Friday Night Cruise
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Friday Night Cruise

Kick off your weekend with an evening cruise on the historic Half Shell!

Enjoy a sunset cruise out of Solomons, complete with delicious drinks, beautiful scenery, and our warm and welcoming crew. Plus, you might even hear some of the Brett Eldredge concert at Calvert Marine Museum! Our bar menu includes beverages for every taste, including several beer, wine, and cocktail options.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under. You can purchase your tickets here.

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NAS PAX Appreciation Cruise
Jul
27
2:00 PM14:00

NAS PAX Appreciation Cruise

Half Shell Adventures shows our appreciation for Naval Air Station Patuxent River employees!

Whether you're a NAS PAX employee, a friend of one, or simply looking for a unique way to take in the beauty of the Patuxent River, we invite you to join us onboard the historic Half Shell for a Saturday afternoon cruise! Any and all are welcome. Our bar menu includes beverages for every taste, including several beer, wine, and cocktail options as well as non-alcoholic drinks, too.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets for NAS PAX employees are $15. General admission is $25. You can purchase your tickets here!

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Hump Day on the Half Shell
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

Hump Day on the Half Shell

Who says you need to wait until the weekend to have a little fun? Join us for a two-hour sunset cruise on the historic Half Shell, and enjoy our selection of beer, wine, and spirits.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

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Wine & Waves: Rombauer Vineyards
Aug
2
6:30 PM18:30

Wine & Waves: Rombauer Vineyards

Join us for an evening wine tasting, led by a representative from Rombauer Vineyards! Try three wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Zinfandel, each paired with an appetizer catered by No Thyme To Cook. Learn more about Rombauer Vineyards here.

Your ticket includes the tasting of three wines and hors d'oeuvres. Additional pours will be available for purchase.

Questions? Email info@halfshelladventures.com for more information.

Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Wine & Waves: Coppola Winery
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Wine & Waves: Coppola Winery

Join us for an evening wine tasting, led by a representative from Coppola Winery! Try three wines: Pinot Grigio, Bee's Box Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay, each paired with an appetizer catered by No Thyme To Cook. Learn more about Coppola Winery here.

Your ticket includes the tasting of three wines and hors d'oeuvres. Additional pours will be available for purchase. Please note: No outside alcoholic beverages are permitted onboard.

Questions? Please visit our website for more information or email info@halfshelladventures.com!

Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.

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Summerfest: Family Mini-Cruises | LEONARDTOWN WHARF
Aug
10
5:00 PM17:00

Summerfest: Family Mini-Cruises | LEONARDTOWN WHARF

Half Shell Adventures is excited to be teaming up with Discover U Children's Museum to offer 30-minute mini cruises during their Summerfest Movie Under The Stars event! Summerfest is the perfect way to spend an afternoon/evening with your family exploring exciting games, cool arts & crafts, and delicious food from local vendors. They'll finish the night with a Screen on the Green -- a special showing of Hook!

Enjoy a short, nautical tour of Leonardtown Wharf while enjoying the unique atmosphere of the historic Half Shell, a 1928 Chesapeake Bay buyboat. Take advantage of our onboard bar, stocked with beer, wine, cocktails, and plenty of non-alcoholic beverages, too.

Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for kids 10 & under. You're welcome to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside beverages are permitted. Tickets can be purchased here.

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Please note: This event leaves from the dock at Leonardtown Wharf. Half Shell will be running cruises every half hour, so please be sure to purchase the correct ticket(s) for your preferred time slot. Your cruise ticket does not grant you access to Discover U Children's Museum's Summerfest. Tickets for Summerfest can be purchased here.

Learn more about Discover U Children's Museum and their mission by visiting their website.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Hump Day on the Half Shell
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Hump Day on the Half Shell

Who says you need to wait until the weekend to have a little fun? Join us for a two-hour sunset cruise on the historic Half Shell, and enjoy our selection of beer, wine, and spirits.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

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Crab Feast Cruise
Jul
14
3:00 PM15:00

Crab Feast Cruise

The only thing better than a Sunday afternoon crab feast is a Sunday afternoon crab feast on a beautiful, historic boat!

Spend an afternoon Southern Maryland style: on the water with freshly steamed blue crabs and corn. Enjoy a two-hour cruise of the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River, complete with access to our onboard bar stocked with beer, wine and cocktails as well as non-alcoholic drinks like soda, water and juice.

You're welcome to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets can be purchased here.
Crab Feast Tickets - $55
Adult General Admission (No Crabs Included) - $20
Kids 10 & Under (No Crabs Included) - $10

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Fins Up: Jimmy Buffett Night
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Fins Up: Jimmy Buffett Night

Fins to the left, fins to the right... Join us on the Half Shell for Jimmy Buffett night!

Get your fellow parrotheads together to listen to your favorite Buffett hits, enjoy an evening on the water, and sip some beverages that will make you feel like you're in Margaritaville. It's always 5 o'clock on the Half Shell!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

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CANCELED: Happy Hour on the Half Shell
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

CANCELED: Happy Hour on the Half Shell

This event has been canceled due to inclement weather. All ticket holders have been contacted via email.

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Hump Day on the Half Shell
Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

Hump Day on the Half Shell

Who says you need to wait until the weekend to have a little fun? Join us for a two-hour sunset cruise on the historic Half Shell, and enjoy our selection of beer, wine, and spirits.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

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Bloody Mary Morning Cruise
Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Bloody Mary Morning Cruise

We're turning Sunday into funday! Spend your morning on a two-hour cruise, sipping Bloody Marys on the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River. Additional non-alcoholic and adult beverages will also be available for purchase.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids 10 and under. Purchase your tickets here!

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Summer Cocktails: Mix It With Rum
Jul
5
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Cocktails: Mix It With Rum

Enjoy a two-hour sunset cruise on the historic Half Shell while sipping on some of your favorite rum beverages, including our signature mango, pineapple, and orange rum punches. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 and can be puchased here.

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SOLD OUT: Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise
Jul
4
8:00 PM20:00

SOLD OUT: Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a beautiful view of the Solomons fireworks display aboard the historic Half Shell. Looking for the best place to view the Solomons fireworks display? Join Half Shell Adventures for an evening cruise of Solomons Harbor! The cruise will begin at 8pm, but our onboard bar will be open starting at 7:30 for you to enjoy our selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside beverages are permitted.

Tickets for this cruise go on sale on Friday, June 21 at 9am. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 10 years and under. You can purchase tickets here.

Learn more about the Solomons fireworks here.

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SOLD OUT: Earth, Wind & Fire: Concert Listening Cruise
Jul
3
7:30 PM19:30

SOLD OUT: Earth, Wind & Fire: Concert Listening Cruise

Join us as we cruise near Calvert Marine Museum's PNC Waterside Pavilion during the Earth, Wind & Fire concert. Enjoy some of the live music of the concert, beverages, and a beautiful evening on the Patuxent River. We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

Please note that Half Shell Adventures is not affiliated with the Calvert Marine Museum.

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Bark & Boat Dog-Friendly Cruise Benefiting PAWS
Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Bark & Boat Dog-Friendly Cruise Benefiting PAWS

Spend your Sunday morning enjoying a two-hour cruise out of Solomons with your favorite furry friend! This BYOP (bring your own pup) cruise will also benefit the Patuxent Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) as a portion of ticket sales will be donated to their organization.

Any breeds or sizes are permitted onboard, but we ask that you only bring your pets who play well with other animals, adults, and small children.

There is no additional fee to bring your pup onboard, but we do ask that you reserve a ticket for your dog so we have an accurate headcount prior to the event. Adult tickets are $20, kids 10 and under are $10. You can purchase tickets here.

In addition to our selection of beer, wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase, there will also be some light snacks available by donation to PAWS. We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Margarita Night
Jun
29
6:00 PM18:00

Margarita Night

Join us onboard the historic Half Shell for a two-hour sunset cruise out of Solomons. In addition to homemade margaritas, we will also have beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Clean Out The Cooler Cruise
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

Clean Out The Cooler Cruise

Sometimes throughout the Half Shell's season, we wind up with a bit of a hodge podge of inventory. And we can only keep so many beverages in our onboard coolers...

So, that's where you come in! Join us for a two-hour sunset cruise out of Solomons, enjoying our eclectic selection of beer, all for just $3 each. We will also have wine, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Teachers' Night
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Teachers' Night

What better way to celebrate the end of the school year than onboard the historic Half Shell? Enjoy a two-hour cruise of the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River, complete with access to our onboard bar stocked with beer, wine and cocktails as well as non-alcoholic drinks like soda, water and juice.

Teachers' tickets are $15, admission for non-teachers is $20. Tickets can be purchased here.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Wine & Waves: Rodney Strong Vineyards
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Wine & Waves: Rodney Strong Vineyards

Join us for an evening wine tasting, led by a representative from Rodney Strong Vineyards! Try three wines: Upshot Red, Upshot White, and a delicious rosé, each paired with an appetizer. Learn more about Rodney Strong and what makes each of these blends unique.

Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here. Your ticket includes the tasting of three wines and hors d'oeuvres. Additional pours will be available for purchase.

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Father's Day Crab Feast Cruise
Jun
16
3:00 PM15:00

Father's Day Crab Feast Cruise

Celebrate Dad with an afternoon cruise on the Half Shell!

We're doing Father's Day Southern Maryland style: on the water with freshly steamed blue crabs and corn. Enjoy a two-hour cruise of the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River, complete with access to our onboard bar stocked with beer, wine and cocktails as well as non-alcoholic drinks like soda, water and juice. Kids 10 and under are welcome aboard; their admission is free!

Crab Feast Ticket (All Ages) - $55
General Admission (No Crabs Included) - $25
Kids 10 & Under (No Crabs Included) - $10
Tickets can be purchased here.

You're welcome to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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School's Out For Summer
Jun
15
3:00 PM15:00

School's Out For Summer

Celebrate the start of summer with an afternoon cruise!

What better way to celebrate the end of the school year than onboard the historic Half Shell? Enjoy a two-hour cruise of the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River, complete with access to our onboard bar stocked with beer, wine and cocktails as well as non-alcoholic drinks like soda, water and juice.

Adult tickets are $20. Children 10 & under are $10. You can purchase your tickets here.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Sunday Afternoon Cruise
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday Afternoon Cruise

Turn Sunday into Funday with an afternoon on the water!

Join Half Shell Adventures for an afternoon cruise of the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River! Enjoy our onboard bar, stocked with beer, wine, and cocktails.

Adult tickets are $20, kids 10 & under are $10. You can purchase your tickets here.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Sunset Cruise
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

Sunset Cruise

Spend a beautiful Saturday night on the water with us!

Join Half Shell Adventures for an evening cruise of the Chesapeake Bay or Patuxent River. Enjoy our onboard bar, stocked with beer, wine, and cocktails.

Adult tickets are $20, children 10 years old and under are $10. Purchase your tickets here.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

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Kane Brown: Concert Listening Cruise
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Kane Brown: Concert Listening Cruise

Enjoy a unique Kane Brown concert listening experience aboard the Half Shell! Join us as we cruise near Calvert Marine Museum's PNC Waterside Pavilion during the sold out Kane Brown concert. Enjoy some of the live music of the concert, beverages, and a beautiful evening on the Patuxent River. We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20. Get yours here.

Going to the show? Join us for a pre-concert party cruise from 2:30 to 4:30. Learn more here.

Please note that Half Shell Adventures is not affiliated with the Calvert Marine Museum.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
May
31
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Start your weekend with happy hour on the Half Shell! Join Half Shell Adventures for a happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15. Get yours here.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Memorial Day Cruise
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Memorial Day Cruise

Celebrate Memorial Day with a cruise aboard the Half Shell!

This Memorial Day, celebrate with your loved ones aboard the Half Shell. Enjoy a two-hour cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay as we remember our nation's fallen heroes and welcome the unofficial start of summer! We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15. Get yours here.

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Wine & Waves: Port of Leonardtown Winery
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Wine & Waves: Port of Leonardtown Winery

We're back again this season with another Wine & Waves wine tasting cruise with one of our favorite local wineries, Port of Leonardtown. Join us for an evening wine tasting, led by winemaker Lauren Zimmerman. Try three wines, each paired with an appetizer, and learn more about this amazing local business.

Tickets are $40 and include the tasting of three wines and hors d'oeuvres. Additional pours will be available for purchase! Get your tickets here.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
May
24
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with a happy hour on the Half Shell! Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food on board, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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Mimosas with Mom Mother's Day Afternoon Cruise
May
12
1:30 PM13:30

Mimosas with Mom Mother's Day Afternoon Cruise

Show Mom how much you appreciate that she is one-of-a-kind in the only way that really makes sense... With a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day experience!

Enjoy a two-hour afternoon cruise of the scenic Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay. Mimosas, Bloody Marys, beer, and wine will be available for purchase onboard.

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids 10 and under. Purchase yours here.

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Mimosas with Mom Mother's Day Breakfast Cruise
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Mimosas with Mom Mother's Day Breakfast Cruise

Why just take Mom out to breakfast when you could enjoy your Mother's Day morning on the water? Enjoy our continental breakfast complete with pastries, fruit, coffee, and juice, plus a beautiful two-hour cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay. Mimosas, Bloody Marys and other beverages will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for kids 10 and under. Purchase yours here.

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour on the Half Shell

Join Half Shell Adventures for our Thursday night happy hour cruise. Take advantage of discounted beer, wine, and cocktails and enjoy a scenic sunset cruise of the Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay!

We encourage you to bring your own food onboard, however, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

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