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Spirit Yacht Norfolk

Norfolk Halloween | Black Pearl Yacht Party Cruise

Come dressed up, be ready to dance to live DJs, drink from multiple fully stocked cash bars, and witness Norfolk at its spookiest hour as you revel in the lit up skyline along the shore!!

Norfolk Halloween | Black Pearl Yacht Party Cruise
Biggest Halloween party cruise in Norfolk! The Black Pearl is on the Spirit Yacht - Live DJ Dancing, 2 Levels Music, 2hr Cruise - Oct 25th.

VIP Nightlife & Norva Nightlife present …

Pier Pressure™ Norfolk Halloween

Black Pearl Costume Party Cruise

Fri, Oct 25, 2024, 11:00 PM - 2:00 AM EDT

★ 3 Decks ★ Live DJ Dancing ★ 2 Dance Areas ★ 1 Unforgettable Halloween Night Party on the Water with sounds by World Class House Music & Open Format DJs

Check-In Begins 10:55PM aboard the Spirit Yacht in Norfolk - 173 Waterside Dr.

From the creators of Pier Pressure --Halloween--Friday, October 25th 2024: Prepare for the ultimate Halloween weekend after dark moonlight cruise party packed with over 300+ people aboard the Spirit Yacht in Norfolk, VA.

Out on the water, this boo-ze cruise from the Spirit Yacht in Norfolk will keep the party going. Come dressed up and be ready to dance to live DJs and drink from multiple fully stocked cash bars. And with the cruise leaving at late into the night, see Norfolk at its spookiest hour as you revel in the lit up skyline along the shore.

Bring your significant and or entourage of favorite friends; and create lifelong memories that no club, hotel or land entity could offer at this pirate-themed (all costumes welcomed) party. With Norfolk's hottest DJs performing live on two decks, we'll rock this boat with the best club mixes on the planet!!

Top 10 Reasons Why Pier Pressure™ is the #1 Party this Halloween

  • This is the biggest yacht party on the Elizabeth River this Halloween!
  • An all-star line-up of Norfolk's top DJs
  • Check out some of the most gorgeous views of Norfolk Skyline
  • Three (3) Hour Party
  • Two (2) Hour Moonlight Cruise from 12:00am to 2:00am
  • Over 350 party-goers having the time of their lives!
  • The most unique party this Halloween weekend
  • Fun-filled cruise without leaving The Elizabeth River
  • Norfolk's hottest party people
  • Massive party and still plenty of ‘breathing room’ to dance your face off!

This isn't like any other cruise or event. Norva Nightlife & Hornblower's mission is to make sure our Pier Pressure Yacht Party is the perfect one for you and all your friends. Join us on the most spooktacular party cruise!


  • 10:55 PM Early Check-In Begins (strongly encouraged)
  • 11:00 PM VIP Priority Boarding Time
  • 11:15 PM GA Boarding Begins
  • 12:00 AM Cruise Start Time
  • 1:45-2AM Dock and Disembark
  • Spirit Yacht in Norfolk | Otter Berth - 173 Waterside Dr. | 21+

So don’t be shy to have the time of your life on Norfolk's #1-Rated Halloween yacht party! If you have questions, or need assistance, please email:


Must be 21+ to participate. All Sales are Final. Absolutely NO Refunds or exchanges. Prices are subject to change while supplies last.
Boarding Location: Spirit Yacht in Norfolk departs from: Otter Berth at 173 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA - Get directions via Google Maps.
Do Not Miss the Boat: Gates close at 11:55pm. Cruise leaves sharply at 12am. There are absolutely NO REFUNDS or exchanges. We reserved a spot for you on our cruise.
Food: Snack food items will be available for purchase on board. We recommend eating a full meal prior to the event.
Dress Code: Pirate costumes preferred with all costumes welcomed. And costumes are not required but strongly encouraged. Masks must be easily removable prior to entering for ID verification.
No Weapons will be Tolerated including toy swords, knifes and or guns regardless if they do not appear to be real or not. No long flowing or vision impairing costume that may cause a tripping hazard.
Disclaimer: VIP Nightlife, Norva Nightlife & City Cruises have the discretion to turn away any guest because of costume or attitude. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and or to confiscate any props to a costume that may deem inappropriate or dangerous. If you have any questions about dress code, email us: We're happy to answer any questions you may have!
Bag Requirements: Large purses or backpacks / camel packs will not be allowed onboard.
Please Note: VIP Nightlife, Norva Nightlife, and Hornblower (City Cruises) are not responsible for personal items unattended for or left on the vessel by its guests.
Parking: City Cruises does not own or operate any parking lots in the area. Local parking is located at the Town Point Garage, on the corner or Waterside Drive and Main St; at 110 W Main St.
Parking is also available in the lot beside the Norfolk mural and at the Waterside District parking garage. The Waterside Garage is adjacent to Waterside District at the intersection of Waterside Dr and Atlantic Ave; at 801 Waterside Dr.
Additional parking is offered at the Boush Street Garage, Main Street Garage, MacArthur Center and other parking garages downtown and on the street. For additional parking resource from the City of Norfolk, refer to this link. For a full list of parking garages downtown Norfolk, refer to this link.
* Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to find parking. VIP Nightlife, Norva Nightlife, and Hornblower (City Cruises) are not responsible for any parking lots.
Party Responsibly: Please DO NOT Drink & Drive. Opt for Ride Share Apps (Lyft or Uber), a taxi service or designated driver.
Contact Us: If you have any questions, please email: Let's have fun & party responsibly. Don't forget to thank the event staff as you exit!


Get your costume on point and head out to some of the biggest Halloween costume parties and special events for a night full of fun in the city you're living or traveling to. Click through for everything you need to know!


No alcohol, open containers or outside food is permitted. No illegal drugs or controlled substances, including prescription drugs and marijuana, will be tolerated. Using marijuana on the water is illegal; regardless of medical condition(s). The use and or possession of illegal drugs or controlled substances is absolutely prohibited by the US Coast Guard.
Hornblower holds a zero tolerance policy related to illegal substances aboard all vessels and anyone who is caught participating or processing any such items will not be allowed to board and substances will be confiscated.
If you're thought to be under the influence of, or caught participating in, illegal substances on board, you will be quarantined until the boat can safely return to dock and the cruise will be subject to end for all guests immediately upon doing so (no refunds will be issued under any circumstances). Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Let’s have fun and party safe!


NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. ALL SALES FINAL: There are NO REFUNDS, NO CANCELLATIONS, no credits, no exchanges, and no transfers after the order has been made.

Credit Card & ID:

You must present the original credit card used to purchase the ticket and a valid Government Issued Photo Identification (along with your e-tickets that have been emailed to you via Eventbrite when your order was placed): the name on both the credit card and ID match the name on your purchased tickets, in order to gain entry to the event. If the name on the Credit Card and/or ID does not match the tickets, or if you do not have both the credit card used to make the purchase and government issued identification, you will be denied entry to event without a refund.

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