Private Events & Charters

Host your special event aboard Providence.

Our beautiful, historic ship is a venue unlike any other in the Washington area.  We have several rental options and will help you plan the perfect event for your special occasion. Our staff will work with you every step of the way.

Private Dockside Rental

Rent Providence for your next office meeting or other small gathering; a one-of-a-kind location for your marriage proposal, photo shoot, promotion announcement, or board meeting.  Book now, and we’ll help you plan the details to make it extra special!

  • $1,100 for up to 24 people, $1,600 for up to 38
  • Prices are for 2 hours. Time can be extended for additional price
  • Catering, drinks, and bartender available as an add-on service
  • Providence remains docked for the duration of the event

Private Charters

Enjoy your own private charter aboard Providence while sailing on the Potomac. Ideal for weddings, rehearsal dinners, bachelor/bachelorette parties, anniversaries and other special occasions. You and your guests can enjoy delicious catered food and beverages. Our team will help with planning every step of the way to make your event an occasion to remember.

  • $2,200 for up to 24 people, $2,800 for up to 38
  • Catering, drinks, and bartender available as an add-on service
  • Add a character interpreter portraying John Paul Jones

For questions or to reserve the ship, contact Cleon McMillan at events@tallshipprovidence.org, or fill out the form below.

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