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Cleveland, Ohio


Go back in time with GOODTIME III, as we present one of the best things to do in Cleveland in the summer, the Norm N. Nite Sock Hop Dance Cruise on a Sunday evening in August. It’s a cruise you’ll never forget as you dance the night away under the stars on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie, with the lights of downtown Cleveland serving as a glorious backdrop.


Boarding Time: 6:30 pm
Cruise Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

2021 Rates

Adults 21+ :  $25.00

One of the Best Summer Nights in Cleveland! Any list of the top things to do in Cleveland in the summer has to include GOODTIME III’s Sock Hop Dance Cruise. Grab all of your friends for an incredible night of dancing under the stars on the largest 4-deck cruise ship in Cleveland. Special cruise guest Norm N. Nite will play your favorite hits from the ’50s and ’60s as you Twist and JitterBug the night away.  This is an annual Sock Hop Dance Cruise with Norm N. Nite, and it is quickly becoming a legendary night in Cleveland and is an event you don’t want to miss out on. It’s a perfect event for large groups of friends, co-workers, birthday parties, or any other large group. A cash bar will be open, and snacks will be available. You won’t find a more magical setting than cruising under the stars with the Cleveland skyline creating a gorgeous backdrop for your night on the town.

Weather is never a problem, as the Sock Hop Dance Cruise sails rain or shine.

The Captain may vary the route at his discretion based on the weather and traffic conditions on the water.

The GOODTIME III is the largest quadruple-deck, 1,000 passenger luxury ship in Cleveland and offers plenty of room for all passengers, who are not confined to their seats. Whether you choose the top sun decks, the large, semi-open second deck, or the main glass-enclosed lower deck (which is air-conditioned or heated for comfort and is wheelchair accessible), passengers can move from deck to deck and enjoy the cruise however they would like to.

No outside food or beverages are allowed. Please contact us at (216) 861-5110 for further details.

The GOODTIME III operates from Cleveland’s North Coast Inner Harbor at E. 9th Street Pier, behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Great Lakes Science Center, and numerous Cleveland hotels are nearby.