The Queen of Lake Freeman

At 135 feet long and weighing in at 300 tons, the Madam Carroll is the largest registered boat in the state of Indiana. The vessel has an operational capacity of 500 guests and a license to party. She was launched on Lake Freeman in Monticello, Indiana in August of 1976. The Madam boat cruises seasonally on a regular schedule May through November and year-round for special events, providing live entertainment, dinner cruises, and private charters on one of the Midwest’s most unique and historical vessels.

The Luse Lounge

Live Music and Cocktails DOCKSIDE!

The Luse Lounge is the Madam Carroll’s new dockside “boat bar” operation aptly named in commemoration of Madam Carroll founder, Bill Luse Sr. and family. The lounge operates just like a normal bar, out of the Madam Carroll while she is dockside. Hours: Wednesday (4 PM – 11 PM) | Thursday (4 PM – 11 PM) | Select Fridays 4 PM – 12 AM (See Schedule)

Popular and Upcoming Cruises

Support an Indiana icon, jump on board for one of our upcoming cruises and keep Indiana’s Largest Boat floating for years to come!


2020sat08aug8:00 pm11:00 pmThe Flying Toasters | August 8th, 2020SOLD OUT8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

2020fri14aug8:00 pm11:00 pmBruce Barker | August 14th, 2020SOLD OUT8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

2020sun16aug11:00 am1:00 pmBrunch Cruise | August 16th, 2020Live Entertainment from Shorty and the Chef!11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020sat22aug8:00 pm11:00 pmToy Factory | August 22nd, 20208:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020fri28aug7:00 pm9:00 pmDinner Cruise | August 28th, 2020Live Entertainment from the Jeff Anderson Effect!7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online


2020sat05sep3:00 pm6:00 pmThe 2nd Annual Derby CruiseLive Entertainment from The Jaywalkers!3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020sun06sep1:00 pm3:00 pmLabor Day Weekend Family CruiseLive Entertainment by Stella Luna and the Satellites1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020sun13sep11:00 am1:00 pmBrunch Cruise | September, 13th 2020Live Entertainment from the Grace Scott Band!11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020fri18sep8:00 pm11:00 pmBruce Barker | September 18th, 2020The Piano Man Live on the Madam Carroll8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

2020fri25sep7:00 pm9:00 pmDinner Cruise | September 25th, 2020Live Entertainment from Michael Kelsey!7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Purchase Tickets Online

NEW: Cruise MemberSHIPs

Free access to every Madam Carroll live entertainment cruise through the remainder of 2020 AND BONUS all of the 2021 season!

NEW: Madam Carroll Gear ONLINE

Shirts, hats, hoodies, sunglasses…. all the awesome Madam Carroll gear you could imagine shipped right to your door!