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Throwing a college formal takes a lot of planning and hard work. Your hands are full and you have a lot of decisions to make so your event can be a huge success. You have to select a menu, music, and, most importantly, a venue. If you don’t have a lot of time to put into researching caterers and bands, you can select a venue that offers it all: food, entertainment, and an exclusive setting.

When you book your school’s formal aboard a Anita Dee Yacht Charters yacht, you get access to our talented team of hospitality specialists, as well as a dynamic venue. Anita Dee Yacht Charters can customize a night of glamour, bringing together friends for food, celebrating, and entertainment. If you are looking for a unique and classy alternative to the same, ordinary venue that your fraternity, sorority, or group has used for years, consider spending an evening on one of our Anita Dee Yacht Charters yachts instead. Holding a college formal on a private yacht will give everyone who attends a wonderful night they will never forget.

Here at Anita Dee Yacht Charters, we have the perfect venue for your college formal. Our hospitality team will work with you on the fine details, creating an event that is all-inclusive and memorable for everyone in your group.

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    Our Yachts

    When you book your college formal with Anita Dee Yacht Charters, our staff will work with you to customize and design a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You have the option of holding your formal on one of our two luxury vessels, Anita Dee Yacht Charters I or Anita Dee Yacht Charters II, both of which offer our customers spectacular views and exceptional service.

    If you have a smaller group for your college formal, the Anita Dee I is the right size to create a sophisticated mood in an intimate setting. Your guests will be dazzled with magical views of Lake Michigan and the city of Chicago aboard this 90-ft, 120-passenger yacht.

    We can also accommodate larger parties. A fully-equipped floating masterpiece, the Anita Dee II is a 140-ft, 400-passenger yacht. The Anita Dee II includes formal seating for 120 guests, a piano lounge, and a wide observation deck to take in the sights.

    Both of our yachts are anchored in the heart of downtown Chicago, setting sail from a brand- new location in DuSable Harbor on Lake Shore Drive. We can, however, arrange to dock in other locations around Chicago and throughout Illinois.

    Your group will enjoy a night of elegance aboard one of our two luxurious yachts, with scenic views of the historic Chicago skyline as your backdrop.

    Entertainment for College Formals

    We understand that it can be stressful to plan a college formal, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. As Chicago’s premier yacht charters, Anita Dee Yacht Charters offers you flexibility in choosing the date, time, food, and entertainment that will make your event flawless and fun.

    Both of Anita Dee Yacht Charters’s yachts are outfitted with a state-of-the-art sound system, which will provide music throughout the vessel for you and your guests to enjoy. To ensure that our yachts provide top-quality entertainment to all guests on the Anita Dee Yacht Charters, all of our sound systems are routinely maintained and updated.

    The musicians we work with have years of experience entertaining guests aboard Anita Dee Yacht Charters. For a superb entertainment experience, we hand-picked the following musicians from among Chicago’s best entertainment companies based on their high standards of variety, customer service, and flexibility:

    • Stitely Entertainment – Entertainment specialists that will collaborate with you based on your vision and customize entertainment that ensures the perfect party experience for you and your group.
    • Windy City Mix – The one-stop-shop for your special event, offering the very best in customer service, dependability, and entertainment.

    We can also accommodate any insured entertainer not listed above, for an additional fee, on either of our yachts.

    Catering for College Formals

    College Formal Venue in Chicago image 2Spend the night enjoying a variety of gourmet food and drinks, while taking in stunning views aboard one of our yachts. For your college formal, choose from one of Chicago’s finest catering services, and dine on delicious cuisine in a stylish atmosphere.

    Both of our Anita Dee Yacht Charters vessels are conveniently equipped with a full-service galley that is always stocked with the freshest ingredients. And our talented staff is ready to work with you on customizing a menu to your exact specifications for a truly gourmet dining experience.

    Select one of our preferred caterers to customize your menu. Anita Dee Yacht Charters can also accommodate any licensed or insured caterer not listed for an additional fee. Awarding-winning cuisine from one of Chicago’s most acclaimed catering services is sure to make a lasting impression on all who attend your formal.

    Your group will receive outstanding service from Chicago’s most distinguished caterers, a full-service galley, and state-of-the-art entertainment. With our yacht charters, your group can enjoy a much-needed break from studying and have an evening to remember for the rest of their lives.

    Your College Formal with Anita Dee Yacht Charters

    Anita Dee Yacht Charters is a family-owned business with more than 40 years of hospitality experience. Our Chicago-based hospitality specialists are passionate about combining premier customer service and innovation, and we are ready to make your dream event a reality.

    Your formal is one of the most exciting parts of college, so don’t settle for ordinary. For your event, head out to the open water and give your guests the time of their lives.

    For any special occasion, there is nothing more exquisite than celebrating onboard one of our private yachts. When you are ready to plan your college formal, give Anita Dee Yacht Charters a call. Contact us at (312) 379-3191 to learn more about how we can make it unforgettable.

    Anita Dee Yacht Charters 200 N Breakwater Access Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 379-3191
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