Nashville's Only Honky Tonk on Water!


The Pontoon Saloon® is Nashville’s Premier party barge on the Cumberland River. We are one of a kind in downtown Nashville, as the only River Cruise with the best view of Music City! Step aboard the 50-foot floating Saloon equipped with an open floor plan for plenty of room to hit the dance floor! Our custom pontoon has a sound system, a server, and plenty of coolers for your beverage of choice.

The Saloon holds up to 45 guests with tabletop seating and an open-top bow. This bring-your-own beverage cruise gives you 2 hrs to enjoy the river and amazing views of downtown Nashville.

Learn more about our private & public cruises, pricing, and availability!

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Public Cruise: Party with Others!

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Private Cruise: Party Together!

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It was great two trip. Drinking socializing and good entertainment! Was telling new people checking into the hotel a MUST do! Great way for out of state people to meet others from a different state also! The bartender/DJ and driver of the pontoon took very good care of us!
Joan Ebner
Joan Ebner
19:25 04 Oct 18
A MUST DO in Nashville!!! Total party boat for 2 hours! Bring your own booze & the men ice it down for you....bring more than you think, if it's hot & you are dancing you will run out!! Guys running it were awesome, friendly & fun! Dancing & dance off were great! It does have a bathroom too! A Nashville real good time! Quick walk over bridge when done & you are back to all the hot spots on & near Broadway!
Jaime Capesius
Jaime Capesius
20:26 30 Jul 18
It was so much fun!!! Everyone was so friendly and it is BYOB. We cruised around the river playing different kinds of music. Went for my bachelorette party (I know. Basic) but i loved it and wouldn't change it. HIGHLY Recommend.
Ashleigh Stallings
Ashleigh Stallings
16:36 31 May 18
Absolutely recommend! There's nothing close to how awesome this is in Nashville! We had such a great time on the river enjoying a sunset cruise. Andrew was a very accommodating and generous host. Reservations are going to be a must!
Michael Bachkanji
Michael Bachkanji
23:02 16 Jun 17
Heath and Jeric were amazing! Fantastic time was had by all!
A Google User
A Google User
23:37 11 Oct 18
Fun, scenic, completely different than other river boat cruises.
Debra Sheridan
Debra Sheridan
14:48 02 Nov 17
Captain was awesome, we had so much fun. We were able to enjoy ourselves while the Captain drove for us. Will be back again it was a real fun treat.
Eddie Olavarria Jr
Eddie Olavarria Jr
20:24 21 Mar 21
Pontoon Saloon was a great experience! The owner and staff are super cool, the boat was clean and roomy! It was a beautiful day on the Cumberland River even in November! We had a big group, so did the private tour! Highly recommend!
Rachelle Farrell
Rachelle Farrell
16:00 23 Nov 20
This place was BEYOND AMAZING! The music was nice, (we are from NY so country really isn't our thing and they played all types of music which was GREAT!) the ride was nice! we danced, played games, we drank our champagne. Bring snacks if you can and multiple bottles of champagne. It was really so much fun. I RECOMMEND THIS PLACE!
Ana Stevenson
Ana Stevenson
16:49 21 Oct 20
Went with 6 of my friends. We brought our own booze and snacks. The boat was clean and there were no more than 25 people including the crew. We had a blast. The dj was awesome. Played a mix of country and dance music and everybody was dancing and singing and having a good ole time. So much better than riding around the same packed streets of downtown. I highly recommend booking this excursion when in Nashville.
Lisa Harris
Lisa Harris
15:21 08 Oct 20
I really enjoyed this part of it ur trip to Nashville. Everyone who works for pontoon saloon was so nice and professional. Our Uber took us to the wrong dock and pontoon saloon sent someone to come get us so we didn’t have to go to walk. Music was great space was great. Just all around the best way to end our trip. Thank you pontoon saloon!
Stephanie Shifflett
Stephanie Shifflett
13:23 08 Sep 20

Celebrate with us for your Private Events

Tiered Pricing from $45 Per Person


The Pontoon Saloon is the perfect place to celebrate any event in downtown Nashville.  Our custom boats provide a unique and fun experience on the water for all. Our private vessel is the perfect outing for all groups and is equipped with a bar & server, catering table, and lounge seating. Bring your own food & beverages or let us help with the catering and bar service. Whether you're planning a corporate event, wedding festivities, or a party with friends, hosting an event on the Pontoon Saloon is a perfect setting for a memorable occasion!

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Join us on our Public Cruise!

Tiered Pricing from $41 Per Person


Only a few of you? Come aboard our world famous public party cruise running multiple scheduled cruises a day. You'll join others in Nashville looking to enjoy the best party barge in town. This is the only way to get on the water downtown Nashville, crack a cold one, and see a unique view of the city, plus no pedaling! Twin Merc 150's (because we know you'll ask) power this party barge smoothly through the Cumberland River.
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Cruise Information


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  • All cruises are two-hours
  • Ice, Cups, and coolers are provided!
  • Bring your own booze & bring your own food
  • Capacity for up to 45 people
  • Convenient pick-up and drop-off location
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What Our Clients Say


It was great two trip. Drinking socializing and good entertainment! Was telling new people checking into the hotel a MUST do! Great way for out of state people to meet others from a different state also! The bartender/DJ and driver of the pontoon took very good care of us!
Joan Ebner
Joan Ebner
19:25 04 Oct 18
A MUST DO in Nashville!!! Total party boat for 2 hours! Bring your own booze & the men ice it down for you....bring more than you think, if it's hot & you are dancing you will run out!! Guys running it were awesome, friendly & fun! Dancing & dance off were great! It does have a bathroom too! A Nashville real good time! Quick walk over bridge when done & you are back to all the hot spots on & near Broadway!
Jaime Capesius
Jaime Capesius
20:26 30 Jul 18
It was so much fun!!! Everyone was so friendly and it is BYOB. We cruised around the river playing different kinds of music. Went for my bachelorette party (I know. Basic) but i loved it and wouldn't change it. HIGHLY Recommend.
Ashleigh Stallings
Ashleigh Stallings
16:36 31 May 18
Absolutely recommend! There's nothing close to how awesome this is in Nashville! We had such a great time on the river enjoying a sunset cruise. Andrew was a very accommodating and generous host. Reservations are going to be a must!
Michael Bachkanji
Michael Bachkanji
23:02 16 Jun 17
Heath and Jeric were amazing! Fantastic time was had by all!
A Google User
A Google User
23:37 11 Oct 18
Fun, scenic, completely different than other river boat cruises.
Debra Sheridan
Debra Sheridan
14:48 02 Nov 17
Captain was awesome, we had so much fun. We were able to enjoy ourselves while the Captain drove for us. Will be back again it was a real fun treat.
Eddie Olavarria Jr
Eddie Olavarria Jr
20:24 21 Mar 21
Pontoon Saloon was a great experience! The owner and staff are super cool, the boat was clean and roomy! It was a beautiful day on the Cumberland River even in November! We had a big group, so did the private tour! Highly recommend!
Rachelle Farrell
Rachelle Farrell
16:00 23 Nov 20
This place was BEYOND AMAZING! The music was nice, (we are from NY so country really isn't our thing and they played all types of music which was GREAT!) the ride was nice! we danced, played games, we drank our champagne. Bring snacks if you can and multiple bottles of champagne. It was really so much fun. I RECOMMEND THIS PLACE!
Ana Stevenson
Ana Stevenson
16:49 21 Oct 20
Went with 6 of my friends. We brought our own booze and snacks. The boat was clean and there were no more than 25 people including the crew. We had a blast. The dj was awesome. Played a mix of country and dance music and everybody was dancing and singing and having a good ole time. So much better than riding around the same packed streets of downtown. I highly recommend booking this excursion when in Nashville.
Lisa Harris
Lisa Harris
15:21 08 Oct 20
I really enjoyed this part of it ur trip to Nashville. Everyone who works for pontoon saloon was so nice and professional. Our Uber took us to the wrong dock and pontoon saloon sent someone to come get us so we didn’t have to go to walk. Music was great space was great. Just all around the best way to end our trip. Thank you pontoon saloon!
Stephanie Shifflett
Stephanie Shifflett
13:23 08 Sep 20
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