It’s not Christmastime until you do a syrup shot with Buddy the Elf, right?!
Bring the kids and join us for our annual Buddy the Elf Brunch Boat on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Our favorite Buddy the Elf impersonator will be on board reciting your favorite quotes, posing for pictures and serving up syrup shots!

Included on Every Cruise 

Check-in at the YETI Flagship store, all of our guests receive 30% off all YETI product purchases the day of their cruise, so you can get a jump on holiday shopping!  Also, if you bring an Austin Pets Alive donation, YETI will gift you a free drink! 

Open Bar-Style Service, featuring local favorites to get you in the holiday spirit:

Non Alcoholic Beverages:

Austin Brunch Favorites:


  • DJ from Bat City Beats playing your holiday favorites and requests
  • Photo Booth (with some strategically placed mistletoe..)

Giveback Opportunities: 

What: Holiday Brunch Boats
Where: Capital Cruises, Hyatt Regency Boat Dock, 208 Barton Springs Rd., Austin
Time: 11am-1pm (family-friendly); get a babysitter and attend the adult-only Brunch Boat from 2:30-4:30 pm.
Cost: $59 for adults; $39 for children ages three and up. Children under two may attend the Buddy the Elf Brunch Boat for free, but please notate how many children you’re planning to bring in the Special Requirements section. All children must be accompanied by an adult (one child per adult).
Tickets for Children:
Tickets for Adults:

Catherine Prystup has been in the publishing industry for over twenty years, handling everything from large and small scale ad campaigns to events, marketing, content management, and more. She lives in the greater Austin area with her husband, three kids, three dogs, two cats, and one Beta fish.