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There’s few things as beautiful as Louisville under the moonlight. Enjoy an evening on the river with a gentle breeze and a delicious cocktail. Add in live music by a local band and there’s nowhere better to be on a Saturday!


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Paddlewheel Society

Become a member of the Paddlewheel Society to support Belle of Louisville Riverboats! Including our preservation efforts of the historic Belle and Life Saving Station #10, as well as our development of educational and public programming regarding the important role the river and steamboats have played in our collective history. 

Membership has its privileges!

Your membership includes sightseeing passes, discounts on cruises and other exclusive members-only perks! Have questions? Contact Community Outreach Manager Savannah Wafford or call our Guest Services Team at 502-574-2992.

* Paddlewheel Society Memberships purchased in 2020 will be valid through the 2021 season.



Idlewild Membership – $75 annually

  • Invitation to exclusive members-only events
  • 4 Sightseeing Passes ($88 value)
  • 10% Discounts on all regular cruise tickets and souvenirs
  • Free popcorn every time you’re onboard
  • Membership decal


Avalon Membership – $150 annually

  • All benefits of Idlewild membership level
  • Total of 8 Sightseeing Passes ($176 value)
  • Belle of Louisville Riverboats branded cork water bottle



Belle Membership – $250 annually

  • All benefits of Avalon Membership
  • Exclusive early access to tickets for special events
  • One complimentary Picnic Lunch or Steamboat Supper Cruise for two ($66 to $84 value)
  • Limited-edition Belle of Louisville letterpress-style poster