Create some memories on our authentic paddlewheeler - the Star of Knoxville. We offer a variety of lunch and dinner cruises along with sightseeing-only tickets. View All Upcoming Cruises

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Thank you for a great 2021!

Valentine Cruises for 2022 are now open for reservations.

Sweetheart Lunch Cruise

12th-13th Feb, 2022

Sweetheart Dinner Cruise

5th-19th Feb, 2022

Valentines Lunch Cruise

14 February, 2022

Valentines Dinner Cruise

14 February, 2022

Experience the Star of Knoxville

This authentic paddlewheeler is United States Coast Guard approved for 235 passengers. The main deck seats 144 passengers and is fully enclosed, air conditioned, and heated for year round comfort. The vessel is equipped with two (2) beer bars, a dance floor, band stage, and is exquisitely decorated for the most elegant dinner and entertainment available. From black tie events like weddings and receptions to a casual event like a football charter the atmosphere is right for any occasion.

The Tennessee River is one of the most beautiful rivers you will ever cruise. While cruising, you will enjoy one of the most breathtaking views in Knoxville. Not only will you see some of the history of the river, you will most certainly be relaxed by the river’s beauty.

The riverboat is licensed by the United States Coast Guard and conforms to the rigid requirements for passenger safety. All of our captains and deckhands are trained in fire fighting, CPR and safety procedures. Our reservationist, sales staff, food and beverage staff and wait staff are fully trained in providing quality customer service. We take pride in providing friendly service, and will ensure all your needs are met.

Wedding Cruises

Weddings onboard the “Star of Knoxville” riverboat are a most unique and distinctive choice for your wedding. We can provide complete arrangements for the most intimate of weddings to the most elaborate, accommodating anywhere from 2 to 110 for a ceremony and reception and up to 235 for a reception only. The vessel is equipped with two (2) bars, a dance floor, and band stage. The open air observation deck is ideal for an outdoor setting. Our main interior is fully air conditioned and heated, for a great dining and entertainment experience and …

Star Wedding Package

The Star Wedding Package is our most popular package available for ceremonies and receptions. Let us provide all the following services to help make the most important day in your life stress free!

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Weddings onboard the “Star of Knoxville” riverboat are a most unique and distinctive choice for your wedding