Father Daughter Ball And Father’s Day Brunch Offered On The Tennessee River In Knoxville

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Volunteer Princess Cruises is holding its second annual Father Daughter Ball on Sunday, June 15

Officials said, "Treat yourself to a magical evening filled with dancing, delicious desert bar and time with your little girl. Don’t miss the chance to spend this Father’s day making unforgettable memories with your princess by reserving a spot aboard the Volunteer Princess today."

Tickets for this cruise are $35 per couple (father & daughter) and $10 per additional daughter. The Volunteer Princess will set sail on Sunday, June 15 from 4:30-6 p.m., with boarding beginning at 4 p.m. The fairytale will begin as soon as you step onto our luxurious yacht, where each little princess will be greeted with her very own crown. 

The Volunteer Princess will also be offering a brunch cruise which is geared towards bringing the whole family. The brunch will board at 12:30 p.m. and cruise from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Tickets for this cruise are $42.95 for adults, $39.95 for seniors and $21.95 for children age 10 and younger.

Tickets for these cruises must be purchased in advance. To learn more about Volunteer Princess Cruises or to make a reservation, call 865 541-4556 or visit online at www.volunteerprincess.com.

The Volunteer Princess is the only modern and luxurious dining cruise vessel on the upper Tennessee River. This 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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