Old-Fashioned Holidays

Old-Fashioned Holidays

Amid the glittering elegance of an American Queen Holiday cruise is a seasonal spirit larger than life. Make our home your home for the holidays and encounter one or more of these special features on your voyage...

Delight in all of your favorite holiday treats and experience classic Cajun and Creole traditions of the antebellum south

Exquisite dining with exclusive holiday menus prepared by celebrated southern chef Regina Charboneau

A sumptuous New Orleans-style Reveillion Dinner, meaning "waking" in French, as family and friends feast, celebrate and stay up until midnight to welcome the New Year or other Joyful occasions

The glittering illumination of Cajun bonfires on the levee guiding Papa Noel, the Cajun Santa Claus, on his way

Onboard tree-trimming and door decorating contests

Unique history and story-telling delivered by our very own Riverlorian

Professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly

Toe-tapping performances by regional performers; from Jazz, Blues and Swing to Jug Band and Bluegrass

Witness woodcarver, Jim Moore, carve a Victorian Santa from a  block of basswood. One lucky guest will return home with this original piece of Folk Art

Luxury cruising to festive ports

Included deluxe hotel stay before your voyage

Voyages:

New Orleans - Memphis - 9-Day Journey

New Orleans - Memphis - 9-Day Journey

  • Nov. 28, 2014 - Dec. 6, 2014

JEWELS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI - Explore the land of bawdy blues and Southern belles. This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi River. From ...

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Roundtrip New Orleans - 9-Day Journey

Roundtrip New Orleans - 9-Day Journey

  • Dec. 12, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014

THE SPIRIT OF THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH -  This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi. From the legenary jazz of Bourbon Street to the battlefields ...

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Roundtrip New Orleans - 9-Day Journey

Roundtrip New Orleans - 9-Day Journey

  • Dec. 19, 2014 - Dec. 27, 2014

THE SPIRIT OF THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH -  This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi. From the legenary jazz of Bourbon Street to the battlefields ...

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