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Moonlight Cruises 2018

The Town of Chesapeake Beach invites you to spend a summer evening cruising aboard “Miss Lizzy, docked at Rod 'N' Reel Marina. Shawn Gibson, Captain of the “Miss Lizzy,” is looking forward to a spectacular 2018 fishing and cruising season. Captain Shawn is a third-generation charter captain from Chesapeake Beach. He worked aboard his Grandfather's charter boat "WHY NOT" as a boy and spent his summers off from college, mating and running Night fishing trips when his "Pop" needed a break. "Miss Lizzy" is named after Shawn's Great Grandmother, who spent many years fishing from the very same docks where Miss Lizzy is located. Miss Lizzy is sixty-five feet long and carries 65 passengers.

We are offering two cruise dates for Summer 2018. The Town will be hosting cruises on Friday, July 20 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm and Saturday, August 25 from 7 – 9 pm. The Friday Evening cruise leaves the dock promptly at 7:30 PM and returns at 9:30 PM. The Saturday Evening cruise will leave at 7:00 PM and return at 9:00 PM. The cost is $32 per person. Children are welcome; there are no age limits, but these cruises are more suited for adults. Guests can bring small coolers with adult beverages, drinks and snacks. All cruises leave from the Rod 'N' Reel Dock located at 4165 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach MD 20732. See the adjacent map.

Tickets are on sale now (see below). Click on the green "Register" button and follow that link to purchase with your own credit card or through a PayPal account. Tickets are also available at Town Hall with cash, check or credit card. The purchase price is $32 per person (adult or child). Town Hall will not take any reservations without accompanying payment. See the map below.

2018 Schedule

Day & Date



Saturday, June 16

“Chesapeake Pride - wear your favorite Chesapeake Beach attire”

7 - 9 pm

Friday, July 20

“Beer and Baseball sponsored by Scorpion Brewing of Owings MD”

7:30 - 9:30 pm

Saturday, August 25

"Cheeseburgers in Paradise" - wear your favorite island Paradise attire prizes awarded!! 

7 - 9 pm


Only $32 per person.  Click on the green "Register" button above to pay for your tickets with a major credit card through PayPal, guaranteed safe and secure.  Note that you do not need to be a PayPal member -- PayPal secures your transaction so that we don't have to.  Reservations can also be made in person with check or cash at the Town of Chesapeake Beach Town Hall during normal business hours (Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm except for holidays). 

Any remaining reservations will be made available for sale via cash or check on the dock a few minutes prior to each departure. 

Our boat will depart PROMPTLY on schedule, so please arrive a few minutes beforehand to check-in.  The "Miss Lizzy" is docked along the Fuel Pier  near the restaurant complex.


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Photos from the Moonlight Cruise on August 20, 2016, click here 

For more information, call 410-257-2230 or 
email .

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