Park Alert

Ferry service to Georges Island will be cancelled Friday, July 12 returning on Saturday, July 13. Service to Spectacle and Peddocks islands continues to operate on the regular summer season schedule.


Activities, ranger tours, and most programs are included with your ferry ticket.

Sunset Lobster Clambake on Spectacle Island

Grab your friends and family and cruise to Spectacle Island for a classic New England lobster clambake with Gourmet Caterers!

Hop on a Boston Harbor City Cruises ferry downtown, and in less than 30 minutes you will have a front-row seat for one of Boston’s best sunset views.

Enjoy Gourmet Caterers‘ take on a classic New England clambake, sip a drink, walk on the beach, enjoy lawn games, and let the ocean breeze and sunset transport you.

Your ticket includes:

  • A roundtrip cruise to Spectacle Island
  • Classic New England clambake including appetizer, main course, and dessert
  • Games and other self-guided activities
  • Stunning sunset views of the Boston Harbor and the skyline!

Know before you go:

  • Advance registration is required – no walk ups accepted.
  • Please review the menu below before purchasing your ticket – select between Clambake, Chicken, or Vegan.
  • Complimentary water and lemonade will be provided, with additional beverages available for purchase during your meal
  • No refunds


New England Clambake Menu:

Cash Bar: A selection of Wines by the glass or by the bottle; Assorted Beer and Canned Cocktails; Sparkling Water, Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale

Self-Serve Beverages: Lemonade and Ice Water, fruit garnish

Chowder Station:

Clambake Meal includes: New England Clam Chowder, Oyster Crackers

Chicken or Vegan/Vegetarian Meal includes: Chilled Gazpacho


Clambake Meal, Hot out of the Lobster Pot! 1 – 1/4 Pound Steamed Lobster, Butter, Steamer Clams, Mussels, Red Potato, Native Corn and Linguica, Cornbread, Butter

Chicken Meal – Pulled BBQ Chicken, Vinegary Cole Slaw, Purple Potato and Green Bean Salad, Dill Pickles, Parker house Rolls, Cornbread, Butter

Vegan/Vegetarian Meal – Pulled BBQ Jackfruit, Vinegary Cole Slaw, Purple Potato and Green Bean Salad, Dill Pickles, Parker house Rolls, Cornbread, Butter

Dessert To-Go to enjoy on the boat ride back to Boston:

Individually Packaged Flourless Chocolate Button Cake, Salted Caramel, GF; Coconut Macaroon, GF; and Cherry Thumbprint Cookie

Vegan Dessert: Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies


Arrive at Long Wharf North (Gate 5) no later than 5:15pm to board the ferry and depart for Spectacle Island promptly at 5:30pm. The ferry will leave on time and WILL NOT wait for late guests. No refunds or exchanges will be issued for late guests who miss the boat.

Return ferry departs Spectacle for Boston at 8:15, with an approximate return to Boston at 8:45pm.

It is highly recommended to arrive on foot, bike, or public transportation, as parking in the area is limited and can be pricey. Some nearby parking options include:

About Gourmet Caterers

For 50 years, Gourmet Caterers has earned an unassailable reputation for creating exceptional food service experiences of every size and level of complexity. We strive every day to ensure Gourmet lives up to our name. Because you deserve nothing less.

As New England’s leader in dining hospitality, Gourmet is renowned for our talented chefs, impeccable service, and for producing thousands of unforgettable corporate events, weddings, galas, mitzvahs, and every kind of social occasion.

Gourmet is the exclusive caterer to the Artists For Humanity EpiCenter, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse, Peabody Essex Museum, and Boston Symphony Hall, and Tanglewood.

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