Covid -19

Event Start Date:
May 19, 2020
Event End Date:
December 31, 2020
Event Venue:
Star of Knoxville

Tennessee Riverboat Company is committed to helping stop the spread of Covid-19 by implementing cleaning and disinfecting protocols to help ensure the health of our passengers and crew members. We are following the CDC, State of Tennessee, and  Knox County Health Department guidelines.


  • We will require to have employees have their temperatures checked before each shift.
  • We will require employees to wash their hands frequently and on a consistent schedule.
  • We will require our staff to wear face masks.
  • We will be having plated meals, instead of a buffet.
  • We have reduced seating in our dining room to comply with the CDC and State of Tennessee Social Distancing Guidelines.
  • We will supply hand sanitizer on both decks for employees and passengers.
  • We will be disinfecting high touch areas during and in between cruises.

Here is how you can help us while on board:

  • Please do not come if you are sick or have symptoms.
  • Please utilize the hand sanitizer stations on board.
  • Please be mindful of other’s personal space while on board.
  • We are following Knox County Face Masks requirements.

Gospel Cruises

Event Start Date:
November 15, 2016
Event End Date:
December 12, 2016
Event Venue:
December 12, 2016

Enjoy a Gospel cruise featuring “the Difference”.

Boarding starts at 6:00 pm, cruise from 7:00-9:00pm

Cruise includes a 2 hour cruise down the beautiful Tennessee River, live entertainment from the difference and a buffet style dinner prepared by our own chef Marie.

Tickets: $37.95 (+tax) Adults and $19.95 (+tax) child

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St. Patricks Day Dinner Cruise

Event Start Date:
February 17, 2018
Event End Date:
March 17, 2018
Event Venue:
Star of Knoxville

Join us for a festive Dinner Entertainment Cruise aboard the Star of Knoxville.

Be sure to wear your green and enjoy the Irish entertainment and specials.

Boarding at 5:00 pm, Departure at 6:00 pm and return back to dock at 8:00 pm

Standard Seating Adults: $44.95 (+tax),  Child $19.95 (+tax)

Guarantee Window Seat: $49.95 (+tax) (limited number available)


Christmas Parties

Event Start Date:
December 1, 2018
Event End Date:
December 22, 2018
Event Venue:
Star of Knoxville Riverboat

The Star of  Knoxville is the perfect location for any size Christmas party.  From 2 to 200 we can take care of everything.  If you have a small group we can include you on one of our regular scheduled cruises or if you want the boat all to yourself you can charter the entire boat.

Adults: $44.95 (+tax)

Guarantee Window Seats: $49.95 (+tax)

Group rates for 20 or more and even better discounts for groups of 50 or more.  You can also reserve the entire boat with a guarantee of 100 passengers.


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Fall Color Cruise

Event Start Date:
October 19, 2018
Event End Date:
November 18, 2018
Event Venue:
Tennessee River

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Enjoy the sights of the Fall Colors from the beautiful Tennessee River and the Star of Knoxville.  Our cruise will depart from downtown Knoxville (mile 648) and go up the mouth of the Tennessee River (mile 652).  From there you will be able to see the Holston River and French Broad river coming together to make the Tennessee River.

The Holston River begins in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and flows for 274 miles through Virginia into Tennessee. The river ends at the confluence of the Holston and French Broad rivers to form the Tennessee River.  The French Broad river flows 218 miles from North Carolina into the State of Tennessee.  It’s confluence with the Holston river is the beginning of the Tennessee river.

Cruise Dates for 2018:

October 19 & 27

November 2, 9, 11, 16, 18

Cruise boards at 11:30 am and departs at 12:00 pm with return at 2:00pm

Adults: $37.95 (+tax), Child $19.95 (+tax)

Guarantee Window Seat $42.95 (+tax)

Sightseeing Only (with out the meal) $21.15 (+tax)