Rock the Boat This Summer on the Cape May – Lewes Ferry


Lewes Ferry officials announced a full slate of Rock the Boat Cruises departing every Friday evening from July 12 through August 30.  The cruises depart from both the Lewes and Cape May terminals, offering an enjoyable summer night of beautiful views and great live entertainment.  The cost is $18.00 for ages 14 and older, $14.00 for seniors and military, $9.00 for ages 6 through 13, and children 5 years old and younger board for free. The passenger fare includes roundtrip walk-on passage and entertainment.

“Our Rock the Boat cruises are extremely popular and are a mainstay of our summer entertainment line-up,” said Michael Porch, marketing manager for the Ferry.  “Whether you’re looking to get the weekend started in style or just need to relax and unwind, the Ferry’s the place to be every Friday evening this summer!”

Departure from the Lewes Terminal: Check in starting at 4:45 p.m. and departure is at 5:15 p.m. for Delaware passengers. Local favorite Glass Onion will be performing for everyone to enjoy. The ship will return to Lewes at 8:25 p.m.

Glass Onion (Every Friday): Delaware’s premier Rock N’ Roll band is sure to get you in a good mood with their wide range of covers of Rock and Roll and R&B dance music. Their mix of popular tunes range from 1950 to 2018. From Jerry Lee Lewis and the Temptations to Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bruno Mars. Everyone is sure to find themselves singing along and dancing the night away.

Departure from Cape May: New Jersey passengers can begin checking in at 5:30 p.m. and the ship will depart at 6:00 p.m. Passengers will be able to enjoy music from Moe Fishbone until the ship returns to Cape May at 9:00 p.m.

Moe Fishbone (July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 16, August 23, and August 30): South Jersey party band Moe Fishbone will be performing and bringing classic hits on each cruise, excluding August 9. Influenced by artists such as the Beatles, Elvis, Greenday, and Led Zeppelin, this band knows how to have a good time and get everyone on their feet.

A band will be booked soon for the August 9 Rock the Boat cruise and posted on the ferry’s website.

Plenty of delicious food and beverages will be available for passengers to purchase on-board the vessel and Lido bars are generally open during each cruise. Free parking is available at the terminals, and cars may be left overnight and taxis called for pickups.  Reservations are strongly encouraged. Guests may book online, or call (800) 643-3779.


About the Cape May-Lewes Ferry

The Cape May – Lewes Ferry is owned and operated by the Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962. The Ferry is open year-round and has carried more than 43 million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2017, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported approximately 275,000 vehicles and nearly 1 million passengers. For schedule, rates and other program information, please visit the ferry’s website at, or call toll free, 800-643-3779. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @CMLFerry.