Grand Lady Cruises moving home port to RiverWorks

(Photo courtesy of Grand Lady Cruises)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo RiverWorks is going to be the new home port for Grand Lady Cruises this year.

The announcement was made on Wednesday morning.

Since 1998, the Grand Lady has been traveling in the Niagara River as the only dinner cruise vessel in Buffalo. They first went from the Holiday Inn in Grand Island and most recently went from Rich Marina.

Grand Lady Cruises’ Vice-President Jenna Deegan said “I love the juxtaposition of the Grand Lady’s sleek modern lines with the old grain elevators along the Buffalo River’s shores. The Buffalo River is such a unique and special area, and we are very excited to be able to walk our guests through its importance to the development of Buffalo and also the entire nation.”

The vessel, which is owned and operated by Buffalo native Rick Deegan, accommodates up to 100 guests.

Grand Lady Cruises says the move to RiverWorks will allow them more of a chance to “expand public cruise offerings further by establishing a more regular schedule of afternoon sightseeing cruises along the Buffalo River.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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