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Philadelphia Freedom Elite Venue Interior 3

It’s Your Yacht

With its sensational skyline views, customizable packages and private setting, Freedom Elite is the city’s most distinctive event venue.

What’s Included in Your Philadelphia Yacht Rental

Host a truly elevated event on the water in a unique setting designed to impress. Create a completely customized experience that's exactly what you envisioned with our refined options.

Private space for groups up to 110
Customizable menus, beverage packages and more
Sensational skyline views on the Delaware
Flexible boarding and cruising times
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Yacht Rental Pricing

Before 5:00pm

$1,500.00 (first two hours)

After 5:00pm

$2,000.00 (first two hours)

Each Additional Hour

$500.00

Freedom Elite Menus

First Course

Pre-Select 1

Wedge Salad
Iceberg Lettuce | Smoked Bacon | Crumbled Blue Cheese | Grape Tomatoes | Buttermilk Ranch

Mesclun Salad
Assorted Baby Greens | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumber | Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
Romaine Hearts | Sundried Tomato | Shaved Parmesan | Garlic Caesar Dressing

Entrées

Pre-Select 1

Braised Beef Short Rib
Cabernet Reduction

Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast
Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce

Amish Roast Chicken
Thyme Demi-Glace

Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon
Tomato Caper Sauce

Citrus Glazed Cod
Roasted Pineapple & Mango Chutney

Herb Roasted Loin of Pork
Citrus Pan Jus

Cheese Tortellini
Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Petit Filet Mignon
Additional $20 Per Person
Merlot Demi Glace

Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
Additional $20 Per Person
Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
Additional $20 Per Person
Dijon Cream Sauce

Sides

Pre-Select 2. Accompanied By Fresh Assorted Breads And Butter.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Oven Roasted Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes

Roasted Broccoli Florets With Toasted Garlic & Chili Flakes

Haricot Verts & Baby Carrots

Jasmine Rice

Dessert Station

Display of Assorted Mini Pastries

Vanilla Cheesecake

Chocolate Torte

First Course

Pre-Select 1

Mesclun Salad
Assorted Baby Greens | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumber | Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
Romaine Hearts | Sundried Tomato | Shaved Parmesan | Garlic Caesar Dressing

Entrées

Pre-Select 3

Braised Beef Short Rib
Cabernet Reduction

Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast
Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce

Amish Roast Chicken
Thyme Demi-Glace

Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon
Tomato Caper Sauce

Citrus Glazed Cod
Roasted Pineapple & Mango Chutney

Herb Roasted Loin of Pork
Citrus Pan Jus

Cheese Tortellini
Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Sides

Pre-Select 2. Accompanied by Fresh Assorted Breads and Butter

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Oven Roasted Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes

Roasted Broccoli Florets with Toasted Garlic & Chili Flakes

Haricot Verts & Baby Carrots

Jasmine Rice

Dessert Station

Display of Assorted Mini Pasties

Chef's Choice of Passed Hors D'oeuvres

Assorted Selection of Butlered Items

Stationary Hors D'oeuvres

International & Domestic Cheeses
Preserves, Crackers, Crostini

Antipasto Display
Roasted Vegetables, Marinated Mozzarella, Italian Meats, Fresh Breads

Salads

Pre-Select 1. Accompanied by Fresh Assorted Breads and Butter

Mesclun Salad
Assorted Baby Greens | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumber | Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
Romaine Hearts | Sundried Tomato | Shaved Parmesan | Garlic Caesar Dressing

Entrées

Pre-Select 2

Braised Beef Short Rib
Cabernet Reduction

Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast
Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce

Amish Roast Chicken
Thyme Demi-Glace

Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon
Tomato Caper Sauce

Citrus Glazed Cod
Roasted Pineapple & Mango Chutney

Herb Roasted Loin of Pork
Citrus Pan Jus

Pasta

Pre-Select 1. Served with Parmesan, Romano Cheeses and Black Pepper

Cheese Tortellini
Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Baked Ziti Pasta
Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce

Zita Primavera
Roasted Vegetables | Roma Tomato Sauce

Three Cheese Baked Macaroni
American Cheddar Cheese | Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Monteray Jack Cheese

Dessert Station

Display of Assorted Mini Pastries

Stationary Hors D'oeuvres

International & Domestic Cheeses
Preserves | Crackers | Crostini

Antipasto
Roasted Vegetables | Marinated Mozzarella | Italian Meats | Fresh Breads

First Course

Pre-Select 1

Mesclun Salad
Assorted Baby Greens | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumber | Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
Romaine Hearts | Sundried Tomato | Shaved Parmesan | Garlic Caesar Dressing

Entrées

Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast
Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce

Amish Roast Chicken
Thyme Demi-Glace

Citrus Glazed Cod
Roasted Pineapple & Mango Chutney

Herb Roasted Loin of Pork
Citrus Pan Jus

Cheese Tortellini
Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Sides

Pre-Select 1. Accompanied by Fresh Assorted Breads and Butter

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Oven Roasted Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes

Roasted Broccoli Florets with Toasted Garlic & Chili Flakes

Haricot Verts & Baby Carrots

Jasmine Rice

Dessert Station

Assorted Cookies

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Brownie

Carving Station

Roasted Prime Rib of Beef
Served with a Bernaise Sauce and Horseradish Cream

Hot Entrées

Scrambled Eggs

Smoked Bacon & Sausage Links

Hash-Browned Potatoes

Cold Station

Sliced Smoked Salmon
Miniature Breads | Chopped Eggs | Onions & Capers

Classic Caesar Salad
Crunchy Croutons & Freshly Grated Parmesan Tossed in a Creamy Caesar Dressing

Italian Pasta Salad
Green and Red Pepper | Celery | Sweet Onion and Savory Italian Dressing

Fresh Fruit Display
In-Season Selection

Tier 1

Pre-Select 4

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho
Extra Virgin Olive Oil | Cilantro

Assorted Mini Quiche
Shrimp | Bacon | Broccoli & Spinach

Spanakopita
Yogurt Dill Sauce

Crab Cakes
Old Bay Aioli

Yakitori Chicken
Green Onions, Sesame Seeds

Franks en Croute
Honey Mustard Sauce

Beef Wellington
Horseradish Crème

Tier 2

Pre-Select 4

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho
Extra Virgin Olive Oil | Cilantro

Shrimp Cocktail
Sriracha Cocktail Sauce

Mozzarella Caprese Skewers
Crape Tomatoes | Italian Basil

Assorted Mini Quiche
Shrimp | Bacon | Broccoli & Spinach

Spanakopita
Yogurt Dill Sauce

Crab Cakes
Old Baby Aioli

Yakitori Chicken
Green Onions | Sesame Seeds

Franks en Croute
Honey Mustard Sauce

Beef Wellington
Horseradish Crème

Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Sweet Italian Sausage | Fresh Herbs

Bacon Wrapped Scallop
Old baby Aioli

Chef's Choice of Passed Hors d'Oeuvres

Cold Station

Cheese and Crudité Display
Assorted vegetables and artisan cheeses accompanied by various garnishes and dips

Antipasto Display
Roasted vegetables with marinated mozzarella and Italian meats, served with fresh breads

Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

Sweet Potato Puffs

Raspberry Brie Phyllo

Asparagus and Asiago Cheese Phyllo Wrap

Spanakopita

Stationary Hors d’Oeuvres

gourmet Cheese Display
Assorted artisan cheeses | preserves | crackers | crostini

Antipasto Display
Roasted vegetables | marinated mozzarella | hummus | fresh breads

Salads

Pre-select 1. Accompanied by fresh assorted breads and butter.

Field Greens
Baby spinach | fresh strawberries | goat cheese | walnuts | raspberry vinaigrette

Mixed Greens
Grape Tomatoes | European cucumber | Bermuda onion | yellow bell peppers | croutons | chef's choice of dressing

Bean, Corn and Tortilla Salad
Romaine hearts | pinto beans | sweet corn | avocado | tortilla strips | tomato salsa | pepper jack cheese

Dessert Station

Display of Assorted Cakes, Mini Pastries and Fresh Seasonal Fruits

Vegan Option

(order by the plate)

Tofu Stir-Fry
Seasoned tofu | vegetables | soy sauce | spices glaze

Pacific Tofu Kabob
Roasted mushrooms | bell peppers | tomatoes | onions | couscous | choice of dipping sauces

Stationary Hors d’Oeuvres

Gourmet Cheese Display
Assorted artisan cheeses | preserves | crackers | crostini

Antipasto Display
Roasted vegetables | marinated mozzarella | hummus | fresh breads

Salads

Pre-select 1. Accompanied by fresh assorted breads and butter.

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Entrées

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Dessert Station

Display of Assorted Cakes, Mini Pastries and Fresh Seasonal Fruits

Vegan Option

(order by the plate)

Tofu Stir-Fry
Seasoned tofu | vegetables | soy sauce | spices glaze

Pacific Tofu Kabob Roasted mushrooms | bell peppers | tomatoes | onions | couscous | choice of dipping sauces

Salads

Pre-select 1. Accompanied by fresh assorted breads and butter.

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Complements

Pre-select 1

Mediterranean Rice Pilaf

Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Dessert Station

Display of Assorted Cakes, Mini Pastries and Fresh Seasonal Fruits

Vegan Option

order by the plate

Tofu Stir-Fry
Seasoned tofu | vegetables | soy sauce | spices glaze

Pacific Tofu Kabob
Roasted mushrooms | bell peppers | tomatoes | onions | couscous | choice of dipping sauces

Drink Menus

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Juice + Soda Package

A variety of soda & juice

1-Hour Charter: $6.00 ($7.98 inclusive)
2-Hour Charter: $8.00 ($10.64 inclusive)
3-Hour Charter: $10.00 ($13.30 inclusive)
4-Hour Charter: $12.00 ($15.96 inclusive)
Drink Ticket: $3.00 ($3.99 inclusive)

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Wine selection aboard HBCE Private Yachts

Beer, Wine, Juice + Soda Package

Soda, juice, a variety of domestic bottled beer, and wine by the glass.

1-Hour Charter: $18.00 ($23.40 inclusive)
2-Hour Charter: $24.00 ($31.20 inclusive)
3-Hour Charter: $30.00 ($39.00 inclusive)
4-Hour Charter: $36.00 ($46.80 inclusive)
Additional Hour: $6.00 ($3.99 inclusive)
Drink Ticket: $7.00 ($9.10 inclusive)

*Complimentary unlimited iced tea, hot tea, and coffee are offered on every sailing.

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Freedom Elite Champagne

Platinum Bar Package

Top-shelf liquors and cordials

1-Hour Charter: $22.00 ($28.60 inclusive)
2-Hour Charter: $30.00 ($39.00 inclusive)
3-Hour Charter: $38.00 ($49.40 inclusive)
4-Hour Charter: $46.00 ($59.80 inclusive)
Drink Ticket: $9.00 ($11.70 inclusive)

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Important Information

Get everyone together on the water. Party of 20 or more? Please get in touch.
Take a virtual 360 tour of Freedom Elite dining and outdoor decks.
Our ships are equipped to cruise 365 days a year in all weather conditions.
We're docked at Penn’s Landing.

Docking Locations

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes to my reservation? +

For changes to your order, you must contact our customer service center at (866) 455-3866.

How do you accommodate for food allergies? +

Our vessels do not permit any outside food, however, for specific dietary requests, please call us to ensure we are able to accommodate your concerns.

While we do our best by trying to offer gluten and allergy free products as well as gluten sensitive menu items, we openly handle several allergens throughout our galleys. While we take precautions to keep ingredients separate, we cannot guarantee a gluten free environment. We do not have separate prep surfaces, cook tops or equipment. Our chefs prepare and cook in common areas with shared equipment, therefore the items may come in contact with other food products.

How does the charter process work? +

Great question! Check out our "New to Event Planning" page for full details. If you still have questions, don't hesitate to give us a call.

Is my boat wheelchair accessible? +

The majority of our fleet decks and restrooms are able to accommodate most standard-sized wheelchairs. We ask that for specific accessibility concerns you please call the local Hornblower number and ensure that you are seated on an accessible deck.

What do I need to bring in order to pick up my tickets? +

We ask that guests have photo identification and their cruise order number handy to pick up the tickets. Our ticket booths open one hour prior to cruise boarding time and are conveniently located near our ship's docking location.

Will I have cell service onboard? +

Most cellular services are available on the water as we do not cruise beyond one mile off shore.

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Review

I highly recommend this venue. You won't experience anything else like it. Experience the city from the water with family, friends, and good drinks and food!

Author
John Y
Location
Philadelphia, PA
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