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    The Facilities Industry Annual Summer River Boat Party

    • Venue: River Thames, London, UK

The Annual Summer River Boat Party is one of the most popular events in the facilities industry’s calendar. In 2023, this event is set to be even bigger and better - more people enjoying great hospitality and an unforgettable evening on the River Thames, leaving Butler's Wharf Pier at 6pm, returning to Tower Pier at 10pm.

Can't join us? You can still help us raise money for our chosen charities; Boxing Futures and DEBRA by participating in the Raffle and Silent Auction. Please do bid generously and help us raise vital funds for these two very worthy causes! Every penny raised goes to the designated charities, no fees are deducted at all.

In Aid Of


Join us aboard the replica paddle steamer 'Dixie Queen'

Headline Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors
Pre-Boarding Drinks Sponsor
Entertainment Sponsor

Badges & Lanyards Sponsor




More Sponsors Being Announced Soon



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Take this opportunity to wow guests with the enchanting and ever-changing backdrop of London’s famous sights whilst cruising aboard this replica 19th Century paddle steamer - London’s largest entertainment, conference and party boat.

We'll sail east past the Tower of London, on past Canary Wharf and historic Greenwich, round the O2 peninsula and through the Thames Barrier before turning back for a Grand Finale. Just before we dock, Tower Bridge will be raised. London’s busy traffic will come to a halt. The Dixie Queen will pass through in a blaze of coloured lights and the applause of your guest. This is a spectacle not to be missed. Who typically registers to attend? See previous attending Companies here.

All government guidance will be adhered to regarding hygiene and social distancing measures.


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All tickets include a hot and cold buffet with dessert and entertainment. A bar will be available on both decks of the Dixie Queen but payments by card only will be accepted.

We are looking forward to welcoming our close-up magician again and a GIF photo booth for all guests to use will be located on the Upper Deck of the Dixie Queen.

There are a limited number of Sponsorship Opportunities available for companies and individuals to purchase. All sponsors are promoted in all event materials, social media, eNewsletters, and of course here on this website. Any further information on sponsorship opportunities please contact

Table Bookings and Group Tickets are available to book. Please contact Individual walk-on tickets are available to purchase with a credit or debit card - click here.

Companies Registered To Attend

Please be aware that a limited number of Recruitment Companies will be allowed tickets.
To discuss further please contact

Due to the popularity of this event and the limited number of tickets available, a Wait List will be in operation.  If tickets are no longer available (or if you can no longer join us), please contact


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