About This Event

Cincinnati will be hosting its 6th Annual “Riverboating for Berets: A Bourbon Excursion” raising funds and awareness for the Green Beret community.

All aboard for an evening cruise on the Ohio River on the BB Riverboat’s “Belle of Cincinnati” (101 Riverboat Row, Newport, Kentucky) .  Enjoy beautiful views of our city, dinner, raffles, a silent auction, and meeting some of our local Green Berets.  Sample bourbon cocktails created by local mixologists and vote for your favorite!

Individual tickets will be available for purchase beginning April 1, 2023 … Seating is LIMITED.  If you are interested in becoming a table sponsor, please contact Tina at tpetro4rbgb@gmail.com for availability.

We are excited to have CPT Breg Hughes, retired Green Beret, as our guest speaker this year.  To hear Breg’s story, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMpSI-FvuRw

Enjoy great bourbon, food, and a fun evening in support of America’s elite force of U.S. Army Special Forces Green Berets. All proceeds donated to the Green Beret Foundation!


Purchase Tickets

Event Registration

Tickets: $75
Casual Dress

Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a private selection single barrel bottle of Buffalo Trace Bourbon for $100.

To purchase tickets, visit https://greenberet.home.qtego.net or text “BOURBON23 to 79230

Purchase Tickets

Event Schedule and Contact

VIP Boarding: 6:15 pm

General Boarding: 6:30PM

Boat leaves PROMPTLY at 7:30

Boat returns to dock at 10:00 PM

Facebook Event Page

If you have any questions, please contact Barb Backscheider at barb@greenberetfoundation.org.

Event Location

BB Riverboats
Belle of Cincinnati
101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY

Enjoy some photos from 2022

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor


Bourbon Barrel Sponsor

Pension Corporation of America

Captain Sponsors

DayMark Wealth Partners
Adams & Associates

Table Sponsors

Hatton Foundation
Verst Logistics
G.E. Schmidt Inc.
Allen & Barb Backscheider
Mr. & Mrs. Bill Ingram
TriState Electric – Mr. Michael Stevens
Full Rein
Mr. Walt Lunsford
Mr. & Mrs. Fiscus