.”
 
Beginning March 21st, the SOLARIS will host a weekly Fireworks and Dancing Dinner Cruise every Tuesday night in Destin for the next three weeks from 6 – 9 p.m. The Solaris is a popular alternative to fine dining restaurants in Destin. The evening begins with cocktails from the full-service bar as the 125 foot yacht cruises the local waters with panoramic views. Guests will indulge in a three-course, chef prepared fine dining meal featuring prime steaks, fresh Gulf seafood and more. Live music can be heard from all three decks, including the open air sky deck. The night concludes with a bang as the sky above illuminates with fireworks from Sandestin’s Village of Baytowne Wharf.
 
SunQuest Cruises’s annual Easter Lunch Cruise in Destin has become a time honored tradition for families seeking a relaxing and memorable experience. The open air, sky deck becomes a popular starting point for pictures and to take in the amazing views and fresh air. The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare the three-course meal aboard the yacht’s galley. This year’s menu includes Southern Shrimp and Grits, Blackened Bone-in Pork Chop, Petit Filet, Pasta Primavera and a special children’s menu. The Easter Lunch Cruise is from 1 – 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 16th.
 
The highly anticipated Sandestin Wine Festival kicks off just steps away on the SOLARIS yacht on Friday, April 21st from 12 – 3 p.m. This signature Champagne and Seafood Lunch Cruise begins with a dockside reception at noon. As the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, patrons will indulge in a culinary voyage of four decadent courses, all paired with premium champagnes. Menu highlights include a butter-poached Lobster Salad with a Chandon Brut and Coconut Sake Cocktail, Shrimp Ceviche with a French 75 cocktail, Jumbo Sea Scallops with Chandon Sweet Star Champagne and Blackened Red Fish paired with Cliquot Yellow Label Champagne.
 
All specialty menus, Destin dinner cruise schedules and online reservations are available at www.SunQuestCruises.com.
 
About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
 
Docked at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces.  The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for Destin weddings/receptions, corporate functions, group activities and other events. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by the Knot for eight consecutive years and was inducted into the Knot Best of Weddings 2015 Hall of Fame. For more information, visit www.SunQuestCruises.com or call 850.650.2519.
 
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The SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin offers weekly public dinner cruises in addition to special event cruises for Spring Break, Easter and the Sandestin Wine Festival.

SOLARIS Yacht Venue – Dinner Cruises, Weddings and More

SOLARIS Yacht Venue for Dinner Cruises, Weddings and More

 
Top 5 Ways to Experience a SOLARIS Cruise
 
The SOLARIS yacht cruises year-round from the Baytowne Marina at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Destin and Northwest Florida, the 125-foot yacht features three decks of indoor and outdoor fun, including an open-air sky deck, covered outdoor seating and spacious indoor spaces with panoramic windows. Guests enjoy sweeping views of the local Destin waters, surrounding beaches and the Sandestin Resort.
 
Unforgettable memories for many occasions are created weekly on the water. Here are the top ways to experience a SOLARIS cruise:
 
Sunset Dinner Cruise – Rated as one of the top things to do in Sandestin by Tripadvisor, SOLARIS dinner cruises offer a three hour dining and dancing voyage perfectly suited for all ages. The SOLARIS is an unforgettable alternative to fine dining restaurants in Destin Florida. Guests embark on a memorable evening that begins with toasting to the sunset on the sky deck. As the SOLARIS cruises the waters, guests indulge in a three-course, chef-prepared fine dining meal from the outdoor or indoor spaces with panoramic windows. Menu favorites include organic chicken, prime steaks, fresh, local seafood and a special children’s menu. Dance under the stars or on the dancefloor to live music. Fireworks dinner cruises happen twice a week in the summer. The SOLARIS is the recent recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award. We also offer dinner cruise gift cards that never expire so you can give the gift of an unforgettable experience.
 
Destin Weddings – What says romantic or unforgettable better than a sunset yacht wedding on the open waters? The SOLARIS yacht was specifically built as a wedding venue in Sandestin and Destin, featuring a private bridal suite, an altar and photo platform on the sky deck, mahogany bar and spacious indoor and outdoor spaces for any size group. SOLARIS weddings are stress-free for many reasons: hosting the ceremony and reception in the same weather-proof venue; affordable, flexible packages that include full-time event planners; and having accommodations steps away at the Sandestin Resort. For seven consecutive years, the SOLARIS team has been honored with review-based wedding accolades including the Knot’s Best of Weddings, the Knot’s Hall of Fame and WeddingWire’s Couples Choice Award.
 
Holidays – SOLARIS specialty cruises have evolved into a time-honored tradition for families to celebrate the holidays. Annual lunch cruises are planned for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Thanksgiving. Sandestin Fireworks can be viewed weekly in the summer from the dinner cruises as well as 4th of July and New Year’s Eve.
 
Meetings & Corporate Functions – The SOLARIS event planners are known for “thinking outside the ballroom” by planning meetings and corporate functions dockside. The flexible and inspirational spaces on the yacht have been tailored for semi-private or private functions including presentations, conferences, retreats, banquets, meetings, ceremonies, military events and more.
 
Events – A seven–year recipient of the Best of the Emerald Coast Award for Weddings and Venues, the SOLARIS yacht venue features 5,300 square feet of luxurious space for up to 150 people. Group rates are available for many events from large bridal events and holiday parties to small anniversaries and birthdays.
 
Request information from our event planners online or call us at 850.650.2519.
 
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