Easter Brunch Aboard The Volunteer Princess

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - by Nikki LeMasurier
Volunteer Princess Cruises is continuing its tradition of offering a new and exciting way to dine on Easter Sunday. This year, it is offering a brunch cruise on Sunday, April 20. The luxurious yacht is sure to impress both Knoxville-natives and guests from out of town by showing them the best Knoxville has to offer this Easter Sunday.

This year, the Brunch Cruise will begin boarding at Volunteer Landing Marina at 1:00 pm and will get underway at 1:30 pm for a one and a half hour cruise down the Tennessee River .
This cruise will feature a brunch buffet appealing to even the pickiest eaters. With the elegant atmosphere of the yacht and the beautiful skyline of Knoxville , there is no better way to dine on Easter Sunday. 

Tickets are $42.95 per adult and children 10 and under cruise for free (one child free per one paid adult).  The ticket price includes a one and a half hour cruise, a buffet-style meal, a glass of champagne or a mimosa, and tea, water, or coffee.  A cash bar is also available and will accept all major credit cards.

Reservations must be made in advance and can be made by calling the yacht’s office at 865 541-4556 or online at Volunteer Princess’ website: www.volunteerprincess.com

The Volunteer Princess is the only modern and luxurious dining cruise vessel on the upper Tennessee River. The 100-foot state-of-the-art yacht is built specifically for experiencing all that the Knoxville waterfront has to offer. The breathtaking views, comfortable dining atmosphere, and the friendly crew all help to make Volunteer Princess Cruises a wonderful celebration destination.

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