Setting sail on Lake Conroe, from the Southern Empress Lakeside Condominium, on Saturday evenings- Southern Empress Cruises offers a chance for you to enjoy, either three-hour dinner cruise or cocktail cruise. Currently, the Southern Empress offers, both dinner cruises and cocktail cruises every other week, alternating between the two, every Saturday.
The Houston Dinner Cruise, sets sail at 6:30 P.M., on Saturdays: including full meals, featuring good ole’ down home grub: including, salad, chicken, potatoes, green beans, drinks, and a dessert! This dinner cruise lasts, from 7 P.M. to 10 P.M. A luncheon cruise is also offered once a month, during the weekday, for those who want to enjoy the lake during the day. The Cocktail Cruise happens on Saturdays, sailing from, 9:30P.M. to Midnight, with drinks are available-for purchase. You can check the Houston Dinner Cruise calendar, for the season’s schedule.
At both the Houston Dinner Cruise and Cocktail Cruise: a DJ plays classic tunes of the 60s to the more recent pop hits of today. Patrons often take to the dance floor after dinner or drinks, and also explore the upper, outdoor deck, to take in the lake air and forest views.
Built in 1983, in a Mississippi shipyard: the 131-foot paddle-wheeler, was cut into sections; then transported by 27 semi trucks to the captive waters of Lake Conroe, at Seven Coves. Where the craft, was reassembled along with finishing touches were added, before it was launched, as one of the lake’s most recognizable icons.