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Hornblower Cruises and Events, Newport Beach

Newport Beach Wedding Venue
3101 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, California 92663
Contact: Private Events
Phone: 949/650-2412

Why We Like This Place

When your friends ask where you plan to get married, you say you’re not sure yet, but you know it will be on a boat. Actually, what you want is more of a yacht—something sleek and classy that glides through the water like a graceful swan.

You see yourself and your beloved on the sun deck, refreshed by the gentle breeze. As the captain pronounces you husband and wife, you gaze out at the glittering sea and feel at one with the world. If this vision speaks to you, we suggest you pay a visit to Hornblower Cruises and Events, an award-winning yacht charter company where making dreams come true is a way of life.

Each vessel in their fleet of luxury yachts has its own style and personality. Among them (they offer the largest selection in Southern California), is the state-of-the-art Endless Dreams. Unlike most big event vessels, which are floating party barges, this one offers the true sophistication of a yacht along with a capacity for 450 guests. The interior is custom-designed with high ceilings and lots of warm wood, granite and stainless steel throughout the spacious Grand Salon and Entertainment Deck. Amenities include a built-in dance floor, raised DJ platform and two plasma TVs. There’s an outdoor balcony for ceremonies, and a huge bow and Sky Deck for enjoying the fresh air. With features you won’t find on any other boat on the West Coast, Endless Dreams makes other vessels this size pale in comparison.

The impressive Just Dreamin’ is a 110-foot mega-yacht that’s custom-designed for high-style special events. Her three comfortable cabins, open aft deck, built-in dance floor and, of course, air conditioning and heating, will make your guests feel totally pampered. A long list of assets has made her one of Southern California’s most sought-after yachts.

Mojo has long been one of the most popular charter vessels in Southern California. An elegant, 100-foot custom-designed Ditmar-Donaldson motor yacht, she’s outfitted with an airy enclosed upper deck available for dining; a plush main salon including a full bar; three contemporary staterooms and a generous forward open bow.

Entertainer boasts two large, fully enclosed decks, each with a full bar and dance floor. With a full galley, high-quality sound system, and open-air lounge deck, she can accommodate 400 guests for seated dining or 550 for cocktails and a buffet. The aft deck provides a “back porch,” additional deck space for guests who want to take in the sea air or dance under the stars!

Hornblower Cruises and Events, Newport Beach is more than just the sum of its boats. It’s also a full-service event company that offers several budget-friendly packages and the personal assistance of a professional event planner. From entertainment to floral design, Hornblower can help you pull it all together without breaking the bank. (The spectacular sunsets and glittering starscapes come with no extra charge!) If you’re looking to put a nautical spin on romance, then let Hornblower Cruises and Events show you the way.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 400
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 400

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 400
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 400
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 550
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 550


  • Max. Seated: 550

CEREMONY & EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: Hornblower Cruises and Events, Newport Beach accommodates up to 400 seated or 550 standing guests.

MEETING CAPACITY: They can accommodate 10–550 people for business functions, seated conference or theater-style.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A $1,000–8,000 deposit (depending on the vessel’s size) is required to book a boat; the balance is payable 30 days prior to the event. Hornblower Cruises and Events, Newport Beach offers wedding packages starting at $73/person that include boat rental, food, cake, nonalcoholic beverages and a ceremony by the captain. Hourly boat rental rates and à la carte services can also be arranged.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners


Catering: in-house, or BYO depending on the vessel
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessibility varies
Dance Floor: available
Bride’s & Groom’s Dressing Areas: yes
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: self-parking, shuttle or valet
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: provided and/or caterer
View: Pacific Ocean and coastal skyline
Other: full event coordination, licensed officiant

Venue Views


Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Waterfront/Beach Location


Alcohol: in-house; BYO varies per vessel
Smoking: on decks only
Music: multiple entertainment options are available
Wheelchair Access: varies per vessel
Insurance: not required

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