Leave the kids with a sitter- this night out is for parents only!

If you’re looking for the ultimate parents night out sans kids- you might just want to have a look-see at this week’s Kids in the City column where I offer three fabulous ways to indulge in couple’s only- no kids allowed experiences… and here’s one more NYC experience worth checking out!

The Smooth Cruises are back and setting sail along the scenic Hudson River.

This 10 week series features some of the world’s premier jazz artists. Marquee Concerts, New York’s biggest jazz promoter, transforms the Spirit of New York Cruise Ship into a floating jazz club each summer. Each cruise is a one-of-a-kind LIVE show and lifestyle evening on the water. Starting July 1 and running every Wednesday night until Labor Day, there is a sunset cruise (6:30pm) and a moonlight cruise (9:30pm). This year’s featured artists include Spyro Gyra, Alex Bugnon & Paul Taylor, Bobby Caldwell, The Rippingtons, Jonathan Butler, Najee, Peter White & Mindi Abair, Marion Meadows & Shilts, Phil Perry and Pieces of a Dream.

Each cruise is an experience on the water. new york harbor, the statue of liberty, cool drinks, delicious food…and the world’s best contemporary jazz artists. the ship is the spirit of new york, the most luxurious in spirit cruises new york fleet — it underwent a multi-million dollar renovation just last year and it is beautiful!

Address: Pier 61 chelsea piers in manhattan (23rd st and the hudson river)

Admission: $55.00 person

Parent perks: The evening is a great stress reliever!! Two hours away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Picturesque skyline views, world class music — and some dancing too!

There is a delicious $25 buffet (meal tickets can be purchased on board). meat, fish, poultry, side dishes, salad, bread and dessert. a full meal. comprehensive selection of drinks — 3 bars on board plus table service throughout the ship. credit cards are accepted.

Why should parents makes sure to schedule in an evening on this jazz cruise, and fork over some coin to do so?! It’s a mini ‘staycation’ in the city, and chnace to snuggle up close with your honey and rejuvenate your relationship!

Information: 866-211-3812 www.smoothjazznewyork.com